Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

The Storm and the Economy

Friday, November 02, 2012

WNYC’s Business and Economics Editor Charlie Herman discusses the economic impact of the storm on the city and the metro area.

CORRECTION: During the interview, Leonard said the Fine Print Dealers Association Print fair was cancelled, but that was an error. The print fair is still happening! We apologize for the mistake.

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Money Talking: The Economic Impact of Sandy

Friday, November 02, 2012

Four days after Hurricane Sandy turned the New York metropolitan area on its head, estimates for the economic damage are coming in as high as $50 billion — making it one of the costliest storms on record.

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Sandy Leaves Spotty Cellphone Service Its Wake

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

All the major cell phone carriers here in New York say their networks are having issues due to Sandy

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Hurricane Sandy Forces Closures for Museums, Theaters

Monday, October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy has forced many cultural institutions in the tri-state region to close their doors Monday.

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Predicing the Economic Impact of Hurricane Sandy

Monday, October 29, 2012

Could Sandy be this year's October surprise for the presidential election? Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, describes the storm's impact on the campaigns of Pr...

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Money Talking: Consumers and Corporations Hold Clashing Views of Economy

Friday, October 26, 2012

When it comes to the economy, corporations see the glass as half-empty, while consumers see it as half-full.


New Tech City: Sentiment Analysis and How Banks Use Social Media

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The social media realm can at times seem like a frivolous place full of out-of-focus photos and posts about what your friends ate for breakfast. But for businesses, it can also be a cash cow thanks to the sheer number of people you can reach with something as simple as a tweet.


New Tech City: Healthcare Goes Digital

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

As the medical world goes digital, patients are accessing healthcare online and through smartphone apps while doctors and hospitals are using software to do everything from track prescriptions to transfer patients to different offices or departments.


New Tech City: Networking and the Fast-Growing Trend of 'Coworking'

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Meet ups, happy hours, hackathons, breakfasts: It seems there's an event for every time of day and every possible subculture in tech.   


Small Business Owners React to Jobs Report

Friday, October 05, 2012

The recently-released ADP September jobs report showed modest growth in the job market. While all of this will certainly be hailed as positive results from the Democrats, Republicans ...

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Money Talking: What Business Leaders Want in the Next Presidential Debate

Friday, October 05, 2012

The first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney focused on jobs and the economy but left some pundits asking for more specifics.

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New Tech City: The Resume in the Digital Age and Maker Faire Comes to New York

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

When President Obama and Mitt Romney take the stage in Denver for their first presidential debate Wednesday, the talking points will no doubt center on jobs and the economy.


New Tech City: New York City and Its Small Businesses Go Digital

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

A year ago, the city outlined its strategy to make municipal government and New York City residents more high-tech. This week WNYC's New Tech City goes one-on-one with the wom...

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New Tech City: Transportation and Tech Intersect as UNGA Gridlock Hits NYC

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Motorists may find their cars at a standstill as the UN General Assembly kicks off. Bottlenecks and detours are daily headaches for drivers and cabbies plying Manhattan's roadways. WN...

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Walmart Backs Out of Opening Store in Brooklyn

Friday, September 14, 2012

Walmart is abandoning efforts to open a store in East New York, Brooklyn — a move that would have established the retailer's first store in New York City.

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Teaching a New Generation of Coders and Web Developers

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

No one knows who the next Mark Zuckerberg will be, but 135 high schoolers at New York City's Academy for Software Engineering are stepping up to the plate with coding textbooks in hand.


Money Talking: Women as Moms-in-Chief at the National Conventions

Friday, September 07, 2012

Conventional visions of women were at the heart of the Republican and Democratic national conventions, especially in the speeches given by Ann Romney and Michelle Obama.

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Money Talking: Fuel Efficiency Standards

Friday, August 31, 2012

As Republicans gathered for their national convention in Tampa this week, President Barack Obama stole some of their thunder by announcing that automakers will have to nearly double the fuel efficiency of cars and trucks by 2025.

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Money Talking: Big Money in Schools

Friday, August 24, 2012

Summer’s coming to an end and that means it’s back to the classroom for millions of students around the country.

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The Agenda: VPs and Back to School

Monday, August 20, 2012

Maggie Haberman and Charlie Herman preview the week's top stories in the Agenda. Topics include Paul Ryan's first week as the vice presidential nominee, the upcoming conventions and back to school economics.