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KQED Public Radio: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Instagram Backlash The Facebook-owned photo sharing site Instagram now says it has the right to sell user photos to advertisers without their notification or approval. It's a change in the company's privacy policy. Instagram was acquired by Facebook in April. NPR's Steve Henn says the new advertising approach is likely to face problems -- from customer backlash to legal challenges.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    City Arts & Lectures Cheryl Strayed Cheryl Strayed is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail." After the sudden death of her mother when Strayed was in her early twenties, her world fell apart. "I was living alone in a studio apartment in Minneapolis, separated from my husband and working as a waitress, as low and mixed-up as I'd ever been," she writes. Desperate to escape her situation and find what she calls "radical aloneness," Strayed set out in the summer of 1995 at the age of 26 to hike from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State. What she found was an ability to navigate not only the dangerous physical challenges of the Pacific Crest Trail, but the world. Strayed is also the author of the novel "Torch." Her stories and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including The New York Times Magazine, Allure, Self and The Sun. Her book "Tiny Beautiful Things" is a compilation of her "Dear Sugar" advice columns for The Rumpus.
  • 3:00 am
  • 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 6:06am, 7:35am & 11:30pm

  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Morning Edition A Cajun Christmas Louisiana musician Sammy Kershaw blends country, zydeco and rock 'n' roll. His new album adds a few Christmas carols, and a reading of "The Night Before Christmas," on the bayou.
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Calif. Releases Initial Fracking Regulations On Tuesday, state regulators released draft rules for hydraulic fracturing, a controversial drilling technique known as fracking. Energy companies hope the new rules will give them the green light to tap into previously inaccessible oil reserves. But environmental groups say fracking contaminates groundwater, pollutes the air and even induces earthquakes. We'll discuss the benefits and risks of fracking, as well as the proposed regulations.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Do Californians Have an Accent? From Sean Penn in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" to Alicia Silverstone in "Clueless," Hollywood loves to celebrate the California accent. But besides the Valley girls and surfer dudes, do Californians really have an accent? One Stanford team is testing that idea and studying dialects across the state. What are they finding? Do certain words or tonalities make us classic Californians? Do you think you have an accent?
  • 11:00 am
    Science Friday Political Junkie Governor Nikki Haley appoints Representative Tim Scott to the U.S. Senate, and Hawaii's governor will name a replacement for Daniel Inouye, who died on Monday. Political junkie Ken Rudin returns as President Obama and speaker John Boehner edge closer to a deal on taxes and spending cuts.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Science Friday Adoption and the Internet Eric James and his partner hope to adopt a child. They signed up with an agency -- but they also made a website. As more hopeful families and pregnant women head online to connect, a new report warns of risks.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air David Chase on 'Not Fade Away' Terry Gross talks with David Chase, creator of "The Sopranos," about his first film "Not Fade Away." Set in New Jersey in the 1960s, it's about the lead singer in a high school garage band emulating The Rolling Stones and Dylan. The show also hears from Steven Van Zandt of Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band, the movie's music supervisor.
  • 2:00 pm
    World French Millionaires Dodge Taxes, Move to Belgium Film star Gerard Depardieu says he'll give up his French citizenship. He's already moved -- 800 yards into Belgium. He's not the only wealthy Frenchman to cross the border and dodge French taxes.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace Michigan's Shrinking Blue Collar With the loss of many of its factory jobs, Michigan has also lost a big chunk of its middle class.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    New Government Effort Against Gun Violence -- President Obama tapped Vice President Biden to lead a new government effort against gun violence on Wednesday. It's the first step toward what Mr. Obama promised as "meaningful action" in the wake of deadly shootings at Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace Michigan's Shrinking Blue Collar With the loss of many of its factory jobs, Michigan has also lost a big chunk of its middle class.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air David Chase on 'Not Fade Away' Terry Gross talks with David Chase, creator of "The Sopranos," about his first film "Not Fade Away." Set in New Jersey in the 1960s, it's about the lead singer in a high school garage band emulating The Rolling Stones and Dylan. The show also hears from Steven Van Zandt of Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band, the movie's music supervisor.
  • 8:00 pm
    Radio Specials Building a Better Classroom We know getting a good education is important, but does the current model nurture real learning? Three TED speakers share powerful ideas about how to change education for the better. Teachers are flipping classrooms, rethinking lesson plans and re-imagining the role of teacher and student, learner and educator.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Do Californians Have an Accent? From Sean Penn in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" to Alicia Silverstone in "Clueless," Hollywood loves to celebrate the California accent. But besides the Valley girls and surfer dudes, do Californians really have an accent? One Stanford team is testing that idea and studying dialects across the state. What are they finding? Do certain words or tonalities make us classic Californians? Do you think you have an accent?
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered What Would it Cost to do Santa's Job? Let's say you were in the same business as Santa and had to get toys to over 760 million children in one night. How many people would that take, and how would you even do it? It turns out it would take 12 million people at a cost of about $10 billion every year. Planet Money's Chana Joffe-Walt talked to some of the biggest shipping and delivery experts in the business.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Trauma and First Responders First responders are trained to rescue, help and save. In Newtown, Conn., many of the police officers, firefighters and EMTs who responded to Sandy Hook Elementary School after last week's shootings are struggling to cope with the fact that there was little they could do. Counselors have been meeting with Sandy Hook's first responders since Friday. Experts say the trauma of an event can stay with first responders long after funerals conclude and TV lights and cameras go home.
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