Donate to the ETV Endowment on Giving Tuesday

By Coby C. Hennecy

Giving Tuesday

Dear ETV Endowment Member,

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. This year's Giving Tuesday will take place on November 27th and will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back. 

What Year is it? Two-thousand eighteen? Twenty-eighteen? Does it Matter?

By Tut Underwood


Credit Lumapoche [CC0 1.0] via Pixabay You may say to- MAY-toe and I may say to-MAH-toe, but the 1930s pop song "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" demonstrates playfully that there are often various ways to pronounce certain words.  Even numbers are subject to differences of opinion.  Take this year, 2018.  Some people say "two-thousand-eighteen" while others say "twenty-eighteen."  Is there a correct way to

SC Lede: Midterms Are Done, Ya Turkey!

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson speaks with Russ McKinney (l) and Seanna Adcox (r) in the SC Public Radio studios on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

On this last episode of South Carolina Lede before Thanksgiving, host Gavin Jackson looks back on the 2018 South Carolina midterm elections with Seanna Adcox, The Post and Courier's assistant Columbia bureau chief, and Russ McKinney, South Carolina Public Radio's own statehouse reporter. They profile the constitutional officers who were re-elected around the state, look at the state superintendent referendum that failed on the ballot, and discuss issues with South Carolina's outdated voting machines.

Congressman-Elect Joe Cunningham Clinches an Historic Win

By vhansen

Joe Cunningham addresses the press at the International Longshoremen's Hall on Morrison Drive in Charleston




After a nail biting night and an all too close early morning win, Congressman-Elect Joe Cunningham addressed the press Wednesday night in front of a small group of family and friends at a longshoremen’s union hall in Charleston.   He spoke about a campaign that began at a kitchen table with no money, no staff and no idea how to run for election.  But Cunningham said he decided to run to fight for a nation less divided for future generations.

SC Lede: Midterm Madness MiniPod

By Gavin Jackson





The midterms have come and gone and the South Carolina Lede breaks down the results just minutes after they were announced on election night 2018.

Host Gavin Jackson recaps the action from the state Republican watch party with reporters Jamie Lovegrove with The Post and Courier and Meg Kinnard with The Associated Press.

South Carolina Lede Live Taping in Greenville

By Gavin Jackson

Host Gavin Jackson with AP reporter Meg Kinnard and The Post and Couriers Jamie Lovegrove

The campaign trail is heating up this fall, so South Carolina Lede is hitting the road for a live podcast taping. Host Gavin Jackson, along with South Carolina Public Radio reporters and other friends of the pod, is bringing the show to Greenville this November!

Literary Classic "Frankenstein" Turns 200

By Tut Underwood

An illustration from the frontispiece of the 1831 edition, Colburn and Bentley, London 1831.

Halloween brings out the ghoul and monster in both kids and adults, and a perennial favorite is Mary Shelley's ground-breaking character, Frankenstein.  Acknowledged as the first science fiction novel, Frankenstein has hit another milestone this year: first published in 1818, it turns 200, and has enjoyed popularity virtually from the moment of its first printing.  University of South Carolina English professor and Shelley expert Paula Feldman said the story speaks to the mysterious fears of our nature, and thus has remained popular through the centuries.  She revealed that the inspiration

SCTA's Telehealth Awareness Week Highlights New Health Programs

By John Lewis

Telehealth Awareness Week

“We’re probably more advanced in telehealth than most states in this country,” said state Rep. Murrell Smith.

Smith is one of the state legislature’s most prominent supporters of telehealth, which connects patients to health care providers through live video.

Gov. Henry McMaster declared Oct. 15 – 19 as Telehealth Awareness Week. Hospitals, healthcare groups, and school districts hosted public events during the week to highlight new programs and demonstrate how they work.