Amanda Dickson

misinformation...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: The common denominator driving misinformation is fear

The answer, says Amanda Dickson, is fear. She says we cannot let fear, in the guise of misinformation, lead us astray.
3 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

The psychology of choking during competition, or any high stress event

One researcher says that the most highly performing people in the world are most susceptible to choking under pressure, or during competition.
3 months ago
Amanda Dickson with Mitt Romney, days before the opening ceremony of the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Game...
Amanda Dickson

Remembering Salt Lake 2002 during the opening ceremony in Beijing

Amanda Dickson remembers the excitement and the hope of Salt Lake 2002, as we prepare for the Beijing 2022 opening ceremony.
3 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: We have been shirking our duty to end violence

Students and passengers punching teachers and flight attendants are reminders, says KSL NewsRadio's Amanda Dickson, of our duty to end violence.
6 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: There should be no token Republicans, or tokens in general

Amanda Dickson, co-host of Utah's Morning News and A Woman's View, discusses Meghan McCain's dismay at being a token Republican on The View.
7 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Heart of Utah | Opinion “I haven’t missed out on a thing”

We aired a Heart of Utah report this morning on KSL Newsradio that stayed with me, as powerful stories sometimes do.
8 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: There should be a memorial for veterans of the War on Terror

Amanda Dickson adds her voice to those who believe a memorial to those who lost their lives in the War on Terror belongs in our nation's capital.
8 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: The high-stake musical chairs game of redistricting, explained

Redistricting "affects federal grants. It affects money from the federal and the state. It affects everyone," Sen. Karen Mayne said on A Woman's View.
9 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: The Deadly Toll of January 6th

Four police officers who defended the US Capitol Building and the people inside on January 6th, 2021  have since died by suicide.
9 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: I watch the Olympics with my whole body

KSL NewsRadio's Amanda Dickson explains what it is like to watch the Olympics with her whole body, not just her eyes.
10 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: We must fund before we even think of defunding the police

As crime rates rise and law enforcement officers leave the profession throughout the country, Amanda Dickson believes we must fund the police before we can even start to think about defunding them.
10 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Looking at disability differently

Amanda Dickson challenges people to look at disability differently.
10 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Open! Open! Open in Washington, D.C.

COVID-19 shut down the Capital's most visited attractions, like museums. But, now, Washington, D.C. is open! And KSL NewsRadio's Amanda Dickson is stoked.
10 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: We are strong enough to learn our true history

You can be proud of your country while also expressing a desire to learn from the mistakes of history, Amanda Dickson writes in this opinion piece.
10 months ago
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Food insecurity is higher than ever in Utah

"The hot temperatures have driven those bills so high and so incredibly out of budget, food is first thing to go off the list."
11 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Coming back to the office after COVID-19 sent me home

After spending more than a year broadcasting from home, Amanda Dickson shares perspective on coming back to the office post COVID-19.
12 months ago
Greg Libecci, energy and resource manager for the Salt Lake City School District, stands with solar...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Searching for Zero

We've seen and heard so much lately about "net zero" and getting to zero by 2050 in order to prevent the planet's temperature from rising.
12 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Utah is prepared to handle different types of cyberattacks

Chris Parker, the Director of the Division of Public Utilities for Utah, explained to KSL NewsRadio's Amanda Dickson how the state is protected against cyberattacks.
1 year ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Bring on the ban of menthol cigarettes

Menthol cigarettes felt like a friend to KSL Newsradio host Amanda Dickson as a younger woman, but she supports a ban.
1 year ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Why the military cares about climate change

Since it was the first time in my memory that the senator and I had spoken on climate change, I asked for his general view. 
1 year ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Five Words That Changed America

We grew up watching Columbo or NYPD Blue, and now we binge Law and Order, so when a police officer begins "You have the right to remain silent," we can finish, "Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law."
1 year ago
Coachman's Dinner and Pancake House at 1301 So. State in Salt Lake City, Utah Dec. 11, 2002. Photo ...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: A former Coachman’s waitress says farewell

When I read the news that Coachman's Dinner and Pancake House is closing its doors today after sixty years, the 19-year-old me said, "Good riddance!" But forty years later, is that resentment I felt still there?
1 year ago
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Boyd Matheson is our generation’s Walter Cronkite

There is an old saying that begins, "when the student is ready, the teacher will appear." Boyd Matheson brings both roles to KSL Newsradio.
1 year ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: God bless the incredible Utah COVID-19 vaccine volunteers

Utah volunteers help to ease stress and nerves for people receiving the COVID-19 vaccine according to Amanda Dickson.
1 year ago