Debate Day; Catsimatidis; CBS-TWC Dispute; Online Crime

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Our final round of mayoral candidate interviews leading up to the primary begins with Gristedes Foods CEO John Catsimatidis, who will take your calls about his campaign to become the Republican nominee. Plus: NY1's Errol Louis previews tonight's Democratic mayoral candidate debate, which he will moderate; Brian Stelter of the New York Times explains what's next for the CBS blackout on Time Warner Cable; and how police have adapted to fighting crime online.

Previewing Tonight's Big Mayoral Debate

Brian is a panelist for tonight's debate -- the first official CFB debate between the Democratic candidates for mayor. Errol Louis of NY1, moderator for the debate, and Brian's fellow panelists Juan Manuel Benitez of NY1Noticias and NY1 reporter Grace Rauh discuss what to expect.

WNYC will air the debate live tonight, have live video and a live chat, plus debate bingo! All the information you need is here.

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Time Warner Cable vs. CBS

Brian StelterNew York Times media reporter and author of Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV, explains how the ongoing CBS blackout on Time Warner Cable could be resolved, and how the dispute will impact the fall TV season.

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Meet the Candidates: Candidate Catsimatidis

John Catsimatidis, CEO of Red Apple Group and Gristedes Foods, in his second-round interview about his bid for the Republican mayoral nomination.

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Crime Online

Nate Anderson, deputy editor of Ars Technica and the author of The Internet Police: How Crime Went Online, and the Cops Followed (W.W. Norton & Co., 2013), looks at specific cases of online crime and what they demonstrate about the contradictions of easier access to anonymity and surveillance.


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Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years

Fred Kaplan, War Stories columnist for Slate, and Floyd Abrams, who argued for The New York Times in the Pentagon Papers case, discuss the sentencing in the trial of WikiLeaks source Pfc. Bradley Manning. A judge has sentenced Manning to 35 years in prison. He was acquitted on charges of aiding the enemy but convicted of several lesser charges. Abrams is a First Amendment lawyer and author of Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment. Kaplan is also author of The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War.

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