Clips of the Week

September 29, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Greetings,

Our reporters enjoyed a particularly productive week. Check out some of our latest links:

•Rachel Bryson-Brockmann wrote about a nun honored for 50 years of service to Hunts Point for The Hunts Point Express.

•Matthew Jacobs covered a reading by author Jeffrey Eugenides for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

•Sofia Perpetua’s piece about parties to mark what would have been Brazilian soul pioneer Tim Maia’s 70th birthday made Voices of NY.

•The Mott Haven Herald is bustling: Brianne Barry covered a march by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Alex Eidman wrote about a show featuring the work of artist Jose Buscaglia. Tanisia Morris reported on an exhibition of pieces by Latin American artists.

•Irina Ivanova’s story about the Rude Mechanical Orchestra found a home in The Indypendent.

•Kizzy Cox and Melissa Noel’s video about the Barbers for Obama voter registration drive made the News Service. Briggette Sayegh and Amital Isaac teamed on a video about a call to let Sikh cops wear beards and turbans on the job. Sarah Pizon and Sarah Kazadi examined the intersection of social media and business journalism while covering the SABEW conference.

•Anika Anand and Ken Christensen’s video about Coney Island’s freak show school made Narratively.

•Here’s a great example J-School teamwork: Erin Brodwin, Rachel Bryson-Brockmann, Kathleen Caulderwood, Kathleen Culliton, Ezra Eeman, Jillian Eugenios, Matthew Perlman, Meredith Rosenberg, Lauren Rothman, John Sodaro and Elly Yu put together a Farmers Market roundup for City Limits.

•More great teamwork:  Willis Arnold, Christopher Dell, Theresa Fisher, Jonathan Moffie, Skyler Reid and Mitch Trinka covered the opening of the Barclays Center for The Local.

A few samples from our Alumni Corner:

•Alissa Ambrose put together this post for TIME’s LightBox featuring rare color photos of Czarist Russia.

•Patrick Clark’s takeout on the waterfront labor situation made the front page of The New York Observer.

•Judy Le reported on complaints of slum conditions in a publicly subsidized housing in Macon, GA, for WMAZ TV.

•Kieran Meadows interviewed dub pioneer and mixing engineer Scientist for LargeUp.

•Amy Stretten reported on a teacher’s alleged meltdown for the New York Post.

Congrats to all – and keep ‘em coming!

Cheers,
Jere