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Afternoon Shift: Boston Marathon aftermath
April 16, 2013
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Afternoon Shift#293: Aftermath
Today on the show: how national tragedies change our mindset. We'll talk about trauma with a psychiatrist, terrorism with two security experts, and the role of social media in breaking news. Then, we talk about TOC with Frank Sennett and check in on school closings and the communities they impact.
· Tue, Apr 16 2013 11:51:35
President Barack Obama said earlier today it is still unknown whether the Boston Marathon attacks, which killed three and left at least 176 injured, were the act of a group or an individual or of foreign or domestic origins.
spends the hour reflecting on how the government, from local law enforcement to the White House, and we, as a society, respond to acts of terrorism and how attitudes have changed since 9/11. University of Chicago professor and terrorism expert
weighs in, as does
, managing director of Hillard Heinz, a security advisory and investigative firm based in Chicago.
, a clinical psychologist at the Adler School of Professional Psychology, examines the psychological impact of traumatic events.
Today's #AfternoonShift: What have we learned in how to cope with tragedy? Let us know what you want to talk about. #BostonMarathonNiala
All the support for the city of Boston shows just how strong this country is. #prayforboston #prayersforboston #boston #newengland #america #sportsnation #respect #redsox #celtics #bruins #patriotsAlec Thavychith
Tribune Sports' tribute to BostonIn case you missed it, the cover of the Chicago Tribune Sports section Tuesday expressed support for the city of Boston in the aftermath ...
Social Media and the Boston Marathon:
WBEZ digital content editor
talks about reaction to the Boston Marathon attacks in the social media-verse.
Hey friends, @WBEZ's #AfternoonShift wants to know if you believe social media helps or hurts the way we process violence?Tim Akimoff
The Best Twitter Response to Tragedy: Shut Up | Gadget Lab | Wired.comWhen something happens now, Twitter becomes the go-to source for people to talk about it. Increasingly, it's a primary news source for on...
This week marks the last print edition of
. The publication, which was bought by its parent company, will remain in digital form. Eighty percent of the magazine’s staff is about to be laid off. Outgoing
for an exclusive interview.
Will be on the #AfternoonShift @WBEZ talking all things @TimeOutChicago at 3:05pm. Lots of exclusive details.Frank Sennett
As community members deal with the implications of the closings of 54 Chicago Public Schools, host Niala Boodhoo talks with two reporters from education publication
who took an in-depth look at the neighborhoods these schools are in-- and the very real disparities that exist between impoverished communities with closing schools and more economically stable communities with viable schools.
WBEZ's guests Sarah Karp from @CatalystChicago and @AngelaTCR will be discussing "Caught in a web." http://bit.ly/10LThsp #daca #chicagoThe Chicago Reporter