Jim Dwyer

New York Times reporter

Jim Dwyer appears in the following:

The Line on Campaign Fundraising

Monday, May 02, 2016

Hear a round table of reporters discuss the latest on the de Blasio fundraising investigations and whether political ill will is at play.

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Is Mayor De Blasio Being Singled Out in Corruption Probe for a Common Practice?

Thursday, April 28, 2016

New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer argues that the fundraising practices of Mayor de Blasio's campaign team, which are under investigation, are routine in Albany politics. 

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The Hard-to-Predict Canadian Elections

Monday, October 19, 2015

New York Times' Jim Dwyer explains why the Canadian elections, which are determined by plurality, not popularity, are difficult to predict.

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A Suicide Amid Stalled Bail Reform

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

After a Bronx teen committed suicide after spending years awaiting trial at Rikers, New York Times reporter and columnist Jim Dwyer looks at how bail reform could have helped the teen.

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Real Estate Scion and Suspected Killer Arrested After Documentary

Monday, March 16, 2015

Real estate heir Robert Durst was arrested in New Orleans and charged with murder on Saturday, just one day before the finale of an HBO series in which he appeared to confess to killing.

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The Plan to Protect Your Privacy from Facebook—and Why It Failed

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Jim Dwyer tells the story of four NYU undergraduates who set out to build a new social network that let users control their personal data—and why their plan ultimately fell apart.

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The DSK Case: Who's To Blame?

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Peter Beinart, senior political writer for The Daily Beast, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, and author of The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris, talks about the case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn and how it has developed, both within the media and within the legal system. Jim Dwyer, New York columnist for The New York Times, joins him for the conversation.

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Strauss-Kahn Case On Verge of Collapse with Doubts about Accuser

Friday, July 01, 2011

In an exclusive story in The New York Times, investigators have serious doubts about the credibility of the housekeeper who accused the former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, of rape and sexual assault in a Manhattan hotel in May. Strauss-Kahn has stepped down from his position while the IMF investigates the charges, which he has consistently denied. According to law enforcement officials who spoke with Times, there are questions surrounding the asylum application of the housekeeper, as well possible links to criminal activities, including money laundering and drug dealing. It's likely that Strauss-Kahn's bail conditions will be eased and he could be released on his own recognizance as early as this morning.


The Kindness of Strangers: Stories from 9/11

Friday, September 11, 2009

Thousands of people have stories about September 11th, eight years ago. For many of us these are stories that hang on the profound consequences of one life intersecting with another. ...

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Great Lawn – or Great Lie?

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Just under 50,000 people showed up to the recent Bon Jovi concert at Central Park, and yet the Great Lawn looked full. One wonders how that's that possible, given the Simon & Garfunkel, Elton John and other concerts that have drawn hundreds of thousands? New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer ...

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Less Crime: Good for New Yorkers, Bad for the Economy?

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Drop in overall crime in New York should make NY residents happy, but it’s got some officials worried—a drop in crime also means fewer inmates in prison. New York Times reporter Jim Dwyer explains how closing several prisons brought up big issues for this years state budget, considering ...

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Following Up: What Did Rudy Know and When

Friday, October 05, 2007

New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer follows up on the charge that Mayor Giuliani knew the twin towers were going to collapse 15 minutes before it happened. He is the author of 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers (Times Books, ...

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RNC: Three Years Later

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Jim Dwyer, reporter for the New York Times, discusses how actions by the New York police during 2004 Republican National Convention have cost the city almost $700,000.

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Counting the Uninsured

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Income is up in the United States, but the percentage of Americans with health insurance is down -- for adults and children. We examine the new census figures on income and the uninsured. Also, New York Times sports columnist William C. Rhoden with the last of his Thursday visits during ...