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    J-School media outlets – including 219 West, the AudioFiles podcast and the NYCity News Service – were cited for work that included the News Service's coverage of Superstorm Sandy's aftermath.

    J-School Captures 12 SPJ Excellence Awards

    By Jere Hester | March 10, 2014 | Featured News, News

    J-School media outlets – 219 West, the AudioFiles podcast and the NYCity News Service – were cited for work that included the News Service’s coverage of Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath.

    Michael Lysak’s audio news writing and reporting class held a storytelling night at the Spanish Benevolent Society on Monday. Photo by Pearl Macek ’14

    A Storytelling Tradition Continues

    By Amy Dunkin | March 6, 2014 | Featured News, News, Student News

    Students in Michael Lysak’s Audio News Writing and Reporting class kept a three-year tradition alive, converging on a venue outside the CUNY J-School for a night of storytelling and fun.

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    Clips of the Week

    By Jere Hester | February 28, 2014 | Clips of the Week, Featured News, News

    Check our reporters’ latest work – including Skyler Reid’s front page photos for South Africa’s Mail & Guardian.

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    2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Fellows Get to Work on Their Projects

    By Amy Dunkin | February 26, 2014 | Featured News, News

    This year’s cohort includes a Fulbright scholar from Argentina and professionals from Japan, Germany, India, Brazil, England and Slovakia.

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    A Chance to Say Thanks for the J-School’s Former Dean

    By Amy Dunkin | January 30, 2014 | Featured News, News

    Stephen B. Shepard and his wife Lynn Povich make a generous donation to a scholarship fund for CUNY-college grads.

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    Karen Pennar Promoted to Editor of the Voices of NY News Aggregation Site

    By Amy Dunkin | January 29, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The former economics writer had been the website’s interim editor and recently curated a story that got international play about elderly Korean patrons who were evicted from a local McDonald’s.

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    Travis Fox Joins Faculty to Lead New Visual Journalism Department

    By Amy Dunkin | January 24, 2014 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Fox is a television documentary maker who won an Emmy Award for web video coverage of Hurricane Katrina.

    A Word in the Mayor’s Ear, Thanks to CUNY Students

    By Amy Dunkin | January 24, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    A team of CUNY J-School students gave New Yorkers a chance to give the city’s new mayor, Bill de Blasio, a piece of their mind.

    Former Dean Shepard Interviewed on the PBS Show, “The Open Mind”

    By Amy Dunkin | January 24, 2014 | Featured News, News

      Hear what Founding Dean Emeritus Stephen B. Shepard told Richard Heffner, host of “The Open Mind” on PBS, about journalism’s transition to the digital…

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    And the Next CUNY Chancellor Is… James Milliken of the University of Nebraska

    By Amy Dunkin | January 16, 2014 | Featured News, News

    Milliken has demonstrated a deep commitment to academic excellence, educational access, economic development and community outreach.