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Friday, October 16, 2009

Meet Ross Douthat, the youngest regular columnist ever at the New York Times. He discusses health care reform, the war in Afghanistan, and other news of the day. Then: new media and old media don’t get along very well, and that’s just fine by On the Media host Bob Garfield, whose new book is The Chaos Scenario. Plus: 30 Issues takes on recycling policy and green jobs.

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Ross Douthat and Bob Garfield

Meet Ross Douthat

The newest addition to the New York Times' opinion page is Ross Douthat, the youngest columnist ever for the Grey Lady. He discusses health care reform, the war in Afghanistan, and other news of the day.

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Halted Development Update

Hakeem Jeffries, New York State Assemblyman (D-57) representing central Brooklyn, checks in on his efforts to turn vacant market rate developments into affordable housing.

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30 Issues Day 20: Green Jobs, Recycling, Renewable Energy Policy

How green are the candidates? Miquela Craytor, executive director of Sustainable South Bronx, discusses the New York City mayoral candidates' records and Ed Rodgers, NJN News environment correspondent and public affairs producer, discusses the New Jersey gubernatorial candidates' records on green jobs, recycling, and renewable energy policy.

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The Chaos Scenario

Bob Garfield, host of NPR's On The Media and columnist for Ad Age, talks about his unified theory and his new book, The Chaos Scenario (Stielstra Publishing, 2009) about the future of the media business model.

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Wordnik: Sanctions and Dictionary Day!

Over the next week Erin McKean, co-founder of and former editor of the Oxford American Dictionary, will discuss the buzz-worthy words you hear in the news and on the street.

Today: How "to sanction" and "to impose sanctions" can mean two opposite things. Plus, it's World ...

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