CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Clips of the Week

November 26, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our latest links – including Laura Bult’s reporting out of Ferguson, Mo., for the New York Daily News.

Dr. Andrew Mendelson of Temple University Named CUNY J-School Associate Dean

November 19, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

As the leader of a journalism program based in a major city, Mendelson shares many of the same values as the CUNY J-School, including an emphasis on diversity in the student body, faculty, and curriculum.

Clips of the Week

November 14, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our latest links – including Julius Motal’s photos for the New York Observer’s story about the planned closure of Cafe Edison.

Clips of the Week

November 7, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our latest links – including Jenna O’Donnell’s contribution to the Daily News’ Ebola coverage.

NYCity News Service Cited in National Awards Contest

October 29, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The News Service took home six honorable mention certificates in Editor & Publisher’s EPPY Awards competition.

Clips of the Week

October 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our latest links – including Chauncey Alcorn’s Gotham Gazette report about a troubled post-Sandy rebuilding program. The links are piling up faster than fall leaves. Dive into some of our latest stories: •Chauncey Alcorn’s package on a post-Sandy rebuilding program that’s left thousands of homeowners in the lurch made Gotham Gazette. […]

Apply Now for McGraw Fellowships for Business Journalism

October 23, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Fall applications are now being accepted for The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, a recently launched initiative at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. The McGraw Fellowships enable accomplished journalists to do the deep reporting needed to produce a distinguished investigative or enterprise business story. Each McGraw Fellow will receive $5,000 a month for up […]

STATE APPROVES OUR NEW SOCIAL JOURNALISM MASTER’S DEGREE

October 15, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is thrilled to announce that our Social Journalism master’s degree program has been approved by the New York State Education Department and will kick off its inaugural semester in January 2015.

Clips of the Week

October 13, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our latest links – including Marguerite Ward’s Daily News report on a rally against youth violence in the Bronx. Check out some of the latest gems from our very busy reporters: •Laura Bult shared a Newswomen’s Club of New York Front Page Award for her role in a Daily News story […]

Students Tackle Climate Challenge with Crowdsourcing Initiative

October 9, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Student reporters Derek Robert (left) and Reed Dunlea in Red Hook, Brooklyn. (Photo by Jessica Bal, 15) Fresh to CUNY Graduate Journalism School and with just a few weeks of training under their belts, a team of more than 30 students last week launched an ambitious crowdsourcing project on climate change risk in New York. […]

Multimedia Team from The Guardian Racks Up National Emmy Award

October 1, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Adding to an impressive list of accolades, The Guardian’s “NSA Files Decoded” has won an Emmy award in the category of “New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Current News.” The videographer for the innovative multimedia piece, which also won a Pulitzer Prize for its report on secret surveillance activities by the National Security Agency, […]

Clips of the Week

September 26, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our latest links – including Sarah Mortimer’s City Limits video about a group of wheelchair users who participated in the People’s Climate March. It’s been a busy September. Check out some of the latest links from our reporters: •Sarah Mortimer’s video about a group of wheelchair users who participated in the People’s Climate […]

Knight Foundation Grant of $1.2 Million to Fund New Diversity Initiative

September 25, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Joanna Hernandez To address the large underrepresentation of minority journalists in newsrooms, the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism will launch a diversity initiative that includes an all-expenses-paid, two-month summer internship program for 20 participants and free tuition for five of them to its graduate school. The three-year diversity program is supported by $1.2 million from […]

Clips of the Week

September 12, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our reporters’ latest work – including this front-page photo Jake Naughton snapped for The New York Times. The latest links from our reporters include some initial offerings from the Class of ‘15: •Jake Naughton’s photos – including a front-page shot – accompanied this New York Times story about how one man conquered his […]

Faculty Members Coates and Richen Make The Root 100 List of Black Influencers

September 10, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

CUNY J-School Journalist-in-Residence Ta-Nehisi Coates and Documentary Program Director Yoruba Richen were named to The Root 100 list of African Americans 45 years old and younger who are responsible for the year’s most significant moments and themes. Coates, who is teaching a narrative writing course this fall, topped the chart at No. 1 — ahead […]

Tanzina Vega, ’07, Named to The Huff Po’s Top 40 Latinos in Media List

September 6, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The Huffington Post’s LatinoVoices blog says this has been a really great year for Latino talent in American media. And a big part of the reason is ’07 alum Tanzina Vega, who created the Race and Ethnicity beat at The New York Times. Here’s what Pablo Manriquez of LatinoVoices wrote is his column naming Tanzina […]

Public Editor of The New York Times to Speak at 2014 Commencement

September 2, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Margaret Sullivan, public editor of The New York Times, will serve as commencement speaker at the eighth graduation ceremony of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on Dec. 19th. “We’re delighted to have such a thought-provoking journalist, one who is constantly wrestling with the thorniest issues of journalistic ethics and integrity, addressing our graduates as […]

NYCity News Service Report Named National Award Finalist

August 25, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

“DenseCity,” a NYCity News Service multimedia special report that examines New York’s struggle to navigate a future with more people and less space, has been named a finalist in the Online News Association’s Online Journalism Awards competition. The project, produced by students at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, combines text, pictures, video, audio and […]

Clips of the Week

August 22, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our latest links – including Roxanne Scott’s piece for NPR’s Latino USA about a street naming ceremony in East Harlem. As we welcome the Class of ‘15 and get ready for the return of the Class of ‘14, check out some of our reporters’ latest links: •Roxanne Scott, on assignment for NPR’s Latino […]

Dr. Carrie Brown to Lead Proposed New Social Journalism Degree Program

July 31, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism has named Dr. Carrie Brown to head the school’s proposed new M.A. in Social Journalism, Dean Sarah Bartlett announced today. The program, which will prepare graduates to become leaders in community journalism in the age of social media, plans to begin in January, pending New York State approval. Development […]