A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson

A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson

You're used to hearing Amanda Dickson on the weekdays as the anchor of Utah's Morning News on KSL Newsradio. Now get to know her a little better as she takes on news, politics, education, health, family and more with her panel of fascinating Utah women.

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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
When should the private sector take on societal issues?

Business leaders gathered in Utah recently to talk about when the private sector should take on societal issues. Should private businesses address the homeless issue, environmental issues or child care? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director for Immunization Programs at Intermountain Health and Robbyn Scribner, Co-Founder and Director of Outreach for Tech Moms. 

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Apr 15, 2024 3:47 AM
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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
Should privacy be a consumer right?

Do you consider privacy a right? A consumer right? An individual right? The EU has done more to protect privacy than we do in the U.S. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests about this on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director for Immunization Programs at Intermountain Health and Robbyn Scribner, Co-Founder and Director of Outreach for Tech Moms. 

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Apr 15, 2024 3:44 AM
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"I don't want algorithms to tell me what I'm interested in."

"Let's talk about algorithms," KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson said. She is concerned about algorithms deciding what we're interested in, blocking some content that we could learn from. She wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View how they feel about algorithms curating their lives. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director for Immunization Programs at Intermountain Health and Robbyn Scribner, Co-Founder and Director of Outreach for Tech Moms. 

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Apr 15, 2024 3:41 AM
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The things AI cannot do

Elon Musk predicted last week that AI will be smarter than the smartest human next year. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests how AI is affecting their professions and their lives. "As AI can do more and more things, the things AI cannot do will be become more essential." Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director for Immunization Programs at Intermountain Health and Robbyn Scribner, Co-Founder and Director of Outreach for Tech Moms. 

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Apr 15, 2024 3:35 AM
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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
Is public education ground zero for the culture wars?

We hear a lot about culture wars in schools - gender, book banning, critical race theory, politics. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson sits down with three teachers this week to ask them what culture wars they've seen in their classrooms and schools. Kim Gardner has been a teacher for 33 years in both elementary and middle school. Dr. DeLaina Tonks is a former teacher and now Executive Director of Mountain Heights Academy. Jill Atwood is a communications strategist for the VA and an adjunct professor of communication at the University of Utah. 

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Apr 5, 2024 4:15 AM
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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
Getting cell phones out of the classroom school by school

How do teachers feel about cell phones in the classroom? What is the best way to address this problem - school by school, by district, by state law? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson sits down with three teachers this week. Kim Gardner has been a teacher for 33 years in both elementary and middle school. Dr. DeLaina Tonks is a former teacher and now Executive Director of Mountain Heights Academy. Jill Atwood is a communications strategist for the VA and an adjunct professor of communication at the University of Utah. 

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Apr 5, 2024 4:13 AM
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How are Utah's teachers handling AI?

We hear all the time about how AI is changing the world. That very much includes education. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked Utah teachers how they see AI - helpful or a hindrance in the classroom? She sits down with three teachers this week. Kim Gardner has been a teacher for 33 years in both elementary and middle school. Dr. DeLaina Tonks is a former teacher and now Executive Director of Mountain Heights Academy. Jill Atwood is a communications strategist for the VA and an adjunct professor of communication at the University of Utah. 

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Apr 5, 2024 4:9 AM
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The challenge of apathy and absenteeism in the classroom

When was the last time you spent even a day in your local school? What are the joys and challenges for teachers in 2024 at all levels of education? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson sits down with three teachers this week. Kim Gardner has been a teacher for 33 years in both elementary and middle school. Dr. DeLaina Tonks is a former teacher and now Executive Director of Mountain Heights Academy. Jill Atwood is a communications strategist for the VA and an adjunct professor of communication at the University of Utah. 

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Apr 5, 2024 4:5 AM
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Why are young people in the U.S. less happy?

The World Happiness Report just came out. The United States fell way back. We used to be #10 in the world. We fell to 23rd, but if you look at younger Americans, we fell all the way to 62nd. What is going on here? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Angel Krull, Director of Major Gifts and Corporate Sponsorships with Ballet West and lobbyist Crystal Young. 

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Mar 22, 2024 4:22 AM
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Should TikTok be banned in the U.S.?

We saw a bipartisan bill pass the House this week that would ban TikTok from the United States unless the Chinese government sells its interest in the company. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View what they think about the data mining that goes on with all social media companies and with this Chinese company specifically. Her guests this week include Angel Krull, Director of Major Gifts and Corporate Sponsorships with Ballet West and lobbyist Crystal Young. 

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Mar 22, 2024 4:20 AM
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Senior citizen skiers - what do you see yourself doing?

We saw an article this week about some skiers at Alta, senior citizen skiers, just cruising down the hill. KSL Newsrado's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View what they see themselves enjoying in their later years. If we're lucky enough to live that long, what do you see yourself doing? Her guests this week include Angel Krull, Director of Major Gifts and Corporate Sponsorships with Ballet West and lobbyist Crystal Young. 

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Mar 22, 2024 4:18 AM
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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
"Profits with propsperity for everybody"

We learned this week that the average bonus on Wall Street went DOWN to $176,500. That's not the salary - that's the bonus! This just blew KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson away.  During a time when we hear about the pain of inflation every day, how is this happening? Why are all profits going back to stockholders and Wall Street and not being shared with everyone? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests about this on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Angel Krull, Director of Major Gifts and Corporate Sponsorships with Ballet West and lobbyist Crystal Young. 

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Mar 22, 2024 4:15 AM
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The women who inspire us during Women's History Month

KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson just finished a biography about a female war correspondent in World War II, Korea and Vietnam named Maggie Higgins. She asked her guests on A Woman's View to share a woman in history who has inspired them. Her guests this week include Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial. 

