Robert Siegel

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Name: Robert Siegel
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 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 - 6 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

The Quandary At Jackson Hole: Is It Time To Step Back From Stimulus?

With the economy showing signs of positive momentum, the Federal Reserve is facing familiar questions at its monetary symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Chief among these: Are interest rates too low? Robert Siegel asks Alan Blinder of Princeton Universi ... [Published NPR - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

McDonnell Takes The Stand, Founding Defense On Marital Dysfunction

In the corruption trial of Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, McDonnell took the stand as a witness. Jeff E. Schapiro, politics columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch , discusses the testimony with Robert Siegel. ... [Published NPR - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

We Are What We Google: How Search Terms Reflect Our Wealth

David Leonhardt recently compared the terms people search for online in places The New York Times figures life is easiest, against the counties where it's hardest. He discusses the results with Robert Siegel. ... [Published NPR - Aug 19 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 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pop-Up Ad Man 'Fesses To An Internet 'Sin' — But Hopes To Fix It

Ethan Zuckerman recently confessed to "the Internet's original sin," saying he helped create pop-up ads in the medium's early days. The director of MIT's Center for Civic Media tells Robert Siegel that it's not to late to repent, and to build a better ... [Published NPR - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

A Map To Memory Lane: Providence Tries To Keep Street Names Straight

The city of Providence is embarking on a project to sort out street names that sound alike or have similar spellings. Peter Gaynor, who runs the city's Emergency Management Agency, talks to Robert Siegel about Operation Karat — not "carrot," mind you ... [Published NPR - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Round 3 Superlative Winners: Pamela Kirkland, Brad & Lauren Dayspring, Maggie Haberman

Friday marked the end of the 2014 FishbowlDC Summer Superlatives after a long, grueling competition for more than 50 nominees in 10 categories.In the category for Sexiest Radio Voice, former XM-er Pamela Kirkland, now with Washington PostTV, took the ... [Published Media Bistro - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Grand Jury Indicts Texas Gov. Rick Perry On Charges Of Abusing Power

A grand jury in Austin, Texas, has indicted Gov. Rick Perry on charges of abusing his official powers. For more on the indictment, Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn. ... [Published NPR - Aug 16 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 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Trouble With Saying 'Set Free' When Talking About Suicide

Bob MondelloAll Things Considered08-13-2014Host: Those struggles now ended. He is, as his Genie character in "Aladdin" would have it, finally free. BOB MONDELLOTimePlay AudioROBERT SIEGEL: This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Robert Sie ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

These are the companies profiting from the Ebola crisis

There's nothing new about companies capitalizing on fear. For every health scare, there's a bogus cure, and for every existing illness there are a ton of supplements and sham products purported to treat or prevent it. Yet there’s something particularly ... [Published The Verge - Aug 15 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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One Woman's 'Pay It Forward' Moment Inspires 11... [Published WGCU Public Media - 6 hours ago]
The Quandary At Jackson Hole: Is It Time To Ste... [Published NPR - 23 hours ago]
McDonnell Takes The Stand, Founding Defense On ... [Published NPR - 23 hours ago]
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]
Legendary Film Star Lauren Bacall Dies At 89 [Published NPR - Aug 13 2014]
In 'Um' Or 'Uh,' A Few Clues To What We're Sayi... [Published WNYC - Aug 12 2014]
Russian Convoy Heads To Ukraine, Bearing Aid - ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 12 2014]
U.S. Response In Iraq: From Emergency Solution ... [Published KPBS - Aug 12 2014]
Russian Convoy Heads To Ukraine, Bearing Aid — ... [Published NPR - Aug 12 2014]
U.S. Response In Iraq: From Emergency Solution ... [Published NPR - Aug 12 2014]
Round 3 Superlatives: Sexiest Radio Voice, Best... [Published Media Bistro - Aug 12 2014]
Assessing The Scope And Scale Of American Aid F... [Published NPR - Aug 11 2014]
RIPC: When To Let Your Computer Pass Away? [Published NPR - Aug 11 2014]
The mystery within the Relisha Rudd mystery [Published Washington Post - Aug 05 2014]
the increase of unaccompanied minors [Published KUTRadio - Aug 01 2014]
Margot Adler, Witty NPR Correspondent, Put the ... [Published Forward - Jul 30 2014]
Advocates Respond to Gov. Deal's Unaccompained ... [Published WABE - Jul 26 2014]
In Which Colin Firth Debunks Some Myths About W... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 25 2014]
In Which Colin Firth Debunks Some Myths About W... [Published NPR - Jul 25 2014]
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