Scrutiny has again descended on policing tactics, with intense protests and reform efforts playing out across the country and in Middle Tennessee. WPLN News has gathered a set of our stories about policing to provide history and context to the local discussion.
NPR will bring live coverage of the funeral for George Floyd, 46, who was killed by police in Minneapolis on Memorial Day. The service will be held at The Fountain of Praise in Houston and is expected to begin at 11 a.m. central.
Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the origins of the Russia investigation and an inspector general report on the FBI’s use of surveillance. Watch the hearing live.
WPLN News Political Reporter Sergio Martínez-Beltrán has been honored with a regional Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association. The story, about mariachi in schools, has won “Excellence In Sound” in Large Market Radio, Region 8.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee is hearing from leaders of the Trump administration’s coronavirus response about safely reopening the country. Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health and Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are among those testifying.
WPLN News is partnering with the Spanish-language media outlet Nashville Noticias to bring some of the station’s award-winning reporting and analysis to new audiences in Middle Tennessee.
Yesterday, something incredible happened: A whole community of public radio listeners tuned in and stepped up to ensure all of Middle Tennessee continues to have true, grounded news during this worldwide pandemic. The past several weeks have been a jarring experience for all of us. Everyone has had to make difficult choices, reevaluate our priorities and […]
WPLN News won 17 awards in the Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters & Media Editors Competition, honoring their work produced in 2019.
Wednesday’s briefing is scheduled for 5 p.m. Eastern Time (4 p.m. Central). You can watch it live here when it occurs.
WPLN News will air a live call-in special — at 1 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday — called Hard Questions, Real Answers: COVID-19 And The Economy, hosted by Minnesota Public Radio’s Kerri Miller.