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    Events in October

    Wednesday, October 1st

    Foreign Correspondent David Rohde on Covering Conflict

    Foreign correspondent and two-time hostage David Rohde will speak about the risks and rewards of covering conflict when journalists are targets.

    Location: Room 308

    Thursday, October 9th

    The McGraw Symposium: The Rise of Digital Native Sites and How They’re Reshaping Business Journalism

    The CUNY J-School’s McGraw Center for Business Journalism will hold the inaugural McGraw Symposium in conjunction with the annual fall conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

    Location: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

    Friday, October 10th

    How to Get Scoops and Sources from LinkedIn

    Meet Yumi Wilson. A former journalist for Yahoo!, San Francisco Chronicle, and the AP, she's a master at leveraging LinkedIn for research, reporting and sourcing.

    Location: Room 442

    Monday, October 13th

    Columbus Day Hours

    There are no classes on Monday, Oct. 13, in observance of Columbus Day. The building will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Tuesday, October 14th

    Subject Concentration Info Session

    Class of 2015: Department heads will describe each of the subject concentrations and answer questions to help students decide which one to choose. Pizza will be served.

    Location: Room 308

    Wednesday, October 15th

    Meet South African Investigative Journalist Anton Harber

    Harber is a legendary South African journalist who fought fiercely against Apartheid censorship at one of the nation’s leading weekly newspapers. He went on to lead the journalism program in the nation’s leading university.

    Location: Room 432

    Tuesday, October 21st

    Mid-Semester De-Stressor

    Come mingle with your classmates and unwind. Food and beverages will be served.

    Location: Cafe area

    Spring Electives Info Session

    Class of 2015: Learn about the elective courses being offered in the spring. Pizza will be served.

    Location: Room 308

    Lev Manovich on Cultural Analytics

    Lev Manovich, director of the Software Studies Lab at the CUNY Graduate Center, shares his ideas and work in "cultural analytics" -- the analysis and visualization of large cultural data sets.

    Location: Room 308

    Thursday, October 23rd

    2014 Career Fair

    Meet several dozen recruiters from major media organizations and startups. Bring your resume, questions, and best interviewing skills. For CUNY Graduate School of Journalism students and alumni only.

    Location: Newsroom and Room 308

    Wednesday, October 29th

    Branded Content: Death of Journalism or Savior?

    The Deadline Club's lineup of experts will debate the shifting lines between the business and editorial sides of journalism, from the ethics of using your byline on paid copy to the ways marketing influences how and what we read.

    Location: Room 308

    Balancing a Journalism Career and Your Life

    Craft Professor Tim Harper and Alumni Services Director Marisa Osorio will host a panel discussion on work/life balance featuring alumni, faculty, and the editorial director of Working Mother magazine.

    Location: Room 442

    Thursday, October 30th

    The Only Girl in the Room: Women in Music Journalism

    The Arts & Culture Reporting Program presents a distinguished panel of women journalists covering the world of music and culture.

    Location: Room 308