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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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August 27, 2014 1:15 PM | 7 Comments
Who is this man? Click here for a larger image and help solve the mystery of this iconic Greenwich Village photo.
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August 27, 2014 1:02 PM | Comments

Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became “the capital of everything,” turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.

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August 22, 2014 2:53 PM | Comments

Supportive and affordable housing in New York City, the role of the media in race relations and preserving memories of iconic Greenwich Village.

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Jenna Flanagan  |  August 20, 2014 11:10 AM | 7 Comments
Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan joins host Jack Ford in studio for more on the spread of ticks in the region and how you can protect yourself. VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  August 20, 2014 11:10 AM | Comments

Charlie Herman, host of WNYC’s Money Talking – a weekly analysis of what’s happening in the business world and why it matters in your life – moderates a discussion on retirement savings.

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Denisse Moreno  |  August 20, 2014 11:10 AM | Comments
Seven decades after the Holocaust, Allan Chernoff published The Tailors of Tomaszow. It is an eyewitness narrative largely recounted by Chernoff’s mother and firsthand accounts from other Tomaszow World War II survivors.VIDEO
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August 20, 2014 11:09 AM | 1 Comment
The AFROPUNK Festival returns to Brooklyn for the 10th year for a weekend of live music, vibrant art and good vibes.VIDEO
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August 15, 2014 4:08 PM | Comments

Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan updates the findings of scientists in the Hudson Valley who are searching for clues about how ticks transport diseases. Flanagan joins host Jack Ford in studio for more on the spread of ticks in the region and how you can protect yourself.

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August 6, 2014 3:09 PM | 2 Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: Rick Karr reports on the city’s plan to turn thousands of payphones into free Wi-Fi hotspots. Host Rafael Pi Roman follows up with an in-depth interview with New York State’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot. Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism reporting project The New York World covers schools suspensions, and more.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  August 6, 2014 1:51 PM | Comments
Rachel Haot, New York State chief digital officer and former New York City chief digital officer, outlines the state's internet and other technology-related goals.VIDEO
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