Programs & Archives – Spoken Word

  • The Saturday Morning Show

    Spoken Word

    The eclectic circus has found a home on CKUW. A companionable way to start the weekend with “A Search of the Ether for Old Radio Waves” at 6:15, a comedy feature at 6:45, the Children’s Corner at 7:15 and stories and conversation, usually with authors, at 7:45.

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  • The Shortwave Report

    Spoken Word, International News

    The Shortwave Report Is a 30 minute review of news stories recorded from a shortwave radio. Times and frequencies for English-language programs are included to encourage you to listen on your own. It’s easy.

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  • The Stuph File

    Spoken Word, Comedy, Public Affairs, Storytelling, Unexplored Realms

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  • The World (NEWS)

    Spoken Word, Human Rights, International News, Politics, World Affairs

    The World is public radio’s longest-running daily global news program. The World is a co-production of PRX and WGBH that broadcasts from the Nan and Bill Harris Studios at WGBH in Boston, Massachusetts. Launched in 1996 in response to a lack of international news in commercial media, The World has remained one of public radio’s most essential programs by providing its listeners with daily access to voices and stories not heard anywhere else

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  • This is Hell!

    Spoken Word, Money/Finance, Environmental, International News, Politics, Public Affairs

    This is Hell! is a long form political interview program broadcast across Chicago on WNUR since 1996.

    Every morning, Monday to Wednesday 10am central time, Chuck Mertz works off his news hangover by talking to the journalists, authors and activists working to make this world a slightly less hellish place. Expect in-depth conversations about the forces that drive politics, and gallows humour about a world with more questions than answers.

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  • This Way Out

    Spoken Word, LGBTQ

    This Way Out is the award-winning internationally distributed weekly LGBT radio program, produced in Los Angeles and currently airing on over 175 local community radio stations around the world.

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  • Truth Before Reconciliation

    Spoken Word, First Nations, Public Affairs

    Truth before Reconciliation, hosted by Tammy Wolfe, provides listeners with a variety of knowledgeable perspective on both current and historical context of Indigenous truths throughout Canada, in order to educate, inform and encourage reconciliation through community awareness and taking action.

    “We’re building relationships and teaching Truth before Reconciliation”

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  • Two Princes

    Pop/Rock, Eclectic, Spoken Word, Comedy

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  • Viewpoints

    Spoken Word, Canadian Affairs, Politics, Public Affairs

    Viewpoints is the latest podcast and news magazine produced by the Community Radio Fund of Canada. It provides an overview of what’s happening across Canada, thanks to radio reporters from CJRU and others posted across the country, working for the Local Journalism Initiative (LJI). The Local Journalism Initiative (LJI) supports the production of original civic journalism news content that covers the diverse needs of underserved communities across Canada, hosted by Boris Chassagne. The Community Radio Fund of Canada works in collaboration with the National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA/ANREC).

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    Spoken Word

    WINGS: Women’s International News Gathering Service is an all-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world. WINGS programs are used by non-commercial radio stations, women’s studies, and individuals. Programs can be heard on local radio stations, on shortwave, on the internet, and on cassettes. The WINGS Mailing List provides updates on stories and new information about women’s media.

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  • Wooden Spoons

    Spoken Word, Cooking, Food Issues

    Wooden Spoons, explores paths to healthy living in our homes and our communities through whole foods, environmentally friendly living, and the importance of supporting the local economy.

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