WSUM hires new full-time Broadcast Engineer
UW-Madison's student-run radio station, WSUM, has hired Andrew Schneider as their new full-time broadcast engineer. Andrew is thrilled to finally be a part of the UW-Madison family. He comes from the corporate IT space, having spent time at Trek Bicycle Corporation and, most recently, Exact Sciences. Additionally, he is a current on-air host and volunteer at WSUM as well as a former member of the Friends of Madison Student Radio board. In his free time, Andrew is a big sports fan (go Yankees) and music lover who is happy to spend hours at record stores digging for vinyl. He looks forward to getting up to speed with WSUM’s unique setup and helping to support his favorite radio station.
Professor Katy Culver featured in New York Times article about the ethics of printing the Unabomber's manifesto
Katy weighed in on the debate over whether or not the New York Times
should have published the Unabomber's manifesto after it received a note from the Unabomber threatening to kill again in 1995. This question of whether or not media should serve as a platform for material that might lead others to take harmful actions or mislead the public is still fiercely debated. Read the full article in the New York Times