April 27, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
April brought us a shower of stories. Check out some of the latest news from our reporters:
•Peter Moskowitz’s article about a woman’s very personal fight against budget cuts made The New York Times.
•Anika Anand and Kenneth Christensen covered the Earth Fest celebration at St. Mary’s Park for the Mott Haven Herald.
•Our reporters have been all over the Daily News: Jacob Hodes broke news of a probation office planned for Harlem. Patricia Rey Mallen reported on plans for a coffee shop set to replace a cafe that closed after owner’s murder. Kamana Shrestha wrote about a pole dancing gym in Harlem. Colin Weatherby dug into a child abuse murder and uncovered some important new information.
•Menglin Huang’s story about how some businesses got buried by a mild winter found a home in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
•Elbert Chu, working for The New York Times’ SchoolBook blog, reported on a charter school with a lottery process that gives special consideration to children with high needs.
Our Alumni Corner is particularly crowded this week:
•Eliot Caroom posted a timely piece – pegged to Tax Day and the Pulitzers – on The Daily Beast about the IRS and “The Pale King” by the late David Foster Wallace.
•Patrick Hickey Jr. wrote about the Olympics for NBC Local Integrated Media.
•Judy Le’s story for WMAZ-TV about a 6-year-old girl handcuffed by Georgia cops got huge pick-up.
•Musikilu Mojeed landed a slot as an International John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University for the 2012-13 academic year.
•Collin Orcutt’s SI.com video about a troubled hockey player making a personal comeback is up for a Webby Award in the Online Film and Video, Sports Category.
•Hannah Rappleye and Lisa Riordan Seville’s story about a Georgia town’s dependence on an immigration detention center made The Nation.
•Kevin Sheehan scored second place honors for Best Sports Feature at this year’s New York Press Association Awards for his takeout on offbeat athletic endeavors in Lower Manhattan.
Congrats to all — and keep ‘em coming!