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Soterios Johnson

Before you ask... it's Greek. And, so is Johnson (via translation). It's a long story... Soterios Johnson seemed strangely drawn to the news, even as a young child.

As a kid he would lull himself to sleep listening to WCBS NewsRadio 88. "As a kid, I always wanted to be in the know... and to spread the word," he says. In high school, Soterios worked at a small FM station in his hometown in New Jersey, followed by a four-year stint as an undergraduate at Columbia on WKCR, New York. He was an Associate Producer at Newsweek On Air and worked in the field of science journalism for several years. He earned his master's degree at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism.

Soterios Johnson appears in the following:

Protest Photos Are the Best Art of 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

 The pictures of die-ins posted by ordinary citizens on Twitter offer a new visual language and connect with an emotional moment.

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The One Play to See Before the Year is Over

Friday, December 05, 2014

An autistic teenager, a drag queen and a girl in Rwanda who claims to see the Virgin Mary are subjects of shows not to miss, according to three critics. 

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The World's Most Peculiar Museum

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Art Basel kicks off this week in Miami Beach, and with it comes serious parties and serious buying. New York magazine's Carl Swanson is covering the event, and gives us a sneak peek. 

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Not Your Mama's Christmas Show: A Burlesque Twist on Holiday Classics

Friday, November 21, 2014

New York City is home to two Christmas shows that come with comedy, and some strip-tease. 

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The Costs Behind Obamacare's Curtain

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Affordable Care Act has given rise to some surprising cost increases beyond premiums and deductibles.

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A Picasso Face-Off at Two Galleries

Friday, November 14, 2014

 Pace and Gagosian both have large exhibitions on the work of the Spanish master.

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What We've Learned About Obamacare in NJ

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Kai Wright looks back on the law's successes and shortcomings one year in, and looks ahead to what will change as the country gears up for 2015's open enrollment period.

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Rudy Giuliani’s Most Reviled Artist Is Back

Friday, October 31, 2014

It’s been 15 years since the mayor threatened to cut funding to the Brooklyn Museum over Chris Ofili’s painting of a black Virgin Mary covered in feces. 

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Bucking National Trend, GOP Districts in NJ Might Go Blue

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Forecasters are predicting gains for Republicans in both the House and the Senate. But in New Jersey, Democratic candidates are making a strong challenge for two open GOP seats.

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In Case of Hurricane, Take the R or the G Lines to Work

Monday, October 27, 2014

Two years after Sandy, the MTA's sealed two subway tunnels under the East River (at least theoretically), but has lots of other work to do.
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Why Comedies Get Theater Audiences but not Awards

Friday, October 24, 2014

Two theater critics debate which plays are funny, which are not, and why they are often overlooked.

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'Angels in America,' the Spare, Dutch Version

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Theater director Ivo van Hove presents Tony Kushner's masterwork on an empty stage.

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Behind Every Great Piece of Art, There is Often a 20-Year-Old

Friday, October 17, 2014

Artists like Pablo Picasso, Jasper Johns and Egon Schiele created their best work before they were 30 — but how do current young Brooklyn artists stack up?

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Helping Hand? Obama Stumps for Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The president's visit comes as Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley are locked in a tight race.

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When a Theater Critic Becomes a Character: A Review

Friday, October 10, 2014

The New York Times's Ben Brantley offers his take on "It's Only a Play," where he appears as a character, plus other productions on and Off-Broadway.

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Hey, Look, It's a Sculpture

Friday, October 03, 2014

Sculpture is often overshadowed by painting, but two new shows might help change that.

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A Walk Through the Final, Funky Stretch of the High Line

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Paul Goldberger, architecture critic of Vanity Fair, gives his take on the third phase of the elevated park that has become one of the most popular destinations in the city.

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Do You Like the Met's New Fountains? How About Their Politics?

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum has two new fountains, but some people don't like that they are named after David H. Koch.

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It's Not Only a Play — It Has a Movie Star

Friday, September 12, 2014

Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper, Hugh Jackman and Mia Farrow are just a few of the big stars appearing on Broadway this season. And that's not counting the star-studded "It's Only a Play."

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Masters and High Heels: It's the Fall Art Season

Friday, September 05, 2014

WNYC art critic Deborah Solomon offers a preview of the shows she's anticipating — and the one she is dreading.

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