Soterios Johnson

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Chris Shays Knocked Out of Office After 21 Years

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

The tidal wave of support for Barack Obama swept Connecticut Republican Congressman Chris Shays out of office after 21 years. He was the last Republican from New England left in Congress and he was taken down by Democrat Jim Himes.


Is NJ Prepared for Election Day?

Monday, November 03, 2008

In New Jersey, an early Presidential primary and the heated battle between Senators Obama and Clinton helped draw over a half-million new voters to the rolls. That voter excitement has continued since, with with tens of thousands of prospective voters registering just in time to ...


A Music Marathon, Literally

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Consider CMJ to be a ramping up of a normal week of music in NYC. Rather than have to decide between two intriguing shows on any given night, now you'll have to consider five shows or more, some stuffed with four or more bands worth ...


Hofstra Readies for Big Debate

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

The final presidential debate takes place here in New York tomorrow night at Hofstra University on Long Island. Joining us now to talk about the preparations that have been underway for weeks now is Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz.


New Rating Method Shakes Up NY Radio Landscape

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

New York radio could be changed forever. That's the warning from politicians and industry execs now that the "Personal People Meters" have debuted in New York. The small electronic devices are carried by a select group of people and can sense what radio stations they're ...


The Legacy of Leonard Bernstein

Thursday, October 02, 2008

WNYC is taking part in a city-wide festival celebrating Leonard Bernstein. Soterios Johnson talks to music critic, Steve Smith, about the composer, musician and educator's legacy.


NJ Governor Corzine Questions Proposed Toll Hikes

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Governor Corzine says he doesn't want potential toll hikes to be as high as what's been proposed.

Corzine says he's open to approving toll increases to fund transportation improvements, but he is ordering the Turnpike Authority to first pare down its $480 million operating budget.

The governor ...


Republicans Cheer Sarah Palin

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Over the last week, the world has been learning more about the GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. WNYC's Fred Mogul was on the floor of the Republican National Convention last night for her much anticipated speech, and he joins us now from the Twin ...


AIDS Activists and Researchers Gather at International Conference

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Over the weekend, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that they've been under-counting the number of people in the U.S. who get infected with HIV each year. Earlier estimates put the number at around 40,000. Now the CDC says that number is closer ...


Kayaking in New York Harbor

Friday, July 25, 2008

It’s been a long time since most New Yorkers had a regular boat organization they belonged to. Even just 100 years ago -- people got to where they had to be by boat in the same way we might take a cross-town bus. There were ...

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Fake Art at the Brooklyn Museum

Monday, July 21, 2008

One third of the Brooklyn Museum's Coptic art collection is fake. And the museum plans to highlight that fact in an exhibition early next year. But critic Lee Rosenbaum says that could be good news for museums and museum patrons.

Lee Rosenbaum's ...


Merrill Lynch Expects Billions in Losses, Abandons WTC Move

Thursday, July 17, 2008

After yesterday's rally, one of Wall Street's biggest brokerage houses will release some sobering news today. Merrill Lynch is expected to announce several billion dollars in losses. For more on the banks and how healthy they are, we turn to Aaron Elstein, reporter for Crain's ...


In Surprise Turn, Bruno Won't Seek Re-election

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

One of the "three men in a room" who run Albany won't be running for re-election. Joseph Bruno, the state's senate majority leader and the state's highest-ranking Republican made the announcement yesterday, surprising many in the state capitol. And joining us now to talk about ...


New York Asian Film Festival Kicks Off

Friday, June 20, 2008

The New York Asian Film Festival kicks off this weekend. Film critic Nathan Lee explains why it’s an event that’s not to be missed.
New York Asian Film Festival Website

Watch the trailer for "King Naresuan ...


What's Next For The Mets?

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Word finally came from the Mets late last night: Willie Randolph is out of a job. The move to fire the Mets' manager comes after months of speculation, dating back to the end of last season when the team collapsed in historic fashion. Joining us ...


Report: More New Yorkers Going Hungry

Thursday, June 12, 2008

More New Yorkers are struggling to feed themselves and their families. The annual report from the Food Bank for New York City says that, between 2003 and 2007, the number of people who had trouble affording food jumped 55 percent, from 2 million to 3.1 ...


Chris & Don: A Love Story

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

A new film sheds light a long-term love affair between the British writer Christopher Isherwood and the American painter Don Bachardy. The documentary is called Chris and Don: A Love Story. It premiered here as part of the NewFest, New York’s LGBT Film festival, which ...


Shareholders Vote on Bear Stearns

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Bear Stearns moves one step closer to oblivion today when JPMorgan Chase's shareholders vote on whether to complete the takeover of the 85-year old firm that collapsed under the weight of risky sub-prime loans.

The vote comes as other Wall Street firms keep reassessing their own ...


GOP's Influence Wanes in New York

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Republican lawmaker Vito Fossella will leave Congress in January. After a tumultuous few weeks following revelations he had a daughter with a woman who isn't his wife, Fossella said yesterday that he will not seek re-election.

Fossella is the only Republican representing New York City in ...


The Economy is Tanking. Why is Sotheby's Doing So Well?

Monday, May 19, 2008

Even as the economy falters, the sales in contemporary art continue to skyrocket. Last week Sotheby's and Christie's auction houses broke records for sales in contemporary art . As the spring art auction season wraps up, critic Lee Rosenbaum explains what happened this unpredictable year.