Sunday, September 21, 2014

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The New York Times Close Up

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On the September 20 edition of "The New York Times Close Up," former Times Executive Editor Bill Keller and documentarian Neil Barsky are at the helm of "The Marshall Project," a new news organization founded and run by veteran journalists covering America's criminal justice system.

Journalist Mark Whitaker focuses his attention to the life and times of Bill Cosby in "Cosby," which received a rave in this week's Times Sunday Book Review.

New York Times Metro Reporter Joseph Berger sheds light on one of the most prominent and politically powerful subcultures in the city with his new book, "The Pious Ones: The World of Hasidim and Their Battles with America."

The show looks at a new animated series of op-docs offered by

And the New York Times reporters roundtable convenes.

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Produced in association with The New York Times, The New York Times Close Up gives viewers an inside preview of the most compelling reports from Sunday's Times, with the correspondents who filed the stories.

The show is hosted by New York Times Urban Affairs Correspondent Sam Roberts, and features Times reporters, columnists and editors examining the week's top New York City stories.

The hour-long program airs each Saturday at 10 p.m. and repeats each Sunday at 10 a.m.

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