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    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.

    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.

    Video: Meet Watson’s Boss: IBM’s David Kenny in Conversation with Jeff Jarvis

    By Amy Dunkin | April 27, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    As part of the CUNY J-School’s 10th anniversary speaker series, David Kenny, the head of IBM’s Watson platform, discusses the impact of artificial intelligence on journalism with Tow-Knight Center Director Jeff Jarvis.

    Rockefeller Foundation Funds New Environmental Reporting Program

    By Amy Dunkin | April 27, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The Resilience Fellowship Program provides a new training opportunity for working journalists interested in strengthening their coverage of environmental issues, including climate change and resilience.

    Video: Senator Chuck Schumer Defends a Free and Independent Press

    By Amy Dunkin | April 25, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    On Apr. 13, the CUNY J-School presented Sen. Schumer with the Distinguished Service to New York Award at the 10th annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism. Here are his remarks.

    Video: So Far, So Fast: 10 Years of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

    By Amy Dunkin | April 19, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News

    “It defies logic that a new graduate school of journalism could come so far, so fast,” said the reviewers who granted our school accreditation in 2014. This is who we are and this is our story.

    CUNY J-School Alumni Help Capture Two 2017 Pulitzer Prizes

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

    Barry Paddock, who graduated in 2008, was one of the reporters at the New York Daily News who worked on stories that were awarded the Public Service gold medal, the top Pulitzer Prize.

    Job Opportunity: Seeking a News Integrity Initiative General Manager

    By Hal Straus | April 8, 2017 | Alumni News, Faculty News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    GENERAL MANAGER NEWS INTEGRITY INITIATIVE TOW-KNIGHT CENTER AT CUNY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM The News Integrity Initiative — funded with $14 million by the Craig…

    Announcing the News Integrity Initiative to Increase Trust in Journalism

    By Amy Dunkin | April 3, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    Founding Funders Include Facebook, Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund, Ford Foundation, Democracy Fund, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Tow Foundation, AppNexus, Mozilla and Betaworks.

    Watch: The Press Under Duress: CUNY and the News Under Siege

    By Amy Dunkin | April 2, 2017 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    With legitimate journalism in the crosshairs of even the current President of the United States, CUNY TV’s Study with the Best show explores how is CUNY responding.