The Berkshire Eagle Podcast: Insightful, in-depth discussions on the news
ABOUT THIS SERIES
Berkshire Eagle Podcast host Mark Mills leads a weekly discussion on the news that resonates in the Berkshires and beyond. With local and special guests, The Berkshire Eagle Podcast goes behind the headlines with thought-provoking, in-depth and insightful interviews designed to get behind the how and why the news is happening.
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In this edition of the Berkshire Eagle Podcast, host Mark Mills presents coverage of a forum held on Saturday, April 22, at the Stockbridge Public Library on the impact of fake news on America’s democratic institutions.
Podcast | S01 Episode 17: Should Massachusetts raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21?
In this edition of the Berkshire Eagle podcast, host Mark Mills speaks about raising the state smoking age to 21 with Gina Armstrong, director of public health for the city of Pittsfield, and with Berkshire Eagle editorial page editor Bill Everhart.
Berkshire County homeowners, businesses and non-profits are fighting a proposed electric utility rate increase that is now under review by the state Department of Public Utilities.
While protest demonstrations from the Four Freedoms March in Pittsfield to the Women’s March on Washington have drawn boisterous crowds showing their opposition to the Trump administration, local groups are springing up in the Berkshires.
In this week's podcast, the Eagle Eye Team explores why it has taken so long for broadband internet service to reach homes in many rural towns in the Berkshires.
Summer tourists are key to the overall success of the arts in the Berkshires, but winter visitors and locals alike can appreciate a busy menu of arts activities, from musical and theatrical performances to museum exhibitions.
Podcast | S01 Episode 12: 'Anxious' citizens watch and wait as Trump assumes the power of the presidency
Berkshire Eagle Podcast host Mark Mills discusses the Trump presidency with Berkshire Eagle editorial page editor Bill Everhart, columnist John Seven and Eagle reporter Carrie Saldo.
More than 1,200 people took part in the Four Freedoms March and Rally in Pittsfield on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, to show solidarity against what many view as a threat to civil rights and the social safety net from the incoming Trump Administration.
Politico's Peter Canellos says the news media need to double-down on the core values of fearless investigation and its role as a watchdog
State Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli backs "Shared Administration" proposal for Lenox, Lee and Stockbridge.
Journalist Alec MacGillis of ProPublica discusses reasons behind Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 presidential election.
A recent Berkshire Eagle editorial examined how voter fraud claims are an attack on democracy.
"Think about this: 55 percent of union households voted for Trump. Americans have had no raises in 12 years. Eight to 9 million people are working two part-time jobs. These are people who want to work full-time, but they can't.”
Employment, housing, transportation and broadband are just some of the issues facing Berkshire County in retaining and attracting members of the Millennial Generation.
Voters face ballot questions ranging from expanding charter schools to legalizing pot
Presidential politics is the focus of this edition of The Berkshire Eagle podcast.
Eagle 'culture watchers' discuss the importance of summer tourism in the Berkshires
The Eagle editorial board discusses Clinton endorsement
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