Tell Me More on RADIO IQ & RADIO IQ With BBC News http://wvtf.org en Despite Disability, One Mountain Climber Reflects On His Advantages http://wvtf.org/post/despite-disability-one-mountain-climber-reflects-his-advantages Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>Now we'll hear from a man who's been overcoming bias and doubts for his entire life. Spencer West was born with a genetic disorder that affected his legs. Minutes after he was born, a physician told his parents he would probably never walk. And by the age of five, both of his legs had been amputated. But he spent a lifetime challenging himself and challenging the way people think about physical disability. In the past year, West completed a 300 kilometer trek across Canada in a wheelchair and on his hands. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:03:00 +0000 editor 24678 at http://wvtf.org For Pregnant Women, New Guidelines Aim To Reduce Workplace Discrimination http://wvtf.org/post/pregnant-women-new-guidelines-aim-reduce-workplace-discrimination Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>This TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. We're going to spend much of the rest of this program today talking about issues in parenting. In a few minutes, our parenting roundtable will take on the issue of when to step in if you think a child is in danger. As you might imagine, we're talking about this because there have been a number of stories about parents being arrested for things like leaving a child in a park unattended when another parent believes the child to be in danger. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:07:00 +0000 editor 24670 at http://wvtf.org Tweeting From A Conflict Zone: Does It Help Or Hurt News Reporting? http://wvtf.org/post/tweeting-conflict-zone-does-it-help-or-hurt-news-reporting Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. We begin today with a look at how social media is affecting the way we learn about war. If you haven't seen for yourself how Twitter, YouTube and Facebook have revolutionized the way the media does its job, you cannot miss it now. We're also seeing more information, photos and videos than ever from activists, aid workers and even what we might call ordinary people who happen to be on the frontlines of conflict. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:07:00 +0000 editor 24671 at http://wvtf.org When It Comes To Other People's Kids, Should Parents Intervene? http://wvtf.org/post/when-it-comes-other-peoples-kids-should-parents-intervene Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. They say it takes a village to raise a child but maybe you just need a few moms and dads in your corner. Every week, we check in with a diverse group of parents for their common sense and savvy advice. Today, we want to talk about public interventions into other people's parenting. And we're talking about this because it seems as though we're seeing more of this these days. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:07:00 +0000 editor 24672 at http://wvtf.org For TMM Intern, Robert Glasper's 'Black Radio' Expands Category Of Hip-Hop http://wvtf.org/post/tmm-intern-robert-glaspers-black-radio-expands-category-hip-hop As Tell Me More enters its final weeks of production, intern Miles Johnson shares his favorite songs for the program's 'In Your Ear' series. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:53:00 +0000 editor 24620 at http://wvtf.org