Twitter Feed
Friday
Feb082013

Last Word: Barry Commoner

Dr. Commoner, an early environmentalist, warned of the dangers of nuclear weapons testing. He was an early champion of recycling, organic food and reducing fossil fuel use.

Friday
Feb082013

Remembering Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

As publisher of The New York Times, Arthur Ochs “Punch” Sulzberger saw the paper through a trying strike, expanded its sections and printed the Pentagon Papers. Honored to have worked on this video obituary project with Clyde Haberman, one of the steady old hands of The New York Times.

Friday
Feb082013

Salty Dog

Scientists analyze the scat of orca whales to monitor their health. But finding samples isn’t easy unless Tucker, a black lab mix who can sniff out the droppings from a mile away, is on board. This was a fun shoot. You know you've got a good story when it calls for putting a POV camera on a dog!

Friday
Feb082013

Certainty of Hopelessness

One of the only ways to shed student loan debt, even in bankruptcy, is to be found “hopeless” by the court. Doug Wallace, who is now legally blind and owes $89,000, is awaiting a ruling.

Wednesday
Oct032012

The Robot Factory Future

A look at the changing world of factory robots where machines armed with optical sensors and sophisticated software can adapt to shifts in speed, missing products on an assembly line and even handle delicate foods.