Schools Chancellor Pick; Newest New Yorkers; 2013 Best Cell Phone Photos; National and Local Year-End News
Monday, December 30, 2013
On the day when Mayor Bloomberg signs his last bills into law, Bill de Blasio is expected to announce Carmen Fariña as his schools chancellor pick. WNYC's Brigid Bergin discusses the latest local news. Plus Fatima Shama, commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, and Joseph Salvo, director of the population division at the New York City Planning Department, discuss the newest New Yorkers and other immigration trends; Ben Smith of Buzzfeed assesses the 2013 Year in Obama; and Olivier Laurent, associate editor at British Journal of Photography and editor at FLTR, talks about his favorite of your best cell phone photos of 2013.