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Mar 15, 2024 9:21 AM
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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
A new apartment complex designed to fight loneliness

There is a new apartment complex going up in Salt Lake City that was designed with loneliness in mind. Young people can have their own bedroom and bathrooms, but there are communal kitchens and living spaces. It's sort of like a dorm, but you don't have to be a student. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests about this on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial. 

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Mar 15, 2024 9:19 AM
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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
Why are young girls not as resilient as young boys?

New data shows that young girls are not as resilient as young boys. 52% of girls surveyed agreed with the statement, "When things go wrong, I give myself a hard time." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests about this on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial. 

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Mar 15, 2024 9:16 AM
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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
"The caucuses are unfixable - we need a primary vote!"

We learned this week that we will, in fact, have a rematch of Joe Biden v Donald Trump, even though more than half of Americans didn't want this. Donald Trump got more than 50% of the vote at the chaotic Republican caucuses. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests what they think of the caucus and the rematch. Her guests this week include Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial. 

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Mar 15, 2024 9:13 AM
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Opportunity for high school graduates of all faiths to serve

Uah Senate Majority Whip Ann Millner has the idea to give all highschool graduates the opportunity to serve, much like members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints go on missions. It's called One Utah Fellowship, and it would give young adults of all faiths the chance to serve qualified nonprofits here in Utah to gain experience, perspective and maturity. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests what they thought on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Sally Dietlein, Executive Producer at Hale Center Theater, Cherie Call, singer and songwirter, and Sarah Strang, COO of The Road Home and teacher in the social work department at the University of Utah. 

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Mar 1, 2024 4:9 AM
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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
Should public officials' calendars be open to the public?

This week, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes was ordered by a judge to share his official calendar with the news media. He had fought to keep those private. Hours after the ruling, the Utah legislature passed a bill that says going forward, all public officials' calendars will not be considered public documents under Utah's GRAMA law (Government Records Access Management Act.) KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View if those calendars should be public. Her guests this week include Sally Dietlein, Executive Producer at Hale Center Theater, Cherie Call, singer and songwirter, and Sarah Strang, COO of The Road Home and teacher in the social work department at the University of Utah. 

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Mar 1, 2024 4:5 AM
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Kellogg says struggling families should just serve cereal for dinner - really?

Kellogg's CEO said this week that families struggling with food costs should just serve their families cereal for dinner. That felt a little like "like them eat cake" to KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson. She asked her guests on A Woman's View how they're handling inflation in food prices. Her guests this week include Sally Dietlein, Executive Producer at Hale Center Theater, Cherie Call, singer and songwirter, and Sarah Strang, COO of The Road Home and teacher in the social work department at the University of Utah. 

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Mar 1, 2024 3:57 AM
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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
Should we lower the requirements to be qualified as a teacher in Utah?

We have been affected by a teacher shortage here in Utah, as many states have been. Is part of the answer lowering the requirements for teachers so more professionals can work in the classroom? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View, all three current or former teachers, what they think. Her guests this week include Sally Dietlein, Executive Producer at Hale Center Theater, Cherie Call, singer and songwirter, and Sarah Strang, COO of The Road Home and teacher in the social work department at the University of Utah. 

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Mar 1, 2024 3:55 AM
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"A beaurocrat is a Democrat who has a job a Republican wants."

Senator Lee appeared at UVU with the former Prime Minister of Great Britain Liz Truss to talk about federal government. Truss argued for doing away with or drastically reducing the federal beaucracy. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests about the role of the federal government. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator and Representative Patrice Arent, Natalie Gochnour, Associate Dean in the David Eccles School of Business and Director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, and Danielle Vazquez, Executive Director of the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome. 

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Feb 23, 2024 4:14 AM
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FBI informant lied about Bidens taking bribes - should impeachment go forward?

We learned this week that the FBI informant, Alexander Smirnov, lied to the FBI about the Bidens taking bribes from a Ukrainian interest. We also learned he got his false information from Russian operatives. Now what? When his information formed the basis of the Biden impeachment, should that go on without the supporting evidence? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator and Representative Patrice Arent, Natalie Gochnour, Associate Dean in the David Eccles School of Business and Director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, and Danielle Vazquez, Executive Director of the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome. 

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Feb 23, 2024 4:10 AM
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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
"She shouldn't be able to bully the kids she is charged with protecting."

Natalie Cline, Utah State School Board member, has been under intense scrutiny for a social media post that questioned the gender of a female high school basketball player. Should Cline be impeached? Should she be kicked out of office? Or should she be allowed to run and possibly win that seat again? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator and Representative Patrice Arent, Natalie Gochnour, Associate Dean in the David Eccles School of Business and Director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, and Danielle Vazquez, Executive Director of the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome. 

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Feb 23, 2024 4:4 AM
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The value of a college degree goes beyond the job title

There was an article in the Wall Street Journal this week about how more than half of college graduates are "not using their degrees." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to take issue with that phrase and asked her guests about it on A Woman's View. What does it mean to "use" your degree? It's more than just your job title. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator and Representative Patrice Arent, Natalie Gochnour, Associate Dean in the David Eccles School of Business and Director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, and Danielle Vazquez, Executive Director of the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome. 

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Feb 23, 2024 3:59 AM
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How do we fix the child care crisis in Utah?

Let's talk about child care for a minute. For so many families, this is their primary issue. Parents either can't find child care at all, and if they do find it, it is so expensive it doesn't make sense. The Utah Legislature is debating different ideas to address this issue. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests about this on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Susan Madsen, Founder and Director of the Utah Women and Leadership Project, Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, and Luz Lewis Perez, the Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho. 

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Feb 16, 2024 9:19 AM
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