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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.'

Episodes air Sunday nights at 6:30 PM EST in the Raleigh-Durham, NC, media market (and also are streamed internationally through WNCU) and are available online the Wednesday following the original airing. WNCU produces the show with major underwriting from the nonprofit RTI International.

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May 16, 2018

In this episode, we talk with public radio personality Marco Werman about his experience as host of Public Radio International’s The World and about his career in journalism (in conjunction with his reflective keynote address for the annual Switchpoint gathering on global health). We present a wide-ranging set of selections from our conversation that explore the roles of academic research in journalism and Marco’s thoughts about current and future possibilities for public radio as a forum.