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PREET BHARARA INTERVIEWS MAYOR ERIC ADAMS
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MetroFocus | May 10, 2022
Our Listening In series is back with Mayor Eric Adams in the hot seat, getting grilled by one of New York’s former top prosecutors- Preet Bharara- on his taxes, policing and much more.
Metrofocus: May 9, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 9, 2022
Joining us tonight for this week's frontpage forecast are Gotham Gazette executive editor Ben Max, political strategist Tom Doherty and criminal defense attorney and NYC Board of Elections commissioner Jodi Morales.
ASIAN COMEDY FEST IS BACK IN NYC
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MetroFocus | May 5, 2022
As part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Asian Comedy Fest is returning to New York City. Asian Comedy Fest is the largest national comedy festival dedicated to elevating diverse voices within the AAPI community. Tonight we talk to Ed Pokropski, Executive Director of the ACF and ...
Metrofocus: May 5, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 5, 2022
Asian Comedy Fest is the largest national comedy festival dedicated to elevating diverse voices within the AAPI community. Tonight we talk to Ed Pokropski, Executive Director of the ACF and Dylan Adler, a comedian performing at this year's festival. Then, "End of the Line" director joins us to discuss his ...
ROE V WADE: CONSTITUTIONAL LIBERTY & WHAT’S NEXT?
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MetroFocus | May 4, 2022
New York congressional representative Carolyn Maloney joins us with a look at the restrictive abortion laws set to go into effect should the reversal of Roe V. Wade take place.
METROFOCUS: May 4, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 4, 2022
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney joins us to discuss the implications of reversing Roe V. Wade. With the seismic impact of the pandemic on the economy, for students- getting a job seems as unattainable a goal as repaying the thousands of dollars in school loans. Michael Arceneaux, author of ‘ ‘I Don’t ...
Metrofocus: May 3, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 3, 2022
Tonight we discuss “…technology, social media, and the fight for racial justice.” In their new book, journalists and co-authors Marc Lamont Hill and Todd Brewster argue that this is not the first time in our history that technology has played a part in America’s long struggle against racism. They join ...
Metrofocus: May 1, 2022
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MetroFocus | May 2, 2022
Today New York City upgraded the official COVID risk level to medium- a sign that the virus is spreading faster through the five boroughs. The rate increases the city’s risk alert from the “low” level it stood at for months after the omicron wave in the winter. The City’s Alyssa ...
Metrofocus: April 28, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 28, 2022
New York Times health reporter Knvul Sheikh, who writes for the paper’s award-winning consumer health site Well joins us to delve into the science of personal protection after the controversial lifting of the federal mask mandate for travel. Then, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, we take you back to the New ...
CONFUSION OVER PERSONAL PROTECTION
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MetroFocus | April 28, 2022
New York Times health reporter Knvul Sheikh, who writes for the paper’s award-winning consumer health site Well joins us to delve into the science of personal protection after the controversial lifting of the federal mask mandate for travel.