Robert Siegel

Type: Person
Name: Robert Siegel
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

London Times Pipes Typewriter Chatter Into Newsroom

In a move meant to increase energy levels and help meet deadlines, The Times in London is piping old-fashioned typewriter noise into the newsroom,where many of its journalists are too young to know what those sounds are. Robert Siegel speaks to Patrick ... [Published Media Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Letters: The Burning Of Washington

Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approximately 7:00 p.m. ET. Robert Siegel and Melissa Block read letters from listeners about our recent reenactment of the burning of Washington, D.C., during the War of 1812. ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Life Of The Man Who Died Fighting For ISIS

Douglas McAuthor McCain was a U.S. citizen raised in Minnesota. He also just earned a dubious distinction, as the first American to die in Syria fighting for the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State. For more on McCain, Robert Siegel speaks ... [Published NPR - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

London 'Times' Goes Retro With Stereo Typing

Robert Siegel speaks to Patrick Kidd, the editor of The Times Diary , about the sounds of mechanical typewriters piped into the newsroom of The Times in London. The idea is that the sounds will increase energy levels and help reporters hit deadlines. ... [Published NPR - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Mexico Swears In A New Police Force, But Many Aren't Impressed

Carrie KahnAll Things Considered08-25-2014Host: Since taking office, President Enrique Pena Nieto has brought down some of the country's top cartel bosses. From a leader of the vicious Zeta drug gang, to the world's top crime boss, Joaquin Chapo Guzman. ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

A Map To The Roots Of Ferguson's Civic Unrest

Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approximately 7:00 p.m. ET. Robert Siegel talks with Dr. Colin Gordon, a history professor at the University of Iowa, about how the map of St. Louis County reveals some of the sources ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

In Hostage Negotiation, Qatar Plays Middleman To Prove Its Worth

The small, oil-rich Arabian Gulf nation of Qatar played a key role in freeing U.S. hostage Peter Theo Curtis after nearly two years in Syria. For context on the release, Robert Siegel speaks with Shadi Hamid, the director of research at Brookings, Doha ... [Published KPBS - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Hostage, Qatar, Wholesaler
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

One Woman's 'Pay It Forward' Moment Inspires 11 Hours Of Kindness

At a drive-through Starbucks in St. Petersburg, Fla., a chain of generosity included hundreds of customers. Each customer in the chain chose to "pay it forward," paying for the drink of the customer behind her. Weston Phippen of the Tampa Bay Times wrote ... [Published WGCU Public Media - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

The Designs Behind Airstrikes - And The Damage They've Dealt

Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approximately 7:00 p.m. Michael Barbero oversaw targeting for airstrikes during 17 months of the troop surge there. He tells Robert Siegel that for such strikes to be effective, they ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

In Defense Of U.N. Aid In Iraq

For more on the challenges of supporting internally displaced persons in Iraq, Robert Siegel speaks with Kieran Dwyer, the spokesman for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Dwyer responds to criticisms of the U.N. agencies ... [Published NPR - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Russian Convoy Heads To Ukraine, Bearing Aid - But Some Suspect Foul Play

Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approximately 7:00 p.m. A Russian convoy of nearly 300 trucks has left for eastern Ukraine, carrying what Russia claims to be humanitarian aid. Ukrainian leaders suspect the convoy could ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. Response In Iraq: From Emergency Solution To Slate Of Paths Forward

The U.S. has begun airlifting humanitarian aid and conducting limited airstrikes in the attempt to protect Iraq's refugee populations of religious minorities. NPR's Tom Bowman talks with Robert Siegel about the possible policy options for the U.S. in ... [Published KPBS - Aug 12 2014]

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"These products are all scams," said Robert Siegel, an immunologist at Stanford University, in an email to The Verge. "there are no studies of the efficacy of these products, so any claim about them is a lie perpetrated by people who wish to profit from other people’s fears." Unfortunately, "many people are gullible and will believe anything," he said, and companies like Z Natural Foods and IMNatural know how it

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Israel, Gaza and False Balance [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - 7 hours ago]
London Times Pipes Typewriter Chatter Into News... [Published Media Post - Aug 29 2014]
Letters: The Burning Of Washington [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 28 2014]
Letters: The Burning Of Washington [Published NPR - Aug 28 2014]
London 'Times' Goes Retro With Stereo Typing [Published NPR - Aug 27 2014]
The Life Of The Man Who Died Fighting For ISIS [Published NPR - Aug 27 2014]
Mexico Swears In A New Police Force, But Many A... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 27 2014]
Colorado’s Pot Brownies Now Come With Instructions [Published New England Public Radio - Aug 27 2014]
A Map To The Roots Of Ferguson's Civic Unrest [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 26 2014]
How A Colonial-Era Error Put The Carolinas At Odds [Published NPR - Aug 26 2014]
A Map To The Roots Of Ferguson's Civic Unrest [Published NPR - Aug 26 2014]
In Michael Brown’s Memory, Pleas For Justice An... [Published New England Public Radio - Aug 26 2014]
In Hostage Negotiation, Qatar Plays Middleman T... [Published KPBS - Aug 25 2014]
In Hostage Negotiation, Qatar Plays Middleman T... [Published KCLU - Aug 25 2014]
With Initial U.S. Airstrikes A Success, Will Th... [Published New England Public Radio - Aug 23 2014]
One Woman's 'Pay It Forward' Moment Inspires 11... [Published WGCU Public Media - Aug 22 2014]
The Quandary At Jackson Hole: Is It Time To Ste... [Published NPR - Aug 21 2014]
McDonnell Takes The Stand, Founding Defense On ... [Published NPR - Aug 21 2014]
We Are What We Google: How Search Terms Reflect... [Published NPR - Aug 19 2014]
The Designs Behind Airstrikes - And The Damage ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 18 2014]
The Designs Behind Airstrikes — And The Damage ... [Published NPR - Aug 18 2014]
Pop-Up Ad Man 'Fesses To An Internet 'Sin' — Bu... [Published NPR - Aug 18 2014]
A Map To Memory Lane: Providence Tries To Keep ... [Published NPR - Aug 18 2014]
Round 3 Superlative Winners: Pamela Kirkland, B... [Published Media Bistro - Aug 18 2014]
After Shooting, LAPD Uses Friendlier Face To Av... [Published New England Public Radio - Aug 16 2014]
Grand Jury Indicts Texas Gov. Rick Perry On Cha... [Published NPR - Aug 16 2014]
In Defense Of U.N. Aid In Iraq [Published NPR - Aug 15 2014]
The Trouble With Saying 'Set Free' When Talking... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 15 2014]
These are the companies profiting from the Ebol... [Published The Verge - Aug 15 2014]
Kurdish Province Struggles To Cope With Waves O... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 14 2014]
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