Clips of the Week

  • By CUNY J-School Staff
Check out our latest links – including Matt Surrusco's +972 magazine story about a group men who joined women at the women’s prayer area at the Western Wall.
Check out our latest links – including Matt Surrusco’s +972 magazine story about a group men who joined women at the women’s prayer area at the Western Wall.

Internships are yielding a bounty of clips. Check out some of our latest links:

•Angela Johnson, reporting for CNNMoney, wrote about a survey showing that the rich are cutting down on luxury spending.

•Susie Armitage covered an anti-Putin protest in Moscow for NPR. Her segment starts about 1:50 in.

•Leeor Bronis, reporting for The Times of Israel, wrote about an effort to bring some some star power to Israel.

•Michael Russell wrote about a prison food tasting event for the Philadelphia Daily News.

•Catherine Featherston shared the byline on this USA Today story about Nelson Mandela.

•Jonathan Moffie, working for The Active Times, wrote about a new workout shirt with chameleon-like qualities. Jess Scanlon wrote about a reduction in fundraising walks by The Susan G. Komen Foundation.

•Matt Surrusco, reporting for +972 magazine, wrote about a group men who joined women at the women’s prayer area at the Western Wall.

•Casey Cipriani, working for IndieWire, wrote about a cartoonist’s tribute to Roger Ebert.

•Agata Blaszczak-Boxe and Emily Field teamed on this Brooklyn Based piece about domestic violence. Jeanette Moses put together a photo gallery from a recent burlesque show at Coney Island.

•Rachel Bryson-Brockmann, working for the Daily News, reported on plans for a tennis bubble at McCarren Park. Chris Dell wrote about the Mayor’s Cup All-Scholastic Tennis Championships. Anne Lagamayo produced a video about an artist who uses Lego bricks.

•Sophia Rosenbaum, working for, put together a reaction piece on the revelations about government collection of phone data.

•Danielle Valente recapped the latest antics of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” for Newsday readers.

•Sara Sugar reported on the search for a new president for Medgar Evers College in a piece for City Limits’ Brooklyn Bureau.

•Shannon Ayala’s explainer package on soot made City Atlas.

•Dominik Wurnig has been quite busy for the German news service DPA. This piece is about the discovery of diaries by a top aide to Hitler. Dominik’s story is in German – here’s the Reuters version.

•Maya Rajamani covered a Mexican cultural festival for the Mott Haven Herald.

•Lots of J-School action at Crain’s New York Business: Irina Ivanova reported on Mayor Bloomberg’s big post-Sandy proposal. Laura Lorenzetti wrote about a milestone for the Second Avenue subway project. Elena Popina wrote about a study on the potential impact of limiting sugary drink sales.

•Elly Yu, working for WABE, Atlanta’s NPR station, covered the story of a man who won a legal battle to get a vanity license plate: GAYPWR.

•Some members of the incoming class of 2014 are getting an early start: James Foley wrote about an East Village Japanese restaurant for The Village Voice. Jason Bisnoff interviewed a local martial arts instructor for The Nabe.

•Speaking of The Nabe, our newest site also contains recent contributions from Emily Field,  Philippe Theise and Amanda Woods.

•Heather Martino collaborated with alums Carla Astudillo and Martin Burch on this Patch interactive graphic package tracing West Nile Virus cases. This map is for a Patch in Minnesota, but look for the project to expand to more Patch sites.

Speaking of J-School alums, check out these items from our Alumni Corner:

•Becky Harshbarger worked on a New York Post story about the slaying of a Brooklyn teenager.

•Judy Le of Macon’s WMAZ TV was part of a team that won a statewide GABBY award from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters for Best Newscast.

Congrats to all – and keep ‘em coming!