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Jim Colgan

Jim Colgan appears in the following:

Blogging While Brown is the first conference for bloggers of color

Friday, July 25, 2008

The Blogging While Brown conference is on until Sunday, where, for the first time, bloggers of color from around the world have united in Atlanta to discuss their influence on the media and elections.

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Are You Being Gouged? The Results

Monday, June 16, 2008

Brian Lehrer Show associate producer Jim Colgan, breaks down the results. Then we talk to New York Times economics writer David Leonhardt about the economics of price disparities, and then to NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen about what it means for journalism.

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The mother of all movie trailers: The Incredible Hulk, The Happening, and more

Friday, June 13, 2008

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Hulk SMASH! onto silver screen and physicist REVIEW! movie

Friday, June 13, 2008

The Incredible Hulk, the do-over of 2003's Hulk, opens this weekend. The Takeaway sent nuclear physicist Tim Halpin-Healy, who (we think) has no anger management issues, to a press screening.

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Taxis toil over oil

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Gas prices in America have jumped to an average of more than $4 a gallon for the first time. But gas prices aren’t just a problem in the United States. The Takeaway hears from taxi drivers from around the world, whose job depends on the price of gasoline.

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Primary numbers

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

The longest democratic primary in recent memory is finally coming to a close. Five months, 35 million votes, 56 contests and more than $500 million raised later, the race might also be a harbinger for what happens in November. The Takeaway looks at what the primaries can tell us about the general election and why it’s turning the old electoral strategy on its head.

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Five months later, last-in-the-nation voters still undecided

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

No one thought it would last this long. After 153 days and 58 contests, the Democratic primaries will finally be over. But even after so many contests, there are voters who still haven’t made up their mind. We talk to one voter from South Dakota and one from Montana about what’s left to know before they decide on a candidate.

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Who will rule the Democrats' Rules Committee? And will they seat Michigan and Florida?

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

The defining moment in the 2008 Democratic nomination race is set to be a procedural event. On Saturday, the Democratic National Committee's rules committee will convene in a Marriott hotel in Washington, D.C., to decide the fate of the Michigan and Florida Democratic delegates. The Clinton campaign, which has supporters on the committee, wants them all seated. Expect a compromise.

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Phoenix Lander reaches Mars, begins search for life in polar ice

Monday, May 26, 2008

The Phoenix Mars Lander launched Aug. 4, 2007, in a quest to find life on Mars. After a 10-month journey, the lander successfully touched down on the planet's northern polar surface last night. CNN's technology and environment correspondent Miles O'Brien has been at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory since Friday. He joins us live from Pasadena, Calif.

Pictured: The Phoenix Lander's Delta 2 launch vehicle taking off; an artist's rendering of the lander itself, and one of the very first images sent back from the lander this morning after its successful touchdown last night.


Left to right: Sid Leach; Corby Waste, JPL; NASA/JPL/CalTech/University of Arizona

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For many Americans, cell phones are supplanting the landline

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that nearly three out of 10 American households receive almost all calls by mobile phone. But if the landline is on the wane, University of Virginia professor Siva Vaidhyanathan says a more compelling chapter in telecommunications is just beginning — and our relationship with the phone itself is being redefined.

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This week's movie mashup

Friday, May 09, 2008

The Takeaway gives you the trailer of all trailers... of trailers. On the big screen this week: Surfwise, Speed Racer and What Happens in Vegas.

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The Friday movie mashup

Friday, May 02, 2008

It’s The Takeaway’s “Mother of All Trailers.”

Hear what happens when you combine a superhero blockbuster, an indie movie about a wannabe action hero and a chick flick. Then, leave your six-word review at 1-877-8-MY-TAKE, mytake@thetakeaway.org, or on our Web site by clicking "get in the mix".

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Scooter sales: the newest economic indicator

Friday, May 02, 2008

Sales in scooters spike as consumers grow tired of high gas prices.

The Takeaway went to Bottega scooter store in Red Hook, Brooklyn to find out what's fueling the apparent surge in scooter sales. Check out the video.

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The Takeaway's movie trailer mashup

Friday, May 02, 2008

We’re bringing you a new way to preview some of this week’s opening movies. It’s The Takeaway’s “Mother of All Trailers.” Hear what happens when you combine a superhero blockbuster, an indie movie about a wannabe action hero and a chick flick.
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Video: Gas prices and scooter sales

Friday, May 02, 2008

In times of rising fuel prices, Americans are shifting from gas guzzlers to smaller cars. How small? The Takeaway went to Scooter Bottega in Brooklyn, N.Y., to investigate.
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Road-tripping across Indiana in the run-up to the primary

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Takeaway Political Director Andrea Bernstein joins us from the road in Indiana. She's crossing this week ahead of the May 6 primary, which is expected to shatter Indiana's previous voter turnout records. Bernstein joins us from the northwest corner of the state.

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It's 3AM. Are you ready?

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

What would you do if the phone rang at 3AM? The phone rang for John Hockenberry at 3AM on April 28, and Bob Edwards was on the other end...
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The gun-store vote in Pennsylvania

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

John Hockenberry of The Takeaway takes the political pulse of the gun-toting electorate at a Cabela's in Hamburg, Pa.
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Pennsylvania heads to primary polls

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Pennsylvania democrats headed to the polls Tuesday. Will this be Clinton's last stand? Voter turnout is expected to shatter previous records.

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