Show Details for the week of June 24th, 2013

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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

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
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


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