Blog Archives

Who’s To Blame For Ed FitzGerald Campaign Troubles?

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including:Who is to blame for Ed FitzGerald’s collapsing campaign for Ohio Governor;

The Far Right Takes Aim At Common Core In Ohio

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at efforts to repeal Ohio’s Common Core education standards; Ed FitzGerald’s reeling campaign, and the militarization of local police.

OSU President Michael Drake on Marching Band, Vision for OSU

WOSU’s Mike Thompson interviews Ohio State University Michael Drake at The Columbus Metropolitan Club. Drake discusses the Marching Band controversy and other topics.

Ed FitzGerald’s Very Tough Week

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: Ed FitzGerald’s floundering campaign for Ohio Governor and fired OSU Band Director Jon Waters’ media tour.

Ed FitzGerald Faces Uncomfortable Questions; OSU Band Scandal

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at questions Ed FitzGerald faces about an early morning incident with a female friend and the latest in the OSU Marching Band scandal.

OSU Band Faces Charges of Promoting “Sexualized Culture”

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and his panel look at the sexual harassment scandal that led to the firing of OSU Band Director Jon Waters.

Charter Schools May Face Closer Scrutiny

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and his panel look at the questionable oversight of Ohio charter schools, a controversial teacher contract proposal in Reynoldsburg.

Cleveland Lands GOP Convention, Columbus Still Wants Dems

WOSU’s Mike Thompson and his panel look at Columbus’s Democratic convention hopes after Republicans choose Cleveland for their convention; Republicans look for a new speaker of the Ohio House.

SPECIAL – Central Ohio’s Transportation Future

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss Central Ohio’s transportation needs now and in the future.

NE Ohio Trial Casts Shadow over Ohio GOP

The campaign finance corruption trial of a North Canton donor involves some big names in Ohio politics; the latest in the race for governor; the effectiveness of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee.