Joe Gow hearing, Disinformation history, Biking the Kwik Trip Tour

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Milwaukee cyclists talk about competing in the endurance series Kwik Trip Tour of America’s Dairyland. Photo by Gerrit Burow

A sex historian weighs in after a UW-La Crosse hearing on whether a former chancellor should also lose his faculty position for creating and sharing sex videos. Then we learn what the history of information manipulation can teach us. And Milwaukee cyclists talk about competing in endurance racing.

Featured in this Episode

  • Former<strong> </strong>UW-La Crosse chancellor defends his professorship

    UW-La Crosse professor Joe Gow, who was ousted from his chancellor position last year for creating and posting adult videos online, faced a disciplinary hearing this week to determine if he will keep his faculty position. We talk to a sex historian about how this story is a unique test case for freedom of expression in the workplace and on college campuses.

  • What history teaches us about disinformation

    Issues of disinformation long predate social media and modern technology. We talk with A UW-Superior professor about his new book “Disinformed: The History of Humanity’s Search for Truth.”

  • Wisconsin Life

    We hear a story about a recent circus parade in Baraboo, complete with historic wagons and a calliope.

  • Milwaukee’s Schneider sisters talk racing in America’s  largest competitive road cycling series

    The 11-day Kwik Trip Tour of America’s Dairyland is set to finish Sunday. A pair of professional cyclists share with us how they’re doing this year and how cyclists prepare for such rigorous races.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Hallie Lieberman Guest
  • Dan Lawrence Guest
  • Sam Schneider Guest
  • Skylar Schneider Guest
  • Dean Knetter Executive Producer
  • Tim Peterson Managing Producer
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer