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The Identity of Minors

Friday, March 22, 2013

Even as the media and public fitfully reckoned with the Steubenville verdict, a similar case is playing out in Torrington, Connecticut. Like Steubenville case, a lot of bullying and ridicule of the victims has taken place on social media. Unlike the Steubenville case, the local paper, the Connecticut Register Citizen, chose to publish the bullying tweets from high school students, with their twitter handles and images unredacted. The editor of the newspaper, Matt DeRienzo talks to Bob about his decision to print that information

 

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New Tech City

Tweet Chat with the Hackers and Entrepreneurs of Startup Bus NYC

Monday, March 04, 2013

A group of New York City entrepreneurs and hackers are entering the final leg of a 72-hour bus odyssey to conceive, build and launch startups on their way to the annual SXSW Interactive technology conference in Austin, Texas.

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Listen to Lucy

I can’t stop my cyber loafing

Monday, February 25, 2013

I can’t stop my cyber loafing

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Soundcheck

Web Chat: Philip Glass and Jim James

Monday, February 11, 2013

Composer Philip Glass and My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James conduct a short interview via Twitter. 

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On The Media

Hacking the New York Times, Tweeting Revolutions, and More

Friday, February 01, 2013

How The New York Times fell victim to Chinese hackers, a survey of our digital file sharing habits, and a conversation with NPR senior strategist Andy Carvin on tweeting revolutions.

On The Media

A Conversation With the Man Who Tweets Revolutions

Friday, February 01, 2013

Throughout the months of the Arab Spring, the twitter feed of NPR senior strategist Andy Carvin was a one stop shop for keeping up with events in the region--even though Carvin was a world away in Washington D.C. Now Carvin has written a new book about his experience, Distant Witness: Social Media, the Arab Spring and a Journalism Revolution, and sat down with Brooke for a live event to discuss his reporting with social media.

 

Mazen Dha Nahar el Youm

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Live in Washington, D.C. Gabfest

Friday, January 25, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Obama's second inaugural, filibuster reform and social media policy in the workplace. Plus, a special audience Q&A.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Andy Carvin on Tweeting Breaking News

Thursday, January 24, 2013

NPR's Andy Carvin, author of Distant Witness: Social Media, the Arab Spring and a Journalism Revolution, talks with Brian Lehrer about the role of Twitter in reporting and his experience using social media to follow developments during the Arab Spring.

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Operavore

No Thanks for 'Sharing' at the Opera House

Friday, January 18, 2013

"Friends, New Yorkers, Opera Lovers Everywhere," writes Fred Plotkin. "Do I really need to explain why people should not engage in extended conversations at the opera?"

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Follow us on Twitter, Like Us on Facebook

Friday, January 11, 2013

You can keep up with the Leonard Lopate Show on Facebook and Twitter! Find out who's on the show, see photos, listen to interviews you may have missed, and ask questions and leave comments.

Click here to like us on Facebook.

Click here to follow the show on Twitter.

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Radio Rookies

My Education, Uninterrupted

Monday, December 10, 2012

In New York City the high school graduation rate for black males was 28 percent in 2010. Radio Rookie Mike Brown is a young black man living in Harlem and being raised by a single mom.

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Listen to Lucy

Why I’m proud to have no Klout

Monday, December 03, 2012

Why I’m proud to have no Klout

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On The Media

The IDF's Twitter Offensive

Friday, November 16, 2012

As the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) fired missles into Gaza this week, they did something unprecedented in military history: they tweeted about it. As the fighting unfolded, the IDF carried out a real-time social media campaign, posting justifications, combat videos, and propaganda posters to Twitter and to a dedicated live blog. Bob talks to Noah Shachtman, editor of Wired.com's Danger Room blog, who tries to explain the IDF's logic and put their media offensive in perspective.

Clive Carroll & John Renbourn - First Drive

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: On Tenterhooks Edition

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and John Swansburg discuss the new Denzel Washington film "Flight," George Lucas selling Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise to Disney, and Twitter hashtags as poetry.

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Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The Home Stretch Edition

Saturday, November 03, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists discuss the political impact of Hurricane Sandy and the state of the presidential race going into the final weekend. Then on the Culture Gabfest, our panelists discuss Twitter as both hyperlocal newswire and social media rumor mill during Hurricane Sandy.

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On The Media

Is Twitter Wrong?

Friday, November 02, 2012

Tom Phillips, the man behind a website called "Is Twitter Wrong?" worked hard during Sandy to debunk many of the false images of the storm and its aftermath. Bob speaks to Phillips about how easy it is to differentiate the real images from the fakes.

Helium - Aging Astronauts

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On The Media

How to Sort Good information from Bad on Twitter

Friday, November 02, 2012

Last week's storm highlighted Twitter's role as a useful (and occasionally infuriating) source of information during an emergency. OTM producer PJ Vogt talks to Bob about how to find accurate information on the platform while mostly avoiding the chaff. 

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Frankenfest Edition

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, Jody Rosen and David Haglund discuss Twitter's role in Hurricane Sandy, the new ABC drama "Nashville," and Haglund's piece on Mormon intellectuals.

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New Tech City

New Tech City: Sentiment Analysis and How Banks Use Social Media

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The social media realm can at times seem like a frivolous place full of out-of-focus photos and posts about what your friends ate for breakfast. But for businesses, it can also be a cash cow thanks to the sheer number of people you can reach with something as simple as a tweet.

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The Takeaway

Independents React to the Second Presidential Debate

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

After the first presidential debate, we spoke to several independent voters throughout the country who have not yet decided who they will be voting for come November. Now, after the second presidential debate, we check back in with these voters to see what they thought and where they are leaning.

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