Ben Smith, co-founder of Room Eight, discusses a grand jury subpoena issued to silence his blog, where he writes about New York politics. Attorney Paul Alan Levy also joins us to talk about bloggers' First Amendment rights.
After a summer of all play and no work, kids are at risk of losing two months’ worth of learning. YMCA’s Marty Forth and CUNY professor of education Ken Gold explain why – and how kids can use their academic skills during summer break. Plus, is your online identity really ...
We cut live to the resignation of Governor Eliot Spitzer. Then Brian and WNYC political director Andrea Bernstein offer analysis of the speech with Ben Smith, a columnist and blogger for Politico.com, and Karen de Witt, Capitol Bureau Chief for New York State Public Radio.
In anticipation of Eliot Spitzer's official resignation speech, Brian and WNYC political director Andrea Bernstein continue to get updates from Albany and analysis from WNYC reporter Arun Venugopal live at the Governors office. We are also joined by Ben Smith, a columnist and blogger for Politico.com, and John Fund, an ...
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