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Becky Sullivan

Becky Sullivan appears in the following:

Remembering The Pioneering Audiologist Who Tested Hearing At Birth

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Until the early '90s, young children often weren't tested for hearing loss until they had already missed out on a critical period for learning language. Dr. Marion Downs was determined to change that.

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7 Chaotic Hours Behind The Scenes At NFL RedZone

Sunday, December 14, 2014

On 17 Sundays every fall, millions of people tune in to this cable channel, which airs for just seven hours a week and endeavors to show each score from as many as 12 simultaneous football games.

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Lakers May Be Losing Games, But They're Still Winning Latino Fans

Sunday, November 16, 2014

The Lakers are the only NBA team with a dedicated Spanish-language TV channel and broadcast crew. And it makes sense: almost half of the 10 million people in LA County are Hispanic.

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Baseball's Best, A Hitter And A Pitcher, Are From LA

Thursday, November 13, 2014

For the Angels' Mike Trout, the third time was the charm. And Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers is just the 11th player to win MVP and Cy Young in the same season.

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Baseball's Cy Young Awards Go To A Newcomer And A Repeat Winner

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw swept the voting for his third Cy Young, while Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians narrowly won his first.

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Is It Too Early To Call Madison Bumgarner A Legend?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The San Francisco Giants' pitcher delivered a performance for the ages Wednesday night. And the sports world just can't stop talking about it.

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From The Stadium To Your Stereo: Behind Baseball's Biggest Sounds

Saturday, October 25, 2014

You can thank audio engineer Joe Carpenter and his 80 microphones every time you hear the crack of a bat, smack of a glove or thud of a base in this World Series.

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For The First Time, Real Tattoos Make Their Madden Debut

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Fear of lawsuits had kept tattoos out of previous editions of the video game, but San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick put those worries to rest when he secured the rights to his tattoos.

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Fifty Years Of 'Farmer John': A Hit That Opened The Door For Chicano Rock

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Before the summer of 1964, major labels had little interest in Mexican-American bands. Then came The Premiers.

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In 'Fargo,' A Deaf Actor Gets His Chance To Be Wicked

Sunday, June 01, 2014

An actor since childhood, Russell Harvard always wanted to play the bad guy. In the TV show Fargo, he plays a menacing hit man whose partner interprets for him — sometimes.

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By Helping Gay Athletes, Group Hopes To Refocus On Talent

Saturday, April 12, 2014

This week, Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay player in NCAA Division 1 basketball. You Can Play, the organization that helped him through the process, wants to be irrelevant eventually.

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In LA, Watching Home Team's Ball Games Just Got More Complicated

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers' games will no longer be broadcast for free on local television. Time Warner Cable has created a special Dodgers channel, but other TV providers are balking at the price.

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Who's The Best In College Basketball? Let's Look At The Numbers

Thursday, March 13, 2014

"Nobody really compares" to Alan Williams number-wise, a statistician says. But the starting center for University of California, Santa Barbara, isn't widely expected to be named Player of the Year.

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Jurassic Bark: How Sound Design Changed Our Imaginations

Saturday, April 13, 2013

When Gary Rydstrom recorded and mixed together a set of noises for the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park, he never guessed he'd inform our ideas about them for decades to come.

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Making The Olympics Sound Right, From A 'Swoosh' To A 'Splash'

Saturday, July 28, 2012

The clashing of swords, the tick-tock of the table tennis, the robotic "Take your mark!" before the swimmers launch from their blocks — it's one man's job to make sure we hear all those things.

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Instagram's Winning Recipe: Images And Social Media

Sunday, December 25, 2011

In 2011, people used Instagram to share their pictures — at a rate of 90 pictures every second. It's Apple's iPhone App of the Year, and people use it to take pictures and then share them.

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Design For the Real World: The Periodic Table

Friday, April 01, 2011

For chemists, the periodic table of the elements is a hugely coveted piece of real estate. Writer Sam Kean explains the origins of the periodic table and its enduring brilliance. Produced by KJHK’s Becky Sullivan.

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From Apple II to the Big Screen: The Oregon Trail

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Sure, YouTube is great for kitten videos, but one of its most consistent sweet spots is fake movie trailers. Viral video fans take note -- the western epic The Oregon Trail is 'coming soon' to a theater near you.

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Yet another puzzle from Inception

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Like most moviegoers after Inception, I left the theatre with a lot of questions about the movie. Last week, we were presented with yet another.  Inception's soundtrack is comprised of two elements: composer Hans Zimmer's largely ambient, stringy score, and “Non, je ne regrette rien' – the classic chanson sung by Edith Piaf, which Leo and his crew use to communicate with their dreaming teammates.  It is just a tiny bit more complicated than that: Zimmer used a sample of the Piaf tune in the making of his score, which he confirmedlast Wednesday (after Internet speculation).

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Outclassing the Mad Men

Friday, July 23, 2010

Over the last few days, the internet has ooed and aahed over a viral marketing campaign from Old Spice.  In just two days, a production team and a charming actor named Isaiah Mustafa created 183 short videos; instead of paying for TV airtime, Old Spice simply uploaded them to YouTube.  It was the kind of bombshell that the creative minds at Sterling Cooper could only dream of.

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