WNYC PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL: The Evolution of Queer Cinema
On October 20th, director Todd Haynes released the family film “Wonderstruck,” based on a book by children’s author Brian Selznick. The movie represents a major departure for the director, whose past works are notable for their frank explorations of gay and lesbian relationships.
WNYC PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL: The Myths and Realities of White Racism
This week, an poll representing a small sample size of Americans has generated conversation across the media landscape. NPR, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health surveyed just over 3,400 hundred adults of all backgrounds. Of those, 902 were white, and 55 percent of that group of white Americans reported feeling discriminated against.
WNYC PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL: Predicting Crime and Enforcing Law Through Big Data
Cutting-edge technology that uses big data is changing the face of law enforcement, and in ways many Americans don’t know about.
WNYC PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL: Clashes Continue in Ferguson
After violence broke out on both Sunday and Monday, the National Guard has been deployed to the city of Ferguson, Missouri as protests continue over the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Last night, tear gas was reportedly fired into the crowds, and more than 30 people were arrested, including some journalists.