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    NYCity News Service Cited in National Awards Contest

    By Jere Hester | October 29, 2014 | Featured News, News

    The News Service took home six honorable mention certificates in Editor & Publisher’s EPPY Awards competition.


    Clips of the Week

    By Jere Hester | October 24, 2014 | Clips of the Week, Featured News, News

    Check out some of our latest links – including Chauncey Alcorn’s Gotham Gazette report about a troubled post-Sandy rebuilding program.

    McGraw Fellowships Fall 2014

    Apply Now for McGraw Fellowships for Business Journalism

    By Amy Dunkin | October 23, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The McGraw Fellowships enable accomplished journalists to do the deep reporting needed to produce a distinguished investigative or enterprise business story.


    By Amy Dunkin | October 15, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is thrilled to announce that our Social Journalism master’s degree program has been approved by the New York State Education Department and will kick off its inaugural semester in January 2015.

    Student reporters Derek Robert (left) and Reed Dunlea  Red Hook. (Photo by Jessica Bal, 15)

    Students Tackle Climate Challenge with Crowdsourcing Initiative

    By Amy Dunkin | October 9, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    An ambitious crowdsourcing project on climate change risk in New York includes real-time multimedia reporting from vulnerable communities, data collection on residents’ views, and community engagement efforts via social media.

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    Multimedia Team from The Guardian Racks Up National Emmy Award

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

    Video storytelling professor Bob Sacha was the videographer on a multimedia piece about the National Security Agency that just won a news & documentary Emmy award.

    Joanna Hernandez

    Knight Foundation Grant of $1.2 Million to Fund New Diversity Initiative

    By Amy Dunkin | September 25, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The program is designed to address the large underrepresentation of minority journalists in newsrooms and will include an expense-paid summer internship and free tuition for select participants.

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    Faculty Members Coates and Richen Make The Root 100 List of Black Influencers

    By Amy Dunkin | September 10, 2014 | Faculty News, Featured News, News

    Journalist-in-Residence Ta-Nehisi Coates ranked No. 1 among African Americans 45 years old and younger who are responsible for the year’s most significant moments and themes.


    Tanzina Vega, ’07, Named to The Huff Po’s Top 40 Latinos in Media List

    By Amy Dunkin | September 6, 2014 | Alumni News, Featured News, News

    The Huffington Post’s LatinoVoices blog says this has been a really great year for Latino talent in American media. And a big part of the reason is ’07 alum Tanzina Vega, who created the Race and Ethnicity beat this year at The New York Times.


    Public Editor of The New York Times to Speak at 2014 Commencement

    By Amy Dunkin | September 2, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Margaret Sullivan was appointed the public editor in 2012, after having served 12 years as executive editor of The Buffalo News.