Sam Roberts

New York Times Reporter

Sam Roberts appears in the following:

The 400

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Sarah Henry, chief curator at the Museum of the City of New York and for their book NEW YORK 400: A Visual History of America’s Greatest City with Images from The Museum of the City of New York, and Sam Roberts, urban affairs correspondent for the New York ...

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Americans are staying put (but not entirely by choice)

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Americans have stopped moving! And the economy is to blame. While this isn't particularly revelatory, our partners at the New York Times are reporting that fewer Americans moved last year than in any year since 1962 and it seems to be directly related to the housing slump. The numbers also suggest that Americans were unable or unwilling to follow any job opportunities that may have existed around the country, as they have in the past. Sam Roberts writes about demographics for the New York Times and joins us to maybe help explain to us why we have stopped moving.

For more, read Sam Roberts' article, As Housing Market Dips, More in U.S. Are Staying Put in today's New York Times.

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Social Entrepreneur

Monday, March 09, 2009

Sam Roberts, urban affairs correspondent for The New York Times and the author of A Kind of Genius: Herb Sturz and Society’s Toughest Problems, profiles one of the founders of the Vera Institute for Justice and explains why he thinks social entrepreneurship can help save the American ...

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Unsung Hero

Monday, March 09, 2009

Herb Sturz, founder of the Vera Institute of Justice, is one of New York’s most overlooked social champions. Sam Roberts talks about his new book that profiles Sturz’s quest to tackle some of society’s toughest problems. Plus, Steve Coll decides to read every single word of the 407-page stimulus bill ...