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    Dr. Andrew Mendelson of Temple University Named CUNY J-School Associate Dean

    By Amy Dunkin | November 19, 2014 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    As the leader of a journalism program based in a major city, Mendelson shares many of the same values as the CUNY J-School, including an emphasis on diversity in the student body, faculty, and curriculum.

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    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.

    STATE APPROVES OUR NEW SOCIAL JOURNALISM MASTER’S DEGREE

    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.

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    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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    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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    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.

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    Dr. Carrie Brown to Lead Proposed New Social Journalism Degree Program

    By Amy Dunkin | July 31, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    She earned recognition in 2014 as the national Educator of the Year from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Newspaper and Online Division.

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    Business Journalists Win First McGraw Fellowships

    By Amy Dunkin | July 31, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The newly launched fellowships were created to support ambitious, long-form coverage of critical issues related to business and the U.S. economy.

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    Tow-Knight Fellows Present their Startup Projects

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

    Our 2014 class of fellows finished out the year with stellar presentations before 18 distinguished panelists on the final day of the semester.

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    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.