Paul Flahive

Producer - "The Source" & Co-Host, Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the producer for Texas Public Radio's award winning live, call-in program, "The Source." He has worked in public media across the country from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage then here in San Antonio.

From 2009 to 2011 he took a break from full-time journalism, to run an outreach program for homeless youth and victims of human trafficking for Covenant House Alaska.

As producer of "The Source," Paul was honored with two 2015 Lone Star Awards from the Houston Press Club, one for Best Talk Program and the other for Best Public Affairs Segment.

Paul is also a co-host and architect of TPR's live storytelling program, Worth Repeating.

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Day two of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland tonight and if you want to see the 155 Texas delegates you are going to have to squint. The solidly red state doesn't get courted like the states on the fence, so it is to the nosebleeds with them. 

What influence will Texas have at the convention, after a Texan-filled primary that played not We Are the Champions, but Another One Bites the Dust.

Guest:

Ross Ramsey, executive editor of the Texas Tribune

Ryan Loyd / TPR News

The attempted coup in Turkey,  officers shoots an African-American man and three police officers gunned down in Baton Rouge. All three events featured extreme violence and all were caught on camera and put online for public consumption.

It seems we can't get away from wall to wall coverage or online videos of extreme violence, but what is the impact of this constant coverage to individuals watching? Guest:
 

  • Mary McNaughton-Cassill, professor of Psychology at the University of Texas San Antonio

A forum this weekend wants to celebrate the athletic prowess and talent of Black Professional Baseball in Texas. The league had teams all over San Antonio: The Bombers, The Black Sox, The Black Missions were just a few of a thriving league that was rarely covered by established white newspapers, something that at times hampered Institute of Texan Cultures researcher Greg Garrett's work on area teams.

The first game to bring augmented reality to the masses. A game so popular the servers shut down for overuse, A game that caused its creators stock price to nearly double in a week. Pokemon Go is all the talk of Wall Street, Main street, and has kids and adults alike wandering streets in between, searching for the digital Pocket Monsters first featured in the animated series. 

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