Emily Bazelon

Senior Editor, Slate

Emily Bazelon appears in the following:

Gabfest Radio: The Queen of Versailles Edition

Saturday, September 29, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss Mitt Romney’s challenges in heading into the presidential debates and Culture Gabfest panelists talk about the documentary Queen of Versailles.

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Money Talking: As New Supreme Court Term Starts, a Look at Business-Related Case

Friday, September 28, 2012

The Supreme Court begins a new term Monday with a docket full of cases pertinent to the business community. This week, WNYC's Money Talking examines the business implications of the cases, as well as how the court's 5-4 conservative-liberal split will play out.


Gabfest Radio: The Master and Commander-In-Chief Edition

Saturday, September 22, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists discuss Mitt Romney’s comments about the 47% of Americans who don’t pay federal income taxes. On the Culture Gabfest, panelists talk about Paul Thomas Anderson’s new movie The Master.

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Gabfest Radio: The Bringing a Gun to a Puppy Fight Edition

Saturday, September 15, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the turmoil in the Arab world. On the Culture Gabfest portion of the show, John Dickerson returns to talk about his great passion, Bob Dylan, who has a new album out.

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Gabfest Radio: The Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy Edition

Saturday, September 08, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Democratic National Convention, including speeches by Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, and Bill Clinton. They also debate whether either party convention will make a major difference in the overall campaign, and what impact Friday’s weak jobs report will have.

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Follow Friday: The Democratic National Convention

Friday, September 07, 2012

As the Democratic National Convention wrapped up last night with President Barack Obama accepting his Party's nomination, Ron Christie, Takeaway contributor and Republican strategist, and Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and Truman Capote Law and Media fellow at Yale Law School, reflect on the DNC, and look ahead to November. 


Gabfest Radio: The Empty Chair Edition

Saturday, September 01, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss the Republican National Convention, preview next week’s Democratic Convention, and assess what President Obama needs to do to recapture the excitement of 2008. On the Culture Gabfest, panelists discuss TLC’s hit reality show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," the new movie "Sleepwalk With Me," and the growing trend of public marriage proposals posted on YouTube.


Following Up: Bullying and Violence

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Following up this morning's listener suggestion, Slate's Emily Bazelon and Jessie Klein, author of The Bully Society: School Shootings and the Crisis of Bullying in America’s Schools look at the links between bullying and violence, from school shootings to teen suicides.  Are we too quick to assign motives?

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National Legal News

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate, discusses the proposed Virginia ultrasound law that would mandate performing ultrasounds on women seeking abortions, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear the case on affirmative action in higher education, Fisher vs. University of Texas, and Montana's attempt to reverse the 2010 Citizens United ruling that allowed corporate political spending.

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The Supreme Court Goes Big

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate previews the next session of the Supreme Court, which will include Arizona immigration law, Obama's health reform law, and redistricting in Texas. 

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Anti-Social Media

Monday, October 04, 2010

Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and founding editor of Double X, looks at the Tyler Clementi case in light of other cyber-bullying incidents with fatal consequences; and New Jersey Star Ledger reporter Amy Ellis Nutt discusses her own reporting on the issue.

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New Details Complicate Phoebe Prince Case

Thursday, July 22, 2010

The suicide of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince in January made international headlines and changed the way that Massachusetts schools view and prosecute bullying in schools. What was described by state District Attorney Elizabeth Scheibel, initially, as a “nearly three-month campaign” of “relentless” and “torturous” bullying, may in fact have been a more nuanced and complicated case with an emotionally disturbed teenager at its center. 

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The Push to Move Abortion Out of the Clinic, Into the Hospital, and Back Into Mainstream Medicine

Friday, July 16, 2010

In an article in this weekend's New York Times Magazine, contributor Emily Bazelon profiles a group she calls "The New Abortion Providers," young doctors who are attempting to move abortion out of clinics and back into hospitals.


Left and Right Respond to Kagan Nomination

Monday, May 10, 2010

Both Conservatives and liberals have their concerns about Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan. Senior editor for Slate, Emily Bazelon, explains that the left worries that she is too untested, while the right worries that she is too "gay friendly." This is based on a fight about the government's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy, when law schools didn't allow military recruiters to come to schools.


Fatal Case Puts Bullying Back in Spotlight

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Bullying has long been a problem for school children and it seems that the level of violence is both increasing and spreading beyond the schoolyard on to the Internet. On Monday, charges for "unrelenting bullying" were filed against nine teenagers in the case of Phoebe Prince. The 15-year-old girl hanged herself in January after being tormented for months by other students at her high school. Two teenage boys were charged with statutory rape and a clique of girls were charged with stalking, criminal harassment and violating Phoebe's civil rights.

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Rhetorical Fire

Friday, March 26, 2010

Virginia congressman Tom Perriello ((D 5th)), talks about the recent health care debate and threats made against him and his brother. Then Erick Erickson, editor of Red State and one of the founders of Rebuild the Party, and Emily Bazelon, senior editor of Slate and ...

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2009 News Quiz

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Time to put your news knowledge to the test. Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and founding editor of their women's website The XX Factor, and WNYC's morning host Soterios Johnson play quiz-master for the 2009 news quiz.

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Testing, Testing

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

It’s time for an end-of-the-year news quiz! Listeners call in and put their knowledge of 2009’s events to the test with Slate’s Emily Bazelon and WNYC's own Soterios Johnson. Then, “unfriend” and “distracted driving” are the words of the year at Oxford and Webster’s.

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Supreme Court Update

Monday, June 29, 2009

Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and founding editor of the XX Factor, talks about some recent rulings--as well as Justice Souter's last day on the bench. Also: Ted Shaw, a professor of law at Columbia Law School and former president of the

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SCOTUS Decisions

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Emily Bazelon, senior editor at and founding editor of Double X, a women's website, discusses the four decisions that came down from the US Supreme Court today.