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How can we, humans, look at our relationship to nature differently? In season three of Going Wild, on top of stories about animals, we invite you to journey through the entire ecological web — from the tiniest of life forms to apex predators — alongside the scientists, activists and adventurers who study it. Wildlife biologist and host Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant has been studying wild animals in their natural habitats all over the world for years. Our award-winning podcast takes you inside the hidde ...
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On States of Democracy, a new interview series from PBS/WNET, we speak with public media reporters all over the country who are on the front lines of election and statehouse coverage in their local communities. This project is part of Preserving Democracy, a WNET-funded multiplatform initiative.
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Before CNN and Fox News, before shock jocks and powerful pundits, there was Father Charles Coughlin, an ambitious priest who invented political talk radio as we know it, brought down one president and crowned another, and was at one point considered the most powerful man in America. He was also a rabid antisemite who wrote fan mail to Mussolini and cheered on Hitler, and who used his enormous platform to spread hate. In this 8-part podcast, Detroit journalist Andrew Lapin weaves together arc ...
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The Political Periscope offers weekly interviews about politics, geopolitics, economy and more, from the perspective of the eastern flank of NATO, in the context of the war in Ukraine. The weekly podcast is created by Radio Wnet, stationed in Warsaw, Poland. The interviews are conducted by journalists of the Radio Wnet in Warsaw, Kiyv, Lviv, Beirut, Dublin, Vilnius, London, Taipei, Medellin, the Balkans and more. Our guests are mainly european politicians and experts in security and military ...
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In 2003, WNET journalist Jenna Flanagan reported on the murder of 15-year-old Newark native Sakia Gunn. Now, 20 years on, Flanagan revisits the story to examine what progress might have been made in protecting Newark’s queer youth -- and how exactly justice was served in one of New Jersey’s first prosecuted LGBTQ+ hate crime homicides. Flanagan sits down to talk with those whose lives intersected with Sakia’s — from her classmates and friends to the wide community of academics, artists, jour ...
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MetroFocus is a multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. The MetroFocus television program features news, smart conversations, in-depth reporting, content from many partners and solutions-oriented reports from the community. Major areas of coverage include sustainability, education, science and technology, the environment, transportation, poverty and underserved communities. MetroFocus.org amplifies that reporting with daily updates and original stories that also cover c ...
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Travel back in time with one brave family and a group of intrepid would-be cowboys as they find out what it took to make it on the western frontier in 1867. How well will these modern-day individuals do as they experience real life on the range? Tune in to PBS's Texas Ranch House May 1-4, from 8-10 pm EST and go to pbs.org/ranchhouse to find out!
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A Tale of Two Teachers is a WLIW-FM special program and a part of Chasing the Dream: Poverty, Justice and Opportunity in America, a public media initiative from PBS flagship station, WNET in New York. Bob McKinnon, host of the podcast Attribution, talks with two married Long Island teachers. They share their extraordinary experiences teaching in different Long Island schools over the course of this challenging year.
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Peril and Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change is a special WLIW-FM half-hour program focusing on the unique challenges and choices confronting eastern Long Island. A reporting initiative from the WNET Group, the program is hosted by veteran journalist and Planet Forward creator, Frank Sesno. Together with a panel of experts and local officials, he explores the effects climate change is already having on eastern Long Island, what communities are doing about it now, the challenges ahead, ...
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Exploring Hate on Eastern Long Island is a special WLIW-FM 30 minute program and part of “Exploring Hate,” a reporting initiative from The WNET Group on antisemitism, racism and extremism. Host Julian Phillips moderates a panel of experts who have devoted their careers to addressing the issues of hate on Long Island and their on-going efforts to eradicate this multi-faceted dilemma. This special broadcast will examine some of the deep-seated roots of hate which exist on Eastern Long Island—b ...
