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    Visual Journalism Director Travis Fox to Judge Pictures of the Year International Contest

    By Amy Dunkin | February 5, 2016 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The Emmy Award-winning filmmaker will be one of five judges in the Visual Editing Division of the POYI competition.

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    Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program Takes to the Web

    By Amy Dunkin | February 3, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    A new online course will help reporters quickly improve their knowledge of fiscal issues and their ability to cover them accurately and insightfully.

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    NYCity News Service Creator Jere Hester to Assume Mantle of Reporting and Writing Director

    By Amy Dunkin | February 2, 2016 | Faculty News, Featured News, News

    He will oversee neighborhood-driven introductory Craft of Journalism reporting classes taken by every first-semester student, as well as second-semester classes that include team-produced special projects.

    Check out some of our reporters' latest links – including Joe Swide’s New York Times photo essay on Erasmus Hall High School’s football team.

    Clips of the Week

    By Jere Hester | January 29, 2016 | Clips of the Week, Featured News, News

    Check out some of our reporters’ latest links – including Joe Swide’s New York Times photo essay on Erasmus Hall High School’s football team.

    CCEM Co-Director Karen Pennar

    CUNY J-School Offers Testimony to NYC Council on Behalf of the Ethnic Press

    By Amy Dunkin | January 28, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Karen Pennar, co-director of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media, asks the city to improve its outreach and advertise more in ethnic news outlets.

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    Three Veteran Journalists Win McGraw Business Reporting Grants

    By Amy Dunkin | January 22, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The winning projects will explore the growing turmoil in emerging markets, the role of corporate funding in university research, and the ever-larger influence of Silicon Valley startup culture.

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    Documentary Professor Yoruba Richen Chosen for Breakthrough Filmmaker Prize

    By Amy Dunkin | January 21, 2016 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The award from Chicken & Egg Pictures comes with a $50,000 grant and a year-long mentorship program.

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    The CUNY J-School Welcomes Brooke Stachyra as Alumni Services Director

    By Amy Dunkin | January 8, 2016 | Alumni News, Featured News, News

    Among her duties will be organizing alumni events, such as class reunions and panel discussions; providing job-search assistance to graduates, and maintaining an alumni database.

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    Associate Professor Peter Beinart Generates Buzz with Atlantic Cover Story

    By Amy Dunkin | January 4, 2016 | Faculty News, Featured News, News

    Despite a conservative backlash to the Obama era’s liberalism, the country as a whole is moving to the left, he claims.

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    Associate Dean Mendelson Publishes His First Piece on the Times’ Lens Blog

    By Amy Dunkin | January 4, 2016 | Faculty News, Featured News, News

    The story profiles 81-year-old photographer Harvey Finkle, who has been documenting the local Mummers parade on South Second Street in South Philadelphia every year since 1973.