Preview 11/9: Disease Detectives and Ebola, Data Mining, Building a Better Teacher, Adirondack Wilderness Solution

November 03, 2014 at 12:29 pm

On the next edition of MetroFocus:

Rafael Pi Roman speaks with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, assistant professor of epidemiology at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, about the threat of Ebola and the disease detectives working to contain contagious diseases.

Jenna Flanagan discusses online privacy and data mining with The New York Times reporter Natasha Singer.

Elizabeth Green, editor-in-chief of Chalkbeat, talks about changes in New York City’s schools and about her book Building a Better Teacher.

Albany public television reporter Matt Ryan follows Vietnam veteran Brother Yusuf Burgess, whose outdoor education program in the Adirondacks is bringing inner-city kids closer to nature.

 

MetroFocus Airs:

WLIW21 Thursday 11/6    7:00 pm
NJTV       Thursday 11/6   10:30 pm
Thirteen  Sunday    11/9    7:00 pm