Equal Time is a production of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at San Jose State University. It provides an in-depth look at issues of importance to Californians.
Equal Time Previous Broadcasts
Ethics and Egg Donation (Episode #213H)
KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
For infertile couples wanting children, egg donation is a popular option. The American Society of Reproductive Medicine has published recommended guidelines for the process. Even so, problems do arise in the course of third party reproduction. Equal Time guests look at potential pitfalls and discuss how solutions might be found.
Predictive Policing (Episode #212H)
KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Some police departments, including Santa Cruz, are using predictive analytics to fight crime. By numerically analyzing the locations of previous crimes, law-enforcement officials can increase patrols in certain areas. Currently using predictive analytics only for traffic enforcement and grappling with an increase in crime, the San Jose Police Department is looking at how predictive policing worked in a recent pilot program in Los Angeles.