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Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

Money Talking: What Should the Minimum Wage Be?

Friday, February 15, 2013

President Obama wants the minimum wage to increase from $7.25 to $9 an hour. Too much?  Too little?  What's the right wage?

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Sandy Victims Waiting Weeks for Relief Checks, Study Finds

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Thousands of Sandy Victims in New York have been forced to put off repairs to their damaged homes as they wait weeks for insurance checks, according to an investigation by the state's Department of Financial Services.

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Internet Troll Weev: Full Interview

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) is a gray-hat hacker and self-described internet troll who is facing up to 10 years in prison for breaching AT&T's servers.

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New Tech City: Internet Troll or Freedom Fighter?

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Internet troll Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) is facing up to 10 years in federal prison for breaching AT&T's servers.  On this week's New Tech City he explains why he believes his actions helped consumers and upheld American democratic ideals.

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Hackers Are Vigilantes, Cybersecurity Expert Says

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Cybersecurity expert Alan Paller says hackers and internet trolls like Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) are nothing more than vigilantes. 

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New Tech City: Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: Is It Too Broad?

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Jordan Kovnot is the privacy fellow at the Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy.

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Money Talking: Will Manufacturing Rescue the Economy?

Friday, February 08, 2013

The rising cost of labor in China, high-tech robots, and even 3D printing are bringing manufacturing operations back to the United States. But will it guarantee more jobs for American workers?

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Technology vs. Business As Usual in NYC

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Hailing cabs with an app.  Renting out rooms to visiting tourists.  Sure, it's easy, thanks to startups like Uber and Airbnb.  But is it legal? Popular tech companies run up against New York City regulations and try to find compromises.

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Last Day for Sandy Victims to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Monday, February 04, 2013

Monday is the last day for New Yorkers and New Jerseyans affected by Sandy to apply for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance. 

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Money Talking: The Economics of Immigration Reform

Friday, February 01, 2013

Money Talking examines how immigration reform would affect wages and benefits, consumer spending, entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security and the economy as a whole.

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New Tech City: 3D-Printed Guns and Violent Video Games

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

A non-profit in Texas called Defense Distributed is working to perfect its design for a so-called "Wiki Weapon."

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Do Violent Video Games Cause Violent Behavior?

Monday, January 28, 2013

Listen to the full interview with researcher Cheryl Olson on the latest research on whether violent video games causes violent behavior and hear what studies she thinks need to be conducted in the future. 

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New Yorkers Get Mortgage Loan Modifications

Friday, January 25, 2013

A federal task force formed to help distressed homeowners has started assisting New Yorkers.

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Money Talking: Does Davos Matter?

Friday, January 25, 2013

Political leaders, CEO and even a few celebrities are rubbing elbows and discussing the world’s biggest political and economic challenges in Davos, Switzerland. Why should we care?

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New Tech City: Online Education and Paying for College

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The credit rating agency Moody's revised its outlook for the whole U.S. higher education sector from "stable" to "negative" in a report released last week.

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WNYC Goes Back to School, This Time Online

Monday, January 21, 2013

The word "MOOC" is everywhere you turn in the world of higher education these days. Here. And here. And here, here and here.

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Stable Credit Outlook for Universities in NYC

Friday, January 18, 2013

The credit ratings agency Moody's recently revised its outlook for the U.S. higher education sector from "stable" to "negative" but universities in New York City have a better outlook than most.

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Last Day to Apply for $25B Mortgage Settlement

Friday, January 18, 2013

As the hours tick down to the deadline, only half of New Yorkers eligible for part of a multi-billion-dollar mortgage settlement have submitted claims.

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Money Talking: Foreclosure Settlements

Friday, January 18, 2013

Today is the deadline to submit claims for a piece of the $25 billion mortgage settlement state attorneys general reached with the five largest mortgage servicers in February 2012. 

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NYC Retail Workers Groups Not Impressed With Walmart's Pledge to Hire 100,000 Veterans

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Organizations that represent New York City's retail workers are less than impressed with Walmart's pledge to hire 100,000 recent veterans over five years, an announcement made Tuesday morning at the Javits Center in Manhattan.  

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