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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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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
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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.

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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
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December 4, 2014 7:55 PM | 2 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
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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
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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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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 20, 2014 12:24 PM | Comments

The fourth-generation Russes expand on everything from how they came into the family business to how to slice smoked fish and explain appetizing – one of New York City’s most unique food traditions.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 20, 2014 12:24 PM | Comments
New York City Councilmember Daniel Dromm answers questions about what he calls this “must-have accessory for all New Yorkers."VIDEO
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Mike Schneider, NJTV News  |  November 20, 2014 12:23 PM | 1 Comment
Superstorm Sandy swept through two years ago, but there's been lasting damage. Some of it is physical—eroded shorelines, lost homes, destroyed businesses—but there has also been a lasting psychological impact.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 20, 2014 12:23 PM | 2 Comments

One of the critical steps of this plan – reducing the city’s speed limit from 30 to 25 miles per hour – was achieved on November 7. What’s next?

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