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    CUNY J-School Offers Funding for Investigative Stories about New York City

    By Amy Dunkin | August 2, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The goal is to help fill the widening gap that has emerged as newspapers and other media reduce their support for expensive and time-consuming investigative projects.

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    Three Veteran Journalists Win McGraw Business Reporting Grants

    By Amy Dunkin | July 22, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Their projects will explore cyber-attacks on the international financial system, Nicaraguan plans to build an extensive shipping canal, and the impact on the Cuban economy of restored relations with the U.S.

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    Meet the Inaugural Class in our Social Journalism Master’s Program

    By Amy Dunkin | July 20, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The 14 pioneers in our new M.A. degree program have chosen communities they will serve and are developing strategies to engage them.

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    Marie Gilot to Head New Professional Development Program at CUNY J

    By Amy Dunkin | July 13, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Gilot, who comes to CUNY from the Knight Foundation, will lead an educational initiative aimed at teaching working journalists the skills they need in a rapidly evolving profession.

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    CUNY J-School Gets Ready For Its Largest, Most Diverse Class Ever

    By Amy Dunkin | May 15, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    Some 120 students have enrolled in its core master’s in journalism degree program, 20% more than in any of class in its history. And, for the first time, more than half of the students (52%) are persons of color or from other underrepresented minority groups.

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    Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program to Address Puerto Rico’s Financial Crisis

    By Amy Dunkin | May 11, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Journalists interested in attending a one-day seminar to strengthen their background knowledge of the island’s troubled economy must apply by May 20th.

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    Apply Now for the Knight-VICE Innovators Fund in Partnership with the CUNY J-School

    By Amy Dunkin | April 22, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Journalists vying for a share of the $500,000 fund should pitch ground-breaking projects that could involve cutting-edge investigative techniques, inspired new reporting methods, or innovative technologies to present data.

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    Apply this Spring for a McGraw Business Reporting Fellowship of Up to $15,000

    By Amy Dunkin | April 8, 2015 | 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. The deadline is May 15.

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    Dean Sarah Bartlett Named One of New York’s Top Media Leaders

    By Amy Dunkin | March 3, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    She will receive an Above & Beyond Award for accomplished women from the City & State news organization on Mar. 26.

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    Four Journalists Chosen in Second Round of Business Reporting Fellowships

    By Amy Dunkin | February 24, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The winning projects will explore the rise of genetic medical tests, efforts to improve safety at Bangladesh’s troubled textile factories, the link between digital labor and the de-skilling of the American workplace, and the impact of new high-tech meat substitutes on the environment and the traditional meat industry.