Berkshire Eagle Podcasts

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Podcasts from the Berkshire Eagle, the voice of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, since 1852.

Episodios

  • Fredric D. Rutberg: Freedom of the Press in an Age of Crisis

    20/09/2017 Duración: 45min

    NORTH ADAMS — The 230th anniversary of the enactment of the United State's Constitution was marked by the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts with a talk by Judge Fredric D. Rutberg, president of New England Newspapers Inc. His speech, "Freedom of the Press in an Age of Crisis," makes up the entirety of this podcast. Rutberg, who retired from the bench in 2015, served as presiding justice of the Southern Berkshire District Court and of Central Berkshire District Court. At the beginning of May 2016, Rutberg, along with three other investors — Stan Lipsey, Hans Morris and Bob Wilmers — purchased New England Newspapers, Inc., which publishes The Berkshire Eagle and three Vermont newspapers, The Bennington Banner, The Brattleboro Reformer and the Manchester Journal. Since then, he has served as president of New England Newspapers Inc.

  • Podcast | Don Morrison: The Age Of Anxiety

    12/09/2017 Duración: 03min

    One thing the Baby Boomers and subsequent generations didn't inherit from the 'Greatest Generation' is its ability to face adversity with a smile. Instead, they worry. They worry a lot and they have a lot to worry about. About this Podcast: Don Morrison is an author, lecturer, member of The Berkshire Eagle's Advisory Board, commentator for NPR's Robin Hood Radio, European editor of the British magazine Port, ex-Time Magazine editor, and a longtime part-time resident of the Berkshires.

  • Podcast | S02 Ep. 01: A Closer Look

    12/09/2017 Duración: 43min

    Berkshire County faces a declining population, a lack of affordable housing, too few good paying jobs and growing income inequality according to an extensive study conducted by the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. The need for better education, job training and lifelong learning topped the list of suggestions for providing more opportunities in the region. The foundation study, entitled A Closer Look, is examined in this edition of The Berkshire Eagle Podcast. Host Mark Mills speaks with Peter Taylor, president of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation; Stephen Sheppard, Williams College professor of economics and Tony Dobrowolski, Business Editor of The Berkshire Eagle.

  • Don Morrison Commentary: There's Something About A Lake

    01/09/2017 Duración: 03min

    As summer nears its end, Don Morrison muses on the magical, friendship-enhancing power of the Berkshire lakes. About this Podcast: Don Morrison is an author, lecturer, member of The Berkshire Eagle's Advisory Board, commentator for NPR's Robin Hood Radio, European editor of the British magazine Port, ex-Time Magazine editor, and a longtime part-time resident of the Berkshires.

  • Don Morrison: Are We Headed For Civil War?

    29/08/2017 Duración: 03min

    Violence in Charlottesville, incendiary statements by the president, Confederate statues pulled down. Are we headed for a civil war? Don Morrison addresses this issue and more in his latest commentary. About this Podcast: Don Morrison is an author, lecturer, member of The Berkshire Eagle's Advisory Board, commentator for NPR's Robin Hood Radio, European editor of the British magazine Port, ex-Time Magazine editor, and a longtime part-time resident of the Berkshires.

  • Don Morrison: Weapon Of Mass Distraction

    23/08/2017 Duración: 02min

    In this week's podcast, Don Morrison addresses the unending barrage of mixed messages from the Tweeter-in-chief. About this Podcast: Don Morrison is an author, lecturer, member of The Berkshire Eagle's Advisory Board, commentator for NPR's Robin Hood Radio, European editor of the British magazine Port, ex-Time Magazine editor, and a longtime part-time resident of the Berkshires.

  • Don Morrison: Are Women Fit For Tech?

    15/08/2017 Duración: 03min

    In this week's podcast, Don Morrison confronts a Google engineer's claim that women are biologically unsuited for tech jobs. About this Podcast: Don Morrison is an author, lecturer, member of The Berkshire Eagle's Advisory Board, commentator for NPR's Robin Hood Radio, European editor of the British magazine Port, ex-Time Magazine editor, and a longtime part-time resident of the Berkshires .

  • Don Morrison: Revolt Of The Commentariat

    07/08/2017 Duración: 03min

    In this week's podcast, Don Morrison describes how Republican thought leaders are concluding that Trump may be a menace to the party's agenda. About this Podcast: Don Morrison is an author, lecturer, member of The Berkshire Eagle's Advisory Board, commentator for NPR's Robin Hood Radio, European editor of the British magazine Port, ex-Time Magazine editor, and a longtime part-time resident of the Berkshires​.

  • Don Morrison: What is wealth for?

    01/08/2017 Duración: 02min

    In this week's podcast, Don Morrison asks what the richest people in the world plan to do with all that money. About this Podcast: Don Morrison is an author, lecturer, member of The Berkshire Eagle's Advisory Board, commentator for NPR's Robin Hood Radio, European editor of the British magazine Port, ex-Time Magazine editor,and a longtime part-time resident of the Berkshires.

  • Podcast | Sen. Elizabeth Warren's July 8, 2017, town hall in Pittsfield

    09/07/2017 Duración: 01h05min

    In Pittsfield town hall meeting, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says, “We must persist.” Health care, student loan debt, President Trump’s conduct and the clean-up of PCBs in the Housatonic River were among the topics addressed by Warren, Democrat of Massachusetts, in a town hall meeting held at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield on Saturday, July 8. In this edition of The Berkshire Eagle podcast, we present, in its entirety, Sen. Warren’s town hall meeting before a packed house at the college’s Robert Boland auditorium.

