Interview: Mass kidnapping points to instability in Nigeria

KATIE: Last month a terrorist group, Boko Haram, kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria. And the country’s people are growing more impatient with the government’s weak response to the mass abduction. PIERRE: I spoke with Frankie Edozien, who’s a Nigerian-born journalist teaching at NYU. He blames the country’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, for failing […]

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Rizzoli Bookstore Is Closing

HOST INTRO: After nearly 30 years in business, Rizzoli Bookstore is closing its doors at its Midtown location. This bookstore’s demise isn’t due to market share lost to Amazon, but because of real estate development. Pierre Bienaimé has more. — AMBI: Demonstration outside This morning, a couple dozen people gathered under the scaffolding in front of Rizzoli Bookstore. […]

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