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Paige Cowett

Associate Producer, News

Paige Cowett is an associate producer in the newsroom covering health issues. 

Paige Cowett appears in the following:

Sunset Park Residents Worried About Latest Police Altercation

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The NYPD is investigating an altercation between police and a visibly pregnant woman captured on video over the weekend in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. 

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Night Shift Making You Sick? Red Light Could Help

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Shift workers are not only sleep-deprived, they could be at risk for serious illness. Researchers are trying to solve it.

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Six Facts That Will Change The Way You Think About Sleep in New York

Monday, March 31, 2014

A few great reasons to clock your sleep with WNYC: if you're sleepless in the city you're more likely to get robbed in the subway — or catch a cold. 

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Election Night Special Coverage Hosted by Brian Lehrer

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Brian Lehrer hosts a politics special with all the results, speeches, and analysis of what comes next for the region and the country.

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The Antidote: DNA Secrets

Friday, October 25, 2013

At WNYC, we’re experimenting with new ways to tell stories about health. 

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30 Issues in 30 Days 2013: Schedule and Archive

Monday, September 23, 2013

The Brian Lehrer Show's election series "30 Issues in 30 Days" looks at the key issues in the New York City mayoral and New Jersey governor's races. This year, we've grouped the conversations into focused weeks - see the (tentative) schedule below. Audio posted once a segment has taken place.

Also, join us every Friday for a #30IssuesChat on Twitter. At 2pm every Friday until election day, we'll discuss the issues that matter and use the conversation to set our 30 Issues segments the following week.

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Explainer: The Tour de France

Friday, July 13, 2012

The three-week, 1,714 mile Tour de France ends on July 22nd in Paris. If you're a little confused about the rules, strategy, and etiquette of this famous bike race, you're not alone. We asked Nick Legan, technical editor at VeloNews, to answer some of our and our listeners' basic questions about the Tour on the Brian Lehrer Show on 7/11. See his answers below.

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Is War Inevitable? Here's What You Think

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Over the last four months, the Brian Lehrer Show has been asking our guests and you, our listeners, to tell us whether you think war is inevitable. Hundreds of you responded. Thanks! Below are some examples of the responses we got. To read ALL of the responses we got, go here.

And by the way, about 60% of people who responded think war is inevitable while about 40% think it's not. We're still accepting responses, so tell us whether you think war is inevitable. Survey here.  And be sure to tune in on June 13th for the final End of War show live from the Greene Space. 

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The Hunger Games Message about Military Recruiting

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Stanley Tucci’s blue hair, Elizabeth Banks’ pink eyelashes, and the brutal slaughter of young children could easily have distracted you from a quieter question at the center of dystopian future in The Hunger Games: who fights in wars and why do they volunteer to do it?

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2011 State of the Union Quiz

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

President Obama will deliver the State of the Union speech tonight. What do you know about this tradition and how have other presidents used this address in past years? We'll be giving this quiz to those attending our SOTU watching party at The Greene Space, but you can take it from home too. And -- no googling!

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Six Degrees of Andrew Cuomo and Carl Paladino

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Below you'll see the political networks of each of the major New York gubernatorial candidates. These network maps illustrate confirmed political ties between each of the candidates and their allies. These ties include professional relationships and reported campaign contributors--but they also include the harder-to-track social ties and informal advisory roles that are invaluable in politics. For example—Jennifer Cunningham is not a paid advisor to Andrew Cuomo, but she's known to be an influential advisor nonetheless.

»» Click here to see a bigger/navigable version of the influence map

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Listener Suggestions: Young Adult Reading List

Thursday, August 26, 2010

As part of the Brian Lehrer Show's August weekly series, Book Futures, on the future of the publishing industry with Michael Cader, founder of Publishers Marketplace and Publishers Lunch, we asked you to help us make a reading list for young adults. Here are your suggestions!

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Map Your Moves: Data Visualization Challenge Submissions

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

As part of our 10 Questions that Count census project, we asked you to Map Your Moves by filling out a survey where you've lived over the last ten years and why you moved. Then we asked all of you graphic designers, mappers, statisticians or any other kind of data visualization gurus, to play with the data and make the information beautiful. (More information about the Map Your Moves challenge here)

Here are the the submissions we've received. Feel free to add your thoughts below. Any favorites? Learn anything new? Share your feedback!

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What Brian Missed While on Vacation

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Brian famously misses big news while on vacation. What is the most important news that happened while he was away for the past two weeks?

Tell us the most interesting or underreported news of the last two weeks. Post your pick below and be sure to listen in to the show on Monday when Brian returns.

 

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Oscar's Documentary Nominees

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Everyone's paying attention to Avatar and Up, but all this week at the Brian Lehrer Show we're highlighting some of the documentaries up for a 2010 Oscar. They may not get the hype, but they still deserve to be seen. Hear the BL Show segments and watch the trailers below.

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January Weekly Series: Bad Parent

Thursday, January 28, 2010

from Pierre Bedat

from Pierre Bedat

 

Rufus Griscom, the founder of Babble.com, has been the weekly guest for the month of January. Each week we delved into one of the parenting taboos highlighted on the taboo-smashing ...

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NJ Assemblyman Chiappone Charged With Corruption

Thursday, August 27, 2009

A grand jury has charged Democratic New Jersey Assemblyman Anthony Chiappone and his wife Diane with taking more than $8,000 from state paychecks for legislative aides and moving the money into campaign and personal accounts. Chiappone represents Bayonne.

He told The Jersey Journal that he was ...

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