Jen Poyant

Executive Producer, Note to Self

Jen Poyant appears in the following:

How Gentrification Changes a City

Thursday, June 11, 2009

In the past 50 years, Denver has grown from a small city to a sprawling metropolitan region. With urban sprawl comes gentrification. The Takeaway caught up with Andres Duany, the foun...

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Waiting for the Train: A City Safari in Denver

Thursday, June 11, 2009

This week The Takeaway is examining Denver as a laboratory for how the American city and surrounding suburbs are changing. The so-called "new urbanists" are pushing for more walkable...

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City of the Future? Denver's New Urbanism

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

This week The Takeaway looks at how cities are reinventing themselves for a world that doesn't depend on cars. Transportation writer (and Takeaway Contributor) Matt Dellinger ...

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Mission Impossible: Finding Flight 447's Black Boxes

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Family members continue to mourn the loss of the 228 lives aboard Air France Flight 447, which crashed into the Atlantic ocean on its way to Paris from Brazil. What caused the crash m...

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The LA Lakers and the Orlando Magic Head To the NBA Finals

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Game on! The NBA Finals start tonight, with the Lakers facing off against the Orlando Magic in what should be a great NBA series. The Takeaway’s sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin...

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GM Is In for a Wild Ride

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

GM executives are about to take a wild ride as the company restructures itself under bankruptcy protection. To describe how that process will work -- and if it will work -- is Mark La...

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Securing Your Cyber World

Thursday, May 28, 2009

This week President Obama will unveil a much anticipated report on his plans to make the internet secure. He is also likely to name his new cyber-security czar. James Lewis consulted ...

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Parenting Choices: What Constitutes Neglect?

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Two stories in different parts of the country have re-ignited the issue of when the state should step in and take over for parents. Yesterday a Minnesota judge ruled that the parents ...

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Google Earthing North Korea

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

North Korea is one of the world's most secretive societies. Curtis Melvin, a PhD student at George Mason University visited the communist nation in 2004 and '05 and was determined to ...

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No Nukes Is Good Nukes: Hans Blix And The IAEA

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

The U.S. and the United Nations now have to calibrate their reaction to North Korea's recent missile test, while also worrying about Iran's nuclear ambition and fears of proliferation...

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Time to Pig Out! Summer Cooking with Craig Samuels

Monday, May 25, 2009

It's the start of summer and the kickoff of grilling season. To give us some cooking tips on we turn to Craig Samuels, Brooklyn's barbecue afficionado and owner of Peaches, a Southern...

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This Week's Agenda With Todd Zwillich

Monday, May 25, 2009

It's Monday, which means it is time to pull out our road map for the week. Our guide this week is our own Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich. On the agenda? A California court is ...

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How New York City Cops Keep Tabs on Terrorists

Friday, May 22, 2009

The four men accused of planning a terror attack on two synagogues in the Bronx and on military planes on a nearby air force base were arraigned in Federal Court in upstate New York y...

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Subway Riders with No Pants? It's 'Improv Everywhere'!

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

For high quality video, click the "HQ" button. Networking technology has radically changed how we do many things -- including startling other people. The group Improv Everywhere ...

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No Good News about the Housing Market

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The Commerce Department says construction of new homes and apartments fell 12.8 percent last month -- the lowest pace in a half-century. Earlier reports had expected the government to...

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Un-Paving Paradise: A Plan For Empty Car Dealership Lots

Monday, May 18, 2009

This weekend, 1,100 auto-dealership owners across the country took in the sobering news that their contracts with GM will disappear in the auto maker's reorganization. A huge blow to ...

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What Would the Torture Photos Tell Us?

Friday, May 15, 2009

Last Wednesday, President Obama reversed his position and decided to block the release of photographs documenting abuse of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan by United States military ...

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Saving Trillions in Health Care, One Patient at a Time

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Yesterday, the Obama administration built momentum for an ambitious plan aimed at reducing the rising cost of health care. The administration announced $2 trillion in voluntary cost r...

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Squeezed for Credit

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Elizabeth Warren, Chairwoman of the Congressional Oversight Panel on TARP and professor at Harvard Law School, continues her conversation with The Takeaway. Before she was monitoring ...

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On the Trail of the TARP

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Try to imagine tracking $700 billion dollars as it moves out the doors of the United States Treasury Department and into the coffers of America's biggest banks. That's essentially the...

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