Net Neutrality Rules; Declining News Coverage; Probiotics for Plants; Hawaii’s Gig Economy
FCC Proposes Repeals to Net Neutrality Rules
The way Americans get access to the internet may be changing if a recent Federal Communications Commission proposal goes into effect.
Intro Music: Here Now by Sean Bones
Outro Music: Motion Sickness by Hot Chip
Decline of Local News Coverage and the Consequences
The collapse of two locally-focused digital publications highlights some major issues with how Americans get local news.
Intro Music: A Summer Song by Conner Youngblood
Outro Music: When The Ship Goes Down by Cypress Hill
Civil Beat Reality Check
Randall Saito’s escape to the mainland last week has focused attention, yet again, on the workings of the Hawaii State Hospital.
Outro Music: In The Light by The Lumineers
Preventing Plant Deaths with Probiotics
Transplanting wild microbes from healthy related plants can make a native Hawaiian plant healthier and likelier to survive in wild.
Outro Music: Hang Me Out To Dry by Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
App-Based Food Delivery Services
The “gig economy” is disrupting traditional ways of doing business and changing the way we do things like get around town, eat dinner, and even walk the dog.
Intro Music: Hibiscus by Wisp X
Outro Music: Ain't Nobody - Instrumental Version by Atmosphere