Measure By Measure

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Thursday, May 07, 2009

Main Street NYC is a new project from WNYC’s news department that looks at the economy as it’s lived on six blocks around the region, from Main Street in Flushing to 161st Street in The Bronx. Plus, May’s guest Anrivan Banerji explores economic indicators; and the future of journalism.


Anrivan Banerji

NJ Low on Cash

Mike Kelly, columnist for The Record and WNYC's Bob Hennelly on the report showing a sizable revenue shortfall in New Jersey for this fiscal year.

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Of Empathy and Identity

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) discusses President Obama's pending Supreme Court pick, and whether factors such as race, gender, or sexual orientation should play a part.

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Measure By Measure

Each week in May, Anirvan Banerji, co-founder and director of research at the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI), talks about how best to use “economic indicators”. This week: leading, lagging, jobs.

What economic indicator do you follow? Comment below.

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Main Street NYC

Main Streets NYCThe WNYC news team's Main Streets project is spending a year looking closely at six blocks around the region. Karen Frillmann, Brigid Bergin, and Elaine Rivera discuss the goals of the project, what ...

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The Future of Newspapers

Stephen Engelberg, managing editor of ProPublica, Paul Starr, professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University & co-editor of The American Prospect, Richard Pérez Peña, New York Times reporter, and Eric Boehlert, senior fellow at Media Matters for America, and the author of the ...

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