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WLIW-FM Special Coverage of Election 2020
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Diane Masciale | November 5, 2020
WLIW-FM General Manager Diane Masciale and local journalists have a lively discussion of East End and Long Island Election results.
MetroFocus: November 4, 2020
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MetroFocus | November 4, 2020
The results are in. Or are they? And is the country in a state of unrest? Tonight, catch our special report on the presidential election, the voting and the fate of the nation with Reverend Leah D. Daughtry, CEO of the 2016 and 2008 Democratic National Convention Committees and Joseph ...
MetroFocus: November 3, 2020
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MetroFocus | November 3, 2020
Actress and comedian, June Diane Raphael is inspiring women to “represent, with her step-by-step guide to help any woman run for office. Also, Historian, journalist, and New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb discusses his new Frontline documentary “Whose Vote Counts” as he investigates how the pandemic, voting laws, and courts are ...
MetroFocus: November 2, 2020
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MetroFocus | November 2, 2020
Tonight’s Front Page Forecast focuses on America’s growing concerns around election and post-election violence. Former NYPD lieutenant Darrin Porcher, political commentator and CUNY Professor J.C. Polanco, noted author and associate professor of political science at Rutgers University Dr. Saladin Ambar and NY Daily News editorial member, Laura Nahmias weight in.
MetroFocus: October 30, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 31, 2020
Investigative journalist and author Andrea Bernstein examines “American Oligarchs” and the rise of the Trump and Kushner families to the pinnacle of wealth and power. Also, this frightful ghoulish weekend, “Monstrous” author Carlyn Beccia takes us on a scary trip through the lore, gore and history of Halloween to uncover ...
STEVE ADUBATO’S LESSON IN LEADERSHIP
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MetroFocus | October 29, 2020
Throughout the course of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen both the best and the worst from our elected officials as they grapple with the crisis of our lifetime. Tonight, Steve Adubato, host of One-On-One tackles what qualities make the best leaders in times of crisis and more in his upcoming ...
MetroFocus: October 29, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 29, 2020
Tonight, Steve Adubato, host of One-On-One tackles what qualities make the best leaders in times of crisis and more in his upcoming book, “Lessons In Leadership: Innovation In An Age Of COVID-19.” Also, veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk, joins us with a unique primer for voters in The Choice 2020: ...
MetroFocus: October 28, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 28, 2020
With new cases of COVID arising across the tri-state, fears of a second wave may be rooted in scientific fact. But will the infection be mutated and more dangerous or severe? Tonight, Dr. Ian Lipkin, the preeminent epidemiologist at Columbia University who consulted on the movie Contagion and is known ...
TAKING ON THE CITY’S WORST LANDLORDS
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MetroFocus | October 28, 2020
Mice infestations, lead paint, mold plus lack of heat, water, and electricity! Public advocate Jumaane Williams is cracking down on the city’s worst landlords and gives us a front row seat to the fight. Plus, he shares his views on the new COVID lockdo...
TAKING ON THE CITY’S WORST LANDLORDS
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MetroFocus | October 28, 2020
Mice infestations, lead paint, mold plus lack of heat, water, and electricity! Public advocate Jumaane Williams is cracking down on the city’s worst landlords and gives us a front row seat to the fight. Plus, he shares his views on the new COVID lockdo...