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    A New ‘Focus’ for The Nabe

    By Jere Hester | June 20, 2014 | Featured News, News

    The CUNY J-School has turned over The Nabe to Corner News Media, which will rename the hyperlocal news site “Fort Greene Focus.”

    Check out some of our latest links – including Colin Archdeacon’s video for The Atlantic about a local astrologer.

    Clips of the Week

    By Jere Hester | June 13, 2014 | Featured News, News

    Check out some of our latest links – including Colin Archdeacon’s video for The Atlantic about a local astrologer.

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    NY-Area TV Magazine Show Spotlights AdaptNY Project

    AdaptNY, which launched a year ago June, aims to explore improved media coverage of the New York area’s preparations for future climate change risks in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

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    CUNY J-School Launches Fiscal Reporting Training Program

    By Amy Dunkin | June 10, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The effort to improve coverage of fiscal issues faced by state and local governments is the result of a major gift by New York civic leader and former lieutenant governor Richard Ravitch.

    Ippies MC Randall Pinkston, delivers the Lifetime Achievement Award to Essence Communications Co-founder Edward Lewis (Photo by Brock Stoneham, '13)

    Ippies Awards Celebrate Achievements of Community and Ethnic Press

    By Amy Dunkin | June 6, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Honorees from among more than 49 non-mainstream media outlets that submitted entries took home $8,250 in prize money for their journalistic excellence.

    Deadline Club winners

    Deadline Club Scholarship of $2,500 Goes to Class of 2014 Student Rachael Levy

    By Amy Dunkin | May 30, 2014 | Featured News, News, Student News

    She was one of four local journalism students chosen to receive a $2,500 scholarship from The Deadline Club Foundation, adding to the Google Journalism Fellowship she won this year.

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    Videos: Diversifying Tomorrow’s Newsrooms

    By Amy Dunkin | May 28, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Uncategorized

    The CUNY J-School hosted an evening of conversation around the issue of diversity in the recruitment practices of news organizations – from both the editor’s and reporter’s perspectives.

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    Awards for Excellence in Journalism

    By Amy Dunkin | May 13, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The Guardian’s Alan Rusbridger, CUNY Chancellor Emeritus Matthew Goldstein, and four 2013 alums take this year’s honors.

    Check out some of our reporters' latest links – including Oresti Tsonopoulos' New York Times video about minimalist artist Carl Andre.

    Clips of the Week

    By Jere Hester | May 9, 2014 | Featured News, News

    Check out some of our reporters’ latest links – including Oresti Tsonopoulos’ New York Times video about minimalist artist Carl Andre.

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    Dr. Tony Marx Explains How He Brought Diversity to an Elite School

    By Amy Dunkin | May 8, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The NY Public Library President recounted his experience in opening up Amherst College while he served as its president from 2003 to 2011.