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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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February 13, 2015 11:04 AM | 3 Comments

The Committee to Protect Journalists and the global battle for freedom of expression, Italian culture in New York, troubled teens perform on Broadway and American Masters executive producer Michael Kantor discusses his new role.

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February 12, 2015 2:55 PM | Comments

The past three years have been the most dangerous on record for journalists. Why the increase in risk? And what do we do about it?

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February 12, 2015 2:54 PM | Comments
For some perspective on the contributions of Italian-Americans to New York, MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman spoke to Angelo Vivolo, president of the Columbus Citizens Foundation.VIDEO
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February 12, 2015 2:54 PM | 5 Comments
Each summer the Stargate Theatre Company employs teens to write, rehearse and perform an original theatrical piece which provides work experience and teaches literacy. VIDEO
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February 12, 2015 2:53 PM | Comments
What makes an American master? After more than 200 episodes highlighting the country's most iconic writers, artists, musicians and performers, the award-winning PBS biography series is still answering that question.VIDEO
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February 11, 2015 5:07 PM | Comments

The Committee to Protect Journalists and the global battle for freedom of expression, Italian culture in New York, troubled teens perform on Broadway and American Masters executive producer Michael Kantor discusses his new role.

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February 6, 2015 2:43 PM | Comments
Speaking at Baruch College, the mayor had a long list of priorities for the coming year.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 6, 2015 2:39 PM | Comments
History was made Tuesday in the assembly as Bronx lawmaker Carl Heastie became the first African-American elected as the chamber’s speaker.VIDEO
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Andrea Vasquez  |  February 6, 2015 2:38 PM | Comments
Many residents laud Silver's support of local social services and his work in the community, but others disagree. VIDEO
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Amanda Aronczyk, WNYC  |  February 6, 2015 2:38 PM | Comments
One in two men and one in three women will have a single diagnosis in common: cancer. For years, this was a shameful secret. Now, a huge number of us are “living cancer.”VIDEO
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