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Jen Poyant

Executive Producer, Note to Self

Jen Poyant appears in the following:

The Takeaway's weekend to do list

Friday, January 09, 2009

It's Friday, do you know what you're doing this weekend? We do. Between the Golden Globes Awards, a Battlestar Galactica recap on the Sci Fi Channel, the return of 24, a new Animal Co...

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Rockin' the recession in style

Friday, January 02, 2009

A new year is upon us, and the country is dealing with some very important economic troubles that are trickling into every area of life--including fashion. When Chanel starts the layo...

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The recession hits professional sports (despite what the Yankees may think)

Friday, January 02, 2009

If you can drag yourself away from watching football this holiday season, it may be worth noticing that in this economy the recession-proof industries of sports and sports media may n...

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The end of media as we know it? Maybe.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Calls for the end of the media as we know it are not new to anyone in the business. For years media clairvoyants have been peering into their crystal balls to find ever shrinking staf...

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The $10 trillion dollar hangover

Monday, December 29, 2008

$438 billion. That was the projected cost of the deficit in September of this year, before the word "bailout" entered the American lexicon and exploded the national deficit. Linda Bil...

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Green up your holiday cleanup

Friday, December 26, 2008

Ater the presents are opened and the Christmas parties are over, take a moment to think about restoring homes back to order. But before stuffing the wrapping paper into a trash bag, ...

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The Republican Party looks for a new vision, or perhaps an old one to restore

Friday, December 26, 2008

In just a few days, it's a new year. And a new beginning might be exactly what the Republican Party needs to get its groove back. David Frum, former speechwriter for President George ...

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Opportunity in crisis: Solving environmental problems

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Has the urgency of climate change dimmed since the global economic crisis? Or is it a potential economic stimulus? Environomental engineer David Greene from the Oak Ridge National Lab...

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Running the numbers on Congress

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Blogger Nate Silver made his name by using his skills as a baseball statistician to call the presidential race for Obama back in March. His site—FiveThirtyEight.com became the go-to s...

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Exotic Christmas cuisine from around the world

Thursday, December 25, 2008

African lungfish, fermented shark in Iceland and porcupine are all typical Christmas cuisine. The Takeaway takes a look at some traditional (and some weird) Christmas dishes from arou...

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The Chicago Cubs, a newspaper and a fallen politician

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Of all the sordid details aired in the criminal complaint handed down to Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, one stuck out in Jeff Beresford-Howe’s mind. Find out how Wrigley Field may have factored into the latest gubernatorial scandal to rock the nation.

Blog: "And a-one count, and a two-count, and ...

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What President-elect Barack Obama needs to know about Latin America

Thursday, December 11, 2008

"The reason for the terrible image is one single word: Iraq." — Jorge Castañeda on the U.S.'s image in Latin America

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A page in America's briefing book: The CIA

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Recent terrorism in South Asia poses challenges for the CIA.

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NAFTA turns fifteen

Monday, December 08, 2008

"Everytime I buy a piece of clothing, I look at the label and I can probably tell you the particular trade program under which it was made." — Edward Alden on NAFTA

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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's last hearings at GITMO

Monday, December 08, 2008

"The CIA have admitted to waterboarding him, so you're going to have big questions about the admisability of evidence in federal courts." — Jonathan Mahler on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed...

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From Plaxico to ticket prices: Sports roundup

Friday, December 05, 2008

Rogue football players, baseball winter meetings and ticket pricing.

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Tracking the underemployed amid a financial crisis

Monday, December 01, 2008

They’re called many things in today’s job market: the part-time worker, the contingent worker, temporaries, distressed, discouraged, fill-ins, per diems, freelancers, permalancers and...

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What President-elect Obama needs to know about NATO

Monday, December 01, 2008

Our series America's Briefing Book continues with former Supreme Commander of NATO General (Ret.) Wesley Clark helping us find out what President-elect Barack Obama needs to know abo...

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"The Hugo Chavez Show" reveals the bombastic Venezuelan president and his rise to power

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Ten years ago, Hugo Chavez became the president of Venezuela, and he's been working to increase his influence and profile ever since. The Venezuelan leader is the subject of a new PB...

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What President-elect Obama needs to know about gun policy

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Taking on an issue like gun regulation in the US can mean political suicide for even the savviest of politicians. Nate Persily, law professor and political scientist at Columbia, joi...

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