Christopher Werth

Senior Editor, WNYC Narrative Unit

Christopher Werth appears in the following:

Bonus: Introducing Aftereffect

Friday, June 29, 2018

Introducing WNYC Studios' latest podcast, Aftereffect: a SWAT team, an autistic man and an American tragedy. Listen to episode one.

Aftereffect Ep2: “Suck it up, buttercup”

Friday, June 29, 2018

After the shooting, Arnaldo is involuntarily committed to a psych ward, where he remains for the next 35 days. He's then transferred to a facility notorious for abuse and neglect.

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Aftereffect Ep 1: “Let me get this on camera”

Thursday, June 28, 2018

On July 18, 2016, Arnaldo Rios Soto walked out of his Florida group home with a silver toy truck in hand. Two hours later, his life was changed forever.

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Episode 3: “He was definitely a handful”

Monday, June 25, 2018

From the beginning, Arnaldo's mother fought to find adequate care for him. How has a lifetime of bouncing between group homes shaped a man now struggling with violent outbursts?

Episode 2: "Suck It Up, Buttercup"

Friday, June 22, 2018

After the shooting, Arnaldo is involuntarily committed to a psych ward, where he remains for the next 35 days. He's then transferred to a facility notorious for abuse and neglect.

Aftereffect: A SWAT team, an autistic man, an American tragedy.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

How one police shooting exposes the darkest corners of America’s disability system.

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Episode 1: "Let me get this on camera"

Thursday, June 21, 2018

On July 18, 2016, Arnaldo Rios Soto walked out of his Florida group home with a silver toy truck in hand. Two hours later, his life was changed forever.

Aftereffect: A SWAT team, an autistic man, an American tragedy.

Monday, June 18, 2018

A SWAT team, an autistic man, an American tragedy.

What Does it Take to Protect Children From Lead?

Monday, May 21, 2018

Members of the New York City Council have proposed one of the largest overhauls of city lead laws in a decade, but many worry the rules would be too difficult to implement.

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NYC Lags in Reinstating Public School Water Fountains After Finding Lead

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

A year after New York City took thousands of water fountains at public schools out of service due to lead contamination, a WNYC analysis finds only roughly 20 percent have been reopened.

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We Go Underground To Tour London's Crossrail Project

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Crossrail touts itself as the biggest infrastructure project in Europe. It's made up of 10 new train stations and 26 miles of tunnels below London. It's due to open in 2018.

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EU's New Competition Chief Could Shake Up Google Antitrust Case

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Nearly 20 companies have filed antitrust complaints against Google in Europe since 2009. Under the new commissioner, the company could face more formal charges and billions of dollars in fines.

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Kate Bush Sells Out 22 Shows In Less Than 15 Minutes

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Kate Bush fans have waited 35 years for her to go on tour. The rather reclusive British singer-songwriter has launched her first live shows since 1979 — but she's performing all of them in London.

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Making The Label Matter: A Record Company's Return From Obscurity

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Harvest Records used to be known for having a strong link to the progressive rock sound of 1970s London. After laying dormant for years, the label is back, and looking for a new identity.

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Bloated In Budget And Absent At Airshow, F-35 Charts A Troubled Course

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is supposed to be combat-ready next year. But the aircraft, which is already over-budget, failed to show up at the International Air Show in the UK. ...

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From Pen And Paper To 3-D, Look Who's Challenging Google Maps

Monday, July 07, 2014

Today, digital maps are a big business, and Google has become nearly everyone's go-to cartographer. But there are challengers out there — and you might be surprised by some of the competition.

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The Long, Slow Vanish Of Britain's Illustrious Recording Clubs

Thursday, July 03, 2014

In the years following World War II, tape-recording clubs gathered significant popularity in the UK. Clubs met to share tapes of everything from bird calls to the sounds of local even...

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How Loud Is Too Loud? A High-Decibel Debate On Expanding Heathrow

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Pippins Primary School is just one of dozens of schools in the neighborhoods that surround London's Heathrow Airport. At recess the students play outside on an asphalt playground. And like clockwork, a jet roars just several hundred feet overhead every 90 seconds. The school is almost directly under Heathrow's flight ...

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Boeing's Iconic 747 May Be Flying Into The Sunset

Saturday, March 29, 2014

While global attention has been focused on Malaysia Airlines' missing 777 this week, Boeing's best-known aircraft, the 747, was also in the news. The Federal Aviation Administration ordered Boeing to immediately fix a software glitch that could cause problems during landing.

The software flaw is not the only problem for ...

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Seeking Energy Independence, Europe Faces Heated Fracking Debate

Friday, March 07, 2014

To stay competitive, Europeans need cheaper natural gas but they also need to be less dependent upon Russia. They're looking at fracking as a solution, but opponents have environmental concerns.

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