Streams

Once and Future News

« previous episode | next episode »

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

A general view shows Egyptian anti government protesters praying at sunset on Cairo's Tahrir Square, on February 7, 2011, on the 14th days of protests calling for an end to Hosni Mubarak's regime. (MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images/Getty)

From Tahrir Square to Zuccotti Park, from Wikileaks to phone-hacking, what were the top stories of 2011 and which will reverberate through the year to come?  New York Times Washington correspondent David Sanger, New York 1’s Errol Louis, and WNYC’s Karen Frillman reflect on the year’s news.  Plus, Slate’s Dana Stevens talks holiday movies.

2011 Top Stories: National and International

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times and a contributor to WNYC, and Washington Post political writer, Melinda Henneberger,  reflect on the top national and international stories of the year. 

Comments [23]

Open Phones: Christmas and Politics

A lot of you went to church this weekend for the first time in awhile, or perhaps the only time all year - tell us about whether your service addressed the news of the day or other events.  

Comments [7]

2011 Top Stories: New York Area

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. 

Comments [5]

Holiday Movies

Slate's film critic and co-host of Slate's Culture Grabfest, Dana Stevens, offers her take on movies in theaters over the holidays. What's your recommendation? 

Comments [5]

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.