Public broadcasting, not-for-profit media, media ethics
- History, philosophy and current issues in public and community broadcasting
- Application of public broadcasting not-for-profit model to the current crisis facing newspapers and other journalistic media
- Professional responsibilities of those who work in journalism, public relations and advertising.
- First employee, National Public Radio; first producer, "All Things Considered"; board chair, NPR, director of Wisconsin Public Radio
- Founding board secretary of Wisconsin Center for Investigative Reporting, which is attracting national attention by pioneering a not-for-profit model for investigative journalism
- Author, "Listener Supported: The Culture and History of Public Radio"
- Recipient of highest awards of NPR and Wisconsin Public Radio