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As the world enters its second COVID-era holiday season, vaccination continues to be a touchy subject with some Americans. Photo by Jakob McWhinney/City Times Media

PODCAST: City College philosophy professor discusses ethics of vaccination

COVID-19 and vaccinations have driven a wedge between many family members
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist December 21, 2021
In this episode, a frustrated grandmother and a man hurt by his twin brother’s refusal to get vaccinated leave messages. Host Jakob McWhinney also speaks to a philosophy professor about the ethics of vaccination, and how to ethically navigate the holidays.
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Two men stand with a sign at a protest at the headquarters of the San Diego Unified School District headquarters

PODCAST: An infectious disease expert responds to vaccine hesitancy

Despite the heavy toll a year-and-a-half of pandemic has taken on us, some individuals still choose not to get vaccinated
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist December 13, 2021
In this episode a caller who doesn’t quite buy the COVID-19 pandemic as a whole, and is hesitant about getting vaccinated left a voicemail. Host Jakob McWhinney took the caller's concerns to infectious disease and public health expert Dr. Sayone Thihalolipavan.
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PODCAST: Isolation of pandemic life, struggles of an essential worker shared with The Listening Machine

A year and a half of quarantine has changed the way we interact, but for many essential workers there’s been too little change
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist November 29, 2021
This first season of the show, produced by Jakob McWhinney, asked San Diegans to talk about their experiences living through the COVID-19 pandemic.  
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The Knight Life Podcast, Ep. 1

RADIO: The Knight Life Podcast, Ep. 1: Healing from trauma, dealing with COVID

Featured podcasts include Sex and Sexuality and The Listening Machine
Marlena Harvey and Jakob McWhinney October 18, 2021
The Knight Life Podcast kicks off this week with its debut episode featuring the works of City Times Media, including Sex and Sexuality and The Listening Machine.
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