Fred Mogul

Healthcare and Medicine Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Explosion at Staten Island Oil Storage Facility

Monday, February 24, 2003

The explosion at an oil storage facility on Staten Island caught the attention of the metro area on Friday morning. Residents of Staten Island were shaken, some thought of terrorism, others simply thought of safety. WNYC's Leticia Theodore reports.


MTA Gets Earful At Public Hearings

Thursday, February 06, 2003

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will spend the next three weeks listening to public comment on possible fare increases and service cuts. If last night's hearing in midtown Manhattan is any indication, they can expect an earful. Politicians, advocates and mass-transit riders converged on MTA board ...


New Jets Stadium on West Side?

Wednesday, January 29, 2003

The New York Jets have released drawings for a proposed West Side stadium almost covertly. You have to go to a museum in Washington to see them. The proposed stadium wouldn't just be Jets green,' it would be the country's first environmentally green arena, too ...


Who will do the fighting?

Wednesday, January 15, 2003

If the US invades Iraq who will do the actual fighting? Unlike American soldiers who fought in Vietnam, Korea and WWII, today’s military is composed entirely of volunteers. We have two reports today as part of our week-long series War in Our Time. First WNYC’s Fred Mogul, who discovered that ...


A new kind of warfare?

Monday, January 13, 2003

In 1991, American and allied forces swiftly defeated Iraq, mainly by confronting Saddam Hussein’s troops in the open desert. If the US invades Iraq, this time the decisive battle may occur in the streets of Baghdad. Today we begin a week-long series War in Our Time. This morning we have ...


Activists at New School Call for Kerrey's Resignation

Thursday, December 05, 2002

Anti-war activists at the New School University are calling for the resignation of university president Bob Kerrey. The former U.S. Senator from Nebraska is publicly calling on the American military to oust Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. On Wednesday, in front of a full auditorium, Kerrey ...


Fasting For Ramadan

Wednesday, December 04, 2002

December 5th marks the Muslim festival of Eid. The three-day festival celebrates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, when observant Muslims fast from sun-up to sun-down. And they're not the only ones, as WNYC's Fred Mogul reports.

When colleagues bring food into the office ...


Mayor Prepares City for Deep Cuts

Friday, November 15, 2002

The mayor is proposing to cut more than 800 million dollars from city agencies this year. 


No Olympics Yet, but Two World's Fairs

Monday, November 04, 2002

Unlike Paris, Rome and Tokyo, New York City has never hosted the Olympics. But twice in the 20th Century, the world did descend on New York for a different type of mammoth extravaganza. In 1939 and again, in 1964, Flushing Meadow Park in Queens played ...


Recruiting and Retaining Nurses

Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Help-wanted ads are clamoring for nurses: Make a Difference! the ads shout, and Top Pay - All units, all shifts! Nursing shortages have come and gone in recent decades, but new research says the situation is getting worse - for both hospitals and the patients ...


Measuring Genius

Saturday, April 13, 2002

David Galenson is an economist who studies labor markets. These days, he's aiming his quantitative skills at one question: why do some artists produce their best work when they're young and others when they're old?  


Now Playing: Dox Thrash

Saturday, January 19, 2002

Fred Mogul looks at one of the rediscovered masters of the Works Progress Adminsitration — Dox Thrash. His prints and watercolors of home and working life are on exhibit through February 24th at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


Maize Maze

Saturday, September 29, 2001

Maize Maze