This is KGOU http://kgou.org en Race At NPR And The End Of 'Tell Me More' http://kgou.org/post/race-npr-and-end-tell-me-more Hundreds of listeners have written passionately to protest NPR's decision to shut down its talk show dedicated to themes of diversity, <em>Tell Me More</em>, come August 1.<p>As Andrea Zoss of Rochester, Minn, fumed:<p><blockquote><p>I find it shocking that such an important platform for talking about race, ethnicity, and gender issues, is being yanked off the air. Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:36:00 +0000 Edward Schumacher-Matos 32311 at http://kgou.org Race At NPR And The End Of 'Tell Me More' Open Forum http://kgou.org/post/open-forum-4 You're invited to use this space to discuss media, policy and NPR's journalism. We'll follow the conversation and share it with the newsroom.<p>Please stay within the <a href="http://help.npr.org/npr/consumer/kbdetail.asp?kbid=184">community discussion</a> rules, among them:<p><ul><p><li><strong>If you can't be polite, don't say it</strong>: ...please try to disagree without being disagreeable. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:22:00 +0000 Edward Schumacher-Matos 31265 at http://kgou.org Open Forum Open Forum http://kgou.org/post/open-forum-3 You're invited to use this space to discuss media, policy and NPR's journalism. We'll follow the conversation and share it with the newsroom.<p>Please stay within the <a href="http://help.npr.org/npr/consumer/kbdetail.asp?kbid=184">community discussion</a> rules, among them:<p><ul><p><li><strong>If you can't be polite, don't say it</strong>: ...please try to disagree without being disagreeable. Wed, 14 May 2014 15:01:00 +0000 Edward Schumacher-Matos 29229 at http://kgou.org Open Forum Photo Exhibit "Not Just Another Day in May" Open For Viewing http://kgou.org/post/photo-exhibit-not-just-another-day-may-open-viewing <p>Earlier this week, KGOU's<a href="http://tornado.kgou.org"> Oklahoma Tornado Project&nbsp;</a>and the <a href="http://oklahomacontemporary.org">Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center </a>hosted an opening reception for the exhibit "Not Just Another Day in May" at Leadership Square in Downtown Oklahoma City.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">A few of the photographers who have work featured in the exhibit were there to talk to listeners about the images.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 14:29:23 +0000 KGOU Staff 28825 at http://kgou.org Photo Exhibit "Not Just Another Day in May" Open For Viewing KGOU, StateImpact Oklahoma Dominate Radio Awards From Journalism Organization http://kgou.org/post/kgou-stateimpact-oklahoma-dominate-radio-awards-journalism-organization <p></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 19:31:09 +0000 Laura Knoll 28151 at http://kgou.org KGOU, StateImpact Oklahoma Dominate Radio Awards From Journalism Organization Oklahoma Public Media's Tornado Coverage Honored With National Journalism Award http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-public-medias-tornado-coverage-honored-national-journalism-award <p>On Wednesday, the Society of Professional Journalists honored <a href="http://kgou.org">KGOU</a>, <a href="http://kosu.org">KOSU</a>, and <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma">StateImpact Oklahoma</a> with a <a href="http://www.spj.org/a-sdx.asp">national Sigma Delta Chi award </a>for collaborative coverage during the immediate aftermath of the May 20, 2013 tornado that devastated Moore.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:35:11 +0000 Laura Knoll & Brian Hardzinski 27432 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Public Media's Tornado Coverage Honored With National Journalism Award Send In Your Photos: Oklahoma Tornado Project To Host Photo Exhibit On May 2013 Storms http://kgou.org/post/send-your-photos-oklahoma-tornado-project-host-photo-exhibit-may-2013-storms <p>If you documented any part of the tornadoes that devastated parts of Oklahoma in May of 2013 through still photography, KGOU is asking you to share your photos for possible inclusion in an exhibit marking the one-year anniversary.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:56:48 +0000 Laura Knoll 25990 at http://kgou.org Send In Your Photos: Oklahoma Tornado Project To Host Photo Exhibit On May 2013 Storms Ethics, Morality And A Ticking Clock For How To Report On The R**skins http://kgou.org/post/ethics-morality-and-ticking-clock-how-report-rskins <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR-tbOxlhvE</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:27:17 +0000 Edward Schumacher-Matos 25543 at http://kgou.org Ethics, Morality And A Ticking Clock For How To Report On The R**skins Open Forum http://kgou.org/post/open-forum-1 You're invited to use this space to discuss media, policy and NPR's journalism. We'll follow the conversation and share it with the newsroom.<p>Please stay within the <a href="http://help.npr.org/npr/consumer/kbdetail.asp?kbid=184">community discussion</a> rules, among them:<p><ul><p><li><strong>If you can't be polite, don't say it</strong>: ...please try to disagree without being disagreeable. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:57:00 +0000 Edward Schumacher-Matos 25197 at http://kgou.org Open Forum Top 10 Reasons To Volunteer During The Pledge Drive http://kgou.org/post/top-10-reasons-volunteer-during-pledge-drive <p></p><p>Like most non-profits, KGOU relies on volunteers during the busiest times of the year -- specifically, during our membership drives. We have great volunteers, and we'd like to add to their numbers -- the more, the merrier! We have a good time, even though it does get really busy sometimes.</p><p>Here's your chance to help out KGOU and the greater listening community. And so, without further ado and with my tongue firmly planted in my cheek, here are our top ten reasons to <a href="http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e901o2tvhs7yd7cc/start" target="_blank">sign up now</a>:</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:31:54 +0000 Laura Knoll 24234 at http://kgou.org Top 10 Reasons To Volunteer During The Pledge Drive