News: Local

WLIW-FM and The Express News Group Bring Behind the Headlines to Local TV and Sun20 TV Beginning January 17
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Delaney Hafener, Lindsey Horvitz | January 13, 2022 | Behind the Headlines
Today, The WNET Group, home to Long Island’s only NPR Station WLIW-FM, and The Express News Group have announced a partnership with Local TV (LTV) and Sun20 TV, bringing the video version of Behind the Headlines, the one-hour weekly local public affairs radio program to East Hampton and Southampton public ...
ALL ACCESS PASS TO THE SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
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MetroFocus | January 12, 2022
On January 20th, the Sundance Film Festival is going virtual and giving adventurous film buffs a chance to hit their virtual red carpet and attend premieres, exclusive talks, events and more. Tonight Sundance Film Festival director Tabitha Jackson walks us through how you can plan an experience unlike no other ...
MetroFocus: January 12, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 12, 2022
Sundance Film Festival director Tabitha Jackson discusses how you can plan an experience unlike no other from the covid safe comfort of your home. Jerome Foster discusses the impact of climate change on the world, particularly marginalized peoples and Generation Z.
WLIW-FM to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Broadway to Main Street
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Delaney Hafener, Lindsey Horvitz | January 12, 2022 | Broadway to Main Street
This month, Broadway to Main Street, a public radio program devoted to songs that originated on the Broadway stage, will celebrate the beginning of its second decade on 88.3, Long Island’s only NPR station. The program, which debuted on WPPB in January 2012, now airs weekly on WLIW-FM Sundays at ...
MetroFocus: January 11, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 11, 2022
While the world may know some of the significant names of the Civil Rights movement, there are countless everyday heroes who also fought to advance equal justice for all. As part of our Chasing the Dream initiative, Reverend Al Sharpton joins us to discuss his latest book, “Righteous Troublemakers: Untold ...
MetroFocus: January 10, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 10, 2022
Tonight we welcome the President of the New York State Democrats Jovan Richards, CUNY BMCC faculty member and former president of the New York City Board Of Elections J.C. Polanco, and the Executive Editor of City Limits Jeanmarie Evelly, for a look at the news that will be making headlines ...
MetroFocus: January 6, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 6, 2022
On January 6, 2021, the Nation anxiously watched as rioters supporting then President Donald Trump and stoked by false claims of election fraud violently stormed the halls of Congress. Twelve months later, we are still coming to terms with what happened that day and what it means to our democracy.
MetroFocus: January 5, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 5, 2022
As the House Select Committee investigates the January 6 Capitol attack, what are the biggest questions they need to address? Is there a path forward for our country that does not lead to further partisan divisions? Joining us to discuss are: Joseph Pinion, Founder and Chair of the Conservative Color ...
MetroFocus: January 4, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 4, 2022
In a special 2-night Frontpage Forecast event, our panel discusses the latest headlines across the country and the Tri-state. Our panelists tonight are: Joseph Pinion, Founder and Chair of the Conservative Color Coalition; Kirk Burkhalter, retired NYPD detective and Director of the 21st Century Policing Project; and Alyssa Katz, Deputy ...