Invoking Thomas Jefferson, Helicopters Crash Above the Hudson and Rats Find Refuge
Many of the internships are wrapping up, but the stories keep coming. Here are some the latest pieces by our reporters:
- Joel Schectman wrote a story for BusinessWeek about rejected iPhone apps.
- Kate Zhao’s piece about the coming “smart-grid” world, where appliances like dishwashers will automatically run in off-peak electric-use hours, made The Wall Street Journal.
- Karina Ioffee wrote an article for the AP about an African-born farmer running for office in Russia, where folks call him “the Russian Obama.”
- Michael Preston invokes Thomas Jefferson in this True/Slant post about the healthcare debate.
- Alana Rigal put together a story and slideshow for WNYC about the Waterpod Project, an experimental water-based community.
- Kieran Meadows and Mike Reicher combined efforts on this story about the latest stink over the Gowanus Canal. You’ll find their article in 219 Magazine.
- Kate Nocera contributed to the Daily News’ coverage of Saturday’s fatal plane-helicopter collision over the Hudson.
- Mark Morales contributed to NBC Local Integrated Media’s story about the crash. Meanwhile, Emily Feldman wrote about Starbuck’s efforts to speed up service.
- Damiano Beltrami wrote about injured Iraqi children awaiting surgery in Jordan. You’ll find his story in The Jordan Times.
- Jim Flood reports for The Local that rats are finding refuge around an abandoned Fort Greene church.
- Xiomara Martinez-White wrote a story for People.com about former “American Idol” rocker Constantine Maroulis.
- Jessica Simeone covered Friday’s Lower Manhattan water main break for the New York Post.
- Ben Fractenberg put together a very sweet story and audio slideshow for Haaretz about his grandparents’ courtship.
- This story isn’t by one of our reporters, but it is about one: Elan magazine profiled Rima Abdelkader.
Clips of the Week is going to take a week or two off. Congrats to all on a great summer – and keep those links coming.
Tags: Alana Rigal, Ben Fractenberg, Damiano Beltrami, Jessica Simeone, Jim Flood, Joel Schectman, Karina Ioffee, Kate Nocera, Kate Zhao, Kieran Meadows, Mark Morales, Michael Preston, Mike Reicher, Rima Abdelkader, Xiomara Martinez-White