Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Afternoon Shift: Boston Marathon aftermath April 16, 2013 WBEZ [View the story "Afternoon Shift#293: Aftermath" on Storify]Afternoon Shift#293: AftermathToday 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.Storified by · Tue, Apr 16 2013 11:51:35Boston Marathon: 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. Afternoon Shift 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 Robert Pape weighs in, as does Tom Kasza, managing director of Hillard Heinz, a security advisory and investigative firm based in Chicago. Marla Vannucci, 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. #BostonMarathonNialaAll 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 ThavychithTribune 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 Tim Akimoff 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 AkimoffThe 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...Lights Out: This week marks the last print edition of TimeOut Chicago. 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 TimeOut Editor-in-Chief Frank Sennett joins Afternoon Shift for an exclusive interview.Will be on the #AfternoonShift @WBEZ talking all things @TimeOutChicago at 3:05pm. Lots of exclusive details.Frank SennettSchool Closings: 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 Catalyst, Angela Caputo and Sarah Karp, 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 Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Afternoon Shift Boston Marathon explosions Next post in Afternoon Shift Sacred Heart arrests, immigration legislation View the discussion thread. Featured For the love of television Rob Delaney on Nerdette Botanical brewing with Forbidden Root The feast of the wretched Rabbits: For pets or plates?