WOSU News Archives For: October 10, 2005

Advocates look for builders to design homes with disabled in mind

12:00AM
October
10, 2005

So you’ve saved and dreamed and now you’re ready to build your home. Find an architect, locate a builder, and you’re on your way – right? Not exactly… not here in central Ohio… not if you’re looking for a home designed to meet the needs of the disabled or people with with limited mobility. WOSU’s Christina Morgan prepared this report on the experience of one central Ohio woman…

Central Ohio soup kitchens see spike in demand

12:00AM
October
10, 2005

Columbus’ soup kitchens are getting crowded. More individuals and families are showing up for emergency food supplies and a daily meal. A survey by the Mid-Ohio food bank shows more than a quarter-million meals are served monthly in area soup kitchens and the time of greatest demand…during the colder months….is just beginning. WOSU’s Tom Borgerding reports.

A 90-Year-Old Letter From John Deshler

12:00AM
October
10, 2005

This Columbus Day, WOSU honors John Deshler by publishing his letter – 90-years-old – which was unearthed in 1969.

New media means new lessons for future journalists

12:00AM
October
10, 2005

The advent of 24-hour cable news, the internet and now video and audio on demand is changing how people get their news. The phenomenon called “convergence” is also changing the way journalists work. But it’s also changing the way journalists are trained; Journalism educators are having to alter their lesson plans.