New America in the News: 2009

New America staff and fellows appear regularly on radio and television, and are frequently quoted in media outlets of all types. A selection of that coverage is available below.

Big Ideas: 'Womenomics' Promises Some Wrenching Changes -- Particularly for Men | Vancouver Sun

December 17, 2009

In an article in Foreign Policy's July/ August edition, Reihan Salam summed it up this way: "The axis of global conflict in this century will not be warring ..

What Role Will Government Play? | Media Consortium

December 17, 2009

“There is this massive behind-the-scenes, epic, political battle being waged inside the beltway, right now, between the forces that want to create this more open, distributed, participatory media and telecommunications future and those who favor a centralized, command and control regime, a reinstitution of command and control in all of these new media in telecommunications systems,” said Sascha Meinrath, Research Director for the New America Foundation, during a speech at eComm in March 2009. ...

How to fight global warming: Smart taxes | CNNMoney.com

December 16, 2009

"In the abstract, it's a very fair way to do it," said Lisa Margonelli, director of the energy initiative at the New American Foundation, ...

Hillary Clinton | Riz Khan Show

December 16, 2009


Daniel Levy interviews with the Riz Khan Show.

Obama Sends Letter to North Korea leader Kim Jong-il | Feature Story News

December 16, 2009

Steve Clemons, a Director at the New America Foundation says it makes sense for Obama to communicate directly with Kim. ... Original Article

So Much Can Change | KQED

December 16, 2009

Anne Stuhldreher's mom suffered silently while undergoing chemotherapy for lymphoma, until a speech by Maria Shriver made it possible for her to share her fear and pain with her daughter. ... Original Article

Shadow Elite | Al Jazeera English

December 16, 2009


Janine Wedel and Michael Lind interview with Al Jazeera English. ...

'Obama Doctrine' Edges Toward High Concept | Miller-McCune.com

December 16, 2009

... since the 1970s," said Peter Beinart, a fellow at the New America Foundation who spoke there this week on a panel addressing "The Obama Doctrine? ...

For-Profit Colleges See More Loan Defaults | WMUR

December 16, 2009

Michael Dannenberg, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, said the school-level data searchable at http://fsadatacenter.ed.gov give students ...

The Fourth ‘R’: Rural School Systems Locally Face Big Challenges | McClatchy News

December 16, 2009

The report was compiled using data from the 2006-07 school year from the National Center for Education Statistics, the U.S. Census Bureau and The New America Foundation. ... Original Article

 

House Panel Looks for More Mobile Spectrum | PC World

December 15, 2009

The US Congress needs to find new wireless spectrum -- and new ways to share spectrum -- to avoid a pending spectrum ...

Network Neutrality | Computer Power

December 15, 2009

Sascha Meinrath is the Research Director of the New America Foundation’s Wireless Future Program, and coordinates the Foundation’s Open Technology Initiative. He is a well-known expert on community wireless networks, municipal broadband, and telecommunications policy. He blogs regularly at www.saschameinrath.com.

CPU: The FCC has recently published its draft rules for an issue of great interest to the Web community, net neutrality. Two commissioners dissented in part, but it appears that the pro-neutrality faction has scored a point.

Google Phone Would Break Industry Model | Washington Post

December 15, 2009

"This is a replica of the open-versus-closed war of the IBM mainframe versus the Macintosh for the mobile space," said Tim Wu, a professor of law at ...

Spectrum Inventory Bill Praised | Radio Business Report

December 15, 2009

Michael Calabrese, Vice President and Director, Wireless Future Program, New America Foundation: Seamless mobile connectivity anywhere anytime is goal. ...

Barack Obama's Embrace of Christian Realism | Salt Lake Tribune

December 15, 2009

Peter Beinart wrote a book called The Good Fight , giving the tendency modern content. But after Vietnam, most liberals moved on. It became unfashionable to ...

Federal Funding for Early Learning Looks a Lot Like Last Year | Seattle PostGlobe

December 15, 2009

Congress finally finished its federal education spending bills and early learning didn’t lose much ground, though some major programs didn’t gain a lot either, according to a new analysis from The Early Ed Watch Blog. ...

Original Article

Students of For-profit Colleges More Likely to Default on Loans | Associated Press

December 14, 2009

Michael Dannenberg, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, said the school-level data (searchable at http://fsadatacenter.ed.gov) give students potentially valuable information to consider when considering college. ... Original Article

Obama's Christian Realism | New York Times

December 14, 2009

Peter Beinart wrote a book called “The Good Fight,” giving the tendency modern content. But after Vietnam, most liberals moved on. ...

Study: 1 in 5 Default on Student Loans | TIME

December 14, 2009

Michael Dannenberg, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, said the school-level data searchable at http://fsadatacenter.ed.gov give students ...

CRFB/Peterson-Pew Commission | Washington Post

December 14, 2009

An important proposal being released Monday by the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform urges Congress and the White House to commit immediately to stabilizing the debt at 60 percent of GDP by 2018; come up with a credible plan for getting there; and begin phasing in the necessary policy changes in 2012, once the recovery is fully underway. ... Original Article

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