  • PODCAST | Editorial cartoonist Chan Lowe joins The Berkshire Eagle

    01/07/2017 Duración: 14min

    PITTSFIELD — Join Berkshire Eagle reporter Carrie Saldo as she chats with longtime Editorial Page Editor William Everhart and Deputy Editorial Page Editor Chan Lowe about upcoming changes to the editorial page. Lowe recently joined The Eagle following 35 years as editorial cartoonist for South Florida Sun Sentinel, which eliminated the position in early 2015. He will pen at least one local editorial cartoon a week, as well as write editorials. Lowe’s first cartoon for this paper appears in Sunday’s editorial section.

  • Berkshire Pride Festival

    30/06/2017 Duración: 08min

    PITTSFIELD — "If people ask why my name is Adam and I'm wearing a dress, I'll try to explain." Hear what it's like to grow up queer in the Berkshires from trans, non-binary, and genderqueer teens. They shared their experiences with The Berkshire Eagle at the first-annual Berkshire Pride Festival in Pittsfield on June 24, 2017.

  • Berkshire Landscapes Podcast Ep. 5: Wilco, Solid Sound, Joshua Jackson and Tanglewood

    22/06/2017 Duración: 08min

    What's happening this weekend? Join Berkshire Landscapes Podcast host Carrie Saldo as she chats with Berkshire Eagle Features Editor Lindsey Hollenbaugh and Arts Editor Jeff Borak about the upcoming events in the Berkshires. This week, the focus is on Wilco and the Solid Sound Festival at Mass MoCA and Joshua Jackson's role in 'Children of a Lesser God," Also, we learn the secret of how Tanglewood keeps its lawns so plush.

  • Podcast | S01 Ep23: Celebrating art and history in North Adams

    19/06/2017 Duración: 26min

    The Berkshire Eagle held a reception to officially open its North Berkshire News Bureau at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Podcast host Mark Mills interviewed those at the event about life in the Northern Berkshires. Growth of arts institutions in North Adams, the city's rich industrial history and the region's economic challenges were the major themes raised by those who took part in the podcast.

  • Berkshire Landscapes Podcast Ep. 4: Leather floors, The Birds and Hot Sardines at Tanglewood

    15/06/2017 Duración: 08min

    A modernist house and studio, once owned by the Park Avenue Cubists, gets a new leather floor. 'The Birds' opens on stage. The Hot Sardines play Tanglewood. Join Berkshire Landscapes Podcast host Carrie Saldo, Berkshire Eagle Features Lindsey Hollenbaugh and Arts Editor Jeffrey Borak as they chat about this and more in our weekly show focusing on the upcoming and ongoing cultural events in the Berkshires.

  • S01 Ep 22: Counting the ways we love the Berkshires

    12/06/2017 Duración: 36min

    The Berkshire Eagle recently opened a new South County news bureau at 168 Main St. in Great Barrington. To celebrate the opening, the paper held an open house with refreshments; a discussion of how to get items placed in the paper; a demonstration of tips for taking better photographs and a live production of a podcast. Podcast host Mark Mills interviewed those in attendance about life in the Berkshires, and why they feel it is such a special place. He also spoke with Eagle reporters Heather Bellow and Derek Gentile about stories they are covering and the benefits of working out of the new bureau.

  • Berkshire Landscapes Podcast Ep. 3: Rockwell, Warhol and rhubarb chili

    08/06/2017 Duración: 07min

    Join Berkshire Landscapes Podcast Host Carrie Saldo as she chats with Berkshire Eagle Features Editor Lindsay Hollenbaugh and Arts Editor Jeff Borak about the coming week. Listen as Lindsay and Jeff reveal which art museum is putting Rockwell and Warhol side-by-side, where you can score rhubarb chili, and which theater is shining a spotlight on female composers.

  • S01 Ep 21: Building a Better Berkshires Economy

    06/06/2017 Duración: 38min

    Education, job training, a stronger transportation network and better coordination of economic agencies are keys to building a stronger economy in Berkshire County. In this edition of the Berkshire Eagle podcast, host Mark Mills discusses economic development with Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer, state Sen. Adam Hinds, and Berkshire Eagle Business Editor Tony Dobrowolski.

  • Berkshire Landscapes Podcast #2: Picasso and the Berkshire International Film Festival

    31/05/2017 Duración: 04min

    Memorial Day is in the rearview mirror and the Berkshire County landscape has arts and cultural offerings as far as the eye can see. Berkshire Eagle Features Editor Lindsay Hollenbaugh and Arts Editor Jeffrey Borak chat with host Carrie Saldo about several great reasons, including a new Picasso exhibit at The Clark and the 12th annual Berkshire International Film Festival, to be indoors on what is expected to be a rainy June weekend.

  • S01 Ep 20: Mass MoCA celebrates opening of Building 6

    30/05/2017 Duración: 13min

    More than 30 years after the initial concept of what became Mass MoCA was introduced, the museum has completed its final major phase of development in the 16-acre industrial complex, opening the doors to Building 6, and 130,000 square feet of additional space. In this edition of the Berkshire Eagle podcast, host Mark Mills covers the opening ceremony and tours Building 6 to sample reactions from visitors. More at: http://berkshireeagle.com/stories/podcast-s01-ep-20-mass-moca-celebrates-opening-of-building-6,508877?

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