Katherine Fung

Katherine Fung is an associate producer in the newsroom.

Katherine Fung appears in the following:

How New York City's Largest Police Union Became So Powerful

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The movement for police reform is shining new light on police unions and the power they wield.


How A Spreadsheet Forced Elected Officials To Return Police Union Contributions

Monday, June 08, 2020

Candidates, many of whom had touted their progressive credentials, have rushed to return the money. 


Neighborhood Patrol Groups Say They're Preventing Looters. Some Residents Say They Make Communities Less Safe.

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Some New Yorkers are forming neighborhood patrol groups in response to incidents of vandalism and looting. They're drawing comparisons to vigilante groups. 


Inside New York City's Protests Over George Floyd And Police Brutality

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

On the sixth night of the protests, a tense two-hour standoff on the Manhattan Bridge ended peacefully. But in Midtown, peaceful protesters were met with police batons and pepper spray.


Why Police Reform Advocates Say New York's Police Secrecy Law Is Part Of The Problem

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Law 50-A shields police personnel records -- including any allegations of misconduct or disciplinary actions taken against officers -- from the public. 


Street Cleaning Is Coming Back To New York City For One Week

Monday, May 11, 2020

Some New Yorkers say they haven't missed it. 


The Debate Over Face Masks and Coverings

Friday, April 10, 2020

Science writer Ed Yong joins All Things Considered to discuss the debate over face coverings to combat COVID-19.


A Record Number Of People Lost Their Jobs Due To COVID-19. Here's How The Federal Stimulus Bill Could Help.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The federal aid package making its way through Congress includes unprecedented unemployment benefits.


Gov. Murphy Tries Again for a Millionaire's Tax

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Murphy used his State of the State address to renew calls for a millionaires tax, and to condemn the sexist culture of state politics.  

Comments [1]

Former Students Make New Allegations Against Harlem Private School Described As a 'Cult'

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

More former students say they suffered psychological abuse and estrangement from their families at a Harlem private school run by Pastor James Manning. 


For Chinese New Yorkers, Talking About Hong Kong's Protests Is Complicated

Monday, December 09, 2019

Six months after the protests started, there's a lot of disagreement. 

Comments [5]

New York City Libraries Use a Collection Agency To Go After Late Fines

Thursday, December 05, 2019

New York City's libraries have referred over 500,000 cardholders to a debt collector over the years. 


NYC Extends Application Deadline for Middle And High Schools

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Families will get a four-day reprieve: instead of Monday, the deadline is now Friday, December 6.


Tommie Smith, John Carlos Inducted Into the Olympic Hall of Fame

Friday, November 15, 2019

The U.S. Olympic committee is changing its attitude toward two legendary sprinters who raised their gloved fists while receiving their medals 51 years ago.  


Real Estate Industry, De Blasio Align Against Commercial Rent Control Proposal

Friday, November 15, 2019

A Brooklyn City Councilmember has introduced a bill for stores that would create a system equivalent to that of the city's residential rent regulation.


New York Equal Pay Law Is Now in Effect. Some Say It's Not Enough

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Women's rights advocates say it narrows the pay gap but more needs to be done.

Comments [1]

"School Colors": The Struggle for Equality in New York City's Schools Runs Deep

Friday, September 27, 2019

The new podcast "School Colors" traces the history of race inequality and schools in Central Brooklyn.


In '1619' Project, the Times Puts Slavery Front and Center of the American Experience

Friday, August 16, 2019

For the largest editorial initiative in the newspaper's history, the country was born the day the first slave ship came in.

Comments [11]

Does Linda Fairstein Deserve the Blowback She's Getting?

Monday, June 10, 2019

How does Linda Fairstein's character in the Netflix miniseries "When They See Us" compare to her real-life role in the Central Park jogger case? 

Comments [4]

Democratic Congressman Hopeful About New NAFTA, but Warns of Trump's Trade War

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Members of Congress are dealing with Trump's proposed replacement for NAFTA and the threat of Mexico tariffs.