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    Miranda Spivack’s “State Secrets” Wins SPJ Award with Help of Ravitch Grant

    By cunyjschool | July 19, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Spivack set out to illuminate how the public is put at risk, in large and small ways, when local governments deny critical information to the public.

    Apply Now for New Environmental Journalism Fellowship

    By Amy Dunkin | July 18, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The program, scheduled for Oct. 22-27, will focus on climate change and resilience — defined as a system’s capacity to absorb disturbance and still retain its basic function and structure.

    Tow Professor Bob Sacha Wins Grant to Teach Immersive Storytelling

    By cunyjschool | July 13, 2017 | Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, Uncategorized

    His proposal to train community and ethnic journalists in virtual reality and other techniques captured a $27,000 Journalism 360 Challenge award.

    Founding Dean Emeritus Steve Shepard Awarded SPJ’s Top Honor

    By Amy Dunkin | June 9, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The Society of Professional Journalists’ Fellow of the Society title recognizes his “extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism.”

    Molly de Aguiar Named Managing Director for News Integrity Initiative

    By cunyjschool | May 25, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Funded with $14 million to develop a more informed public and greater trust in news, the Initiative also has a new executive committee consisting of Prof. Jeff Jarvis, Facebook’s Áine Kerr, and craigslist founder Craig Newmark.

    Melissa Noel, ’12, Awarded 2017 International Reporting Fellowship

    By Amy Dunkin | May 19, 2017 | Alumni News, Featured News, News

    She will travel to Jamaica to expand her reporting on the long-term impact on Caribbean children and their communities due to prolonged separation from their parents, who have moved to the U.S. and other countries for work.

    Ten Years of Excellent Journalism at the CUNY J-School

    By Amy Dunkin | May 15, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    In a website and companion book, we present stories, packages and projects that represent the typical quality and impact of some of the best work by our students and alumni from 2006-2016.

    Lisa Armstrong Named Associate Professor at the CUNY J-School

    By Amy Dunkin | May 9, 2017 | Faculty News, Featured News, News

    Selected from an extremely competitive field, she has served with distinction as a Craft, Narrative, and International Reporting professor since she joined the faculty as an adjunct eight years ago.

    J-School Team Produces “Time Travel” App Prototype

    By Amy Dunkin | May 5, 2017 | Featured News

    You Are Here is an immersive journalism experience that uses augmented reality to tell New York stories, melding past and present from a street-level view.

    Adjunct Alex Goldmark Wins Peabody Award for NPR Investigative Series

    By Amy Dunkin | May 5, 2017 | Faculty News, Featured News

    The stories explored the aggressive sales tactics conducted by Wells Fargo bank employees and interviewed whistleblowers who were fired after raising concerns about suspected fraud.