• Click to join the WMHT e-news mailing list
  • Click to make a sustaining contribution to WMHT
  • Click to contribute to WMHT
  • In Partnership With:
  • PBS
  • NPR

From breaking news to thought-provoking journalism and documentaries, WMHT is your destination for news and public affairs. View program previews and press releases below, or view program descriptions for our many news and public affairs programs.

News & Public Affairs

How We Live: The Fabric of Upstate Life

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Educators and leaders gather to dicuss findings from the Times Union/Siena College Education Poll.

Read More

FRONTLINE | Firestone & the Warlord

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10pm | Investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor.

Read More

FRONTLINE | The Rise of ISIS

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 10pm | Investigate the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS.

Read More

Election '14: The Race for Governor

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch the full debate online | Our sister station WNED in Buffalo hosted the Gubernatorial Debate live.

Read More

FRONTLINE | Losing Iraq

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10pm | Trace the U.S. role in Iraq from the 2003 invasion to the current violence.

Read More

Gibson, Eldridge debate at WMHT

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Rep. Chris Gibson and Sean Eldridge debate live at WMHT studios October 16, 2014 at 8pm.

Read More

FRONTLINE | The Trouble With Antibiotics

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10pm | Track the use of antibiotics in food animals and if it’s fueling antibiotic resistance in people.

Read More

Independent Lens | Bully

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Monday, October 13, 2014 at 10pm | Get an unflinching look at the effects of bullying on the lives of five kids and their families.

Read More

Congressman Paul Tonko and Mr. Jim Fischer Debate on WMHT TV

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Democratic Congressman Paul Tonko and Republican challenger Jim Fischer will debate live on WMHT-TV as they seek to win the 20th Congressional District seat.

Read More

FRONTLINE | Death by Fire 2

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Watch Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 10pm | Re-investigate the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, executed for the arson deaths of his children.

Read More
Discussion around the themes presented in the P.O.V. documentary 'American Promise.'

Latest on New York NOW

House Panel Finds 'No Intelligence Failure' Before Benghazi Attack House Panel Finds 'No Intelligence Failure' Before Benghazi Attack
After a nearly two-year investigation, the final report by the House Intelligence Committee concludes that the CIA "e...
Obama's Immigration Moves Do Little To Help Businesses, Groups Say Obama's Immigration Moves Do Little To Help Businesses, Groups Say
Business groups have long been active players in the nation's immigration debate. They represent employers who need t...
Kerry, Iranian Counterpart Meet Again In Nuclear Talks Kerry, Iranian Counterpart Meet Again In Nuclear Talks
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, added another ...

New York NOW Photostream

View New York NOW's Flickr photostream online