Sally Herships

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Episode 890: The Division Problem

Friday, January 25, 2019

We go to a harbor in Santa Barbara where the wait for a spot to park your boat used to be as long as 200 years. Today on the show, we're on a mission to figure out how to divide resources fairly.


Facing Enrollment Declines, Colleges Seek Out New, Creative Ways To Make Money

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Enrollment of both undergrads and graduate students has been declining for years. Meanwhile colleges are getting more creative in finding new ways to make money.


College Side Hustle

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Colleges and universities are finding creative ways to make money.


Planet Money: Netflix And Amazon Stream In India

Friday, October 26, 2018

Amazon and Netflix are trying to take India's streaming market. But so far, success in the country has proved elusive.


Beating Bollywood

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Amazon and Netflix are trying to take on India. But, so far a Hollywood ending, south-Asian style, has eluded them.


While Demand For Rice In Japan Is Down, Prices Are Going Up

Friday, September 21, 2018

The Japanese are eating less rice. But prices are now so high that they are buying imported rice, rather than the home-grown version. It's also a story of tariffs, subsidies and incentives.


The Price Of Rice In Japan

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Demand for Japanese-grown rice is falling. But prices are still going up.


Japan's Ninja Shortage

Monday, July 16, 2018

Japan's population is shrinking. It's harder and harder to find qualified people to fill a lot of jobs. Including ninjas.


Positively 23rd Street

Friday, June 08, 2018

Why is one of the busiest blocks in Manhattan littered with empty storefronts? And what does that say about the changing landscape of American retail?


Failing College

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Colleges are seeing fewer and fewer students apply every year. To try and stay solvent and attract students, they're trying all kinds of things, from lazy rivers to M&A.


Clicking Your Way Through the Grocery Aisle

Friday, December 05, 2014

Lugging groceries around New York is tough. The weather's bad. The bags break. It's a grind. Fresh Direct pioneered home delivery, and now Amazon and Google want a piece of the action.

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Solution for Bankrupt Casinos in Atlantic City - More Casinos

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The plan for a multi-billion casino in Jersey City that everyone is talking about, but few have seen details.


Policing the Police: New Jersey

Monday, June 23, 2014

The force is with you - and it's expensive. Internal fighting cost New Jersey taxpayers $29 million last year, and the Garden State isn't alone.  


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The High Cost of Cop V. Cop Lawsuits in NJ

Thursday, June 19, 2014

In New Jersey, cops suing other cops accounts for expensive settlements, where costs are passed onto taxpayers. Independent journalist Sally Herships discusses why police departments don't seem to do much to mediate internal disputes before they go to court.


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Here are Some Petty Reasons New Jersey Cops Sue Each Other

Wednesday, June 18, 2014


A New Jersey Public Radio investigation finds millions of dollars have been spent on settlements involving local police officers. More often than not, it's police officers suing their own department. And the cost to New Jersey taxpayers is steep. Listen to what Jon Shane, a professor at John Jay College ...


Good Cop, Bad Cop: How Infighting Is Costing New Jersey Taxpayers

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Police officers across the state are suing fellow cops and departments over everything from sexual harassment to being sent home for wearing the wrong shoes — and residents are foot...

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Update: NJ Police Complaint System Broken

Tuesday, February 12, 2013


A New Jersey Public Radio investigation has found that the citizen complaint process at local police departments is riddled with problems, including retaliation and a lack of oversight from the state.

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Making Memories with a Microchip

Friday, August 31, 2012

Ted Berger is trying to build a microchip that can remember things for us. He teaches biomedical engineering at the University of Southern California, and his goal is to create a devi...

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New York City Takes on Silicon Valley

Monday, December 19, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday that Cornell University, with its partner the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, has been chosen to build a new applied sciences and engineering school on Roosevelt Island.  It is another sign of his administration’s push to promote and expand the city’s growing technology sector.

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Making Memories with a Microchip

Friday, November 04, 2011

Ted Berger is trying to build a microchip that can remember things for us. He teaches biomedical engineering at the University of Southern California, and his goal is to create a device that can take over for the hippocampus of the brain, translating thoughts into long-term memories. ...

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