Distinguished Lecturer in journalism at Queens College and long-time New York Newsday columnist Sheryl McCarthy speaks with accomplished individuals from all walks of life in this engaging half-hour series.
Black America is an in-depth conversation that explores what it means to be Black in America. The show profiles Black activists, academics, business leaders, sports figures, elected officials, artists and writers to gauge this experience in a time of both turbulence and breakthroughs.
The Stoler Report, Real Estate Trends in the Tri-State region, is New York's only television broadcast featuring real estate and business leaders. Hosted by Michael R. Stoler, the monthly program features lively round-table discussions of topical issues in the world of real estate. The series has aired on CUNY TV since 2003.
Building New York, a lively conversation hosted by Michael Stoler, New York’s only Monthly television broadcast featuring local and national leaders responsible for real estate activities in the Metropolitan region. The program provides insight to the latest news, developments and economic trends.
A weekly half-hour program featuring interviews with significant men and women from a variety of fields: officeholders and activists, economists, labor leaders, writers and artists.
Ronnie M. Eldridge, articulate, outspoken, and passionate member of the New York City Council from 1989 to 2001, hosts this series which covers the issues and institutions, the people and politics of New York City.
Nueva York is an Emmy award winning series about Latino culture in New York. The 30-minute show explores the rich textures of Latino society in the city, focusing on politics, art, culture, and the traditions of Spanish-speaking populations across the metropolitan area.
Science Goes to the Movies hosted by Faith Salie, looks at the science in contemporary motion pictures. Written and Produced by Lisa Beth Kovetz.
City Talk is CUNY TV 's forum for politics and public affairs. City Talk presents lively discussion of New York City issues, with the people that help make this city function. City Talk is hosted by Professor Doug Muzzio, political commentator for WABC-TV New York, co-director of the Center for the Study of Leadership in Government and the founder and former director of the Baruch College Survey Research Unit, both at Baruch College's School of Public Affairs.
Brian Lehrer, of WNYC Radio's Brian Lehrer Show, also hosts an hour-long weekly television show on CUNY-TV. In addition to highlighting new academic research with the power to transform society and policy in a regular segment called, "Public Intellectual," Brian interviews experts on a wide variety of topics including: the digital age and how it’s transforming our world; new social and political trends and current events in New York City and beyond; entrepreneurs of change; grassroots enviro ...
Conversations in the Digital Age with Jim Zirin is a talk show designed to illuminate the news by taking the time required to understand and interpret national and world events. The series features high-profile guests from the worlds of politics, law, business, foreign relations, national security, counterterrorism, media, lifestyles, literature, the arts, and the military. The series is hosted by Jim Zirin, a leading litigator and contributor to major publications including Forbes, the Dail ...
Talking about his family's history: tailor/laborer grandparents; college graduate/teacher parents-committed to education, James O'Neal describes the not-for-profit organization, Legal Outreach, helping young people into college, law schools and careers
John Usdan describes his grandfather, Samuel Lemberg, as "humble, self-effacing, down-to-earth" a believer in giving-back, as the family is today, to philanthropy. Usdan discusses the growth of his grandfather's company that he has managed since 1981
His Crystal Apple looking a little shinier, Michael Stoler and guests discuss a brighter future. Sellers are holding their properties, looking for a rebound in the market; industrial properties are popular but scarce; tenant concessions are useful in closing deals; and hotel and mall conversions are being considered, going forward.…
We’ll show you the FIRST statue in Central Park that commemorates REAL women; we’ll head underground to be inspired by subway art from the past; how one artist captures the drama of the courtroom through her sketches.
Host Sheryl McCarthy interviews CUNY Professor Eileen Markey, author of "Without Compromise" about the Village Voice investigative reporter Wayne Barrett. Find out how he changed investigative journalism.
Alexis Sewell tells a great story-a NY/American talk-about her immigrant family, Greek and Italian, their talents and contribution to America's history. Sewell discusses the Settlement Housing Fund, building affordable housing with strong communities.
Author, Cole Brown takes us through his journey in "Greyboy: Finding Blackness in a White World", where he is met at an intersection of others expectations of "blackness" versus how he views himself.
