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Aired: February 25, 2011 | Comments Off
Cyber Shepherding

Reporter: Jacqueline Quynh
Producer: Kumutha Ramanathan

Some of the oldest institutions in Morningside are taking hold of the newest social media craze. Jacqueline Quynh reports.

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New Yorker of The Week, News »

Aired: February 25, 2011 | One Comment
New Yorker: Helping The Blind Earn An Honest Buck

Reporter: Diana Neille
Producer: Rose Kim
More than 70 percent of blind people in New York City are unemployed. Without experience or proper training, many are unable to earn their independence. Diana Nielle introduces us to a woman who has dedicated her life to changing that.

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Aired: February 25, 2011 | Comments Off
Bookstores: An Endangered Species?

Reporter: Ignacio Torres
Producer: Alexa West
First it was a Barnes and Noble near Lincoln Center that shut its doors in January. Now, three Borders stores in Manhattan have announced that they, too, will be closing. In our Focus of the week, we look at whether bookstores are becoming a thing of the past.

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Aired: February 25, 2011 | Comments Off
Obama Rejects the Defense of Marriage Act

Reporter/Producer: Roshni Murthy
Same-sex couples and gay rights activists are celebrating after President Obama reversed an administration policy of supporting anti-gay marriage legislation. Roshni Murthy found out what this means for the Defense of Marriage Act and those affected by it.

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5 Minutes With... »

Aired: February 25, 2011 | One Comment
5 Minutes with Juan Manuel Benítez

Reporter/Producer: Ignacio Torres
Camera: Kumutha Ramanathan
Juan Manuel Benítez, of “Pura Politica” on NY1 Noticias, shares his thoughts on being a Spanish language news reporter.

5 Minutes with Juan Manuel Benitez from NY City Lens on Vimeo.

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Consumer Watch, News »

Aired: February 25, 2011 | Comments Off
Consumer Watch: On The Search For Cheap Air Fares

Reporter: Alexa West
Producer: Roshni Murthy

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Aired: February 25, 2011 | Comments Off
Seniors Concerned Over Budget Cuts

Reporter/Producer: Dennis Murphy
Governor Cuomo’s proposed state budget may force the city to make deep cuts that could short-change 7,000 seniors. Dennis Murphy reports.

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Aired: February 25, 2011 | Comments Off
The Oscars Come To New York City

Reporter: Caitlin Palumbo
Producer: Carlos Mayorga
Oscar fever has arrived. Here in New York, people had the opportunity to meet with Oscar himself.

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Aired: February 25, 2011 | Comments Off
New Yorker Worries For Family In Libya

Reporter: Taryn Hartman
Producer: Zohreen Adamjee
One Libyan New Yorker is making sure videos of the turmoil in Libya remain available online, by uploading them himself.

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Aired: February 18, 2011 | Comments Off

Reporter/Producer: Solange Mougin
Ready, set, run. Today hundreds of brides to be, gathered for the annual Running of the Brides. Since 1943 retailer Filene’s Basement has offered designer dresses at bargain prices. Solange Mougin reports on one woman’s quest to find the perfect dress.

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