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Fundamentals of Radio Journalism (2)


24:50 minutes (28.42 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 5 Sep 2013

For this Late City Edition collaboration, we aired a two-part series of radio shorts from the Columbia University undergraduates enrolled in this summer’s Fundamentals of Radio Journalism course. Led by Professor Kate Fink, students explored radio reporting and editing, taking to the streets of New York City and to WKCR’s studios. Check out these radio shorts on topics including Indian holy site Bodh Gaya, Italian artists’ American migration, New York City’s Museum of Mathematics, and the return of the New York City marathon.  (Part 2)

Fundamentals of Radio Journalism (1)


27:45 minutes (31.76 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 3 Sep 2013

For this Late City Edition collaboration, we aired a two-part series of radio shorts from the Columbia University undergraduates enrolled in this summer’s Fundamentals of Radio Journalism course. Led by Professor Kate Fink, students explored radio reporting and editing, taking to the streets of New York City and to WKCR’s studios. Check out these radio shorts on topics including Indian holy site Bodh Gaya, Italian artists’ American migration, New York City’s Museum of Mathematics, and the return of the New York City marathon.  (Part 1)

Robert Ferguson, Conflict Intelligence


29:06 minutes (33.3 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 12 Aug 2013

For this month’s collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Prof. Beth Fisher-Yoshida discussed power and conflict with Doctor Robert Ferguson. Ferguson is a professional therapist, coach, consultant and instructor at Columbia University’s International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR).

Volcano Eruption Forecasting


14:47 minutes (6.77 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 20 Aug 2013

For this Late City Edition segment, producer Sophia Lian sat down with Philipp Ruprecht, a volcanologist at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Ruprecht recently co-authored a study concerning eruption forecasting with Terry Plank, a geochemist at Lamont-Doherty.

Fortune Society, Criminal Justice


18:33 minutes (21.23 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 8 Apr 2013

A discussion with Dr. Fisher-Yoshida, Claudia Cohen, Rebecca Neshkes and Stanley Richards from Fortune Society, a not-for-profit community-based organization dedicated to educating the public about prisons and criminal justice and staffed primarily by ex-offenders.

Hip Hop Public Health


23:25 minutes (26.81 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 8 Aug 2013

As part of WKCR’s early hip hop celebration, Late City Edition Producer Sophia Lian sat down with Dr. Olajide Williams, known in the recording studio as The Hip Hop Doc. Williams, who is also Chief of Staff of Neurology and Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center, heads up the Hip Hop Public Health program. The program employs hip hop and rap to educate elementary-age students about stroke prevention. Listen to hear Dr. Williams discuss the project, public health innovation, and the importance of arts in education.

Doug Eklund


60:52 minutes (55.73 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sun, 28 Jul 2013

Doug Eklund, Curator in the Department of Photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, joins us to discuss his latest exhibit, Everyday Epiphanies: Photography and Daily Life since 1969.  From Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky’s video of trash blowing magnificently on the street to Mary Nickerson’s photographs of the Apollo 13 splashdown reflected on her television screen, the photographs and videos in this exhibit aim to capture moments in which meaning is discovered in the mundane.

Michael Cera


19:00 minutes (17.39 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 30 Jul 2013

Michael Cera joins us via phone to discuss his role as a cheeky American tourist in Crystal Fairy, a film directed by Sebastian Silva and shot in Santiago, Chile.  In the film, Jamie (Cera) plans a drug-infused road trip with three Chilean brothers.  He offhandedly invites Crystal Fairy (Gaby Hoffman), a nature-loving San Franciscan, who diverts Jamie from his quest to find a mescaline-containing San Pedro cactus. During the interview, Cera talks about the 12-day shooting process, the improvised dialogue, and his nickname "Pollo." Hosted by Mahima Chablani.

Adelle Waldman


65:17 minutes (59.77 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 2 Aug 2013

A conversation with Adelle Waldman, author of summer's buzzy new novel The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. In her debut novel, Waldman takes readers inside of the head of Nate, a Brooklyn-based writer who can't seem to get it right with women. During the interview, she reflects on the realities of discrimination towards women's fiction and her choices and process in creating Nate. Hosted by Emma Stein.

