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This edition: Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 9, 2015.

First aired: June 10, 2015.

First, the High Bridge is reopening across the Harlem River and with Brian to discuss that and other parks matters is Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mitchell Silver.

Then, a watchdog service called Politwoops launched three years ago to preserve and expose the deleted tweets of politicians. Now, Twitter has shut down the service, citing breach of privacy rules. To discuss, Nicko Margolies, who ran Politwoops for the Sunlight Foundation.

Next, there's an argument in marketing that many people are willing to share personal information through Internet data in exchange for personalized marketing and other benefits. But a new study makes a case that most people don't feel comfortable sharing their data, and that those who are more informed feel more powerless. To discuss, Joseph Turow, professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

And finally, June and into July is LGBT Pride Month and its not just in Manhattan. It's celebrated in each borough. But services specific to the LGBT community are not distributed evenly throughout the city. To discuss, Peter Frank of the Bronx LGBTQ Center and Jeffrey Padilla of Iris House Inc.

Guest List

Peter Frank Board Secretary & Co-Founder, Bronx LGBTQ Center

Nicko Margolies Projects Manager, Sunlight Foundation

Jeffrey Padilla Senior Health Educator, Iris House Inc.

Mitchell Silver Commissioner, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

Joseph Turow Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

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