Recut

31 EpisodesProduced by Louisville Public Media

Recut is a weekly podcast taking a closer look at one of the stories we’re covering at 89.3 WFPL News Louisville, with the reporter who covered it. We pull back the curtain on the news process, show our work and break down the story.

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Recut: Our Neighbors Have Great Stories

October 11th, 2018

22:02

One of the things we love most about working in radio is meeting new people and hearing their stories. There aren't too many other jobs where you can meet a stranger in one moment and in the next they're telling you …

You're (Probably) Recycling Wrong

October 4th, 2018

17:54

A couple years ago, WFPL launched Curious Louisville, a regular series where listeners ask us questions about the city and we investigate to find the …

Recut: Is Louisville's Land Bank Working?

September 27th, 2018

14:12

Louisville’s Land Bank Authority acquires abandoned properties and then sells them to new owners very cheap, sometimes for as little as a dollar. The …

What If You Had To Leave Home To Get Online?

September 18th, 2018

16:41

For many of us, having the internet at home is as important as having electricity, or maybe even water. We use it to watch our favorite TV shows, to do homework, to pay bills.

But inside 40 percent of Louisville's …

With Castleman Moving, What's Next?

September 13th, 2018

18:24

In early August, Louisville Mayor Greg Fisher announced that the John Breckinridge Castleman statue would be removed from Cherokee Triangle.

Debate …

There's A Thin Line Between Revitalization And Gentrification

September 6th, 2018

12:16

We've seen it before: A neighborhood dealing with high poverty and crime, and offering few economic prospects, is given a boost.

State and federal investments for new projects are approved. Maybe a new, trendy …

Reporting On The Opioid Crisis In Small Towns

September 4th, 2018

15:53

Sitting in our recording studio, we're within about five miles of 15 different drug addiction recovery facilities. From our station, it’s a 17-minute walk to someplace you can get a Hepatitis A vaccine, even if you …

A Long Time Ago, In A School System Not Far Away...

August 30th, 2018

12:56

“We should have a scroll at the top of all JCPS coverage, like what happens at the beginning of “Star Wars” movies.” —words of wisdom from producer …

We Always Hurt The Parks We Love

August 28th, 2018

15:53

The Parklands of Floyds Fork is 4,000 acres of undeveloped land in southeast Louisville. It’s one of the last undeveloped regions of Louisville, and it’s home to mammals, aquatic animals, and plants — some of which …

Klingons Are Just Like You And Me

August 23rd, 2018

10:35

Recut host Jonese Franklin says she's seen a handful of Star Trek episodes over the years, but isn't much of a fan. "I’ve also seen a few of the …

Coming Soon: ‘Recut,’ A New Podcast From WFPL News

June 6th, 2018

0:29

Recut is a twice-weekly podcast taking a closer look at one of the stories we’re covering, with the reporter who covered it. We pull back the curtain …

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