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Between the Covers: “The Circle” by Dave Eggers


A dark comedic novel about a fictional and highly successful social media company called The Circle, where Mae Holland is hired as a Customer Experience representative. Mae slowly becomes "encircled" by the corporation, whose sole mission is to have all experiences, images and thought by everyone available to all people.

Guests on the program include Stephen Middleton, instructor of mass communication, April Hobbs Nutter, web director, Toni Hobbs, director of creative and branding services, and Sasha Reinhardt, middle school educator. They will discuss issues of virtual privacy, data sharing, and the role of social media in contemporary culture.  

Greg Jenkins has been the Operations Director at MSPR since 1999. Greg is a 1996 graduate of Morehead State University with a BME in Music Education and received a Masters of Science in Industrial Technology in 2008. Greg oversees training, scheduling, and evaluation of the student board operator staff, preparation of the daily traffic logs and serves as weekday classical music host. He is also the webmaster of the MSPR website and maintains MSPR's webstreaming and podcasting.