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Michael Lipkin

News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition

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Michael Lipkin is a producer for KPBS Midday Edition.

Before joining KPBS, he covered finance for the San Diego Business Journal and legal affairs for newswire Law360. He was also a producer for Chicago Tonight, a nightly news magazine on PBS member station WTTW. His work has appeared in The New York Times and The Boston Globe, and on the PBS NewsHour.

Michael is originally from Brooklyn. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Law, Letters and Society.

Recent Stories by Michael Lipkin

Only 5 Percent Of Border Patrol Agents Are Women And That May Not C...

Only 5 Percent Of Border Patrol Agents Are Women And That May Not Change Anytime Soon

Dec. 7
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Journalist Sasha von Oldershausen writes in the latest issue of Marie Claire about the U.S. Border Patrol’s struggles to recruit more women.

How To Talk To Children About Sexual Harassment

How To Talk To Children About Sexual Harassment

Dec. 5
By Marissa Cabrera, Michael Lipkin

The current wave of sexual misconduct allegations may have some parents wondering how they should approach the topic with their children. One San Diego psychologist suggested the topics can be integrated into general parenting.

Process To Makeover De Anza Cove Region Moves Forward

Process To Makeover De Anza Cove Region Moves Forward

Dec. 5
By Brooke Ruth, Michael Lipkin

The area is currently home to Campland on the Bay and the closed De Anza Cove trailer park.

Report: Border Patrol Agents Sickened By Sewage Spills Nearly Tripl...

Report: Border Patrol Agents Sickened By Sewage Spills Nearly Triples Since June

Dec. 4
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The number of U.S. Border Patrol agents sickened by the cross-border sewage spills in the Tijuana River Valley has grown to 83, according to a report Monday by The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Climate Paper At Center Of Scientist-Versus-Scientist Legal Dispute

Climate Paper At Center Of Scientist-Versus-Scientist Legal Dispute

Nov. 30
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

A Stanford University climate scientist has taken the relatively rare step of suing another scientist, arguing that a rebuttal paper critiquing his work amounted to defamation.

Lawmakers' Sexual Harassment In The Spotlight, After Decades Of All...

Lawmakers' Sexual Harassment In The Spotlight, After Decades Of Allegations

Nov. 29
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

San Diego Rep. Jim Bates was the first congressman to be reprimanded by the House Ethics Committee for sexual harassment, back in 1989.

Is It Okay To Leave Behind Sick, Aging Friends? Authors Take On Tou...

Is It Okay To Leave Behind Sick, Aging Friends? Authors Take On Tough Questions About Getting Older

Nov. 28
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Even as the chance of living to old age increases, many people avoid thinking about old age, afraid of the choices and challenges it presents.

Boosted Funding, New Forester To Help San Diego Meet Its Tree Plant...

Boosted Funding, New Forester To Help San Diego Meet Its Tree Planting Goal

Nov. 24
By Alison St John, Michael Lipkin

San Diego's recently installed forester says his department has an additional $300,000 in funding to plant new trees, as the city moves towards its goal of 15 percent canopy cover by 2020.

USD Professor Delves Into Barbie's Decade-Long Fight Against Bratz

USD Professor Delves Into Barbie's Decade-Long Fight Against Bratz

Nov. 21
By Michael Lipkin

Barbie-maker Mattel argued that it owned the rights to Bratz because its creator Carter Bryant had worked for Mattel when he came up with the ideas behind Bratz.

First Person: A Life's Trajectory Changed By A Grand Prize Win

First Person: A Life's Trajectory Changed By A Grand Prize Win

Nov. 20
By Michael Lipkin

Michael Brunker thinks back to his 11th birthday a lot. It was 1963 and Brunker lived with his parents in Detroit. Ernie Harwell, the Detroit Tigers' announcer, was officiating a raffle with a classic Motor City grand prize: his-and-hers cars, a Dodge Dart and Plymouth Fury.

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