Chilean actress/filmmaker Nicole Costa talks about her career in Spain and US and her film El viaje de Mona Lisa. Estados Alterados pioneers of electronic rock in Colombia and Latin America. Eury Roman talking about lockdown with her autistic son Alex
Businesses are trying with varying degrees of success to keep their doors open. Guests, representing the food industry, accounting and construction, talk about how they adapted to the Covid-19 challenge: with virtual events, seeking clients, communicating with workers and clients; some furloughing workers, some able to keep all their employees; som…
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, conventional wisdom says New Yorkers are abandoning the city in droves, setting up households in the suburbs, upstate, in the Hamptons – anywhere but here. Is that true? And if it’s true, is it permanent? And if it’s permanent, what are the implications? Bob asks these questions of his guest, Jason Haber, a writer …
This year marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment gurantying women the right to vote. "She Votes!" podcaster Lynn Sherr joins "Conversations With Jim Zirin" and shares how suffragist Susan B. Anthony was tried in 1873 for the crime of trying to vote.
Were most people in the European Middle Ages really as stupid as Daniel Radcliffe’s Miracle Workers character Prince Chauncley? In his new book "The Clock and the Camshaft” Forbes writer, John W. Farrell delves into Dark Ages ingenuity.
Many businesses have experienced significant difficulties due to Covid-19. Guests representing finance and real estate operations discuss the challenges they currently must overcome, along with their vision and plans for the future.
Preparing for the transition of an elected president can begin in May, long before the election and inauguration. Teams of friends, lobbyists government experts plan, in secret - personnel, policy, organization. Heath Brown discusses money & transparency
Will Biden’s lead in the popular vote translate into an electoral victory? Will the Democrats flip the Senate?Political analyst and pollster Doug Schoen tells JIm Zirin chances are even for the Democrats on "Conversations With Jim Zirin."
Rep. Elijah Cummings was an influencer in politics and one who fought for the underdog. Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings joins us to discuss her late husband's final book, "We're Better Than This: My Fight For the Future of Our Democracy".
Bob is joined by sports writer Dave Zirin, whose work brings extraordinary insight, and a deep understanding of the ways in which sports are linked to culture, politics and the economy. The two discuss how the politicalization of professional sports has evolved, and the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on both the youth and professional sports worlds. Da…
While lending is still strong in New York for well financed, multi-family projects, bank representatives discuss an institution's caution when underwriting real estate asset classes like retail and hospitality. New construction loans are negotiated with clients familiar to the bank.
Host Sheryl McCarthy interviews Johanna Fernández, author of "The Young Lords: A Radical History", one of the most influential political and social activist groups of the 60's and 70's in NYC.
Realtors, experiencing a greater than usual interest in the suburbs, spurred by the number of Covid-19 cases in urban areas, discuss a shared concern - will the influx last? Low interest rates and banks, cautiously ready to lend, are part of the conversation.
Kurt Andersen, Author of "Evil Geniuses" traces economic inequality back to the 70's and shares how the Koch brothers and their cohorts rolled back social gains of the 60's, and created economic disparity in the U.S. that will not easily be undone.
Aimee Allison, Founder and President of She the People discusses the upcoming election, the strategies in getting people out to vote and women of color running in historic numbers. Hosted by Carol Jenkins
Dominican designer Cenia Paredes from being a housewife to the owner of her own brand. Artist Aida Miró began painting graffiti in Ibiza and came to New York to innovate with her live painting. Mexican Amandititita on being an urban singer/chronicler
Developers, non-profits and the "man with the money" discuss community development, a coming together of government agencies, lenders, equity investors and mission-bound non-profits in a partnership between the public and private sector. Focusing on affordable housing, guests discuss their programs in conjunction with NYCHA.…
Helen Rosenthal, City Council, describes why her time in office has lived up to her expectations: integrated schools in District 6, district aid based on need, competent leaders; yet, "transactions"-'do for me and I'll do for you' still part of politics
Richard Alba, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at The CUNY Graduate Center, discusses his new book, "The Great Demographic Illusion: Majority, Minority, and the Expanding American Mainstream,” sharing with Bob Herbert how the supposed near future majority-minority narrative is misleading.
