Jim (the web editor) here, with an update on our plans for Monday. We expect -- hope -- to be talking about the aid effort that will be reaching the people who need it in Haiti. In fact, The Associated Press just reported that the U.S. military distributed its first aid shipment outside the main airport in Port-au-Prince this afternoon.
Jim here with the latest on our plans for tomorrow's show.
And we're putting together a great conversation about identity and politics. Two groups are forging an unlikely alliance to make a difference in this year’s census result: African Americans and black immigrants. Blacks have traditionally been undercounted in the census and if more people get counted, it could have a wide-ranging impact on redistricting battles and future elections.
The Motorola Droid is the latest smartphone to hit the market. Is it an 'iPhone killer'? To settle the issue, two WNYC producers, On the Media's Mark Phillips, an Android enthusiast, and The Takeaway's Jim Colgan, an iPhone aficionado, bring their water-cooler debates on the air for a showdown.
People get passionate about their handheld devices. WNYC staffers Jim Colgan, a producer for The Takeaway, and Mark Phillips, a producer with On the Media, debate the virtues of their machines. Atlantic Magazine contributor David Dobbs talks about the orchid hypothesis and why genetic vulnerabilities might actually be genetic benefits ...
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