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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.

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    Ta-Nehisi Coates Named Journalist-in-Residence for the Fall Semester

    By Amy Dunkin | May 1, 2014 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Dean Sarah Barlett calls the National Magazine Award winner “a breathtakingly powerful writer.”

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    Business Concentration Gets Hat Trick in Financial Writers’ Competition

    By Amy Dunkin | April 29, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    This year’s winners of $3,000 scholarships for students interested in a career in financial journalism were Patrick Gillespie, Antonia Massa, and Brianna McGurran.