• Clips of the Week

    By Jere Hester | Last updated on Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 9:26 pm
    Check out some our reporters' latest stories – including Ben Brody's CNNMoney report about the return of "The Magic School Bus."

    Check out some of our reporters’ latest stories – including Ben Brody’s CNNMoney report about the return of “The Magic School Bus.”

    As summer arrives, check out some hot links from our reporters:

    •Meral Agish worked on this ProPublica-NPR examination of the restraint and seclusion of public school students.

    •Chau Ngo, working for Inter Press Service, wrote about a report that found many countries fail to report small arms sales.

    •Ben Brody reported on the return of “The Magic School Bus” for CNNMoney. Bianca Flowers worked on this video about the state of the American Dream.

    •Two of our reporters produced stories about the heroin overdose antidote Naloxone: Rosie Goldensohn for Vice and Ali Malito for The Wall Street Journal.

    •Chinwe Oniah, on assignment for the Mott Haven Herald, covered a street festival that featured Kurtis Blow, Afrika Bambaataa’s Soul Sonic Force and Grandmaster Melle Mel.

    •Valentina Cordero, on assignment for Crain’s New York Business, reported on business owners’ concerns about a proposal to hike the city’s minimum wage to $15. Mark Fahey wrote about a new poll on congestion pricing.

    •Patrick Gillespie, on assignment for McClatchy DC, covered a news conference by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

    •Scott Klocksin, reporting for the Commercial Observer, wrote about a Chinese firm’s financing deal for a Williamsburg condo project.

    •Antonia Massa, in a piece for Money Magazine, reported on an effort to teach inmates financial literacy.

    •Brianna McGurran wrote about a hunting and fishing dip in Oregon, in a story for  Oregon Public Broadcasting.

    •Reem Nasr,  in a piece for Michigan Public Radio, reported on the government’s call for pregnant women to eat more fish.

    •Jacob Passy, working for NBCNews.com, wrote about a flight crew’s refusal to let a 3-year-old girl use an airplane bathroom during a delay.

    •Maddy Perkins put together a social media primer for Financial Planning.

    •Steve Trader wrote about the first anniversary of a Philadelphia buidling collapse for Newsworks.org

    •Ashley Rodriguez and Max Willens, in a piece for AdAge, reported on the impact of the World Cup (and other factors) on global ad revenue.

    •Minda Smiley wrote about an increase in millionaires for Investment News.

    A few nuggets from our Alumni Corner:

    •Carla Astudillo found that waterslides are more dangerous than roller coasters in this interactive package for NJ.com.

    •Cara Eisenpress’ capstone – a look at military food – made Gastronomica. (See the pdf here.)

    •Nathan Frandino put together this Reuters video out of Brazil about how the World Cup has spurred an eco-tourism boom.

    •Sherry Mazzocchi, working for the Manhattan Times, reported on how the management of a Harlem SRO homeless shelter won’t allow tenants to buy their own air conditioners.

    •Elly Yu reported for NPR’s Latino USA on the push for in-state tuition rates for undocumented students.

    Congrats to all — and keep ‘em coming!

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