Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

A Civic Call for NYC Techies: Bring Digital Talent into Public School Classrooms

Monday, November 11, 2013

'We can actually help here. We can actually develop programs, go into public schools and start teaching." according to Andrew Rasiej,  NY Tech Meetup.
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Does it Take a Powerbroker to Run NYC?

Friday, November 08, 2013

This week, voters elected Bill de Blasio as New York City's new mayor by a decisive margin.  Now, can he deliver?


Apologizing Executives: The Rise of the Emoter-in-Chief

Friday, November 01, 2013

When Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologized about the rollout of the Obamacare website this week, she joined a growing number of leaders in business and go...


Who Is Jeff Bezos? And What is Amazon?

Monday, October 28, 2013

He wants to find in a cheaper way to get to outer space.  He’s building a clock that ticks once a year.  Oh, and he’s also the CEO of  Amazon.  He is Jeff Bezos.
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Six-Year High School Answer for Tomorrow's Workers?

Friday, October 25, 2013

In a visit to Brooklyn Friday, President Obama will honor the innovative new education model at the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, P-Tech for short. Is it the answe...

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A Deal to Fund the Government, What Happens Now? And Apple's New Retail Boss

Friday, October 18, 2013

The federal government is up and running again after a last minute deal that ended the shutdown AND raised the debt ceiling so the government can pay its bills.  For now.


Airbnb Hosts Owe Millions in Taxes, Says Attorney General

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Renting a room or an apartment through the popular website Airbnb is easy to do and an easy way to make extra money.  And according to the state’s Attorney General, it’s also an easy way to avoid paying taxes.

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The Latest on the Shutdown

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

John Dickerson, chief political correspondent for Slate, discusses the latest on the fight in Washington over the government shutdown and raising the debt ceiling. NPR Congressional correspondent Tamara Keith also checks in from Washington, and WNYC's Business and Economics Editor, Charlie Herman, explains what the political uncertainty means for the markets.


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What Happens If Uncle Sam Can't Pay the Bills?

Friday, October 11, 2013

The federal government could default on its debt if it does not increase the amount of money it can borrow by October 17. 


NY AG Subpoenas AirBnB User Info

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

New York-area hosts have received an email from AirBnB letting them know that the New York Attorney General has subpoenaed their personal information. Charlie Herman, Business and Economics Editor for WNYC News, and Matt Chaban of the Daily News explain the legal issues and what hosts can expect.

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Government Shuts Down, Markets Says "Meh"

Friday, October 04, 2013

The federal government is shutdown, but the stock market is holding steady. What gives?


Genetic Screening of Every Child

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Scientists at the recently opened New York Genome Center eventually want to screen every child in New York State. But if doctors found that your child had a genetic disorder, would you want to know? 

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Local Effects of Shutdown

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Charlie Herman, WNYC business and economics editor, talks about where the effects of the federal government shutdown will be felt in this area.  Call us at 212-433-WNYC, 212-433-9692 if you have seen the effects already.


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JPMorgan Could Pay $11 Billion To Settle Government Probes

Friday, September 27, 2013

JPMorgan is reportedly in discussions to settle scores of government investigations with a settlement estimated at $11 billion.

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Apple Fingerprint Security Scanner Hacked?

Monday, September 23, 2013

That didn’t take long.

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Goodbye Company Health Plan?

Friday, September 20, 2013

October 1 is a watershed moment for Obamacare because that's the day people can start signing up health insurance, online, through public exchanges. But against this backdrop, there are also signs of a sea change in how private employers will offer health insurance.

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Google's Top NYC Engineer on City's Tech Economy

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Craig Nevill-Manning is Google's chief engineer in New York City. In fact, saying he built the company's software engineering department in the city from scratch is no exaggeration. 

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Summers Withdraws from Race to Lead Federal Reserve

Monday, September 16, 2013

Larry Summers announced he was withdrawing his name from consideration to lead the Federal Reserve after weeks of heavy opposition by Republicans and three Democrats on the Senate Ban...


Twitter Shares, Where You Might Find Them Now

Friday, September 13, 2013

"We’ve confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale."

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New Movie Releases: "Hank: Five Years Later" and "Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve"

Friday, September 13, 2013

Two new documentaries—“Money For Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve” and “Hank: Five Years from the Brink"—look at the financial meltdown five years later. Do they tell the truth? An...

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