James. A Baker served 4 Presidents, presidential campaigns, and was White House Chief of Staff, Secretary of the Treasury, and Secretary of State. Authors Peter Baker and Susan Glasser discuss their new best selling biography "The Man Who Ran Washington."
Remember back, when everyone was taking the “Bird Box Challenge” trying to do complex tasks while blindfolded and sometimes alone. Well, fast forward to the Covid 19 quarantine and that fiction is the real-life experience of today’s guest.
Despite the pandemic, some industries: groceries, drug stores, heath care services are doing well. Retail, hospitality, restaurants - are particularly challenged by Covid-19. Noting that retail is not dead; some old and new restaurants will open and tourism will rebound, guests discuss negotiations with new and old tenants, including concessions, g…
CUNY Law Professor Frank Deale talks about the history of voter suppression and the risks of it in the upcoming Presidential elections on "One to One with Sheryl McCarthy".
Bill Gates said Trump has mishandled the COVID-19 crisis from “start to finish.” Dr. Ian Lipkin, a world-class virus hunter talks the misleading messaging, the junk science, disease symptoms and treatment. He explains how we will win the race to cure.
Dr. Berenecea Johnson Eanes, President of York College discusses how York College continues to provide academic excellence to their students and meeting the challenges
Most, if not all, of our presidents have lied to the public at one time or another. But we’ve never had one who lies like Donald Trump lies. Bob talks about that with guest, Eric Alterman, a distinguished professor of English at Brooklyn College, who is also the Nation magazine’s media columnist, and the author of the new book, “LYING IN STATE: Why…
With undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, James Simmons learns he needs another degree - this time an MBA. Medicine, law, engineering were accessible to minorities, Simmons says, Wall St., finance, real estate were still unknown. Part 2.
Nueva York pays tribute to Patricio Lerzundi, CUNY professor & co-host of the show who passed away recently. Venezuelan pianist Gabriel Chakarji on releasing a new album during COVID. Latina Maria Ordonez the youngest candidate for NY City Council.
Real estate brokers, owners, operators - long term believers in the vitality of New York City - discuss efforts to keep their tenants, loosing some and negotiating with others, and developments in Westchester County for those considering suburban and New York City office space.
James H. Simmons III, describes the support he experienced throughout his life and career from a loving family, from educators and colleagues, leading to his success in engineering and in real estate, as founder and CEO of Asland Capital Partners. Pt. 1.
Martha S. Jones, History Professor at John Hopkins University and Author of "Vanguard" and L. Joy Williams, Political Strategist and Creator and Host of "#SundayCivics" discusses the fight for black women in securing their voice and seat at the table.
Covid-19 brings New York's residential markets to a crisis: a decline in rents, largely in affordable multi-families with work-force tenants. Guests discussed fair market renters, many having left apartments and the city to live with parents. Will they return? Colleges are closed, causing a decrease in renters. Challenging!…
REMEMBER THE LADIES, wrote Abigail Adams to John, in 1776, opening Julie Suk's book, "We the Women: The Unstoppable Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment." But he didn't! CUNY Professor Suk describes the women who for 100 years fought for ERA's passage.
Host Sheryl McCarthy welcomes Harold Holzer, Abraham Lincoln and Civil War leading authority, to talk about the removal of Confederate statues and his new book "The President's vs. the Press". CUNY TV, September 15, 9:00PM.
Bob talks with longtime poverty correspondent, Greg Kaufmann, about the impact of COVID-19 on the poorest communities in this country. Set against the backdrop of an economic crisis and a bitter presidential election, there is a need to focus on those who are being left behind.
Optimistic about the future of New York's economy, guests discuss the current state of real estate activity: market rate rents, stable vs affordable rent collections, lower but improving; hotels: occupancy still poor, conversion to housing, being considered; the studio business: strong demand, robust; life sciences: a growth industry!…
Child of immigrant parents, he made his parents cry when he dropped ot of college, the man who "wanted to be a success, entrepreneur/innovator John Catsimatidis discusses real estate, supermarkets, radio stations, oil companies and running for NY's Mayor.
CUNY Law Prof., Natalie Chin and working family attorney, Ellyn J. Stein join us to confront misconceptions about the role of real lawyers with a special look at the role of lawyers in social justice movements