This Week on Metro Connection: Teamwork | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

This Week on Metro Connection: Teamwork

Play associated audio
http://www.flickr.com/photos/86913134@N02/7998086799/

We'll focus on teamwork this week, with stories from the workplace to the playing field. We'll find out how a breakdown in teamwork on Capitol Hill will affect federal workers and contractors. And we'll hear about the growing popularity of team karaoke in D.C.


[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Happy Together" by Dr. Michael White from Adventures in New Orleans Jazz Part 2]

NPR

After Fan Pressure, Netflix Makes 'Daredevil' Accessible To The Blind

The series stars a blind superhero — but at first, it lacked audio descriptions for the visually impaired. Netflix has added that option, but the issue raises larger questions of online accessibility.
NPR

Late Chicago Chef Sought To Open 'A New Page In Gastronomy'

A star of molecular gastronomy, Homaro Cantu, 38, took his own life this week. Cantu owned a Michelin-starred restaurant, but he also wanted to cure world hunger and improve Americans' eating habits.
NPR

When Politicians Lose Their Accents

Some say Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Midwestern accent has become less pronounced. Georgetown professor Deborah Tannen says politicians' voices often change, depending on their audience.
NPR

After Fan Pressure, Netflix Makes 'Daredevil' Accessible To The Blind

The series stars a blind superhero — but at first, it lacked audio descriptions for the visually impaired. Netflix has added that option, but the issue raises larger questions of online accessibility.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.