CJSR 88.5 is about more than just great music that challenges the status quo. It’s also about great spoken word programs that reports on news and ideas from the Edmonton community that the mainstream media won’t or can’t cover. Welcome to the CJSR News Department — 10 weekly news and spoken word programs that are produced and created by the volunteers of CJSR 88.5 FM. For more information on any of CJSR’s news programs please visit cjsrnews.com
Here’s a rundown of all the spoke word programs that you can hear every week on CJSR:
Adamant Eve: Edmonton’s only feminist news radio show, is everything women have raved, wondered or smoldered about. Adamant Eve can be heard on CJSR every Friday from 5:30-6pm. You can also subscribe to the podcast here.
Campus Sports Connection: The Campus Sports Connection is your weekly source for everything University of Alberta Athletics related. CSC can be heard on CJSR every Wednesday from 5-5:30pm. You can subscribe to the podcast here.
The CJSR Edition: The CJSR Edition is Edmonton’s magazine for radio. As 88.5 FM’s flagship spoken word program, the program strives to present original thought, documentaries, interviews, and stimulating ideas in a creative way. The CJSR Edition can be heard on CJSR every Friday from 11am-noon. You can subscribe to the podcast here.
‘The Gateway Presents…’: CJSR News partners up with The Gateway student newspaper to produce this twice monthly spoken word program focused on all the news and happenings that affect students at the University of Alberta. The Gateway Presents… can be heard every second Thursday from 5-5:30pm. You can subscribe to the podcast here.
Gaywire: Edmonton’s only radio program dedicated to shedding light on, and discussing, news, events and issues that affect the LGBTQ community. Gaywire can be heard on CJSR every Thursday from 6-7pm.
Moccasin Telegraph: Edmonton’s only call in radio program focused on exploring issues that affect aboriginal peoples in Canada. Moccasin Telegraph can be heard every Thursday from 5-6pm, and every second Thursday from 5:30-6pm.
Moving Radio: Moving Radio is your home to all the local, Canadian, and independent cinema that you can get your buttery fingers on. Moving Radio can be heard every second Friday from 5-5:30pm. You can subscribe to the podcast here.
Rise Up! Radio Free Edmonton: Rise Up! is Edmonton’s only radical left news program, covering stories that the mainstream media can’t, or won’t touch. Rise Up! can be heard on CJSR every Wednesday from 5:30-6pm.
Skeptically Speaking: Skeptically Speaking guides you through the fascinating world of science and critical thinking. Skeptically Speaking can be heard on CJSR every Friday from 6-7pm. You can subscribe to the podcast here.
Terra Informa: Terra Informa is CJSR’s award winning, nationally syndicated, environmental news program. Terra Informa can be heard on CJSR every Tuesday from 5-5:30pm. You can subscribe to the podcast here.