NYPD Demands $36,000 “Copying Fee” for Access to Cops’ Body Cam Footage

J.K. Trotter · 01/15/16 02:05PM

In April 2015, the New York City television station NY1 filed a open-records request for “unedited video files from the NYPD’s body camera program” captured during five specific weeks in 2014 and 2015. Four months later, the New York City Police Department agreed to review and release the footage—but only after NY1 paid a $36,000 “copying fee.” NY1 appealed the N.Y.P.D.’s decision and, in a letter dated September 16 of last year, was once again denied by the N.Y.P.D.’s deputy commissioner of legal matters.

Contempt for NYT Public Editor Reaches New Heights

Hamilton Nolan · 08/29/11 03:18PM

In your resplendent Monday media column: an NYT ombud feud, News Corp loses its education contract, NY1 rules, government spending can't save print media, and the world's oldest grudge against Romenesko.

Claire Danes Gives Courtney Love the Look of Death

Brian Moylan · 09/15/10 03:59PM

Both Claire Danes and Courtney Love were celebrity guests at the Narciso Rodriguez show yesterday. Check out this hilarious glare NY1 caught Danes shooting the wasted rocker's way. Francis Bean wishes that look could kill.

NY1 In Booty Comment Scandal

Hamilton Nolan · 04/14/10 08:49AM

Former NY1 reporter Adele Sammarco is suing the news station, alleging that an environment of sexual harassment ruined her career there. Her case was strengthened yesterday when a former colleague revealed her butt-related nickname. But: insiders have their doubts.

Andrew Cuomo's 'Wizard of Oz' Routine Irks Press

Jeff Neumann · 04/13/10 04:38AM

Reporters are tired of the Attorney General's late night, off the record phone calls, and want some face time. Cuomo doesn't seem to care what they think. So what are these reporters going to do about it?

Noted Sock Puppet Lee Siegel Finds New Gig

Hamilton Nolan · 04/12/10 01:44PM

In your magnificent Monday media column: our good friend Sprezzatura joins the NYO, a sexual harassment suit at NY1, Keith Olbermann is arguing on the Twitter, and a blind J-school student teaches us all a valuable lesson.

Dominic Carter Gets a Month in Jail, Two Free Gifts

cityfile · 01/14/10 03:12PM

A judge in Rockland County sentenced former NY1 anchor Dominic Carter to a month behind bars today for beating up his wife in 2008. Carter wasn't too happy with the decision. But at least he didn't leave the courtroom empty-handed: The judge gave him a green sticker that reads "Attitude Makes the Difference" and an article about Matt Damon before he was escorted off to jail. [NYDN]

Carter Gets Canned

cityfile · 01/14/10 09:03AM

Dominic Carter goes to court today to be sentenced for beating up his wife back in 2008. (He faces up to three months in prison.) But that's not the only thing he has to worry about. NY1 says that Carter's no longer employed by the station, so he's officially unemployed, too. [NYP]

Pat Kiernan Is Fearless

cityfile · 12/03/09 01:22PM

"Man cleavage—plunging necklines slit open to reveal chest hair, pectoral muscles, maybe more—is back," today's Wall Street Journal reported. How did Pat Kiernan, the beloved and normally buttoned-up NY1 anchor and host of "In the Papers" respond? He showed off his stuff, naturally. [NY1]