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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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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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Columbia University’s David Phillips Calls on U.S. to Counter Erdogan Threat to Invade Eastern Syria

December 13, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: David Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace Building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, speaks with John Metaxas on today’s latest threats by Turkish President Erdogan to invade eastern regions of Syria. The threat puts at risk U.S. forces who are maintaining bases in the region […]

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Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law Joins Insider Trading Task Force

November 2, 2018

Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law School speaks with WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas (Columbia Law ’84) about the state of insider trading law. Professor Coffee has been asked to join a task force to develop proposals to update this area of the law. The task force is to be chaired by former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara […]

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Hughes Hubbard’s George Tsougarakis on Pro Bono Recovery of Looted 9th C. Greek Manuscript

June 2, 2018

Hughes Hubbard & Reed partner George Tsougarakis tells WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas the fascinating story of his firm’s recovery of a 9th Century handwritten copy of the New Testament that was looted from a monastery in northern Greece by Bulgarian soldiers during World War I and went missing for 99 years. Despite the voluntarily return of […]

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John Bandler on Cybersecurity for the Home and Office

June 2, 2018

Attorney John Bandler speaks with WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas about his book Cybersecurity for the Home and Office. Bandler’s book is published by the American Bar Association and is available through the ABA website and Amazon. John Bandler founded the Bandler Law Firm PLLC in Manhattan. The firm counsels corporations and individuals on issues that require […]

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Tasoula Hadjitofi: The Icon Hunter

June 2, 2018

John Metaxas interviews author Tasoula Hadjitofi about her book The Icon Hunter and her quest as a refugee to reclaim her nation’s stolen heritage. “As a girl growing up in Cyprus, I never imagined I’d learn as much as I have about the inner workings of art trafficking,” says Hadjitofi. Despite suffering from war, cultural […]

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