Friday, September 12, 2014
Thursday, October 24, 2013
This segment originally aired live on October 24, 2013. An edited version was included in a best-of episode on December 27, but the original audio is posted here.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
The New Jersey Supreme Court is currently hearing arguments over whether an independent blogger who uncovered corruption in the pornography industry is protected under the same shield laws of traditional journalists. Statehouse reporter for the Star Ledger, MaryAnn Spoto, and Kevin Smith, ethics chair and former president of the Society of Professional Journalists, join us to discuss the case and what it may mean for the future of blogging.
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Monday, October 25, 2010
There are more than 1.6 million people currently incarcerated in the United States — and more than 7.3 million people on probation, in jail or on parole. Yet people "on the outside" know very little about what goes on in American prisons. A new website developed by the MIT Media Lab is giving prisoners the opportunity to blog about life in jail.
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Mark Alexander, former Obama advisor and Professor of Law at Seton Hall University Law School, on his blog post on WNYC's new politics blog Its A Free Country, about Obama's shift from campaigning to governing. Then Gus Faucher, economist at Moody’s, joins the conversation to discuss Obama's policy proposals this week and the politics behind them.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
The "City of Brotherly Love" is making no friends in the blogosphere these days. Bloggers in Philadelphia have been receiving letters from the city asking them to pay $300 for a business privilege license. This has bloggers fuming, as most of them never even come close to making a profit. Sean Barry, has earned only $11 in the two years he's been running his blog, Circle of Fits, and thinks it's ridiculous he has to pay $300 for something he sees as his hobby, not a job.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009