Show Details for the week of June 24th, 2013
Posted by themonitor on June 24, 2013
This week’s show looks at online privacy in the age of PRISM and revisits the downing of TWA Flight 800.
- Online Privacy – does it exist? An interview with Mark Weinstein
- 17 years go this coming month TWA flight 800 plunged into the Atlantic shortly after takeoff. All 230 on board died. A new call to reopen the investigation into what happened by former investigators and a new documentary looking at the story – an interview with Kristina Borjesson
More about this week’s guests:
Mark Weinstein is an online privacy advocate and founder of Sgrouples - billed as the world’s private social network. He is an Advisory Board Member of the Future of Privacy Forum; Steering Committee Member of National Strategy for the White House Initiative, Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC); Honored as “Ambassador of Privacy by Design” by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada. You can follow him on Twitter: @markweinstein
Kristina Borjesson has been an independent producer and writer for almost twenty years.won an Emmy and a Murrow Award for her investigative reporting on “CBS Reports: Legacy of Shame” with correspondents Dan Rather and Randall Pinkston, and was the producer and co-writer for “CBS Reports: The Last Revolutionary,” an Emmy-nominated film biography of Fidel Castro. Borjesson’s credits also include “Showdown in Haiti,” an Emmy-nominated investigative documentary for PBS’s Frontline, ”Living with Crocodiles,” a National Geographic Explorer production, the CNN NewsStand magazine shows Fortune andEntertainment Weekly, a PBS film biography of Thomas Merton, the Trappist monk and renowned social critic, and “On Television,” a 13-part series for PBS examining TV in America. Borjesson is an alumna of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Kristina Borjesson is also the author of: “Feet to the Fire: The Media After 9/11, Top Journalists Speak Out” (Oct. 2005). You can follow Kristina on Twitter: @veritasclub