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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.

    The News Service took first place in the Best Independent Online Student Publication category in SPJ’s Mark of Excellence Awards.

    J-School’s NYCity News Service Wins National Award

    By Jere Hester | May 6, 2014 | Featured News, News

    The News Service took first place in the Best Independent Online Student Publication category in SPJ’s Mark of Excellence Awards.

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    Journalism School Evaluator Accredits CUNY’s Graduate Program

    By Amy Dunkin | May 5, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The decision by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications completes a rigorous four-year self-assessment process.

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    Ta-Nehisi Coates Named Journalist-in-Residence for the Fall Semester

    By Amy Dunkin | May 1, 2014 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Dean Sarah Barlett calls the National Magazine Award winner “a breathtakingly powerful writer.”