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Media and Race Relations After Ferguson

NYU Steinhardt associate professor Charlton McIlwain discusses race relations and the role of the media during coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown in Missouri.

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August 30, 2013 1:49 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, a review of the Five Borough Ballot reporting project, New Jersey's micro-grid study, an upcoming documentary about Billie Jean King, and the Central Park BioBlitzVIDEO
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August 14, 2013 3:19 PM | Comments
Among the millions of photos and documents in the storerooms below New York City’s municipal library, Edward I. Koch, Michael Jackson and Muhammad Ali are captured at the peak of their powers.VIDEO
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August 14, 2013 3:18 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: Christine Quinn, NJ Recovery, Hurricane Sandy Task Force, NYC Invisible Library and Wine Stain ArtVIDEO
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August 7, 2013 3:39 PM | Comments
The latest from MetroFocus: Marriage equality, Sal Albanese, making Lake George “smarter”, and the Google Geek Street FairVIDEO
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Andrea Vasquez, NJ Today  |  July 31, 2013 4:04 PM | Comments
The New Jersey Hall of Fame is the only mobile Hall of Fame in the country, with a 53-foot trailer full of information about some of the state’s most famous names.VIDEO
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Gabe Johnson, The New York Times  |  July 17, 2013 4:38 PM | Comments
It was supposed to be a summer fling. In 1989 Lincoln Center celebrated its 30th birthday by staging a big-band dance party on the plaza for 20 nights.VIDEO
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July 17, 2013 4:25 PM | Comments
Dunes vs. views, Bill de Blasio, engineering for future storms, lessons from great cities and midsummer night swing.VIDEO
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July 12, 2013 4:22 PM | Comments
This week on the show: Dunes vs. views, engineering for future storms, lessons from great cities and midsummer night swing.VIDEO
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July 8, 2013 2:58 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a proposal for NYC parks, big money for bridges, the history of Greenwich Village, sculptor Gary Weisman, and art from Superstorm Sandy.VIDEO
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Chantel Simpson  |  June 26, 2013 5:24 PM | Comments
Peter Max discusses his love for the universe and how he goes about creating his iconic pieces.VIDEO
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