Fracking, Facebook and James Patterson's Free Books

6 segments

A New York Court of Appeals ruled yesterday to allow local communities to opt out of fracking. Journalist Tom Wilber explains what this means for the future of fracking in New York State. Plus: Facebook’s mood experiment is outraging users; New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on super-fast high-speed trading, heroin and senior citizen scams; a look at the role of youth in the Arab Spring with Juan Cole; novelist James Patterson gives his books to 6th graders; and a discussion of the language used to describe soccer players in Spanish, on Univision.