Gender and Race were just two of the topics discussed at the public conference held at the Paley Center for Media in midtown Tuesday. “From Soundbites to Solutions: Bias, Punditry and the Press in the 2008 Election,” lured a group of over 200 predominantly female journalists, lawyers, academics, feminists, and activists, most of whom were intent on dissecting the often masked social issues involved in this year’s historic political season and the media’s coverage of it.
A 19 year-old woman was raped after being followed from the subway early Wednesday morning. According to police it was approximately 4:00 AM when the woman, returning from her job in Brooklyn, got off at the Spring St. station at Sixth Ave. The assailant followed her out of the subway, reportedly asking her for a cigarette before following her back to her Prince St. apartment building. It was there that the suspect threatened her with a box cutter, pushed her into the courtyard of her building and raped her.
On Tuesday, May 13th, two busloads of tenants’ rights activists made the long trek from New York City to Albany to support the repeal of vacancy decontrol. The group showed solid fortitude as they stood with Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assembly Members to declare the passage of A. 7416 (Rosenthal, Silver), a bill designed to rescind vacancy decontrol.
A PSYCHIC TOLD LARRY TALBOT TO BEWARE OF THE MOON. NANCY REAGAN CONSULTED THEM IN THE WHITE HOUSE. YOKO SENT JOHN ON TRIPS WITH NO MISSION BECAUSE HER PSYCHIC TOLD HER TO. ARE THESE SOOTHSAYERS FOR REAL OR JUST IN IT FOR THE CASH?
Like a generously lubricated turkey thermometer, spring has finally sprung–and not a moment too soon.While winter is as good a season as any for getting sociably snookered, the Winter drunk comes with a heavy price for all. I’m speaking, of course, of the cruel ennui brought upon us by daylight savings time and the glut of C list holidays.
It’s a SoHo battle royale. The controversy over the new Trump Building that “The Donald” and co-developers–The Bayrock Group and Sapir Organization–intend on erecting has ignited an uproar heard acrossWest Broadway. The hubbub in many ways is the same as it has been for years.