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The Art Of Gossip

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Gossiping is considered a bad habit. But, when done well, it can actually have social benefits.

This hour, what gossip is, its benefits and drawbacks, and why we’re interested in celebrity gossip.


  • Frank McAndrew - Psychology professor at Knox College
  • Shayla Love - Senior staff writer of features at Vice 
  • Amanda Kehrberg - Adjunct media studies faculty at Arizona State University

Join the conversation onFacebook andTwitter.

Colin McEnroe, Jonathan McNicol, and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.

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Lily is the senior producer for 'The Colin McEnroe Show'. She first worked at Connecticut Public as an intern, in 2014. She has previously worked for WBUR, KUNC, and as a producer for the New England News Collaborative's weekly show 'Next.'
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