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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

The federal “fiscal cliff” is already looming over Washington. Nelson Schwartz of The New York Times has found that the effects are already being felt on corporate spending. Then, what you need to know about the initial public offering for Fairway. Plus: a conversation about gay fatherhood; the effects of working closely with money; NY1’s Josh Robin on his series about the Internet and Orthodox Jews; and the rise of using cell phone cameras for “serious” photography.

Economy on the Cliff

Business Day reporter for The New York Times, Nelson Schwartz, talks about the effects the federal budgetary "cliff" is already having on corporate spending.

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Fairway Goes Public

The local Fairway grocery chain is one of the first companies to take advantage of a new program that lets smaller businesses go public through a more streamlined process. Greg David, director of the Business and Economics Reporting Program at CUNY Journalism School, Crain's New York Business contributor and author of Modern New York: The Life and Economics of a City talks about the Fairway IPO, and concerns over the level of disclosure in the process.

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Gay Dads

Abbie Goldberg, associate professor of psychology at Clark University, senior research fellow at the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, regular blogger for Psychology Today and the author of Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood, looks at the specific issues faced by gay couples when adopting children.

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Money Handlers

Kevin Delaney, Vice Dean for Faculty at the College of Liberal Arts and sociology professor at Temple University, asks how working with money affects people's attitudes towards it in his book, Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders.

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Orthodox Jews and the Web

NY1 political reporter Josh Robin delves into his series,“Tangled Web,” which looks at how orthodox Jews are dealing with the internet.

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iPhoneography

Dan Burkholder, photographer and author of iPhone Artistry, talks about how to use cell phone cameras for "serious" photography.

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