Sean Carlson

Host, WNYC/WQXR News

Sean Carlson appears in the following:

New York State Drips Out Data On Nursing Home COVID Deaths After Court Order

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Bill Hammond, a senior fellow for health policy at the Empire Center, says the state's latest update doesn't go far enough.

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NYPD Fires Officer Accused of Posting Bigoted Comments Online

Thursday, February 04, 2021

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Deputy Inspector James Kobel led the office that handled claims of workplace harassment and discrimination. The NYPD said it will hire an outside consultant to review those cases.

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New York's Leaders Grapple With How To Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Who gets to decide the groups that get the vaccine first, and why has New York's rollout been so complicated.

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New York's Leaders Are Grappling With How To Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Who gets to decide the groups that get the vaccine first, and how?

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Four Bangladeshi Candidates Challenge A Former Long Time Councilmember For A Seat In Queens

Thursday, January 28, 2021

A special election is underway right now in Queens. One candidate held the seat a decade ago: James Gennaro. But he's got several challengers including four Bangladeshi candidates.

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NY Attorney General Suggests State Health Department Underreported COVID-19 Deaths In Nursing Homes

Thursday, January 28, 2021

An investigation by AG James found that New York has been undercounting these fatalities by as much as 50 percent.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Balkan Taksim, Pharoahe Monch and th1rt3en, The Staves

Monday, January 25, 2021

New Sounds
Week of Jan. 25: This week, a premiere from Balkan Taksim, Billie Eilish & Rosalia’s brooding superstar duet, and hard-rockin’ music for the end times by Pharoahe Monch and th1rt3en. 
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AOC & Other Elected Officials Back Workers' Strike At NYC's Largest Produce Market

Friday, January 22, 2021

1,400 workers walked off the job at the Hunts Point Produce Market—part of the world's largest food terminal—on January 17th, the result of a wage dispute.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Moira Smiley, Andra Day, and Cha Wa

Monday, January 18, 2021

New Sounds
This week, songs for MLK Day by Moira Smiley, Michael Leonhart and JSWISS, and a Billie Holiday cover. Plus, Cha Wa mixes NOLA funk with Mardi Gras Indian traditions.
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Walkie-Talkie App Zello Purges Thousands Of Far-Right Channels Used To Coordinate Capitol Insurrection

Friday, January 15, 2021

Audio and chat logs show users and militia members shared information on the app while illegally storming the Capitol building.

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Under Pressure From Mayor, Cuomo Expands Eligbility For COVID Vaccinations

Friday, January 08, 2021

At first, the governor was intent on blaming the city and hospital for the slow rollout.

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Riot at the Capitol Shows Double Standard In Policing, Including In New York

Friday, January 08, 2021

Former NYPD Detective and New York Law School Professor Kirk Burkhalter discusses how the NYPD approaches protests, and what it means when cops take political stances themselves. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Harry Styles, Rob Burger, and RIP MF DOOM

Monday, January 04, 2021

New Sounds
This week, a Kylie Minogue & Dua Lipa duet ends 2020; a Bill Callahan & Bonnie “Prince” Billy cover begins 2021; Harry Styles has an idea for the new year; and RIP MF DOOM.
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140,000 New Yorkers Have Now Gotten First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine, What Comes Next?

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

"We struggle with vaccinating adults," says Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, on why the rollout of vaccines in our area is so complicated. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Warduna, Kanye West, Omar Sosa with Rajery

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

New Sounds
Hear the definitive 2020 holiday song by Great American Canyon Band, a winter solstice blessing from Wardruna, and a choral album – in Latin – by Kanye West. Plus, Omar Sosa with Rajery.
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How James Beard’s Queerness Influenced American Food Culture

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

"The Man Who Ate Too Much: The Life of James Beard" re-centers the iconic cook’s gay identity.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Paul McCartney, Branford Marsalis, and Jaialai

Monday, December 21, 2020

New Sounds
Week of Dec. 21: This week, Paul McCartney returns, Branford Marsalis scores Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and Miami shoegazey psych-rock band Jaialai scores with a new single.
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Playwright Jeremy O. Harris Hopes to Make the Black Theater Canon More Accessible

Thursday, December 17, 2020

WNYC
The Tony-nominated author of "Slave Play" announced an anthology of 15 plays written by Black playwrights. 

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Vaccine Rollout Begins at Safety Net Hospitals Across The City

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

The first employees received vaccines on Wednesday at two hospitals that serve some of the city's most vulnerable residents.

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A Day In The Life Of A New York City Contact Tracer

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

WNYC
A city contact tracer kept an audio diary of a day at work, and the head of the city's tracing program responded to some of the issues she faced. 

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