This Monday night BronxTalk, one of the city's longest-running TV talk shows, will give viewers the opportunity to weigh in on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's selection of Cathie Black to be the next chancellor of the NYC public schools. Beginning at 9:00pm, Daily News education reporter Rob Sgobbo and Monica Major, the Bronx representative on the Panel for Educational Policy, will take questions from host Gary Axelbank and phone calls from viewers on Ms. Black's suitability for the job.
The call-in phone number is 718-960-7241.
On Monday, November 22, the 47th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, BronxTalk will feature two historians who will talk about JFK and the Presidency with a Bronx slant.
On November 29, teachers and teaching will be the focus of BronxTalk, as two veteran teachers will discuss the chancellor selection, teacher grades, and a host of other education issues.
Here's a link to the recent BronxTalk forum about the anti-gay torture case.
BronxTalk - November 1, 2010
Here's a link to last week's BronxTalk about housing, including an analysis of the Millbank case.
BronxTalk - November 8, 2010
One of New York City's longest running TV talk shows now in its 17th year, BronxTalk is seen live each Monday night at 9:00pm on Bronxnet's Cablevision channel 67. It's also on Verizon Fios channel 33 and streamed live at bronxnet.org. Hosted by Gary Axelbank and produced by Jane Folloro, BronxTalk is repeated each day at 9:30am, 3:30pm, and 9:00pm. Archives are available here: http://bronxnet.org/tv/bronxtalk/viewcategory/7/bronxtalk