Yevgenia Albats, a Russian investigative reporter who is currently the Distinguished Journalist in Residence at the NYU Jordan Center, recently spoke to City Limits’ youth reporting interns about what it’s like to be a journalist in a country that does not have a free press.
City Limits News announced Friday the launch of a new reporting beat focused exclusively on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the country’s largest public housing community.
On May 18, 2022, City Limits hosted an intimate conversation about art and the power of place, featuring architect Rodney Leon and New Museum Curatorial Assistant Madeline Weisburg, moderated by City Limits Executive Director Marjorie Martay.
The move reflects the organization’s expansion of housing and homelessness coverage at this pivotal moment for New York, as the city emerges from the pandemic amidst a housing affordability crisis and a rising shelter population.
The average price for a bagel with cream cheese and a large coffee in the Financial District will run you about $6.50, according to an informal survey by student reporters from the City Limits’ youth journalism training program, who visited 21 coffee shops and food carts in the lower Manhattan neighborhood this week.
Meet activists from across the five boroughs, from oyster keepers in The Bronx to environmental justice advocates in Brooklyn, interviewed by student reporters enrolled in the City Limits Accountability Reporting Initiative for Youth.
The event, to take place with both in-person and virtual attendance options on Nov. 18, will also honor four New York community leaders for their contributions to justice, media, housing, and economic development.
“We’re trying the best we can.” A poll site in Queensbridge was missing its Spanish- and Chinese-language interpreters Tuesday morning. Workers handed out translated info cards instead, while the Korean-language interpreter was using Google Translate to assist voters.
‘For me it’s not about choice—I know who I want to vote for and I voted for them,’ one voter told City Limits Tuesday. Other said they like RCV, and that it prompted them do more research about the candidates than they normally would.