This week on New Mexico in Focus, a look into the issue of campus sexual assault with members of a new Sexual Violence Taskforce formed at UNM last year in response to an increase in campus rapes and lack of prosecution across the country.

The program airs Friday nights at 7 p.m. on channel 5.1 and appears online on NMiF shortly thereafter. The show rebroadcasts Saturday at 5 p.m. on channel 9.1. and again on Sunday at 7 a.m. on channel 5.1.

Also on NMiF, a chat with documentarian Justin Hunt, creator of “American Meth and “Absent,” which examines the rising level of pornography addiction around the world.

The Line opinion panel delves into a series by Albuquerque Business First about why the state is losing so many professionals as it is the only state in the Southwest where more people have left than have moved in; and a group discussion on the push for an electricity rate hike by Public Service Co. of new Mexico, PNM. 

Tomás Aguirre, Dean of Students, University of New Mexico
Angela Catena, Women’s Resource Center, University of New Mexico
Summer Little, Women’s Resource Center, University of New Mexico
Justin Hunt, documentary filmmaker
Line panelists
Sophie Martin, attorney
Rob Nikolewski, New Mexico Watchdog
Guest panelists
Javier Benavidez, Southwest Organizing Project
Rachel Sams, Albuquerque Business First
Gwyneth Doland
Gene Grant
The producer of New Mexico in Focus is Megan Kamerick. Associate producer is Kathy Wimmer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation.

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