Dramatic Increase in Homeless on Streets of NYC

Mary Brosnahan, president and CEO of the Coalition for the Homeless, discusses the current state of homelessness in New York City with MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman.

September 10, 2015 3:41 PM | Comments
The inside story of the Freedom Tower elevator with Michael Arad, designer of the 9/11 Memorial, "Reflecting Absence," and New York Times reporter David Dunlap.VIDEO
September 10, 2015 3:41 PM | Comments
Sara Ziff, founder of The Model Alliance, joins Rafael Pi Roman to discuss the issues behind the safety, rights and marketing of underage models on the catwalk.VIDEO
September 10, 2015 3:41 PM | Comments
This year, more so than in years past, the talk around the holiday table will be about the rise in anti-Semitism both here and abroad.VIDEO
Marisa Wong  |  September 9, 2015 1:14 PM | Comments

MetroFocus returns with a new episode this Thursday, September 10. Tune in to WLIW at 7pm, Thirteen at 8:30pm and NJTV at 10:30pm.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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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