Soterios Johnson appears in the following:
Monday, October 05, 2009
WNYC's official acquisition of WQXR scheduled for this Thursday night at 8 o'clock, will have an impact on WNYC's own listeners on the next night - Friday. The station plans to offer more news and information programming on weeknights, where currently, there's music. And on the weekends, station programmers have ...
Thursday, October 01, 2009
A theatrical bus tour of the Bronx, a festival of new performance pieces. These are just a few of the offerings in this Fall’s performance season. They are far from typical Broadway fare, and that is part of their point. Claudia La Rocco is a cultural critic and organizer of ...
Monday, September 28, 2009
Tomorrow it will be up to the city's Democrats to make the final pick of candidates for Comptroller and Public Advocate. In the two weeks since the current field emerged, the tone of both contests has became more bitter and combative. With us to talk about the races is WNYC's ...
Monday, September 21, 2009
PATERSON: I have said time and time again that I'm running for governor next year.
REPORTER: Governor David Paterson says he remains committed to running for a full term in 2010, despite pressure from the nation's most powerful Democrat to step aside. Reporter Karen Dewitt joins us from Albany.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Bob Hennelly speaks to Soterios Johnson on the results of New York City's 2009 primary elections.
Wednesday, September 02, 2009
The New York City Off Track Betting Corporation is headed for Chapter Nine bankruptcy. Governor Paterson issued an executive order yesterday, clearing the way for reorganization; saying he didn't have much choice.
PTERSON: This is the only way that we feel that OTB can preserve its diversities and at the same ...
Thursday, August 06, 2009
NYC-TV is the city's own television station, and it used be, well, a sleepy place not exactly known for cutting edge broadcasts. Under Mayor Bloomberg, who made his fortune in the media business, the annual budget of NYC-TV jumped from about $2-million to over $10-million, and attracted some of the ...
Wednesday, August 05, 2009
Back in May two governors, one mayor, and developer Larry Silverstein held a summit at Gracie Mansion to work out their differences.
BLOOMBERG: We cannot allow this not to get done. And we're not going to negotiate in public. we're not going to sit there and say specifically what each side ...
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
It was during the Nixon administration that the language of waging a war on illegal drugs took root. After 40 years of emphasizing a law enforcement approach and different substances coming and going in waves, the actual supply and demand of drugs has not changed much. Joining us is Reporter ...
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Hospitals in New York City report fewer adverse incidents to health authorities than others around the state. That could mean they’re safer, but a recent investigation by the New York Daily News suggests these hospitals are just reporting problems less often than others. Daily News reporter Greg Smith led the ...
Monday, July 27, 2009
In New Jersey the dust is still settling after the biggest law enforcement roundup of local officials in a generation. As the work-week starts, most of the elected officials caught up in the sweep still hold on to their public office, despite Governor Corzine's call for them to resign.
Meanwhile, the ...
Thursday, July 23, 2009
A US federal judge has ruled that the Fire Department of New York used recruitment exams that discriminated against blacks and Hispanics. The ruling is the result of a lawsuit filed against the city by a black firefighters' organization and the US Department of Justice.
It found the predominantly white FDNY ...
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
You’ve heard of Top Chef and Project Runway, well, now the world of contemporary art is about to get a dose of reality – reality TV.
This past weekend lines formed around the block outside the White Columns gallery, as hopefuls gathered to audition for Bravo’s first Reality TV show - ...
Friday, July 17, 2009
The filmmaker Kenneth Anger grew up in Santa Monica, went to dancing school with Shirley Temple and Judy Garland, and gained notoriety in the late 50s for writing a tell-all book about Hollywood’s rich-and-famous.
He’s become an influential experimental filmmaker with an interest in the occult and in queer issues, who ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
You could think of it as a game of musical chairs involving The New York Times, Spanish language broadcaster Univision, and this station, WNYC.
When the music stops, Univision's La Kalle station will move down the radio dial to a more desirable frequency; WQXR, the classical station, will also move along ...
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
The second day of confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor gets underway later this morning in Washington. Among her supporters watching the proceedings in person will be Cesar Perales, president of Latino Justice/Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund. He joins us to discuss the hearings.
Monday, July 13, 2009
Friday, July 10, 2009
Bruno - the flamboyant gay Austrian - is the latest invention of British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Cohen, of course, is the creator of Borat, and now he’s back with an even more ridiculous character. The movie Bruno comes out today, and film critic Nathan Lee has checked it out, ...
Friday, July 10, 2009
This summer makes ten years since WNYC started inviting teenagers to tell their own stories on the radio. Radio Rookies grew into an award-winning and audience-inspiring series on WNYC. Usually you hear the teenager's stories during Morning Edition, or maybe in the afternoon on All Things Considered. But today and tomorrow, we're broadcasting an hour-long Radio Rookies special.
Wednesday, July 01, 2009
The chaos in the State Senate may be happening 136 miles from New York City up in Albany, but the chamber's paralysis has a direct impact on the city, especially now that senators allowed several laws to expire. WNYC's Bob Hennelly joins us now.