New America in the News: 2008

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.

Fiber to the Home: Ideal Economic Stimulus? | CircleID

December 4, 2008
I stumbled across a really interesting paper this week, written by Derek Slater and Tim Wu, and it set me to thinking. Slater is a policy analyst for Google ...

New Treaty Bans Weapons Victimising Civilians | Inter Press Service

December 4, 2008
... (NGOs) that made it happen, says William D. Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Initiative at the Washington-based New America Foundation. ...

Nigeria: Religious Riots Leave Hundreds Dead | PBS

December 3, 2008
To shed light on this tenuous coexistence and the violence it often ignites, we recommend this Atlantic cover story by Eliza Griswold, who traveled to the ...

Chinese-American Activists Oppose Any Bill Richardson Cabinet | San Jose Mercury News

December 3, 2008
Gregory Rodriguez, a senior fellow at the New America Foundation, said the controversy shows that all the talk about a "post-racial America'' is overblown. ...

Did Dick Deceive Rice, Greenspan? | Washington Examiner

December 3, 2008
Speaking at the New America Foundation on Tuesday, Gellman, whose day job is as a special projects reporter at the Washington Post, said that such political ...

New Coalition Drawing Up Nationwide Broadband Access Strategy | Washington Post

December 3, 2008
Yesterday, representatives from technology and telecommunications companies, labor unions and public interest groups frequently at odds with one another agreed to provide the next president with a roadmap for how to accomplish those goals. (Click here for the coalition's call to action and list of coalition members). Original article

National Broadband Strategy Week Begins | BroadbandCensus.com

December 2, 2008
... Internet2, Media Access Project, the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, the New America Foundation and Public Knowledge. ...

A Brokered Peace | Newsweek

December 2, 2008
... the maximalist version," says Daniel Levy, a senior fellow at Washington's New America Foundation. What changed? To start, Israel has begun to recognize ...

Clinton’s Welcome Will Include a Plate of Global Crises | New York Times

December 2, 2008
Mexico’s former foreign minister, Jorge Castañeda, and Julio Burdman, an Argentine political analyst, said Mrs. Clinton’s knowledge of their region and her ...

Change or More of the Same? Obama Introduces National Security Team | Democracy Now

December 2, 2008
We speak with investigative journalist Robert Dreyfuss of The Nation magazine and Steven Clemons of the New America Foundation. President-Elect Barack Obama ...

Rice Accidentally Saved Bush from One Term Presidency | San Francisco Chronicle

December 2, 2008
Cheney, Gellman told the New America Foundation today, brought Bush "to the very brink of being a one-term president." It was March of 2004, ...

High Tech Celebrates White-Spaces Victory | EDN.com

December 2, 2008
... the FCC approve the use of white spaces, according to Michael Calabrese, VP and director of the Wireless Future Program at the New America Foundation. ...
Programs:

Obama's National Security Team | WABC's 'Curtis Sliwa Show'

December 2, 2008

Brian Till appeared Dec. 1 on WABC's "Curtis Sliwa Show" to discuss President-elect Obama's decision to nominate Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) as his Secretary of State. Till also discussed Obama's other national security team picks; an MP3 recording of the interview is available below.

US takes ‘War of Ideas’ to Social Networking Websites | Daily Times

December 2, 2008
... to follow productive paths that lead away from terrorism,” Glassman said in a speech at the New America Foundation, a Washington-based think-tank. ...

Is 2009 the Year We All Get Health Care? | Esquire

December 2, 2008
With support from an influential economist named Jacob Hacker, Kirsch began organizing with powerful groups like Americans United for Change and the Service ...

US Deficit Turns $1 Trillion | Forbes.com/CBC.ca

December 2, 2008
... trillion-dollar deficit isn't a wake-up call for the need for fiscal responsibility, I don't know what is," said Maya MacGuineas, president of the CRFB. ...

FCC to Mull Free Internet Plan at Dec. Meeting | Reuters

December 2, 2008
"I don't know of any other major players" that would bid with such an approach, said Sascha Meinrath, research director at the New America Foundation. ...

Groups Urge Obama to Adopt National Broadband Strategy | CongressDaily/Nextgov

December 2, 2008
Underscoring the adage that politics makes strange bedfellows, AT&T, Cisco, Free Press, Google, New America Foundation, National Cable and ...

Did the Government Cause the Bubble? Not According Austan Goolsbee | Examiner.com

December 2, 2008
In the mid-1990s, new CRA regulations and a wave of mergers led to a flurry of CRA activity, but, as noted by the New America Foundation's Ellen Seidman ...

Across the Globe, a Cautious Welcome for Clinton | International Herald Tribune

December 2, 2008
But others, like Jorge Castañeda, Mexico's former foreign minister, and Julio Burdman, an Argentine political analyst, said her knowledge of and interest in ...
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