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Amanda Stupi

Amanda Stupi is the Engagement Producer for KQED’s daily public affairs program Forum. In that role she turns the information shared during the hour-long call-in show into web-friendly content. Her writing has been featured throughout KQED.org, including on KQED Arts and News Fix as well as on MLB.com, Hyphen Magazine and the San Francisco Examiner. Her radio work has aired on The California Report and Talk of the Nation. Stupi runs the @KQEDForum Twitter account and Forum Facebook account. Her personal Twitter account is @FiftyCentHotdog. She believes that Hostess products get a bad rap and that cereal can save the world.

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Ed Lee on ‘Forum’: Tech Workers Have the Same Issues as Everyone Else

April 22, 2014 | 7:30 am

Ed Lee on ‘Forum’: Tech Workers Have the Same Issues as Everyone Else

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Mayor talks about housing, the Ellis Act, Proposition B, minimum wage, schools, Sunday parking, etc.

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San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

April 10, 2014 | 4:17 pm

San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

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Supervisor David Chiu proposes measure to ensure city’s housing serves residents rather than tourists.

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This Week’s Cosmic Inflation Discovery: Five Big Questions Answered

March 22, 2014 | 12:57 pm

This Week’s Cosmic Inflation Discovery: Five Big Questions Answered

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Some answers for anyone who’s thinking, ‘What does all this Big Bang news mean?’ Read more. …

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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Crime, Occupy, an A’s Stadium … and More Crime

March 18, 2014 | 4:39 pm

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Crime, Occupy, an A’s Stadium … and More Crime

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According to Mayor Jean Quan, crime is down in Oakland. But KQED “Forum” listeners had a different view.

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Debate Heats Up Over Proposal to Ban Orcas in Captivity

March 17, 2014 | 10:00 am

Debate Heats Up Over Proposal to Ban Orcas in Captivity

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State lawmaker wants to end the use of killer whales for water shows in California. Read more …

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Jaron Lanier Says ‘Happy Birthday’ to Web — and Talks About Making It Better

March 13, 2014 | 8:00 am

Jaron Lanier Says ‘Happy Birthday’ to Web — and Talks About Making It Better

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On the Web’s 25th birthday, Net pioneer says fortunes made online need to be more widely shared.

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What We Know — And Don’t Know — About the Sea Star Die-Off

March 7, 2014 | 5:18 pm

What We Know — And Don’t Know — About the Sea Star Die-Off

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A mysterious “wasting disease” has been killing West Coast starfish in startling numbers. Scientists still don’t know what causes it. Read more. …

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A Tale of 2 San Francisco Public Schools: Do PTAs Widen Inequality?

February 17, 2014 | 10:18 am

A Tale of 2 San Francisco Public Schools: Do PTAs Widen Inequality?

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Is it fair that some schools benefit from active PTA fundraising while others languish?

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8 Things to Know About Proposed Golden Gate Bridge Toll Hike

February 12, 2014 | 1:01 pm

8 Things to Know About Proposed Golden Gate Bridge Toll Hike

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Speak now or forever hold your peace: Deadline for comment on toll hike is tonight.

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Listeners Weigh In: Best Places to Take Kids in the Bay Area

February 2, 2014 | 8:00 am

Listeners Weigh In: Best Places to Take Kids in the Bay Area

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Parents are running out of novel outdoor options as the relentlessly sunny weather continues.

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