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Evelyn Smith
Evelyn Smith

With the results of the presidential election unofficially declared, saying Joe Biden is believed to be the next President of the United States, there are questions and legal challenges being presented to those voting results.  Concerns are being raised in several political corners about alleged election voter count fraud.

WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Evelyn Smith, a University of Michigan Ph.D candidate in economics, who volunteered on Election Day counting absentee ballots in Ann Arbor.


Gretchen Whitmer
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer says details will be released soon on her plans to re-start parts of the state’s economy.  As we hear from Rick Pluta, Whitmer says she wants the plans to allow more activities to resume in phases.


Focus On EMU: The Dangerous Rise Of Native Advertising

Jul 31, 2019
You Li

With the ever-changing modern media landscape we have seen the rise of a 21st century phenomenon: native advertising.  It has been used to supplement lost revenue streams for cash strapped media companies.  Host Patrick Campion sits down with Dr. You Li of Eastern Michigan University's Journalism Department to talk about her recently published study where she looked at hundreds of examples of native advertising in digital media.  Together, they discuss the effect it has on consumers, on the newsroom, and on journalism as a whole in this edition of "Focus on EMU."

  

Rick Pluta / MPRN

One day before the voter registration deadline in Michigan, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says she’s going to spend the last month of the campaign delivering "a positive message."