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The New Yorker

Selected Shorts

Occurrence on the Six-Seventeen

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Grumpy commuters get Christmas spirit

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Selected Shorts

Christmas in Qatar

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Calvin Trillin wants to go far far away for Christmas.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: You Might as Well Live A Dorothy Parker Celebration

Friday, September 26, 2014

Guest host Jane Curtin presents sassy stories about sassy women from the legendary Dorothy Parker.

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Selected Shorts

The Sexes

Friday, September 26, 2014

How to demolish your boyfriend: a wicked tale from comic master Dorothy Parker.

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Selected Shorts

In the Throes

Friday, September 26, 2014

Dorothy Parker has writer's block in this funny confessional.

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Selected Shorts

The Standard of Living

Friday, September 26, 2014

Dorothy Parker's answer to inflation.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Life in New Yorker Cartoons

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Bob Mankoff, New Yorker Magazine cartoon editor, discusses his new book, How About Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons.

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On The Media

Checking in on Fact Checking

Friday, February 15, 2013

This election season, fact checking has become a story in itself. But what do we really know about how different media outlets fact-check their stories, and what could they be doing better? In a piece that ran in September of 2012, Brooke speaks with "This American Life" host Ira Glass, The New Yorker's Peter Canby,"All Things Considered" producer Chris Turpin and Poynter's Craig Silverman about the process of trying to get things right.

 

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On The Media

Checking in on Fact Checking

Friday, September 21, 2012

This election season, fact checking has become a story in itself. But what do we really know about how different media outlets fact-check their stories, and what could they be doing better? Brooke speaks with "This American Life" host Ira Glass, The New Yorker's Peter Canby, "All Things Considered" producer Chris Turpin and Poynter's Craig Silverman about the process of trying to get things right.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Jonah Lehrer's "Creativity"

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Bestselling author (and frequent guest on this show) Jonah Lehrer has resigned from his post at the New Yorker over having fabricated or embellished Bob Dylan quotes in his book Imagine: How Creativity WorksJohn McQuaid, veteran science journalist who wrote about the Lehrer story for Forbes.com, discusses how he sees the story as a warning tale about what can happen when a "personal brand supersedes everything else, including the drab scutwork of journalism."

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Talk to Me

David Remnick On Obama

Thursday, May 27, 2010

David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker magazine, engaged in a candid and casual conversation about his new book, "The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama," at Barnes & Noble, Union Square on April 28. After a brief history of why he chose to write a book on Obama, a figure who has been extensively covered, Remnick answered questions from the audience.

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Studio 360

What Happened to Philippa Schuyler?

Saturday, September 14, 2002

In 1940 The New Yorker ran a piece by the great writer Joseph Mitchell entitled "An evening with a gifted child." The child was an eight year old musical prodigy, a rising star named Phillippa Duke Schuyler whom Mitchell suggested was bound for an astounding career. Tamar Brott wanted to ...

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