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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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chaom  |  July 2, 2014 12:08 PM | Comments
Created by Vietnamese-born Danish artist Danh Vo, the exhibit titled We the People invites viewers to reflect on the meaning of liberty from multiple perspectives, just in time for the Fourth of July.VIDEO
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Denisse Moreno  |  June 25, 2014 11:44 AM | Comments
Jack Ford interviews photographer Camilo José Vergara on his book Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto.VIDEO
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June 20, 2014 11:29 AM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: a conversation with 92nd Street Y executive director Henry Timms, anchor and reporter Jack Ford talks to photographer Camilo Jose Vergara about his book “Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto”, New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff shares stories from his memoir, and Binghamton’s WSKG has the story of artist Bonnie Gale who transforms willow tree branches into living works of art and architecture.

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Esha Ray  |  June 18, 2014 11:33 AM | Comments
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James takes on her critics and shares her agenda with host Rafael Pi Roman.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  June 18, 2014 11:32 AM | Comments
Environmental journalist Dan Fagin recounts the dramatic tale in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation.VIDEO
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Denisse Moreno  |  June 18, 2014 11:32 AM | Comments

Rafael Pi Roman interviewed this year’s John Willis Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Christopher Plummer, at the Theater World Awards in New York City.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  June 11, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments

Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.An interview with the founder and editor of AdaptNY, a project that works to foster conversation and connect local residents to decision-makers. Christie’s Huguette Clark auction and Bell Dedman’s new book on the heiress.

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Marisa Wong  |  June 11, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments
Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  June 11, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments
Adam Glenn, founder and editor of AdaptNY, talks to MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman about his organization's mission to keep the climate change discussion at the forefront.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  June 11, 2014 2:32 PM | Comments
Empty Mansions author and NBC News investigative reporter Bill Dedman unravels the mystery of a reclusive New York heiress with $300 million to her name.VIDEO
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