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Geeks Bearing Gifts

Friday, February 13, 2015

Bob imagines new futures for news with journalism professor Jeff Jarvis.

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On The Media

Remembering David Carr, New York Times Media Critic

Friday, February 13, 2015

Bob remembers David Carr, whose candor and insight into the digital media world made him a trusted voice to fellow journalists and readers alike.

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New Tech City

Bored and Brilliant: We Got Bored

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

We changed our phone habits, opened our minds to day-dreaming, and it felt good. 

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New Tech City

Challenge 6: Dream House

Saturday, February 07, 2015

It's time to get really bored and make something creative. You might just learn something about yourself. Here are your instructions! 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Joyce Carol Oates Says Building a Novel Is Like Building a Cathedral

Friday, February 06, 2015

In his interview with the acclaimed novelist Joyce Carol Oates, Brian asked if she ever just starts writing before planning her books. She explained her process to us in 45 seconds.
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On The Media

Thousands of Secret Torture Photos

Friday, February 06, 2015

The U.S. government is withholding thousands of photos of detainee abuse and torture for fear, it claims, of violent repercussions. 

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On The Media

Threat Assessment

Friday, February 06, 2015

The content of a new ISIS video shocks the world. Also, vaccinating children stokes faux controversy, again, and a new documentary has the Church of Scientology on the offensive.  

On The Media

Horror With A Purpose

Friday, February 06, 2015

Georgetown University's Bruce Hoffman on the calculated intention behind ISIS's acts of unthinkable horror.

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On The Media

On the Anti-Vax Non-troversy

Friday, February 06, 2015

As the measles continue to spread across the country, the anti-vaccination movement swells to mount its steed, and Bob relates the debate not at hand.

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On The Media

ISIS Video Shocks Arab World

Friday, February 06, 2015

The ISIS video depicting Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh being burned alive pierced through the violence fatigue of the Arab world, says FT correspondent Borzou Daragahi.

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On The Media

The Scientologists and the Film Critics

Friday, February 06, 2015

With the debut of the new documentary "Going Clear," the Church of Scientology has a host of new targets for its PR campaign: film critics. 

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On The Media

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief

Friday, February 06, 2015

Following the debut of the film version of his book at Sundance, we revisit an interview with "Going Clear" author Lawrence Wright from 2013.

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New Tech City

Challenge 5: One Small Observation

Friday, February 06, 2015

For today's challenge, we want you to take note of one person, object, or interesting, uninventable detail you would have missed if your nose were glued to your phone.

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On The Media

The Case for Boredom

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The podcast New Tech City has kicked off a fascinating project that anyone can join in on. And, we want you to know about it. 
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New Jersey News

Complete List of All The Famous People Chris Christie Hangs Out With

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Christie hangs out with famous people. All kinds of different famous people. 

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Selected Shorts

Great Writers Steal

Thursday, February 05, 2015

A play on words

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New Tech City

Challenge 3: Delete That App

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Your instructions for today: Delete that app. And listen in as our favorite casual cell phone video gamer confronts the designer of her worst addiction. 

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New Jersey News

New Jersey GOP Cools on its Governor

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Chris Christie is not getting a lot of love from the very people who are supposed to love him.

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WNYC News

Listen to Amy Eddings Say Goodbye to WNYC

Friday, January 30, 2015

Friday was the last day at WNYC for All Things Considered Host Amy Eddings. She's moving to Ada, Ohio. But first, she said goodbye to listeners.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Many Voices of Martin Short

Friday, January 30, 2015

Martin Short is affable, talented, and hilarious. While he was on the show with guest host Joy Behar, he couldn't help himself and started performing impressions left and right.
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