Preparation for Storms
3:28 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

Two Storm Panel Finishes Its Work

Where We Live
10:37 am
Mon January 9, 2012

The Tension With Iran

Hamed Masoumi (Flickr Creative Commons)

Iran is back at the top of the news, over its nuclear program, a death sentence, and a raft of rescued sailors.

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News
10:08 am
Mon January 9, 2012

(I)NTERVIEW: Susan Talbott

CPBN Media Lab

 

Susan Talbott agreed to be interviewed for our MLAB101 series on August 22nd, 2011. She came to the interview with an extensive resume, and a detailed biography.

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News
8:42 am
Sat January 7, 2012

Real Life Survival Guide Episode 28

A friend at Miya's!

Episode 28 was recorded on December 28th, 2011, as we dined on sustainable seafood at Miya's Sushi on Howe Street.

Our Guest Editors were Kristen Cusato, Gary Choronzy and Ed Bartlett;

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News
2:56 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

Shawls, Capes, and Coats

Mankind has always attempted to ward off the weather with protective clothing.  Throughout history fashions have influenced the types of outerwear people used to keep themselves warm. 

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The Colin McEnroe Show
2:39 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

The Nose: Iowa's Caucus; The 'Real' Kardashians & Things We Like in 2012

Flickr Creative Commons, DonkeyHotey

The national political media spend about a month trying to convince you that Iowa's caucuses are important. Now they're going to spend a week telling you why they don't matter.

On his blog PressThink, media critic Jay Rosen argued this week that: "The Iowa Caucuses are presented as a news event, a mini-election with an informational outcome, a winner. But what they really are is a ritual, the gathering of a professional tribe, which affirms itself and its place in our political system by staging this thing every four years."

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Where We Live
10:55 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Fracking In 2011

Adrian Kinloch (Flickr Creative Commons)

2011 was the year fracking “cracked the public consciousness” - and it stands to be an environmental and political issue in 2012. We get an update from Nick Kusnetz who was recently a reporting fellow for ProPublica, focusing on fracking.

Here is an excerpt from ProPublica's reflection on fracking in 2011 by Abrahm Lustgarten:

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Where We Live
10:38 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Ralph Nader Is Getting Steamed

Chion Wolf

Ralph Nader’s not getting into this year’s presidential race...but that doesn’t mean he’s sitting it out.

The consumer advocate and past presidential candidate has talked this year of a “progressive/libertarian” alliance with Ron Paul, another polarizing figure who’s selling outrage as a key commodity in his race for President.

Nader’s outrage against corporate America - and the politicians of both parties that align with them - takes the form of a new book, “Getting Steamed to Overcome Corporatism.”

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Where We Live
10:35 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Checking In On Hartford's Brand

Chion Wolf

2011 saw the city of Hartford embark on a grand new plan to market itself. We’ll get an update from Oz Griebel on how the effort to sell the capitol city is moving along.

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