State News Roundup, Trump Twitter Lawsuit, 2017 Emmy Nominations

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On Wednesday, a federal court upheld Wisconsin’s so-called “right to work” law, preventing workplaces from reaching agreements that require employees to pay union dues. We discuss the ruling and other top stories during our Wisconsin news roundup. Plus, President Trump, blocked Twitter followers, and the future of politics on social media. We’ll also discuss the 2017 Emmy nominations.

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  • State News Roundup For July 14, 2017

    On Wednesday a federal appeals court upheld Wisconsin’s so-called “right-to-work” law. The law prohibits mandatory union membership and prevents unions and employers from requiring non-members to pay dues. A Wisconsin news reporter joins us to talk about this and other top news from the past week.

  • Trump Twitter Lawsuit Raises First Amendment Issues For Politics On Social Media

    President Trump has blocked Twitter followers on his personal feed–raising questions, and a lawsuit, about first amendment rights on social media. An expert on free speech in the online world says the case has wide implications for public figures on all forms of social media.

  • 2017 Emmy Nominations Reflect Current American Sentiments

    The Emmy nominations were announced yesterday. Shows like “Saturday night Live” and “Westworld” were tied for the most nominations at 22 nods. We’ll speak with Lorraine Ali of the LA Times about the nominations and how the shows reflect the social and political climates in the United States.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Jonathan Anderson Guest
  • Morgan Weiland Guest
  • Lorraine Ali Guest

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