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Seg. 1: Social Media Fasting. Seg. 2: Shopping Local.

Segment 1: What would we be doing if we weren't on Facebook?

#LogOutFacebook has gained a lot of momentum after news that security breaches specifically targeted people of color. The movement calls for people to boycott Facebook for a week. So what happens with all that extra time? It may not be as life-changing as one would hope.

  • Chandelis Duster, digital reporter, NBC News and MSNBC
  • Jeff Hall, professor of communication studies, University of Kansas

Segment 2, beginning at 37:41: Holiday shopping at local businesses.

We speak with an indie craft fair owner about the best local spots to get handmade gifts for everyone this holiday season. 

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.