To the Point on RADIO IQ
To The Point is a fast-paced, news-based program that focuses on the hot-button national issues of the day. Hosted by award-winning journalist Warren Olney, the hour-long show presents informative and thought-provoking discussion of major news stories -- front-page issues that attract a savvy and serious news audience.
Produced live, To The Point presents informative and thought-provoking discussion in three discrete segments: "Making News," generated by the day's breaking news headlines;"Defining the Story," a highly researched, in-depth discussion of a single subject from the front pages; and "Reporter's Notebook," a news or human interest feature. In each segment, a dynamic mix of guests cover issues ranging from politics and international affairs to technology, the arts, and the environment.
The result is an absorbing hour of smart, relevant radio!
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:00pm
The State of Massachusetts has abolished capital punishment? but the Boston Marathon bomber was convicted in federal court. Nobody doubts Jahar Tsarnaev was guilty, and the "penalty phase" makes execution an option -- even though Bostonians are opposed.
Monday, April 20, 2015 3:00pm
There are 300 million privately owned guns in the United States. Advocates argue that it's people with guns, not guns themselves, that cause violence. But how much does that violence cost, and when guns are used for self-defense, how much do they save?
Friday, April 17, 2015 3:00pm
Americans are becoming aware that animals have intelligence, personalities and rich emotional lives. Accusations of mistreating killer whales and elephants have Sea World and Ringling Brothers changing their business plans. What about captive wild animals at zoos and aquariums?
Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:00pm
Atlanta educators have been sentenced to jail for cheating. New York parents are telling their kids to opt out of standardized testing. Now, education reform is getting a second look in Washington, with a bipartisan re-write of No Child Left Behind.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 4:00pm
After a series of videos that have gone viral, law enforcement is on the defensive in parts of America. Long-standing accusations of racial bias and abuse of force have been confirmed for many people, while others are taking them seriously for the first time. Officials and politicians are struggling to restore public confidence. We hear conflicting opinions of what needs to be done.