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Thursday, October 25, 2012

MTA Chairman Joe Lhota takes questions about the 2nd Ave subway blast that occurred on Tuesday. (Jim O'Grady/WNYC)

MTA chairman and chief executive officer Joe Lhota explains what bus and subway riders can expect from the MTA, and from a proposed new fare hike. Plus: 30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a look at gun rights; On the Media’s Bob Garfield and Stephen Shepard, founding dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, discuss the end of Newsweek’s print edition; philanthropy for Central Park; and DJ Spooky on being artist-in-residence at the Met.

MTA's Joe Lhota on New Fares

Joseph Lhota, MTA chairman and chief executive officer, talks about the MTA's new fare and toll proposal.

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Newsweek Print Edition Dies

Bob Garfield, co-host of On the Media and author of The Chaos Scenario, and Stephen Shepard, founding dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, discuss the demise of the print edition of Newsweek and what it means for journalism.

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30 Issues: Is The Gun Debate Over?

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: To what extent is the right to bear arms up for debate? Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

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Financing the Parks

Holly Leichtexecutive director for New Yorkers for Parks, discusses financing public parks through private development and the case of Central Park and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.


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DJ Spooky at the Met

DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller), DJ, conceptual artist, and the editor of Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Music and Culture, talks about being artist-in-residence at and "reframing" the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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30 Issues Data: Gun Laws

As part of the Brian Lehrer Show's 30 Issues in 30 Days series, the WNYC Data News team is designing interactive visualizations, tools and graphics to illuminate the data behind the issues. Join the full conversation on gun traffic and gun rights.

30 Issues Interactive from the WNYC Data News Team

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