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KQED Public Radio: Friday, August 28, 2015

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Friday, August 28, 2015
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Who are the Human Smugglers? The migrants and refugees streaming into Europe aren't traveling on their own. Leonard Doyle, spokesman for the International Organization for Migration, explains who the smugglers are and how their networks get migrants into Europe.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    Radio Specials Climate One: from the Commonwealth Club Dr. Sylvia Earle: One Big Ocean -- Dr. Sylvia Earle fondly dubbed "Her Deepness" by the New York Times holds the women's record for the deepest ocean dive and has led more than 100 undersea expeditions, logging more than 7,000 hours underwater. Formerly chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Dr. Earle has garnered countless international honors and played a leading role as researcher and educator capable of crossing any barrier whether it be linguistic, geographic or a seemingly impassible ocean depth. Join us for a conversation on saving the oceans.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition Scientific Scandals There have been scandals in the scientific community lately. Researchers were caught fabricating data. Most studies do hold up to scrutiny. But even legitimate studies sometimes have conflicting results.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:43am, 8:43am & 11:29pm

  • MORNING
  • 6:33 am
  • 8:00 am
  • 8:33 am
  • 9:00 am
    Forum State Looks on as San Jose Reaches Watered-Down Pension Deal San Jose City Council passed a new pension deal with police and firefighter unions this week, essentially gutting the pension reform measure that San Jose voters passed overwhelmingly in 2012. We?ll discuss the deal and why the action could have repercussions for local governments across the state. We'll also hear about a state-wide pension reform ballot proposal co-authored by former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum The Unspoken Rule of Emojis Nowadays, it's hard to find a text message conversation that doesn't include emojis, the popular Japanese icons. Feeling happy? Smiley face, sunshine, flowers! Sad over a breakup? Crying face, broken heart, woman. We look at the unspoken rules of emojis and emoji use across genders and generations. Our guests include a San Francisco linguist and the man who translated "Moby Dick" into emojis.
  • 10:30 am
    Forum Catching the Big Waves with Surf Photographer Sachi Cunningham When big wave surfers tackle waves as high as eight stories, Sachi Cunningham is often right behind them, bobbing in the ocean with nothing but a camera and a wetsuit. The water photographer and San Francisco State University professor has traveled the world, capturing images of pro surfers. She talks to us about her work, why there are so few female surf photographers and her documentary projects -- including one covering ISIS in Iraq.
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday The Soul of a New Machine In "The Soul of a New Machine," engineers bring a new computer to life. Join Ira Flatow and the SciFri Book Club as they talk tech in 1981.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Powering Your Own Home Rooftop solar is booming. But can all that home-grown energy play nice with big utilities? A few innovative states are about to find out.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air Michael Keaton In the film Birdman, Michael Keaton played an actor who played a superhero trying to reinvent himself by starring in a Broadway play. Keaton - like his character - starred in a superhero franchise, Batman. He also co-starred in Beetlejuice. Fresh Air talks with Keaton about his films, and about growing up the youngest in a large catholic family, in rural Pennsylvania.
  • 2:00 pm
    World The Ugly Side of Social Media In the wake of the televised killing of two journalists in Virginia yesterday, and the spread of the grisly images via social media, The World turns to someone who studies the role of the internet in society and the similarities with the way ISIS militants have used video and social media.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace A Crazy Week From stock market chaos in China to the U.S; it's been a crazy week.
  • 4:30 pm
    The California Report What Lurks Below This week, on The California Report, we journey underwater. Join The California Report to count fish in Montereys kelp forest, explore tide pools with the next generation of marine scientists and go behind the scenes of Seafood Watch.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    The California Report What Lurks Below This week, on The California Report, we journey underwater. Join The California Report to count fish in Montereys kelp forest, explore tide pools with the next generation of marine scientists and go behind the scenes of Seafood Watch.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air Michael Keaton In the film Birdman, Michael Keaton played an actor who played a superhero trying to reinvent himself by starring in a Broadway play. Keaton - like his character - starred in a superhero franchise, Batman. He also co-starred in Beetlejuice. Fresh Air talks with Keaton about his films, and about growing up the youngest in a large catholic family, in rural Pennsylvania.
  • 8:00 pm
    Commonwealth Club Hank Paulson: Dealing with China For decades, Hank Paulson has enjoyed rare access to the highest levels of China's ruling elite. As head of Goldman Sachs, Paulson was pivotal in opening up China to private enterprise. As Treasury secretary, he encouraged trade with the newly emerging economic powerhouse and safeguarded the teetering U.S. financial system. He created the Strategic Economic Dialogue with what is now the world's second-largest economy. He also is co-chair of Risky Business, a project that quantifies and publicizes the economic risks from a changing climate.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm
    The California Report What Lurks Below This week, on The California Report, we journey underwater. Join The California Report to count fish in Montereys kelp forest, explore tide pools with the next generation of marine scientists and go behind the scenes of Seafood Watch.
  • 11:30 pm
  • 12:00 am
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