FROM Steve Stecklow
How Are Foreign Students Cheating on the SAT? It was nervous time for thousands of American high school seniors when they sat down to take the SAT on March 5th. Their scores will impact where they go to college. But it looks like many of their foreign counterparts may have a serious, and seriously unfair, leg up on the test. A Reuters investigation says that many foreign students, particularly in Asia, have had access to significant parts of the tests. Documents reveal that not only has the non-profit administering the tests known about the problems for some time, they’ve reused tests they knew were compromised.
Bassem Youssef and Sara Taksler on 'Tickling Giants' Known as the "Jon Stewart of Egypt," Bassem Youssef hosted a satirical news show that was the first of its kind in the Middle East. The show was immensely popular, until the military-backed government forced Youssef off the air and out of the country. Youssef and director Sara Taksler tell us about their documentary Tickling Giants, which profiles Youssef’s leap from heart surgeon to super star satirist.
LA cleantech's future, music photographer Mick Rock As President Trump embraces dirty fuels, what happens to LA's burgeoning cleantech industry? Start-up companies are planning for an uncertain future but staying optimistic. Veteran photographer Mick Rock defined a musical era. Now the camera has been turned on him. Mick Rock and Barnaby Clay talk about capturing glam and its legacy in Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock.
What's at stake if Hollywood writers strike? Writers in Hollywood just finished voting yay or nay to go on strike. The vote is expected to be in favor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll walk off the job. We get the details and look at the effects of the last strike.