Family Ties

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The families of 9/11 victims have been invoked both for and against building a Muslim cultural center near ground zero.  Who speaks for the 9/11 families, and what happens when they disagree?  Plus: Google’s switch on the issue of net neutrality; polling Hispanic America; the effects of mothers going back to work; and following the money in the competitive primaries this year.

Family Ties

Colleen Kelly, co-founder of September 11th Peaceful Tomorrows, an organization founded by family members of those killed on September 11th, and Peter Gadiel, Founder of the 9/11 Families for a Secure America Foundation, on how 9/11 families and their opinions are portrayed in the media.

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Net Neutrality Threatened?

Siva Vaidhyanathan, associate professor of media studies and law at the University of Virginia and contributor, talks about the relationship between Google and Verizon and possible threats to net neutrality.

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Hispanic America

Ceril Shagrin, Univision’s executive VP of Audience Measurement, Innovation and Analytics, talks about Univision's recent poll of Hispanic Americans, done in conjunction with AP, Nielsen, and Stanford University.

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Talking Politics: Campaign News

Azi Paybarah, WNYC reporter, talks about the latest campaign fund-raising and endorsements.

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Moms At Work

Jane Waldfogel, professor of social work and public affairs at Columbia University School of Social Work and visiting professor at the London School of Economics, talks about her research on mothers going back to work and what that means for both the kids at home and the moms on the job.

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Beware the Left Turner

A new report issued by the city's transportation planners highlights where and why pedestrian accidents occur throughout the city. WNYC Senior Reporter Collin Campbell discusses the findings and what the Bloomberg administration is doing to make the city more walker-friendly.

What's the most dangerous intersection or pedestrian area you encounter? Any car/bike/walker incidents to report? Let us know!

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