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Audio, Infographic, Video, and Web Resource
Case 2.1: Bargaining Over Body Cameras
Audio 2.1.1: PBS News Hour: Making Body Cameras Part of a Police Officer’s Uniform.
Description: Segment on the push for body cameras.
Audio 2.1.2: Bureau of Justice Assistance: Body-Worn Camera Podcast Series. Episodes 59 and 60.
Description: Interviews with GMU’s Dr. Cynthia Lum on research coming out of Center for Evidence-Based Policing.
Audio 2.1.3: The Two Way: Body Cam Study Shows No Effect on Police Use of Force or Citizen Complaints.
Description: NPR The Two Way reports on study casting doubt on effectiveness of body cameras.
Infographic 2.1.1: Urban Institute: Policy Body-Worn Cameras: Where Your State Stands.
Description: Infographic on the body cam legislation in the U.S.A.
Description: Trevor Noah responds to the graphic video of the shooting of Philando Castile.
Web 2.1.1: Fed Agent: DC Rep Introduces Legislation Calling for Federal Law Enforcement Body Cameras.
Description: Article detailing proposed federal legislation, introduced by Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Virginia Representative Don Beyer, to require federal agents to wear body cameras.
Web 2.1.2: The Crime Report: DOJ May Relent on Police Body Camera Ban.
Description: Article on WSJ report that DOJ may allow federal agents on joint taskforces to wear body cameras like their police counterparts.
Case 2.2: Wasting Away? Fifty Examples of Government Waste
Audio 2.2.1: Marketplace: Cutting Government Waste by Crunching the Numbers
Description: This news story explains how policy analysts can play a role in making government more efficient.
Video 2.2.1: The Campaign to Cut Waste
Description: President Obama and Vice President Biden launched a Campaign to Cut Waste during their first term in office. Review the White House webpage on the initiative and consider the examples of waste discussed by President Obama in the video.
Video 2.2.2: Fox News: What Government Could and Should Cut
Description: Critiques of government spending sometimes focus on specific programs and sometimes focus on the general size and scope of government. Consider this report from Fox News as an example.
Video 2.2.3: The Colbert Report: Muffingate
Description: Comedian Stephen Colbert discusses a government investigation about $16 muffins.
Web 2.2.1: Citizens Against Government Waste: Congressional Pig Book
Description: Citizens Against Government Waste is an advocacy organization that draws attention to government spending and waste. They publish a “Congressional Pig Book” every two years to highlight programs about which they are concerned.
Web 2.2.2: Campaign to Cut Waste
Description: President Obama and Vice President Biden launched a campaign to cut waste during their first term in office. Review the White House webpage on the initiative and consider the examples of waste discussed by President Obama in the video.
Case 2.3: Are Private Markets Better Than Government?
Audio 2.3.1: Is the Government More Entrepreneurial Than You Think?
Description: Freakonomics Radio episode on the economy and government’s involvement.
Video 2.3.1: Solve It: Private vs Public Markets
Description: Global Market Strategist David Lebovitz looks at impact of increased access to private equity and explains why it is essential to develop a true understanding of the differences between private equity and public markets.
Web 2.3.1: Private versus Public Markets is the Battle to Watch
Description: Financial Times writer Robin Wigglesworth delves into the state of private and public markets today.
Web 2.3.2: Private vs Public Markets
Description: Breakdown on the differences between private and public markets.