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2011 Top Stories: New York Area

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Errol Louis, host of "Inside City Hall" on NY1 and co-editor of Deadline Artists: America's Greatest Newspaper Columnsand Karen Frillmann, WNYC News managing editor, talk about the top local stories of 2011. 

Guests:

Karen Frillmann and Errol Louis

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Comments [5]

watchung nj from watchung, nj

canceling bridge btwn jersey and nyc that would have cut 60 minute commutes in half (raritan valley line), thereby increasing property values overnight.

Dec. 27 2011 01:55 PM
Amy from Manhattan

"*If*" there are problems w/the water will the fracking co's. make it good? Once the water's contaminated, the damage is done--there's no way to "make it good," even if they pay "damages" in the legal sense to the people affected. Not to mention the damage to the environment.

Dec. 27 2011 11:36 AM
G from the real world of the outer boros, compared to gildedManhatn

Lehrer is saying the same thing he always has been saying:

It's the bureaucracy that's failing the students.

Blaming the amorphous, unidentifiable bureaucracy, is an obfuscation device.

He won't talk about the administrators that refuse to back up teachers with discipline issues.
It is always the teacher's fault. Not the administrators that tolerate a chaotic atmosphere with students roaming the halls, pounding on windows. Not the economic system that produces record poverty and class divergence. Just look at the economy in the well-touted Finland: far less economic inequality.

Dec. 27 2011 11:23 AM
Roy Henderson from whitleyville

The most important "nonstory", HAVING NATIONAL IMPLICATIONS, the indiscriminate use of pepper spray, the very FOCUSED and targeted effort of bashing video recorders of Occupy Wall Street by NYPD.

Dec. 27 2011 11:16 AM
fuva from Harlemworld

I don't remember WNYC jumping on OWS when it set off; I remember feeling WNYC was late to the story...Nevertheless, I'd say it eventually caught up with some great analysis.

Dec. 27 2011 11:12 AM

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