Craigslist At 25, Madison’s COVID-19 Sample, Washington News

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, second from right, speaks as candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., second from left, watch during a Democratic presidential primary debate, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Atlanta. John Bazemore/AP Photo

Now 25 years old, we discuss the utility and legacy of online marketplace Craigslist. Then we get more of the story on Wisconsin’s first confirmed case of COVID-19, and how state university researchers were able to study it. After we recap Super Tuesday results, along with other top Washington news.

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  • Why Craigslist Still Remains An Internet Staple, Even After 25 Years

    Despite all the websites that have been popularized in the last twenty-five years, Craigslist, the classifieds of the internet, has continued to have loyal users. We talk with the author of a new book about Craigslist’s longevity and place in the internet, and in our world.

  • UW-Madison's Research Into The Novel Coronavirus

    Researchers at UW-Madison are part of a select few who will be studying the novel coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2. We talk to the associate editor of WisContext about what they’re looking to understand, and the story of how a campus lab got a sample of the virus.

  • This Week In Washington – March 4, 2020

    Fourteen states and one U.S. territory held primary elections yesterday after a weekend of departures and endorsements in the presidential race. We recap the results and talk about what it means for the rest of the primary process.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Jessa Lingel Guest
  • Will Cushman Guest
  • Daniel Newhauser Guest
  • Reid Wilson Guest
  • Kealey Bultena Interviewer

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