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    Richen and Sacha Are Appointed to New Tow Professorships

    By Amy Dunkin | July 1, 2014 | Faculty News, Featured News, News

    Documentary filmmaker Yoruba Richen and multimedia journalist Bob Sacha were chosen for demonstrating exceptional leadership at the CUNY J-School and in their journalistic fields.


    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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    Prof. Yoruba Richen’s TED Talk on Gay and Civil Rights

    By Amy Dunkin | June 11, 2014 | Faculty News, News

    Listen to our resident documentary filmmaker Yoruba Richen discuss the impact of the civil rights movement on gay rights in this powerful TED talk.

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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.”

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    Sabrina Gordon’s Documentary about Immigration Reformer to Be Released

    By Amy Dunkin | April 16, 2014 | Faculty News, Featured News, News

    “Documented” is the story of Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who outed himself in 2011 as an undocumented immigrant in The New York Times Magazine.


    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.

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    Radio Director Tina Pamintuan Wins Nieman Fellowship at Harvard

    By Amy Dunkin | January 15, 2014 | Faculty News, Featured News, News

    She will work on developing a mobile app to help ethnic radio stations share programming and reach more people.


    Prof. Jeff Javis Explains the New Yahoo on NPR’s “Weekend Edition”

    By Amy Dunkin | December 2, 2013 | Faculty News, Featured News, News

    Our resident media analyst spoke to program host Scott Simon about his hope that Yahoo would reinvent broadcast news.


    Craft Prof. David Lewis’s Biopic Wins Documentary Award

    By Amy Dunkin | November 22, 2013 | Faculty News, Featured News, News

    “The Pleasures of Being Out of Step” about journalist Nat Hentoff captured the Grand Jury Prize in the DOC NYC Metropolis Competition.

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    Journalist Errol Louis To Lead the Urban Reporting Program

    By Amy Dunkin | November 18, 2013 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    One of New York City’s preeminent journalists, he will succeed urban-concentration founder Sarah Bartlett when she becomes the new dean on Jan. 1.