Matthew Schuerman

Editor, WNYC

Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:

See It: De Blasio, Albanese Face Off in First Mayoral Debate

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio and former City Council member Sal Albanese went head-to-head on debate stage tonight. See the video.

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Listening for Croaks in Staten Island's Greenbelt

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Once a month from late spring to late summer, a group heads out on Staten Island to listen for frogs. 


Let Me Debate! Asks Mayoral Hopeful

Monday, August 21, 2017

One of the candidates running for mayor in the Democratic primary is criticizing the media sponsors of Wednesday's debate.

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This Week in Politics: Mayoral Election or Referendum on Trump?

Saturday, August 19, 2017

In the days following Charlottesville, the battle for City Hall plays out in the shadow of Trump Tower.


UVA Freshmen Prepare for College, With Charlottesville in Spotlight

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

First-year college students heading to the University of Virginia have mixed feelings after the weekend's unrest in Charlottesville.


Rogue Bike Share Company Plans to Launch in the Rockaways

Friday, August 11, 2017

The company dock-less bike share company Spin has been served with a cease-and-desist letter from the city, days before it is to start operations in the Rockaways.

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From 'Duck and Cover' to 'Locked and Loaded': Cold War-Style Tensions Return

Friday, August 11, 2017

On the bright side: North Korea likely only has a 10- or 12-kiloton bomb.


This Week in Politics: An Affordable Housing Fight Gets Political

Saturday, August 05, 2017

When the mayor doesn't show up for your town hall … what’s plan B? An actor in a de Blasio mask, of course.


In Baltimore, 'Step Is Life'

Friday, August 04, 2017

The documentary “Step” follows three Baltimore high school seniors who struggle to propel themselves into college and a better future.


Despite Strong Lead, De Blasio Qualifies for Matching Funds

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The city Campaign Finance Board has agreed to give Mayor Bill de Blasio $2.6 million dollars in public matching funds for his re-election campaign.


Newark Tenants Try to Tighten Rent Control as Downtown Booms

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Newark's gentrification is slow, but longtime locals say rent increases are happening too swiftly.

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This Week in Politics: The Mayor, the Governor and the Subway

Saturday, July 29, 2017

With Mayor de Blasio fighting a demand to pitch in more for the MTA, mayoral opponents see an opening.

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Democrats Focus on Economic Issues to Rebuild After Election Losses

Monday, July 24, 2017

Maybe New York City and rural Virginia aren't that different after all.


"Blacklisted" Tenants Rally Behind Proposed Federal Legislation

Monday, July 17, 2017

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will introduce a bill to stop landlords for penalizing applicants with prior evictions, but says he needs GOP support in Congress.

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New York Democrats Tell ICE: Stay Away from Human Trafficking Courts

Friday, July 14, 2017

Ten New York Democratic members of congress have sent a letter to ICE asking them to review their policy on sending officers to human trafficking court.


Hey Buddy, Wanna Buy a Bridge Explosion?

Friday, July 07, 2017

The Kosciuszko Bridge won't be coming down next week, as numerous events pages on Facebook have advertised.

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Girlfriend Tried Desperately to Stop Man from Killing Cop

Thursday, July 06, 2017

The girlfriend of Alexander Bonds, the man who fatally shot an NYPD officer in the Bronx early Wednesday, called 911 in the hours before the murder, and tried to stay with him.

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Hudson River Tunnel Project Gets a New, Higher Price Tag: $13 Billion

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Officials say no they're counting the cost of rehabbing the existing tunnel, damaged by Sandy.

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Seeing More Homeless? It's Not an Illusion.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The number of homeless people living on the city’s streets increased by 40 percent according to an annual survey.  

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New Jersey Shuts Down Beaches and Fun as Holiday Weekend Begins

Monday, July 03, 2017

Beaches and parks lie empty as Gov. Christie and the state Assembly play chicken over the budget.

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