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In an effort to counter the effects of “fake news” and unchecked misinformation on social media and beyond, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has established the Knight News Match. WKSU has been named one of 57 specially-chosen non-profit news organizations to participate in this challenge grant program. The Knight News Match promises to match all individual donations up to $1,000 made to WKSU now through Jan. 19, 2017, with a cap of $25,000.

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  This October begins a new chapter for one of the most popular public radio programs, as musician Chris Thile takes over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion, bringing a fresh approach to an audience favorite.

WKSU airs original A Prairie Home Companion broadcasts on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Sundays, hear an archival program featuring now retired host Garrison Keillor from 10 a.m. to noon. 

Karen Clarke Selected as Kent State’s Senior Vice President for Strategic Communications and External Affairs

Nationally honored strategist aims to dramatically advance Kent State’s reputation, distinction

WKSU announces the retirement of award-winning reporter/producer Vivian Goodman on Oct. 31. During her two decades with the station, Vivian has been a classical music host, a news anchor and a reporter focusing on the arts and, more recently, Northeast Ohio’s expanding food culture with the weekly “Quick Bites” feature. Other stand-out work has been Goodman’s multiple trips covering the Cleveland Orchestra on international tours, the “Mean Kids” series on bullying and several pieces on race relations in Northeast Ohio.

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