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30. Learning Modern Greek

December 19, 2022

This inaugural episode of the Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies Podcast from Queens College (CUNY) features Professor Gerasimus Katsan, director of the College’s Center for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, and its assistant director, Professor Maria Athanasopoulou. They speak in both English and Greek with John Metaxas about the Modern Greek language, what it takes […]

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28. Americans Say Supreme Court is ‘Out of Touch’

October 6, 2022

September 30, 2022 Nearly six in ten Americans say the U.S. Supreme Court is out of touch with the country, according to the latest poll by Monmouth University. That opinion has crystallized in the months since the Court took away a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion in its June decision in Dobbs v. Jackson […]

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27. New York’s Next Mayor Sets His Agenda: My WCBS interview with Eric Adams

November 16, 2021

Three days before Eric Adams was elected Mayor of New York, I had the opportunity to interview him live on WCBS during my news broadcast. In a few minutes, here, he outlines his vision for the city in the coming years.

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Winner of 2021 Edward R. Murrow Award

May 11, 2021

May 11, 2021 I am pleased to report that WCBS is this year’s Edward R. Murrow Award winner for Best Newscast from The Radio Television Digital News Association in Region 11 (New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania). I was privileged to co-anchor this newscast, which was a true team effort. Looking back at this newscast […]

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Covering the Debate Debacle #4 — ELECTION INTEGRITY

September 30, 2020

WCBS asked me to cover first the Presidential Debate from the station’s studios, where we maintain a severely limited in-person staff and a strict COVID protocol. I was tasked with reporting, writing and producing four 90-second reports for morning drive time. Each covers a different substantive slice of the debate and aired in a four-part […]

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Covering the Debate Debacle #3 — RACISM

September 30, 2020

WCBS asked me to cover first the Presidential Debate from the station’s studios, where we maintain a severely limited in-person staff and a strict COVID protocol. I was tasked with reporting, writing and producing four 90-second reports for morning drive time. Each covers a different substantive slice of the debate and aired in a four-part […]

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Covering the Debate Debacle #2 — COVID

September 30, 2020

WCBS asked me to cover first the Presidential Debate from the station’s studios, where we maintain a severely limited in-person staff and a strict COVID protocol. I was tasked with reporting, writing and producing four 90-second reports for morning drive time. Each covers a different substantive slice of the debate and aired in a four-part […]

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Covering the Debate Debacle #1 — INCIVILITY

September 30, 2020

WCBS asked me to cover first the Presidential Debate from the station’s studios, where we maintain a severely limited in-person staff and a strict COVID protocol. I was tasked with reporting, writing and producing four 90-second reports for morning drive time. Each covers a different substantive slice of the debate and aired in a four-part […]

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U.S. Amb. Pyatt says Greece’s Successful COVID Response is a ‘Moment of National Pride’

June 19, 2020

My talk with U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, June 18, 2020 Ambassador says response was guided by scientific advice. Such U.S. companies as Microsoft, Google and Cisco aided with technology. Silver lining of effort was the progress Greece made in digital governance. The interview is an excerpt from the NHSTalks presentation by the National […]

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Michael Flynn’s Turkey Connection and the Implications for U.S. Security and Democracy

June 1, 2020

As the Michael Flynn legal drama comes to its denouement, the media narrative has focused on his guilty plea to lying about conversations with the Russian ambassador and the Justice Department’s late decision to seek to drop charges against Flynn. But Flynn’s other foreign entanglement, with Turkey, may be even more significant to U.S. security, […]

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