News and Public Affairs

Title: Officials tout first arrests of 'ghost gun' traffickers Runtimes: 00:02:59 Station: NJTV Description: Grewal announced the arrests of 12 men for allegedly trafficking "ghost guns". Type: Segment
Title: 9/11 Responders Need Help Runtimes: 00:18:09 Station: WLIW | MetroFocus Description: In wake of 9/11 terrorist attacks, many first responders, now living in all 50 states, came down with 9/11 cancers. Now, funding meant to help them is running out. Type: Segment
Title: Women, War & Peace Runtimes: 00:11:20 Station: WLIW | MetroFocus Description: Documentarian Abigail Disney discusses the groundbreaking new edition of the PBS series, “Women, War & Peace II.” Type: Segment
Title: NJ builds on film tax credits with bonus incentives Runtimes: 00:03:03 Station: NJTV Description: The film tax credit is now booming with a new credit to incentivize diversity. Type: Segment
Title: Planned Parenthood advocates criticize abortion ‘gag rule’ Runtimes: 00:03:39 Station: NJTV Description: Advocates fear the rule changes could cut New Jersey’s Title X funding. Type: Segment
Title: Anti-smoking organizations shift focus to e-cigarettes Runtimes: 00:02:29 Station: NJTV Description: More than 3.6 million middle and high school students used e-cigarettes last year. Type: Segment
Title: Soldiers' Stories Runtimes: 00:05:53 Station: WLIW | MetroFocus Description: We’ll take a look at how one group is aiming to accurately share the experiences of American troops, with Army veteran, and Emmy winning director of "Searching for Bergdahl" Robert Ham and Marine Corps veteran and associate producer and military advisor for Netflix's series, "Medal of Honor." Type: Segment
Title: Frontline to Homefront Runtimes: 00:06:21 Station: WLIW | MetroFocus Description: Find out how local veterans are making a difference within their ranks and in our communities. Type: Segment
Title: More Retirees Find Themselves Taking Care Of Mom And Dad Runtimes: 00:06:14 Station: KPBS Description: People are living longer compared to decades ago. That fact has spawned a trend--senior citizens taking care of their very elderly parents. As part of our statewide collaboration covering the California Dream, KPBS's Amita Sharma spoke to two sisters in their late-60s who share care of their 100-year old mom. Type: Segment
Title: Biomedical Nonprofit In San Diego Using Robots To Speed Drug Discovery Runtimes: 00:04:41 Station: KPBS Description: IT TAKES AN AVERAGE OF TEN-YEARS AND TWO-BILLION DOLLARS TO DEVELOP A DRUG -- FROM THE RESEARCH LAB TO THE PHARMACY SHELF. KPBS HEALTH REPORTER SUSAN MURPHY SHOWS US HOW LOCAL SCIENTESTS ARE USING ROBOTS TO SPEED UP THE PROCESS. Type: Segment