Andrew Bujalski


26:27 minutes (24.22 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 5 Aug 2013

An interview with Andrew Bujalski, one of the most acclaimed directors of the last decade, who discusses his latest film, Computer Chess, a story about the race for artificial intelligence and the idiosyncratic scientists who devoted their lives to winning it.  Bujalski shares his thoughts on technology, counterculture, art, and the state of the film industry.  Hosted by Jackson Arn.

Erica Getto with Jim Rash


15:50 minutes (14.5 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 1 Aug 2013

Academy Award winner Jim Rash joins us via phone to discuss his latest project: hosting The Writers' Room.  This summer, Rash and Sundance Channel are going behind the scenes of hit comedies and dramas including American Horror Story,New Girl, and Dexter with the writing staffs who bring them to life.

Who's On The Ballot


20:29 minutes (9.38 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 1 Aug 2013

Late City Edition producer Erica Getto talked New York City politics with the team behind the website Who’s On the Ballot. The not-for-profit project offers New York City residents a comprehensive guide to election season, including registration deadlines, upcoming debate information, and resources for getting to know candidates . Listen in to hear Who’s On the Ballot representative Chris Santulli discuss the voter education project and how you can stay informed and active this election season.

DME Interview with WKCR


30:00 minutes (27.47 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 25 Jul 2013

Brian McKenna and Toussaint Liberator discuss their latest project, Dear Mama Earth (DME), an energetic album that communicates insight on critical environmental issues, in a collaboration show with the Arts and News departments.   A fusion of reggae and soul, the album teems with affection and appreciation for Mother Earth and her future.  The show includes an interview, a walk-and-talk through the DME studio in midtown Manhattan, and clips of their music. Hosted by Mahima Chablani and Zach Wyche.

Profiling and Surveillance


26:17 minutes (30.08 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 23 Feb 2012

Late City Edition producer Nico Esguerra sits down with Cyrus McGoldrick, speaking on behalf of the Council for American Islamic Relations about NYPD profiling and surveillance.

Twitter


16:18 minutes (7.46 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 23 Jul 2013

Late City Edition producer Erica Getto was joined by Columbia Business School professor Olivier Toubia for a discussion on Twitter. Toubia recently co-authored the report “Intrinsic vs. Image-Related Utility in Social Media: Why Do People Contribute Content to Twitter?” in the journal Marketing Science. Listen in to hear his findings on why we tweet, how often we tweet, and how Twitter may be trending towards more of a media consumption than contribution site.

NYC 2040: Housing the Next One Million New Yorkers


20:10 minutes (9.23 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 22 Jul 2013

Late City Edition producer Erica Getto was joined in the studios by Jesse M. Keenan, who co-authored the report “NYC 2040: Housing the Next One Million New Yorkers.” The report explores approaches to accommodating NYC’s growing population, taking into consideration waterfront development, questions of equity, and precautions against natural disasters.

Smoking Bans


13:57 minutes (6.39 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 18 Jul 2013

For Thursday’s Late City Edition, producer Erica Getto sat down with Kathleen Bachynski, a doctoral student at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, to discuss smoking bans in public spaces. Bachynski was among the researchers behind the paper “Banning Smoking In Parks and on Beaches: Science, Policy, and the Politics of Denormalization,” published in the July issue of Health Affairs. Tune in as we explore smoking bans, their shifting reception, and their public health and political implications.

Interview with Ty Martin


30:12 minutes (27.65 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 10 Jul 2013

Ty Martin joins us to discuss his role in the documentary “Before You Know it,” directed by PJ Raval.  The documentary follows three gay senior citizens as each navigates the challenges and the beauty of aging.  Martin is an active outreach member of Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders in Harlem, NY. During the interview, he reflects on the filming process as well as the immense change he has witnessed in his lifetime, from the Stonewall riots to the recent fall of DOMA. Hosted by Mahima Chablani. 

Women In The Military (2)


36:02 minutes (41.24 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 16 Jul 2013

Late City Edition explores the dissonant reality that faces women enlisted in the armed services: that of increasing opportunity and pervasive misogyny. The series features Abigale Wyatt, Helen Schor, and Leslie Paisley - three female Columbia students who have served in the military. We also sat down with Helen Benedict, a professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism whose groundbreaking book "The Lonely Soldier" has been key in drawing attention to the epidemic of sexual assault in the military.