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Subscribe and listen as changemaking CMOs unpack the myths and mystery surrounding brand marketing in our unmissable video podcast series with Comscore CMO and EVP of Digital, Tania Yuki. Hear from some of the world’s best and brightest creative marketers about how they are creating a positive impact in the world and for their customers.Join us for a new episode each Tuesday and send us your tips for a leading CMO you would love to hear from via cmopulse@comscore.com
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Covering Their Tracks is the extraordinary story of a young man’s escape from a moving train bound for the Auschwitz concentration camp during the Holocaust, and his fight to hold the French national rail company, the SNCF, accountable for their actions as they later bid for lucrative high-speed rail contracts in the United States. For more informa…
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Tech journalist Robert Buderi discusses his new book "Where Futures Converge: Kendall Square and the Making of a Global Innovation Hub." mosaic: Exploring Jewish Issues mosaic is Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County's news magazine show, exploring Jewish... Listen on: Apple Podcasts SpotifyBy The Open Mind on PBS
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Knight Science Journalism @MIT director Deborah Blum discusses the challenges and tactics of contemporary science journalism. mosaic: Exploring Jewish Issues mosaic is Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County's news magazine show, exploring Jewish... Listen on: Apple Podcasts SpotifyBy The Open Mind on PBS
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Brooklyn Neighborhood Policing Itself "Brownsville In Violence Out" In Brownsville, community members are coming together to try out a new approach to public safety. Brownsville In Violence Out (BIVO) is an anti-gun violence initiative in which Brownsville residents respond to low level street crimes themselves, rather than having the NYPD make arr…
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2023 Election Results Analysis The results are in! Journalist and host of the “Max Politics” podcast, Ben Max, joins MetroFocus to breakdown the results of the 2023 Election. Preserving "The Boss": How The Bruce Springsteen Archives & Center For American Music Came To Be If you know anything about music icon Bruce Springsteen you know that he’s a J…
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New York Voters Speak Out On Issues That Matter To Them Most More than 8 New York state voters say the recent influx of migrants to New York is a “serious problem” for the state, according to a new Siena poll released Oct. 24. And 58% agree with Mayor Adams’ statement made last month that the migrant issue could “destroy New York City.” Siena polls…
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Religion vs. Tradition We take you to United Palace in Washington Heights, where patrons preach with an open heart; bridging the divide between religion and tradition with frank, honest, and raw conversations. City of Gods Queens is known as the birthplace of religious freedom in America. Do you know why? The answer may surprise you. Find out why a…
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Exploring Hate: Colleges Struggle With Their Response To The Israeli-Hamas War In just the latest incident of antisemitism on a college campus, a 21-year-old Cornell student was arrested this week for allegedly threatening to kill Jewish classmates. Governor Kathy Hochul has directed State Police to increase security at colleges and universities ac…
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NYPD's New Head of Intelligence and Counterterrorism Over the summer, NYPD Police Commissioner Edward Caban appointed Rebecca Weiner as the agency’s Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism – the largest counterterrorism and intelligence gathering operation in American policing. Weiner joined the NYPD in 2006, and has a long track r…
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The End of AirBNB in NYC? Since its inception, Airbnb has become an increasingly popular option for tourists visiting New York City. In 2022, short-term rental listings across the city, like Airbnb and VRBO, generated $85 million in revenue. While visitors have enjoyed the lower prices and larger spaces that short-term rentals can offer, some resid…
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Tonight, we revisit our Exploring Hate initiative conversation looking at the surge in anti-Jewish hate and why antisemitism is shifting from fringe to mainstream. Join us for this eye opening discussion are contributing writer at The Atlantic, Yair Rosenberg; author and historian professor Pamela Nadell; and Senior Fellow at the Southern Poverty L…
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Joan Lunden & Sheryl Crow Share Their Personal Journeys Of Surviving Breast Cancer Joan Lunden and Sheryl Crow share their personal stories of struggle, survival, and triumph, on their mission to educate everyone on breast cancer and teach us the keys to saving lives. Dangerous Shortage of Cancer Drugs National shortages of vital chemotherapy medic…
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This week we take a deep dive into Florida’s political waters with Steve Mort and Krystel Knowles of NewsNight on Central Florida PBS. We talk contentious counties, redistricting woes, restoring voting rights for felons, and Governor Ron DeSantis’ policies and presidential ambitions. But first, a look at the latest election legislation news nationw…
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How should we understand the increasing demonization and criminalization of homelessness across America? Is shelter alone enough for meeting the call of this moment, or merely an essential starting place? What can leaders in this field teach us about invoking empathy and critical analysis in responding to this complex set of issues? And finally, ho…
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New York City is getting ready to implement congestion pricing starting next spring. MTA Chair Janno Lieber recently announced that the transit authority is on track to begin tolling drivers coming into Manhattan below 61th Street in May 2024. What's still not clear is how much the toll will cost, but it’s estimated it could be anywhere from $9 to …
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H.E. Nargiz Gurbanova the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Republic of Poland presents the official position of Azerbaijan on the recent event in the Karabakh region in the area of the former unrecognized republic of Nagorno Karabakh. She speaks about the situation of Armenian inhabitants of this are…
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Future of Policing: Crime-Fighting Robots? In September, Mayor Eric Adams and the NYPD unveiled a new subway-patrolling robot called K5, which patrols the Times Square subway station from 12AM to 6AM during a two-month trial. The new surveillance tool is one of a growing fleet of NYPD robots which have been criticized, due to their cost and the pot…
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Last week, Governor Kathy Hochul endorsed Mayor Eric Adams’ legal challenge to suspend the decades-old right to shelter rule. Many homeless advocates claim if the mayor is successful, New York City could see more homeless and a major uptick in tent encampments. Tonight, we revisit an interview with activist Shams DaBaron who is all too familiar wit…
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Inside The Protests A reporter who was in the heart of Friday’s pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian protests in Times Square joins MetroFocus to share what he saw that day. "Right To Shelter" Architect Slams Adams' Challenge of Landmark Housing Guarantee Just over 40 years ago, 26-year-old attorney Robert Hayes took on a pro bono case that turned into …
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An Exploring Hate special report on the conflict in the Middle East. The events in Israel and Gaza are being deeply felt in the Tri-State area. Tonight, we talk with the mother of an 18-year-old who narrowly escaped the bombing with her life, but made it out of Israel and is now traveling halfway around the world to reunite with her family. Also, w…
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Latinos constitute one of the most rapidly expanding voting blocs in American elections. A recent analysis by the Brookings Institution underscores the profound impact of this demographic. Latinos not only possess the highest ratio of first-time voters among any voting bloc in the country, but this growth is largely fueled by voters under the age o…
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As economic inequality continues to intensify in the United States, we consider at how we got to this point. In the new book “Hell to Pay: How the Suppression of Wages is Destroying America,” author Michael Lind argues that our biggest problems, from political polarization to the growing culture wars, are rooted in the actions that big businesses h…
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