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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.

    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.