The Lowdown, from the studios of WOMR-FM in Provincetown, focuses on books, science, politics, and social trends. From nationally known authors, politicians, and entertainers to local activists, artists, and eccentrics, The Lowdown presents listeners with informed and lively conversation.
Ira Wood began hosting The Lowdown in 2009 but found that in a seasonal community like Cape Cod, which attracts nationally-known entertainers, politicians, and intellectuals during the summer months, celebrated in-studio guests were scarce after Labor Day. Not a problem, since many of the most provocative authors and thinkers in the country are happy to join him via Skype and telephone.
Can you imagine a democratic economy: one that builds prosperity for the many, not just the few? Probably not, but it already exists in businesses across the country. But almost invisibly. And until we see...
One in four newspapers around the country have been shut down since 2004 as circulation of all print papers has fallen in half. What makes a veteran reporter think he can quit his job and start a new one?