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Central Standard

Seg. 1: Climate Coverage | Seg. 2: American Cheese

Segment 1: New research on how climate change coverage varies from country to country.

A KU journalism professor is at the forefront of research into how climate change stories are framed by journalists based on where on the globe they are working. The greatest divide occurs along the lines of relative wealth and economic development.

  • Hong Vu, assistant professor, William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at KU
  • John Upton, journalism partnerships editor, Climate Central

Segment 2: American cheese is on the rise.

A new generation of cheese-makers and cheese-consumers is changing the game. Hear how that's playing out in our region and beyond, with Missouri-centric recommendations for Fall cheeses made in America.

  • Sarah Hoffman, Green Dirt Farm
  • Lincoln Broadbooks, The Better Cheddar
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.
Noah Taborda is a Sports Broadcasting Journalism major who hopped on the short flight from Chicago to hone his trade at the University of Missouri. He hopes to cover a meaningful moment or two in his future career.