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Jim Colgan

Jim Colgan appears in the following:

First Take: Monday's Show

Friday, January 15, 2010

PRI
WNYC

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.

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First Take: Friday's Show

Thursday, January 14, 2010

PRI
WNYC
We're still following the events on the ground in Haiti. We're using any means we can to get through to our contacts there and we're also reaching out to people who are trying to coor...
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First Take: Thursday's Show

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

PRI
WNYC

We’ll check in with more survivors from the earthquake and hear about the latest effects of the devastation. We’ll also get an update on the relief effort, once it starts in earnest.

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First Take: Wednesday's Show

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

PRI
WNYC

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.

 

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iPhone vs. Droid

Monday, November 23, 2009

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.

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Orchid Hypothesis

Monday, November 23, 2009

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 ...

Military Commanders Rethink Terrorist Air Response

Friday, November 20, 2009

It seemed like an essential move after the September 11 attacks: having dozens of fighter jets on alert at all times in case it happened again. But eight years later, military command...

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Takeouts: Civil Rights, Playoff Baseball, Executive Pay Caps

Friday, October 23, 2009

Washington Takeout: Congress has passed an expansion to the federal definition of "hate crimes"; the law will now include crimes based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity...

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The Value: Anna Deavere Smith

Friday, October 16, 2009

The Takeaway's Farai Chideya speaks to Anna Deavere Smith about "The Value." Today we present the first installment in a new multimedia series called “The Value,” hos...

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Takeouts: Health Care, Enron in Court, and Age in the Workplace

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Business Takeout: The disgraced head of Enron, Jeff Skilling, is heading to the Supreme Court. New York Times finance reporter Louise Story tells us what to watch in the case. She a...

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Listener Takeout: Responses to President's Nobel Award

Monday, October 12, 2009

Your calls and emails came in all weekend about the news of President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize. We listen to what you had to say and compare responses from pundits and talk show hosts.

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Listener Takeout: More Driving While Distracted Responses

Monday, October 05, 2009

We’re still getting responses to the conversation we had last week about "Driving While Distracted." Since that segment, the Obama administration banned all federal employees from tex...

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Listener Takeout: Distracted Driving

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Yesterday we asked how often people do things like texting and talking on the phone while driving. Listeners weighed in all day, suggesting solutions to combat DWD ("Driving While Dis...

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From Our Listeners: A Personal Housing Snapshot

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

We revisit your responses to our recent questions: the housing situation in your block, and what you think the biggest "clear and present danger" is to America.

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Takeout: Listeners on Coming Out at a Young Age

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Last Friday, when we talked about young people coming out at younger ages, we got phone calls, emails and comments on our website, including one from Susan in Oklahoma who told her 14...

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Takeout: Listeners, From Daughters About Mothers

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

This Takeout comes from our listeners: We spoke yesterday about daughters overcoming difficult relationships with their mothers, and vice-versa. After we got off the air, 75-year-old ...

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Publishing Books at Internet Speed

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

As more news stories get reported and updated multiple times a day online, they've made once-daily newspaper deadlines seem quaint. Book publishing, however, is still back in the Dark...

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Obama to Give Congress Prescription for Health Care

Thursday, September 03, 2009

The White House announced an addition to the president's agenda next Wednesday; he will speak about health care reform before a joint session of Congress. Obama's oration skills have ...

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Playing Telephone with Google (and Us)!

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Now that Google is rolling out a free phone management service, phone use is becoming more like email and instant messaging. Join The Takeaway and New York Times personal technology e...

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