Our Week In The Web: December 4, 2015

News broke, in a big way this week, and we changed our originally scheduled programming on Thursday to bring you the latest news out of San Bernardino, CA. Did we do a good enough job letting you know on our website, social media feeds and on-air broadcast that our topic had changed? We're not sure. Based on the Facebook and Twitter traffic around the hour in question, we'd like to say that we did, but these are questions we have every time we switch topics. What works best for you when these kinds of things happen? We want to know — let us know in the comments below, or on Facebook, Tumblr@OnPointRadio or via email at onpointnpr AT gmail DOT com. (And we're aware that the medium you use to tell us will perhaps indicate your desired form of notification. Which in itself is helpful!)

The Most Listened-To Shows Online (November 27, 2015 — December 4, 2015)

1. Hot Rhetoric And The Planned Parenthood Shooting (December 1, 2015)

2. Diplomacy And Debate At COP 21 Paris Climate Talks (November 30, 2015)

3. In San Bernardino, Yet Another Mass Shooting (December 3, 2015)

4. ‘Unicorns’ And Warnings Of A Tech Bubble (December 2, 2015)

5. Woodrow Wilson And Renaming Our History (December 2, 2015)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"Blame the person, don’t blame the ethnicity, don’t blame an entire religion." -- Sheikh Dr. Yasir Qadhi

"I’m heartened that we’re having a conversation that has never taken place on this campus." — Joshua Guild

"As a parent coach, I only talk to parents about their children." — Meghan Leahy

"The black community is not responsible for the poverty on the west and south side of Chicago." — Malcolm London

Our Favorite Comments (Facebook, Twitter and Disqus) From This Week

"Thank you! The love for /Crazy Ex-Girlfriend/ made my morning." (@edwardahall)

"another loaded question, to which you know what the response from your typical listeners will be." (Matt Simonelli)

"Scruffy House Speaker? Lockstepping NPR liberals choose to denigrate, not cooperate with Republican ideas ... No Suprise" (@SunCityJimmy)

"It should be noted this show is not journalism and there is no journalistic integrity to be held." (Radu Mircea Andrei)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

This is a great piece of reporting on modern media culture, but what's even better are the tags at the end of the piece. [The Awl]


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