Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered, WNYC News

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

A Modest Proposal for the Subway: Raising Fares Could Be Fairer

Thursday, January 24, 2019

While the MTA Board debates raising the cost of a single ride to $3, some transit experts argue the price of a swipe should be even higher.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Nakhane, Tanya Tagaq, and India.Arie

Monday, January 21, 2019

New Sounds
This week, a big question from India.Arie, a 60s flashback, and a rapidly rising queer icon from South Africa. Plus, new music from Tanya Tagaq and Cinematic Orchestra. 
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A New Comic Book Tells the “Epic Tale” of the Legendary Apollo Theater

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

From its start as a 1930s jazz club to its revival in the 1980s.

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The New York Daily News Is Eliminating Its Sports Editor. What Does That Mean For the Tabloid Wars?

Friday, January 04, 2019

The position will be replaced by a "director of digital audience development for sports."

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1968: The Year In Review

Friday, December 28, 2018

We spent the year examining some of the most important events that happened in 1968 in the New York City region. Here's our summary. 

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The Internet Is Bots All The Way Down

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Bots make up more than 40 percent of Internet traffic, and fake content is everywhere. 

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After Losing Court Battle, New Jersey Advocates Continue to Fight PennEast Pipeline

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Landowners, environmental advocates and elected officials are pushing back against a proposed pipeline that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania to New Jersey.

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1968: Fifty Years Later

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

In a series of interviews with participants, historians and modern-day counterparts, WNYC looks back at how historic moments in a pivotal year shaped our region.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Bruce Springsteen, MorMor, and Bibi Bourelly

Monday, December 10, 2018

Week of Dec. 10: This week, Springsteen on Broadway; Deerhunter and Bibi Bourelly on the environment; plus Chromeo, and Toronto's MorMor. 
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This Program Was Meant to Help the Mentally Ill. Instead, It's Hurt a Lot of Them.

Friday, December 07, 2018

An investigation by ProPublica and Frontline found many participants were not prepared for independent living.

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Undocumented Workers Describe Hostility at Trump Golf Course

Friday, December 07, 2018

Spurned on by Donald Trump's comments about immigrants and what she describes as workplace abuse, Victorina Morales took her story to The New York Times.

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The XFL, A One-Season Failure, Is Being Rebooted By Vince McMahon

Friday, December 07, 2018

It's being pitched as a shorter, faster, less political football league.

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Storms, Personal Failure or Raccoons: What Scares You?

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

The creators of the podcast "10 Things That Scare Me" hope that sharing fears might make people feel less alone.

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For Her 94th Birthday, Shirley Chisholm Gets a Statue

Friday, November 30, 2018

The first black woman to ever serve in Congress is getting a permanent monument in her hometown.

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N.J. Attorney General to Cops: Stop Working with ICE

Thursday, November 29, 2018

New Jersey tells ICE to back off, and ICE threatens more "collateral" arrests.

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New York City's Highest-Earning Official? He's a Debt Collector.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The arcane laws governing New York City marshals lets them use their office to collect debts around the country.

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Care Center Under Scrutiny After 10th Child Dies from Viral Outbreak

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Wanaque Center offers long term care to the state's sickest and most frail children. Ten have died from adenovirus, casting doubt on how it's run and regulated. 

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Unpacking Amazon's Incentives in New York

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The online retail giant is set to get billions from the city and state. Will taxpayers see a return on that investment?

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NY State Legislature Gears Up For Next Session, With New Leadership

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins is on her way to becoming a major power broker in Albany. She has a long to-do list.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Charles Bradley, Smashing Pumpkins, and Jacob Banks

Monday, November 12, 2018

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This week, posthumous music from Charles Bradley, Smashing Pumpkins are not dead yet, and a moving video from Jacob Banks.
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