Clips of the Week

September 27, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Clips of the Week
Check out our latest links – including alum Danny Gold’s Esquire Weekly dispatch out of Syria chronicling the time he spent with a band of young rebels.

Check out our latest links – including alum Danny Gold’s Esquire Weekly dispatch out of Syria chronicling the time he spent with a band of young rebels.

As this busy September sprints to a close, check out the latest links from our reporters, present and past:

•Jeanette Moses’ piece on Bleached’s recent West Coast swing made Spin.

•Matthew Perlman, Latima Stephens and Nicholas Wells teamed on a Voices of NY story about the role a real estate PAC played in the recent primary campaigns. Mark Fahey wrote about Alzheimer’s educators reaching out to Latinos. Pamela Granda covered a protest against new CUNY visiting professor David Petraeus.

•Craig Giammona, reporting for Fortune.com, wrote about the feds’ $5 billion lawsuit against Standard & Poor’s.

•Natalie Fertig covered a Mexican Independence Day celebration in the Bronx for the Mott Haven Herald.

•The debut of the CUNY Sports Report site features stories about football and concussions by Chris Dell, Alex Eidman, Jesse Metzger, Jonathan Moffie and John Sodaro.

•Matt Surrusco interviewed the head of an Israeli NGO for +972 magazine.

•The latest from The Nabe includes contributions by, among others, Rebecca Bratek, Briana Duggan, Gwynne Hogan, Daniel Lewis, Malorie Marshall, Antonia Massa, Audrey McGlinchy and Amanda Woods.

•Sierra Leone Starks and Alex Wolf teamed on a NYCity News Service piece about an interactive political art installment in Times Square. Jonathan Moffie and Aine Pennello reported on an effort to give veterans a job-hunting boost. Brianne Barry and Orie Givens covered the annual POW MIA Remembrance Ceremony.

Plenty to watch and read in our packed Alumni Corner:

Guia Marie Del Prado, Ajai Raj and Kevin Reilly contributed fun explanatory videos to The Why Files, which looks at the science behind the news.

•Lakshmi Gandhi interviewed Miss America’s choreographer for The Aerogram.

•Danny Gold’s dispatch out of Syria about the week he spent with a band of young rebels made Esquire Weekly.

•Rebecca Harshbarger, working for the New York Post, reported on plans to put an end to smelly cabs.

•Erin Horan, working with Martin Burch, Christine Streich and Ajai Raj, reported on the difficulty bystanders shot by police experience when seeking compensation from the city.  The story made 219 Magazine.

•Gwen McClure wrote about a unique poetry journal for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.

•Samantha Stark produced a video about a New Jersey couple for The New York Times’ Vows section.

•Amy Stretten tackled the renewed controversy over the Washington Redskins’ name for ABC and Univision’s Fusion.

Congrats to all – and keep ‘em coming!