Houston Matters

Full Show: Political Roundup, And Our Privacy At Risk With Social Media (March 28, 2018)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Our panel of experts discuss the latest political stories, the recent data breach from Facebook, and choreographer Garrett Smith, tells Michael Hagerty about his piece ‘Imitations’, which will be performed at Houston’s annual Dance Salad festival, March 29-31.

Houston Matters begins at noon on 88.7FM or listen online. Join the discussion at 713-440-8870, talk@houstonmatters.org or @HoustonMatters.

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We discuss the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

And, after the breach of trust from Facebook –the recent admission that Cambridge Analytica, a political data-mining firm, gained access to massive amounts of Facebook user data without permission– we talk to Houston Chronicle’s Dwight Silverman about what may motivate some users to cut the social media’s site cord. 

Plus: Choreographer Garrett Smith, wants to re-examine the way gender is represented in dance with his piece Imitations, He tells Houston Matters producer Michael Hagerty about the piece and what he hopes it changes about gender roles in dance. 

Audio from today’s show will available after 3 p.m. CT. We also offer a free daily, downloadable podcast here, on iTunesStitcher and various other podcasting apps.

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