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.

Kirsti Itameri  |  December 18, 2014 2:40 PM | Comments

Tantoco joined MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman to talk about her personal journey, the launching of .NYC and the barriers that still exist for women in the tech industry.

Kirsti Itameri  |  December 18, 2014 2:39 PM | Comments

The book chronicles an improbable love affair which in turn resulted in a marriage that has thus far lasted 36 years.

Rick Karr  |  December 18, 2014 2:39 PM | 1 Comment
Reporter Rick Karr introduces us to 86 year-old Larry Stanton, who says he didn’t need a college diploma when he started in the business just after World War II because making gloves was in his genes.VIDEO
December 15, 2014 11:16 AM | Comments

Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan DA and his wife Journalist Lucinda Franks on their new book and the former chairman and CEO of Aris Isotoner Inc.’s glove giveaway.

Andrea Vasquez  |  December 11, 2014 11:58 AM | Updated: March 18, 2015 | Comments
The Child Mind Institute, a leading non-profit that helps children with mental disabilities, hosted a panel discussion that included leaders in the entertainment industry whose films and television shows have tackled mental illness.VIDEO
December 9, 2014 1:26 PM | Comments

In his new book, Bai tells the story of Gary Hart’s failed 1988 presidential campaign and how a fateful spring night in 1987 led to a shift in the practice of political journalism.

December 8, 2014 1:28 PM | Comments
Can Hollywood make a difference in the way we perceive people with mental illness? MetroFocus presents a view from some of the biggest names in film and TV, and follows up with Dr. Harold Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute.VIDEO
December 4, 2014 7:55 PM | 3 Comments
Rafael Pi Roman and Jack Ford moderate a panel featuring Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, NYU professor Charlton McIlwain and New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres.VIDEO
December 4, 2014 4:33 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman and Jack Ford moderate a panel featuring Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, NYU professor Charlton McIlwain and New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres.VIDEO
November 20, 2014 12:24 PM | Comments

New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on eliminating traffic fatalities, lingering psychological effects of Superstorm Sandy, Councilmember Daniel Dromm on the upcoming roll out of municipal IDs and filmmaker Julie Cohen’s documentary The Sturgeon Queens.

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