Daniel Zwerdling http://wkms.org en Your Digital Trail: Data Fuels Political And Legal Agendas http://wkms.org/post/your-digital-trail-data-fuels-political-and-legal-agendas <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqWuioPHhz0</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:03:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 35428 at http://wkms.org Your Digital Trail: Data Fuels Political And Legal Agendas Your Digital Trail: Does The Fourth Amendment Protect Us? http://wkms.org/post/your-digital-trail-does-fourth-amendment-protect-us <em>This is the third story in our four-part series examining your digital trail and who potentially has access to it. It was co-reported by <strong>G.W. Schulz</strong> from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Yesterday, we examined </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/10/01/227776072/your-digital-trail-private-company-access">how data-tracking companies are monitoring your online behavior</a>.<em> Today we look at your Fourth Amendment rights.</em><p>Science-fiction writers have fantasized for years about the government monitoring everything we do. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:03:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 35393 at http://wkms.org Your Digital Trail: Does The Fourth Amendment Protect Us? Your Digital Trail: Private Company Access http://wkms.org/post/your-digital-trail-private-company-access <em>This is the second story in our four-part series examining your digital trail and who potentially has access to it. It was co-reported by <strong>G.W. Schulz</strong> from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 18:03:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 35355 at http://wkms.org Your Digital Trail: Private Company Access At Cambodia Hotel, The Workers Are The Boss http://wkms.org/post/cambodia-hotel-workers-are-boss <em>This story is part of NPR's ongoing series about </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/series/130593764/social-entrepreneurs-taking-on-world-problems">social entrepreneurs</a><em> — people around the world who are dreaming up innovative ways to develop communities and solve social problems.</em><p>If you walk into the lobby of the Soria Moria hotel near the famous Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia, it probably won't strike you as a bold experiment in development and democracy. The Soria Moria, in the booming town of Siem Reap, is a three-star hotel with 38 rooms that is more cozy than fancy. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 20:25:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 32807 at http://wkms.org At Cambodia Hotel, The Workers Are The Boss New Mortgage Program Helps Cambodia's Poor Find Better Homes http://wkms.org/post/new-mortgage-program-helps-cambodias-poor-find-better-homes If you've applied for a mortgage recently, you know how hard it can be. The bank demands all kinds of obscure documents and wants proof of almost every asset you own. But an innovative mortgage program halfway around the world will evaluate your application without any extra documentation — and if you're approved, it will give you a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage. There's just one catch: The mortgages are only for low-income people in Cambodia. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 17:55:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 30164 at http://wkms.org New Mortgage Program Helps Cambodia's Poor Find Better Homes Conditions Allow For More Sustainable-Labeled Seafood http://wkms.org/post/conditions-allow-more-sustainable-labeled-seafood <em>Part two of a <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/171717418/the-meaning-of-sustainable-labeled-seafood">three-part series</a> by Daniel Zwerdling and Margot Williams.</em><p>Next time you walk up to the seafood counter, look for products labeled with a blue fish, a check mark, and the words "Certified Sustainable Seafood MSC." Then ask yourself, "What does this label mean?"<p>The MSC — Marine Stewardship Council — says that the "sustainable" label means that fishermen caught the seafood with methods that don't deplete its supply, and help protect the environment in the waters where it was c Tue, 12 Feb 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 27944 at http://wkms.org Conditions Allow For More Sustainable-Labeled Seafood Is Sustainable-Labeled Seafood Really Sustainable? http://wkms.org/post/sustainable-labeled-seafood-really-sustainable <em>Part one of a <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/171717418/the-meaning-of-sustainable-labeled-seafood">three-part series</a> by Daniel Zwerdling and Margot Williams.</em><p>Rebecca Weel pushes a baby stroller with her 18-month-old up to the seafood case at Whole Foods, near ground zero in New York. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 22:13:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 27934 at http://wkms.org Is Sustainable-Labeled Seafood Really Sustainable? Once Denied A Purple Heart, A Soldier Gets Her Medal http://wkms.org/post/once-denied-purple-heart-soldier-gets-her-medal <em>In 2010, NPR reported that some Army commanders refused to award the Purple Heart to many troops who got concussions in combat because they didn't consider these "real" injuries. As a result of our story, the Army did its own investigation and put out new guidelines on Purple Hearts. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 07:57:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 21629 at http://wkms.org Once Denied A Purple Heart, A Soldier Gets Her Medal Before Reaching War Zones, Troops Risk Concussions http://wkms.org/post/reaching-war-zones-troops-risk-concussions <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cb4Kr_9I920</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:12:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 21235 at http://wkms.org Before Reaching War Zones, Troops Risk Concussions