Friday, June 27, 2014
A documentary looks at the life and accomplishments of the Internet prodigy and activist for free access to digital information who committed suicide at 26, after a two year fight with the Federal government, which arrested him for hacking.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Victims of tragedy and their families often struggle to create something worthwhile out of incalculable loss. To create awareness for their causes, they must learn how to manage the media. Karen Duffin reports on the intersection of tragedy and media coverage.
The Walkmen - Line by Line
Friday, May 17, 2013
This week, to help insulate journalists and their sources from government surveillance, The New Yorker launched a new service. It’s called Strongbox, and it enables people to send messages and documents to journalists anonymously and untraceably. It was developed from code created by programmers Kevin Poulsen and the late Aaron Swartz. The New Yorker's Nicholas Thompson explains to Bob how it works.
Music: John Lurie - Horse Guitar
Friday, January 18, 2013
The history of studies on video games and aggression, a reporter's coverage of every underage gun death in New York City, Lance Armstrong, Manti Te'o, and remembering Aaron Swartz.
Monday, January 14, 2013
By Manoush Zomorodi : New Tech City host
On some website, mourning over the death of Aaron Swartz, the software developer and internet rights activist, has turned into a debate over access to information online. New York’s tech community has been firmly on the side of Swartz and his open ideology.