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Tom Robbins’s Latest from the Marshall Project: Donald Trump and the Mob

By Amy Dunkin | April 28, 2016 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

Our investigative journalist in residence gives an historical account of the builder’s dealings with organized crime figures in New York and Atlantic City.

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CUNY J-School Inks Agreement with Dominican Foundation to Explore Joint Educational Pursuits

By Amy Dunkin | April 26, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

The two institutions are considering the possibility of jointly developing curriculum and training Dominican journalists in their own country and at CUNY.

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Tow-Knight Center Releases Report on the Job Skills Journalists Need Today

By Amy Dunkin | April 25, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

News organizations want to hire new kinds of journalists who combine coding, visual production and audience acquisition skills with traditional reporting competence and even a little entrepreneurial savvy.

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Tom Robbins Named a Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Series on Prison Violence

By Amy Dunkin | April 18, 2016 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

The stories produced in collaboration with the Marshall Project and The New York Times also won a 2016 Hillman Prize for Newspaper Journalism.

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Urban Reporting Director Errol Louis to Question Candidates in Brooklyn’s Democratic Debate on Apr. 14

By Amy Dunkin | April 11, 2016 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News

Louis will join CNN anchor and debate moderator Wolf Blitzer; CNN chief political correspondent Dana Bash; and Daily News City Hall bureau chief Jennifer Fermino, who will read questions from the public on air.

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CUNY J-School Welcomes Admitted Students at Class of ’17 Open House

By Amy Dunkin | April 11, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

Faculty and staff introduced incoming students to the school’s programs and subject concentrations and the latest technology used in our classes.

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The Knight-VICE Innovators Fund Is Again Open for Applications

By Amy Dunkin | April 6, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

Applicants will need to ask themselves how the world will be consuming news in the next 5, 10, or 20 years. Those chosen will receive a share of the $500,000 fund to bring their idea to life.

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Introducing the 2016 Tow-Knight Fellows

By Amy Dunkin | March 4, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

They’ll be introducing their projects in the weeks and months to come as they explore ways to serve communities sustainably with new journalism products and services.

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CUNY J-School Seeks Bilingual Applicants for Its New Spanish-Language Journalism Subject Concentration

By Amy Dunkin | February 24, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

Recruitment efforts follow approval of the new specialty by the New York State Education Department on Feb. 23. The goal is to attract an initial cohort of 15 students who will start their studies in the Fall 2016 semester.

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Graciela Mochkofsky to Direct New Spanish-Language Journalism Program

By Amy Dunkin | February 17, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

The goal is to train bilingual journalists who want to serve the Hispanic media market in the U.S. or in their home countries. Mochkofsky is an award-winning journalist, author, and teacher.