Walyce Almeida, WNYC's Public Insight Network (PIN) analyst, explains WNYC's new listener/source initiative.
Perhaps you can focus on those stories that fall out of the news, because they just happen over and over again and thus are not seen as "news" - schoolkids in NYC with no books, structural lack of enforcement of any serious kind against slumlords, etc. (Brian, the buildings on Academy in Inwood this week - your neighborhood?) These "stories" make a brief appearance every year, and then no in-depth follow-up, no heat applied to those responsible, no change...
Heres some Public Insight:Rally @ City Hall today Noon-2pm!
Come Join the Unions and show support for the working class. We will try to make a ring around City Hall and need all the people we can get.!
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