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Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

Veteran journalist and Columbia School of Journalism professor Mirta Ojito investigates Marcelo Lucero's murder—and the community in which it happened—in her new book.

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July 23, 2015 11:41 AM | Comments

While on assignment in Afghanistan in 2009, journalist Jenny Nordberg discovered the “bacha posh” – daughters who are temporarily raised as sons and presented to the world as boys. Nordberg shares her experiences reporting on this hidden practice, the subject […]

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July 16, 2015 12:09 PM | Comments

One of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s goals is to offer free, full-day, pre-kindergarten to four-year-olds citywide. Andrea Vasquez visits a pre-k in East Harlem to report on the program’s first year and the plans to expand this model for early […]

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July 13, 2015 11:37 AM | Comments

Anchor Jack Ford talks with filmmaker Mary Murphy about her documentary Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill A Mockingbird. An updated version of the documentary, titled Harper Lee: American Masters, will air on PBS stations July 10 before the […]

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July 9, 2015 9:00 AM | Comments

To Kill a Mockingbird. A work of literary genius. A Pulitzer Prize-winner. A brilliant Academy Award-winning film. And we all thought it was Harper Lee’s only novel.

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June 26, 2015 9:44 AM | 1 Comment

Neuroscientist and Columbia University assistant professor of pediatrics Kimberly Noble joins anchor Jack Ford to shed light on her recent study, which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size. This week MetroFocus, PBS NewsHour Weekend and NJTV News […]

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June 25, 2015 11:27 AM | 1 Comment
A study published in Nature Neuroscience earlier this year found that children of poor families have smaller brains than affluent children.VIDEO
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June 25, 2015 11:26 AM | Comments

Reynold Levy tells the inside story of the dramatic 12 years he spent guiding Lincoln Center through a major campus redevelopment and more than a few conflicts, challenges and crises.

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June 25, 2015 11:25 AM | Comments
The act of painting still lifes, whether of flowers or everyday objects, requires an artist to use light and shading to tell a story.VIDEO
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June 25, 2015 11:24 AM | Comments
After she retired from the stage, Ms. Arroyo began a second career as an educator. VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  June 24, 2015 12:02 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Neuroscientist and Columbia University assistant professor of pediatrics Kimberly Noble joins anchor Jack Ford to shed light on her recent study, which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size. This week MetroFocus, […]

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