KYW Newsradio In Depth

Straightforward conversations about the people, ideas, and power centers that shape the world we live in. KYW Newsradio reporters talk daily with experts and leaders in science, politics, business, and public health -- to make sense of the news and unravel the real reasons why a story matters.

Jobs, wages, inflation: the biggest economic qu...
It's a new year, so it's time to take a look at the biggest economic questions and issues we're going to run into in 2022.
10 min
How to fight extremism: 'Interrupt intolerance,...
Extremism is on the rise in the US. So what can normal people do to help fight extremism and to stop hate before it takes root?
8 min
"Anyone can create the news:" how to detect mis...
Drexel University professor Dr. Denise Agosto shares tips on how to tell the difference between truth and fiction.
23 min
"A real opportunity to educate our students bet...
Dr. Jeff Rhodes thinks it's time to do away with antiquated approaches to public education.
21 min
"Sometimes it takes a crisis:" pandemic exposes...
The state of caregiving in the America is a serious issue. Dr. Julie Morita shares some hard truths.
11 min
"I'm sorry it had to come to the rescue:" Dr. D...
University of Pennsylvania scientist Dr. Drew Weissman helped lead research in the development of mRNA vaccines.
12 min
Mayor Kenney grades his performance in a roller...
Philadelphia's mayor reflects on how the city has handled multiple crises in 2021 and looks forward to the next two years.
15 min
"Society can fall apart:" the very real consequ...
A Temple University professer sheds light on a study about the link between social media and fake news.
12 min
The insidiousness of addiction: 'I don't think ...
The opioid crisis hasn’t gotten headlines like it had prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. But that hasn't stopped it from getting worse. Clinical psychologist Dr. Jaime Zuckerman joins the podcast to talk about the crisis and how to better understand the insidious whispers of addiction.
21 min
Food and friendship for folks who need it: behi...
The last couple of years have been truly unprecedented times for local food pantries, as they have had to deal with levels of need that have skyrocketed. We wanted to check in with one group that has been working hard to make a difference -- so we caught up with Vince Schiavone, CEO of Caring for Friends.
19 min
Facts over Fear: What have we learned two years...
Independence Blue Cross presents Facts over Fear, a special pandemic mini-series from KYW Newsradio In Depth. Dr. Perry Halkitis explains how our public health approach to COVID and future pandemics needs to change.
32 min
Facts over Fear: Why fear of omicron doesn't ne...
Independence Blue Cross presents Facts over Fear, a special pandemic mini-series from KYW Newsradio In Depth. Dr. Brian McDonough shares realistic advice on how to keep safe while still living your life.
22 min
Facts over Fear: Setting the record straight on...
Independence Blue Cross presents Facts over Fear, a special pandemic mini-series from KYW Newsradio In Depth. The holidays are here, and omicron is spreading rapidly. What do we know, and how can we arm ourselves with the facts to combat misinformation?
32 min
The biggest nutrition lies and how to spot them
Nutrition misinformation is 'the original fake news.' How can you tell if something you read about health is true?
30 min
2021's top news stories, and how your political...
The data intelligence company Morning Consult recently released a report that looks at the news stories that really resonated, and those that didn’t break through from this past year.
24 min
The biggest pandemic economy stories of 2021
From the inflation roller coaster to house prices, Philadelphia economist David Fiorenza joins the podcast to break down the biggest stories of the year in a wild pandemic economy.
10 min
What a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympi...
Dr. Mark Thomas explains what it means to diplomatically boycott the games, how many times it's happened before, and what, if anything these actions are going to accomplish in China.
15 min
California guns and Texas abortion: how the sta...
The controversial abortion law out of Texas survived a Supreme Court challenge, and now California announced its intentions to use the framework of that law to target illegal guns.
12 min
Behind America's teacher shortage: "If we had t...
America's teachers are facing increasing needs and decreasing resources, and there just aren't enough teachers to meet the demand.
32 min
Fight inflation: suspend the gas tax?
Inflation is up. Gas prices are high. And there is some talk in Congress about tackling both by suspending the federal gas tax. So would it work?
15 min
Omicron in Philadelphia: KYW Newsradio reporter...
We asked some of the reporters at KYW Newsradio to join us for a Twitter Spaces chat and break down what people should know about the virus and the biggest stories of the week.
27 min
Good news for the pandemic economy: 'The lowest...
Jobless claims hit a number we haven't seen in half a century. Inflation is driving prices higher, so what's the long term outlook? Are wages keeping up? What's happening with gas prices, and what's the holiday buying season looking like?
10 min
The fastest growing brands in 2021: how the pan...
As the country continues to adapt to the pandemic, our brand preferences have evolved
19 min
"It's like a double gut shot." Dick Allen's so...
Dick Allen's son Richard Allen Jr. talks with Dave Uram about his father's legacy, the incredible disappointment surrounding Dick Allen's second hall of fame snub, and his message to the Hall of Fame committee.
21 min
Autism and the justice system: new study hopes ...
Philadelphia-based institute publishes new study shedding light on how the autistic community experiences the justice system.
14 min