The CUNY J-School will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 2017. There are no classes on Nov. 24, but the campus will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Jour72602

Covering New York’s Social Issues

Course Details

This course teaches students how to produce fresh, compelling stories about critical social issues in New York City, such as education, housing, health, poverty, criminal justice, and race relations. Students learn about the public policies that attempt to address those social issues, different ways to measure the effectiveness of those policies, and how journalists can improve the public’s understanding of these issues.