Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Private Solutions to Public Transportation Problems

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Miami is using a private company to build and manage its "tunnel of tomorrow." Could New York learn a lesson from that example?


Why a New Yawk Accent Sways Voters

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

As pundits dissect what the Democratic presidential candidates said in Tuesday's debate, at least one expert says it's just as important to pay attention to how they're saying it.


Playboy: No More Nudes

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Author and feminist Kathy Lette argues that Playboy without the nudes could be a stronger publication. 


Johnny Hincapie Goes Free, After 25 Years Behind Bars

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Hincapie became a symbol of the violence that plagued New York during the late 1980s and early 1990s.


Mayor de Blasio Defends NYPD's New Use of Force Guidelines

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Mayor de Blasio talks about the NYPD's new use of force guidelines and other current events.

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A Big Week for Criminal Justice Reforms

Friday, October 02, 2015

Big changes might be on the way to the NYPD, federal and state courts. 

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Was the Facebook Donation a Boon or a Burden for Newark Schools?

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A large chunk of Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark wound up going to charter schools at the expense of public schools. That's left many teachers and parents unhappy.

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New Schools Official Wants to Untangle Bureaucratic Web for Parents

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The Department of Education has named a seasoned insider to overhaul how schools engage with families, but it's no easy task.
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The Political Power of Pope Francis

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

His 'soft power' on the global stage helped restore diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba, but will it work on climate change? A former Vatican ambassador isn't so sure.

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Jim McGreevey's Lifetime of Benefits for Four Months of Work

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hudson County will pay for the former New Jersey governor's lifetime health benefits. McGreevey put in just four months of work as an attorney for the county.


Blake's Attorney: Public Apology 'Doesn't Go Far Enough'

Friday, September 18, 2015

The scuffle involving the tennis star has brought home for many New Yorkers the aggressive police tactics black residents say they often face.

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What to Watch For in Tonight's GOP Debate

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Takeaway's John Hockenberry talks with WNYC's Jami Floyd about what to look for from the candidates in tonight's GOP debate at the Reagan Library in California.


Why New Jersey’s Lottery Ticket Isn’t Winning

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Governor Christie promised a bigger cash haul for NJ's cash strapped government when he privatized the state's lottery system. Instead, it posted its worst return in 40 years.

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Problems Pile On for Rutgers Football

Monday, September 14, 2015

Another week, another embarrassing incident for the school’s athletic department. The latest involves star football player Leonte Carroo, who’s just been arrested. 


Reporting 9/11: Journalists Remember Attacks

Friday, September 11, 2015

Journalists talk about their experiences in a new exhibit.


The Deal That Brought Mark Zuckerberg's $100 Million Gift to Newark's Schools

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

How the Facebook founder's $100 million donation to fix the struggling district became a political punching bag. 


Do the Tabloids Drive New York City's Political Agenda?

Friday, September 04, 2015

This summer, the city's big ticket news items have been pulled straight from the tabloids. We're taking a look at how much influence these publications have on our daily news. 

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Supporting (or Opposing) the President's Iran Deal Is Complicated Politics

Friday, September 04, 2015

Congress will vote soon on the President's much-debated Iran nuclear deal. But what's really influencing lawmakers' decision making on this — the merit of the agreement or politics?


Gone Are the Days of Hailing a Cab

Thursday, September 03, 2015

At last, cab drivers have their own app, which launched this week. It's called Arro, and it's the taxi equivalent of Uber.


Stopped-and-Frisked by the Police? Soon, You Might Get a 'Receipt'

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The form will direct recipients to call one or both NYPD watchdogs if they have a complaint.