Hosted and produced by KCPW’s Emily Means, ‘In the Hive’ is a half hour, weekly show that looks at the issues and ideas that tie the greater Salt Lake Valley together. Tune into KCPW Thursday at 10 a.m. and Sunday at noon to hear stories of people across the Wasatch Front.

Discontent within the Utah Republican Party

Today on the show: what’s causing a divide in the Utah Republican Party? Hinckley Institute of Politics Director Jason Perry analyzes the infighting over SB54, an election law that gives two paths to the primary ballot; Teena Horlacher, Davis County Republican Party Chair, shares why she thinks the caucus/convention system is integral to the identity […]

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Sinclair must-runs and media ethics

Today on the show: a conversation about fake news, media ethics and the firewall between newsrooms and their corporate owners. Dave Vergobbi, a professor of communication at the University of Utah and former president of the American Journalism Historians Association, talks about must-run messages from the Sinclair Broadcast Group and what it means for news […]

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Medical marijuana research and legislation

(Original air date: Feb. 8, 2018) Today on the show, we talk about what’s happening on Utah’s Capitol Hill relating to medical marijuana. Rep. Brad Daw, R-Orem, has a limited proposal allowing terminally ill patients the “right to try” cannabinoid products; and Karen Wilcox, Professor and Chair of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Utah, […]

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Youth-led activism

Today on the show: a look at youth-led activism in Utah and throughout history. Ermiya Fanaeian and Abena Bakenra, two organizers of the March For Our Lives-SLC rally, talk about why they think it’s important for young people to be involved in their communities; University of Utah historian Elizabeth Clement compares youth activism of the […]

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A conversation with Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski

Today on the show, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski talks about efforts to combat homelessness and create affordable housing; Salt Lake City’s vision for public transit; and the creation of (and controversy surrounding) an inland port in the City’s Northwest Quadrant. Biskupski is just over halfway through her first term as mayor and plans […]

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