Women In The Military (1)


26:45 minutes (30.61 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 15 Jul 2013

Late City Edition explores the dissonant reality that faces women enlisted in the armed services: that of increasing opportunity and pervasive misogyny. The series features Abigale Wyatt, Helen Schor, and Leslie Paisley - three female Columbia students who have served in the military. We also sat down with Helen Benedict, a professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism whose groundbreaking book "The Lonely Soldier" has been key in drawing attention to the epidemic of sexual assault in the military.

Christianna Gozzi / Kyong Mazzaro, Conflict Mediation


28:11 minutes (12.91 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 8 Jul 2013

For this month’s collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Prof. Beth Fisher-Yoshida discussed conflict mediation with The Earth Institute’s Kyong Mazzaro and Christiana Gozzi. Tune in for to hear about the Institute’s United Nations collaboration and mediation research.

reVilna


17:40 minutes (8.09 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 9 Jul 2013

Between 1941 and 1943, the Lithuanian ghetto of Vilnius was systematically constructed and then liquidated. Now, over 70 years later, writer and Fulbright fellow Menachem Kaiser is bringing the Vilnius community back to life with his interactive mapping project reVilna. Tune in to hear Late City Edition producer Erica Getto and Kaiser discuss the historic ghetto, reVilna's virtual maps, and how the project comports with other Holocaust museums and memorials.

F.E. Castleberry (re: Unabashedly Prep), Hosted by Sophia Skupien


29:18 minutes (26.82 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 17 Jun 2013

F.E. Castleberry joins us to discuss his blog, Unabashedly Prep, and the recent resurgence of preppy style. Though he began his professional life in the financial industry, F.E. eventually chose to pursue a career in fashion photography and quickly emerged as a force in the style world after launching his blog about three years ago. As a photographer, he has worked for Ralph Lauren, J.McLaughlin, and Club Monaco and his writing has been featured in GQ, Town and Country, and Women’s Wear Daily. Hosted by Sophia Skupien.

Illegal Ivory and Carbon Dating


19:14 minutes (22.02 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 2 Jul 2013

Kevin Uno, a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, joins Late City Edition producer Erica Getto to discuss a new approach to detecting illegal ivory. Tune in to hear Uno share how radiocarbon dating offers clues about when an elephant died and, in turn, whether its tusks are being illegally trafficked.

The Obamas


31:29 minutes (36.03 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 25 Jun 2013

Late City Edition producer Erica Getto sat down with Jodi Kantor, New York Times correspondent and author of The Obamas. Tune in as we explore Kantor’s personal and professional journey, her take on changing media models, and her advice for today’s youth.

Los Tocayos Carlos


17:24 minutes (19.91 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 22 May 2012

Late City Edition producer Nico Esguerra interviews the student team behind Los Tocayos Carlos, a book-length monograph and comprehensive website published by the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. The work uncovers evidence that Carlos DeLuna, a poor Hispanic man with childlike intelligence who was executed in Texas in 1989, was innocent.

Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Israel Mediation


29:28 minutes (33.73 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 13 May 2013

In this month's collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida joins Dr. Peter Coleman in the studios to discuss her conflict mediation work in Israel.

Live Set Part 2


2:30 minutes (3.45 MB)

Live recording of Sokratis Sinopoulos playing his instrument, the politiki lyra. The tune is not identified. Part 2 of 2, recorded on March 14th, 2013. Hosted by Ahmet Ali Arslan.

Live Set Part 1


6:29 minutes (8.91 MB)

Live recording of Sokratis Sinopoulos playing his instrument, the politiki lyra. Starting with an improvisation, Sinopoulos continues with a zeybek (slow dance form based on a 9/8 rhythm cycle) from the Greek island Midillini followed by a Kasap Havası - Butcher's Dance. Part 1 of 2, recorded on March 14th, 2013. Hosted by Ahmet Ali Arslan.

Interview


17:34 minutes (24.13 MB)

Interview with the Greek politiki lyra player Sokratis Sinopoulos. Recorded on March 14th, 2013. Questions re-recorded later. Hosted by Ahmet Ali Arslan.

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