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Gallery: #NYCFromAbove

Friday, March 07, 2014

We asked you to submit your photos of NYC from up high. Here are our favorites.

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February Jobs Numbers: Quick Takes

Friday, March 07, 2014

It's the first Friday of the month, which means the Bureau of Labor statistics releases the monthly jobs numbers. The full February report is here in PDF form. Below, quick takes and analysis some from of our favorite economy watchers on Twitter. If there's someone else you'd recommend, tweet us @brianlehrer.

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Take Our Privacy Conundrums Quiz

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

On Tuesday's Brian Lehrer Show, we're doing a full two-hour show on privacy. Here, some questions about where you draw the line when it comes to trading away your privacy in return for a particular service. We'll take these up -- and more -- on air starting 10am Tuesday. See the results of the survey here.

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Your Formula for When You've Become a New Yorker: Our Favorites

Monday, March 03, 2014

It's a favorite parlor game question: When do you get to call yourself a New Yorker? After coming up with our own formula, we took to Twitter and Facebook and asked you to provide your own. Here are our favorites.

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Netflix/Comcast Deal (First) | How Google Hires (Starts at 18:30) | Stanley McChrystal (Starts at 34:40)

We're trying something new on the Brian Lehrer Show -- three of our favorite segments from the week, edited together to listen to on the weekend, in case you missed them. If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

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Behind the Oscar Docs: Meet This Year's Academy Award Nominated Filmmakers

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Brian Lehrer Show interviews all five of the filmmakers behind this year's Oscar-nominated documentaries.

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Our Favorite #NotYourStockWoman Photos

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

On the Brian Lehrer Show, we spoke with Jessica Bennett of Lean In about their efforts to update "stock photos" of women. We asked you to submit photos that represent modern women of all types, using the hashtag #NotYourStockWoman. Below are some of our favorites. Be sure to check out the full range of fantastic photos on Instagram and Twitter. And keep them coming - we'll update as we get more!

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, February 07, 2014

Bill de Blasio (First) | Supporting Those Struggling with Addiction (Starts at 35:00) | Cultural History of Noise (Starts at 59:45)

We're trying something new on the Brian Lehrer Show -- three of our favorite segments from the week, edited together to listen to on the weekend, in case you missed them. If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Saturday, February 01, 2014

Christie Transparency (First) | Conflicted Football Fans (Starts at 20:25) | Remembering Pete Seeger (Starts at 39:00)

We're trying something new on the Brian Lehrer Show -- three of our favorite segments from the week, edited together to listen to on the weekend, in case you missed them. If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

 

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Brian Lehrer Weekend

Saturday, January 25, 2014

We're trying something new on the Brian Lehrer Show -- three of our favorite segments from the week, edited together to listen to on the weekend, in case you missed them. The NSA segment is first; the segment on dangerous intersections begins at 22:45; and the call-in on illness blogs begins at 52:00. If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

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"It's So Cold That..." Our Favorite Responses

Friday, January 24, 2014

It's 18 degrees out there! We asked for your favorite one-liners to describe the cold - here are the best ones.

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Your Guide to Turning Left When There's a Median

Thursday, January 23, 2014

It's a classic driving conundrum: When turning left off a street with a wide median, can you continue to drive after you've turned, even if your new light is red? "Gridlock" Sam Schwartz explains.

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So Why Are Meter Rules Always "In Effect"? Some Answers.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

It's a snow day mantra, uttered by newscasters, printed in the papers, and tweeted by the DOT. Alternate side parking is suspended, but the meters remain "in effect." But why? We investigate.

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A Running List of What We Know the NSA Can Do. So Far.

Friday, January 17, 2014

The Brian Lehrer Show has been keeping a list of elaborate tricks the NSA can use to monitor communications and data around the world, revealed in the documents leaked by Edward Snowden. We update it whenever there are new revelations; contact us if we missed anything.

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A Christie Question: Bad Behavior vs. Bad Environment

Friday, January 10, 2014

Chris Christie says he's not sure how he could have created an environment in which his staff would have ordered a traffic jam as political retribution. "What did I do wrong to make these folks think it was okay to lie to me?" he asked in his Thursday press conference. Below, we ask you to weigh in on culpability -- do you make a distinction between ordering bad behavior, and creating an environment that allows that bad behavior to thrive?

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The Curious Case of the Missing Inauguration Bible

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio took the oath of office with a bible owned by FDR, and after the ceremony, reports are that the bible... went missing. Local writer and comedian Alex Edelman was there, and tells Brian Lehrer what he saw.

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Best of 2013: The Year's Best Pictures (That Are Sitting On Your Phone)

Thursday, December 19, 2013

It could be yours. Send us the most amazing picture you took on your phone in 2013 and we might put you on the air.

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Oh Christmas Fees! How Much Did You Pay For Your Tree?

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Is the tree guy around the corner selling for half the price you paid? Tell us how much you shelled out, and whether you feel you got a fair price. And if you're still shopping - check out the results on our XMas tree map.

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Support the Elaine Rivera Scholarship in Journalism

Monday, December 09, 2013

Former WNYC reporter Elaine Rivera recently died at the age of 54. The community of journalists and students she worked with are banding together to establish a scholarship fund to support young journalists at Lehman College, where Elaine taught. Here's how to support the efforts.

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From Brian: Five Things About Appearing on The Colbert Report

Thursday, November 07, 2013

On Wednesday night, Brian Lehrer was invited to the Colbert Report to speak with Stephen about the New York City mayor's race and more. Here are a few of Brian's takeaways.

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