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Thursday, September 18, 2003

Is the press biased? And, if so, which way does the slant go— to the left or to the right? Eric Alterman of The Nation, and William Kristol, of The Weekly Standard, square off on the show today, before they are part of a larger panel for the New Yorker Festival this weekend. We’ll also get an explanation of the New York Stock Exchange and the controversy surrounding its current chairman. Plus, a discussion of what’s going on in the fashion world.

Ballot Box Bingo

Helen Foster, Democratic NYC council woman, district 16 in the Bronx (High Bridge, Morrisania, Morris Heights); member of the New York City Council's Education Committee, on a controversy over the November ballot measures on limiting class size and whether the city should do away with party ...

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Lock, Stock, and over a Barrel

Pradnya Joshi, Business reporter for Newsday, explains the workings of the New York Stock Exchange

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Good Behavior?

Andrea Bernstein,: WNYC news reporter on the parole of the ex-Weathermen member Kathy Boudin

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Pressing Matters

Eric Alterman, columnist for The Nation, and author, What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News (Basic Books, 2003), thinks the media leans to the right and William Kristol, Editor of The Weekly Standard, Chairman of the Project for a New American Century and ...

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Fashion Weak?

Kate Betts, former editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar; current editor of Time Style & Design magazine on whether fashion is still cool and a round-up of this year's Fashion Week

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