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September 2018

Intro to Podcasting

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Learn techniques to produce engaging, memorable podcasts.

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Intro to Adobe Premiere Pro CC

September 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 16, 2018

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Learn the software that’s become the industry standard for video editing.

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Augmented Reality (AR) for Journalism

September 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Learn how to enhance news content with this new technology.

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Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism

September 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Jovo Martinović

Jovo Martinović is the 2018 winner of the Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism.

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October 2018

Hot Docs Screening: “QUEST”

October 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Join us for a free screening of the award-winning documentary “QUEST” by Jonathan Olshefski and Newmark J-School professor Sabrina Schmidt Gordon.

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Basics of SEO Writing

October 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Learn Search Engine Optimization techniques to boost your search engine ranking.

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Adobe After Effects and Motion Graphics

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Learn the leading software for digital visual effects and animation to enhance your web videos.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Bots for News

October 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Learn how news organizations are using AI and internal and external bots.

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“Robert F. Kennedy Funeral Train, The People’s View” Showcase with Rein Terpstra

October 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Photographer Rein Terpstra has compiled a book that combines a remarkable collection of photos that bystanders took of RFK's funeral train ride with photographs by Paul Fusco.

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Basics of Narrative Writing

October 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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In the two day session, learn how to pick topics, discuss how to present them using different writing techniques and write and rewrite short paragraphs. In the second session, bring your own short narrative essay on the topic of their choice and workshop it in class under the instructor’s guidance.

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Inside the Blockbuster New York Times Trump Tax Story with Susanne Craig

October 31, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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New York Times reporter Susanne Craig gives us the inside scoop on how the bombshell investigation into Donald Trump’s taxes came together.

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November 2018

Getting Started with Excel

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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In this workshop, we will learn how to get around a spreadsheet, import data sets into Excel, types of data stories, clean and format data, some useful formulas, and Pivot Tables (time permitting).

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Magazine Fact-Checking

November 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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You'll come away with the basic skills to fact-check at any news outlet, and you'll also have tips on how you can apply these steps to your own work if you don’t have the luxury of working with a fact-checker.

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Portrait Photography

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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This day-long workshop will start with a brief presentation of portraiture through various genres and a discussion of the essential skills required to shoot striking portraits.

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HOT DOCS Screening: “Solitary” by Kristi Jacobson

November 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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"Solitary" takes an unprecedented look at life inside the Red Onion State Prison. Director Kristi Jacobson will discuss her film after the screening.

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Intro to Blockchain for Journalism

November 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Learn how blockchains could help with integrity of news stories and micropayments for writers. Also learn what blockchains proponents think this could mean for the future of journalism and media.

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December 2018

Intro to Telling Stories with 3D Objects and Sketchfab

December 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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This is a hands-on introductory workshop will take you through the basics of photogrammetry.

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Alan Rusbridger: How The Guardian Remade News & What’s Needed Now

December 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of The Guardian, will discuss his new memoir "Breaking News."

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Covering the Middle East and its Peoples in the USA

December 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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In this workshop, go over the skills journalists need to have when covering such communities that have long been either invisible in mainstream coverage, or hyper-visible in sensationalized and problematic ways.

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Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Author Yochai Benkler tackles journalistic objectivity and the spread of misinformation in the age of Trump.

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January 2019

January Academy 2019

January 7, 2019 - January 24, 2019
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Sign up now for these special enrichment workshops.

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February 2019

Jeffrey McCracken — Managing Editor of CNBC Digital

February 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Join the New York Press Club on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in a conversation on digital media.

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April 2019

April 13, 2019
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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We welcome students admitted to the Class of 2020 for a day of getting to know each other and learning about our master's degree programs at the Admitted Student Open House.

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Extract the Facts: Prying Out News with Freedom of Information Laws

April 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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A panel sponsored by the Deadline Club will offer how-to guidance, front-line tales, and a call to media arms to keep public records public.

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May 2019

“We The Stones” Screening and Q&A with Alvaro Torres Crespo

May 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Join us for a free screening of the award-winning film "We the Stones" followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Alvaro Torres Crespo.

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June 2019

Latino Media Summit

June 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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A two-day experience hosting journalists, news media industry leaders, innovators, thinkers and entrepreneurs focused on U.S. Latino journalism.

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Latino Media Summit

June 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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A two-day experience hosting journalists, news media industry leaders, innovators, thinkers and entrepreneurs focused on U.S. Latino journalism.

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August 2019

Class of 2020 Orientation

August 12, 2019 - August 23, 2019
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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CUNY Orientation

Incoming students: Get the lowdown on your new home-away-from-home for the next 16 months.

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Fall 2019 Classes Begin

August 27, 2019
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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This is the first day of classes for the Fall 2019 semester.

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September 2019

CUNY HOT DOCS Presents “The Brink”

September 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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CUNY HOT DOCS hosts a free screening of "The Brink" by Alison Klayman, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker.

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December 2019

Reckoning with clergy abuse: Is the Catholic Church falling short on its commitments?

December 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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As part of an Associated Press series called “The Reckoning,” this panel will examine the state of the clergy abuse crisis today and the effectiveness of the measures the church has taken.

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Social Journalism Final Presentations!

December 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Free

  The Social Journalism Program at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism welcomes you to hear what our students learned about community-level engagement over the course of their one-and-a-half year MA program. Listening posts, open newsrooms, crowdsourced engagement projects, bots, design thinking, data visualization, analytics...you name it, chances are they’ve experimented with it as we look at better ways to understand and engage audiences. If you can’t make it to New York, you can catch the livestream. Video will be…

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January 2020

In Conversation with Mike Isaac

January 15, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States

Join The New York Press Club for a conversation with award-winning journalist Mike Isaac and an opportunity to purchase your copy of his book SUPER PUMPED and have it autographed by the author.

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Bringing Accountability to Puerto Rico

January 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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In the last five years, Puerto Rico has been roiled by a series of crises—from a bankrupt economy to a government beleaguered by failed leadership and a hurricane that decimated the island. A panel of journalists will examine how well the media has covered these connected challenges as well as the island’s ongoing attempts to restructure and recover.

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February 2020

Coronavirus and NYC’s Chinese Community: Disinformation, Discrimination, and What to Expect

February 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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The panel, organized by the Center for Community Media at the Newmark J-School, will focus on the measures being taken to protect NYC, how organizations are dealing with the outbreak, the rumors surrounding the virus threat, and how local businesses have been affected.

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May 2020

Alumni Homecoming 2020

May 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, 219 W. 40th St.
New York, 10018 United States
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Graduates of the Newmark J-School from the Classes of 2007-2019 are invited to join us for a reunion weekend, hosted by Director of Alumni Services Irena Choi Stern. A schedule of events will follow in the next few weeks.

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