This production from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at San Jose State University provides an in-depth look at issues of importance to Californians.
Equal Time Previous Broadcasts
Tattoo Taboo (Episode #502)
KQED Plus: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
Tattoos catch attention. But the placement of the art is can determine job opportunities. Many people are able to keep their ink in view, but it's banned in some workplaces. Equal Time Correspondent Vanessa Gongora examines the logic behind the rules that force some tattoo wearers to cover up. Hosted by Bob Rucker, Director of the San Jose State School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
Sports Injuries and Pro Dreams (Episode #501)
KQED Plus: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
Considering the chances of making it to the professional level among student athletes, do the benefits outweigh the risks of sports injuries? Many student athletes may have physical side effects later in life as a result of their playing days. Correspondent Cristian Ponce introduces us to both sides of the debate. A doctor and sports specialist discuss the reality of these types of injuries and the student athletes will discuss why they think the risk of injury and everything else associated is worth it. Hosted by Bob Rucker, Director of the San Jose State School of Journalism and Mass Communications.