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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.

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    CUNY J-School Launches Fiscal Reporting Training Program

    By Amy Dunkin | June 10, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The effort to improve coverage of fiscal issues faced by state and local governments is the result of a major gift by New York civic leader and former lieutenant governor Richard Ravitch.

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    Ippies Awards Celebrate Achievements of Community and Ethnic Press

    By Amy Dunkin | June 6, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Honorees from among more than 49 non-mainstream media outlets that submitted entries took home $8,250 in prize money for their journalistic excellence.

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    Videos: Diversifying Tomorrow’s Newsrooms

    By Amy Dunkin | May 28, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Uncategorized

    The CUNY J-School hosted an evening of conversation around the issue of diversity in the recruitment practices of news organizations – from both the editor’s and reporter’s perspectives.

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    Awards for Excellence in Journalism

    By Amy Dunkin | May 13, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The Guardian’s Alan Rusbridger, CUNY Chancellor Emeritus Matthew Goldstein, and four 2013 alums take this year’s honors.

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    Dr. Tony Marx Explains How He Brought Diversity to an Elite School

    By Amy Dunkin | May 8, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The NY Public Library President recounted his experience in opening up Amherst College while he served as its president from 2003 to 2011.

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    Journalism School Evaluator Accredits CUNY’s Graduate Program

    By Amy Dunkin | May 5, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The decision by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications completes a rigorous four-year self-assessment process.