Christopher Werth appears in the following:
Friday, March 07, 2014
To stay competitive, Europeans need cheaper natural gas but they also need to be less dependent upon Russia. They're looking at fracking as a solution, but opponents have environmental concerns.
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Amid rising production, U.S. oil companies say Congress should end a 1970s-era ban on oil exports. Some energy analysts agree, saying the way we visualize the global marketplace as a sort of chess game is holding us back. They say it's time for a new image: a bathtub.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
The French website La Blogothéque is famous for what it calls "Take Away Shows": original, informal videos of musicians from across the U.S. and Europe playing live in unlikely places.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Fit with rubbery keys and advanced electronics, the newly minted keyboard is designed to realistically mimic other instruments, thus allowing one player to sound like many. Christopher Werth speaks with the instrument's inventor, Roland Lamb, to understand just how it works.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Havana Marking's new documentary focuses on professional thieves who've targeted high-end jewelry shops across Europe, the Middle East and Asia for a decade. According to Interpol, the Pink Panthers have stolen nearly a half a billion dollars worth of jewels over roughly 500 robberies.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The city of London boasts centuries of architectural history. But a building boom is threatening the city's traditionally low-rise aesthetic and the views of some of that history. Critics — including UNESCO — are very worried about London's changing skyline.
Sunday, April 07, 2013
Frequently scavenged by "mudlarks" who roam its banks with metal detectors, the river has yielded Elizabethan coins, Roman statuettes and WWII munitions to those who are willing to dig. But not everyone approves of the mudlarks' method.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
In the 19th and 20th centuries, nearly every coal mine in the U.K. had a brass band. They were intended to keep workers out of trouble, and were a matter of civic pride for local communities. Today, some say that without funding, the bands could become a thing of the past.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Europe has long taken a harder line towards global internet companies who make privacy incursions against their users and Facebook is no exception. In the last few months, a couple of high-profile cases have seen European privacy fears realized. We asked Marketplace reporter Christopher Werth to talk to a few of the people in Europe who’ve run up against Facebook recently to see if their experiences might tell us something about Facebook’s prospective practices in the US.
The Outside Joke - My Mom’s on Facebook
Friday, July 27, 2012
Some 29,000 reporters and their staffs have descended on London for the Olympic Games, but according to the International Olympic Committee, about one quarter of them are not accredited to actually cover the games. These are left to report on any number of local stories, which can be a chilling prospect for civic leaders. Christopher Werth reports on the attempt by Olympic host cities to try to shape the coverage produced by the staggering number of unaccredited journalists.
Oddisee - Frostbit