Mervin Field: The King of Data Long Before Data Became King

New America Media, Commentary, Sandy Close, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

Mervin Field, founder of The Field Poll, died on Monday at his home in Tiburon at the age of 94. He will officially be remembered as a trailblazing pollster. But he was more.




La presidenta de la UC Insta Al Estado a Financiar el Ampliado Número de Matricula

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: Jun 04, 2015

Una de series ocasionales de entrevistas de NAM con la presidenta de la UC Janet Napolitano.




Q&A: What is the American Dream?

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: Sep 13, 2014

In an interview with NAM Executive Director Sandy Close, noted author and essayist Richard Rodriguez says there now exist two American Dreams.




Q&A: Richard Rodriguez on the Decline of ‘News Literacy’

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: Aug 03, 2014

The greatest catastrophe of the news right now, says author Richard Rodriguez, is that we've given up the notion of news related to place.




Q&A: Why Guantanamo Hunger Strike Could Be the Last

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: May 06, 2013

Ahmed Rachidi, a native of Morocco who has been a British resident since 1985, was held in Guantanamo from March 2002 to May 2007.