All posts in December 2018

Episode 6 – Not in My Backyard!

Air Date: Dec. 12, 2018
Episode: Not in My Backyard

IN THIS EPISODE:

1. Ariama Long talks to residents in Flatbush, Brooklyn who are clashing with developers over a hotel that houses homeless people.

2. Max Zahn shares his reporting on a city council bill that would legalize many types of electric bikes and scooters, renewing a battle over the road between traditional bicyclists and food delivery workers.

3. Lea Ceasrine goes to a protest against the demolition of Little Italy’s Elizabeth Street Garden.

Special Guests…

Environmental reporter Karen Savage

Eve Essex

Producer: Joshua Christensen
Host: Avichai Scher
Assistant Producer: Rob Dozier
Music Producer: Matt Cutler
Digital Producer: Allie Weintraub
Stories by Ariama Long, Lea Ceasrine and Max Zahn

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Episode 5 – Cut Off

Air Date: Nov. 28, 2018
Episode: Cut Off

 

 

AudioFiles: Cut Off

IN THIS EPISODE:

1. Living in a super-populated city can still make people feel socially isolated. Here’s how some New Yorkers confront their experiences with urban loneliness.

2. Sleep paralysis is a condition where someone wakes up from a dream, but can’t move their body. It’s a common experience for many –– we explore how and why it happens.

With special guests…
Newmark Graduate School of Journalism’s very own library manager, Tinamarie Vella. 
Brooklyn-based electronic musician Keke Hunt performs live.

Producer: Allie Weintraub
Host: Rob Dozier
Assistant Producer: Matt Cutler
Music Producer: Ariama Long
Digital Producer: Lea Ceasrine
Stories by Michael Rosenthal and Josh Christensen

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Urban Loneliness

By Michael Rosenthal

Sleep Paralysis 

By Josh Christensen