Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

What Communities Lose When There's No Local News

Friday, November 03, 2017

After the closure of DNAinfo and Gothamist, WNYC's vice president for news examines the state of local reporting and why it's so hard to fund it.

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Weekly Music Roundup: The Go! Team, Rhye, & Morrissey

Monday, October 30, 2017

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Week of Oct. 30: This week, A Cuban/Jamaican collaboration, The Go! Team, Rhye, and a weird wish from Morrissey.
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Bernstein Returns to the New York Philharmonic

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A three-week festival through mid-November presents symphonies and other works to honor the orchestra's longtime former music director, Leonard Bernstein.

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Gov. Chris Christie's Big Pharma Ties Gave Drug Industry Access to Opioid Regulators

Friday, October 20, 2017

A pharmaceutical executive contributed $100,000 to Christie's presidential campaign. Now he gets to meet with Christie to discuss recommendations for addressing the opioid epidemic.

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Why Health Insurance Subsidies Aren't a Bailout

Thursday, October 19, 2017

President Trump's latest efforts to unravel Affordable Care Act could make insurance premiums for the poor skyrocket, according to a health reporter.

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New Jersey's Voting Machines Are Vulnerable to Hacking

Monday, October 16, 2017

Without a paper trail, New Jersey's elections are at high risk of manipulation

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Weekly Music Roundup: Sharon Jones' Final Record & Fela Kuti Box Set #4

Monday, October 16, 2017

Week of Oct. 16: This week, a final recording from Sharon Jones, Robert Plant's trancey new record, and Erykah Badu curates Fela Kuti.
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Why Baseball Players Aren't Taking the Knee Like NFL Players Are

Thursday, October 12, 2017

NFL players have created a political storm by taking the knee during the national anthem. But the protest hasn't spilled over to baseball. And there's a clear reason why.

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What to Watch in the New York and New Jersey Debates Tonight

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

It's a big night for political hopefuls—and incumbents—on both sides of the Hudson River.

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When Wigs Come Off: New Series Highlights Drag Queens Off Stage

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

A 12-part documentary series promises to show how eight performers navigate life off stage.

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A SCOTUS Primer

Monday, October 02, 2017

Everything you need to know about the Supreme Court, which is back in session.

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After a Fatal Stabbing, Students and Parents Question a Bronx School's Safety

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The incident is renewing questions about whether metal detectors should be placed in schools.

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Top Jersey City Officials Accidentally Recorded Themselves Allegedly Trying to Rig Bids

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The allegations could cast shadows on the mayor's political star.

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As Puerto Rico Reels, a New York Congresswoman Calls For Help

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Nydia Velazquez told WNYC that, first, the power grid needs to be restored in order for hospitals to provide necessary services. "If that is not a humanitarian crisis, what is?"

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BX Native Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow" Tops Billboard 100

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Bronx-native is the first female rapper to reach number one with a solo since Lauryn Hill released "Doo Wop" 19 years ago. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Balkan Brass Rap & "Loving Vincent"

Monday, September 25, 2017

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This week, a film score premiere, a Balkan brass band collaborates with an underground rapper, and a report from Chicago’s South Side.
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The City Council Makes Moves to Strengthen Construction Worker Safety Training

Friday, September 22, 2017

After the deaths of two construction workers this week, the council is poised to pass strict new safety rules

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As Blocks Multiply, a Patchwork Quilt of Politics Emerges

Friday, September 22, 2017

A Trump piñata, sea-level rise at the Jersey shore and the gentrification of Newark are just a few of the issues that come up among Voting Block participants.

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Bloomberg Advances a Global Vision for America

Thursday, September 21, 2017

New York City's former mayor hosted the first-ever "Bloomberg Global Business Forum" as world leaders and CEOs gather in New York.

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'The Deuce' Looks at Prostitution and Pornography in Times Square's Bad Old Days

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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Co-creator David Simon talks about his inspiration for HBO's new show "The Deuce," starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco.

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