Got a passion for state comptrollers? Want to mix it up with Curtis Sliwa? NY1 is looking for you.
Recently, New York’s premier 24-7, hyper-local news channel posted a job listing on the employment site Jobfox, seeking a new political anchor to moderate Inside City Hall, the hour-long nightly political gabfest.
This past fall, Read More
Yesterday, police raided two drug gangs based in South Bronx housing projects, seizing guns, drugs, and cash. They made 37 arrests, and charged 53 people altogether.
Both the The Times and the Daily News lead with the projects’ proximity to Yankee Stadium: less than a mile. They’re following police commissioner Raymond Kelly’s lead in tying Read More
“Nude Loon Menaces Brooklyn Polling Place,” says the Daily News. “Loon Stripped Naked, Claimed to be Jesus Christ’s Baby.”
The paper goes on to characterize the individual as “a crazy man stripped naked,” a “nude dude,” a “nude and nutty man,” and a “kook” who “ditched his clothes.”
“Loon” is the clear winner Read More
Former State Senate President Joseph Bruno goes to trial today. The federal anticorruption statute under which he has been indicted “makes it a crime to deprive citizens of ‘honest services’ from their elected officials,” The Times explains, and could have a broad impact on New York politics:
The indictment against Mr. Bruno is so sweeping, Read More
David Paterson hasn’t gotten any support for his claim last week that his political woes are due to racism in the media.
This morning, he went back on the show where he first aired the complaint to say he had been misunderstood. And after explaining his point, Paterson said he hoped this would be Read More
“I really feel Governor Paterson owes me an apology,” said Dominic Carter.
It was Monday afternoon, and Mr. Carter, the seasoned political anchor of NY1′s Road to City Hall, was speaking on the phone with The Observer.
Three days earlier, during a Friday morning radio interview with Read More
There’s been a lot written and said about Michael Bloomberg’s relationship with the media and how he’s perceived publicly. Here’s an extended, longer-view look at what reporters were thinking and saying about the mayor before the most recent assessments.
It’s video just posted online from an April 22, 2009 Read More
Michael Bloomberg’s transformation from the un-politician to icon of urban government is the subject of an April 22 panel discussion featuring the Times' Joyce Purnick (who is writing a book about him) and Wayne Barrett of the Village Voice, among other journalists.
An email from the organizers previewing the event asks, “Are Read More
Mark Green doesn’t think much of Fred Dicker’s reporting, especially on the topic of Eliot Spitzer.
Green was on Inside City Hall Tuesday night, where he was asked about a report that Spitzer berated Christine Quinn because she opposed his plans to sell property near the Javits center.
Here’s the transcript: Green: Read More
Now that Michael Bloomberg is officially a major factor in the 2008 presidential election, it's worth asking when exactly did the mayor inject himself into that race?
I think that when the history of the race is written, people will say the Bloomberg presidential campaign started immediately after the mayor’s 2005 re-election, Read More