CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Seeking Business Journalists to be McGraw Fellows

March 27, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Applications are now open for The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, a new program to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the U.S. economy and business.

Rachael Levy, ’14, Named One of Ten Google Journalism Fellows

March 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Rachael Levy, ’14, Named One of Ten Google Journalism FellowsShe will spend the summer doing research, producing multimedia pieces and writing blog posts for the West Africa desk of the Committee to Protect Journalists in New York City.

Clips of the Week

March 14, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/03/emma-thompson-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Clips of the Week" title="Clips of the Week" style="float:right;" />Check out our reporters’ latest links – including Oresti Tsonopoulos’ video interview with Emma Thompson for The New York Times.

Students, Alumni Rack Up 2014 Honors

March 12, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/03/screenshot-preferentes-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Students, Alumni Rack Up 2014 Honors" title="Students, Alumni Rack Up 2014 Honors" style="float:right;" />Alumni and students have been making the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism proud as they claim awards and fellowships in top journalism competitions.

J-School Captures 12 SPJ Excellence Awards

March 10, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/03/Sandys-wake-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="J-School Captures 12 SPJ Excellence Awards" title="J-School Captures 12 SPJ Excellence Awards" style="float:right;" />J-School media outlets – 219 West, the AudioFiles podcast and the NYCity News Service – were cited for work that included the News Service’s coverage of Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath.

A Storytelling Tradition Continues

March 6, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/03/LysakPhoto_Edit-150×150.jpeg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="A Storytelling Tradition Continues" title="A Storytelling Tradition Continues" style="float:right;" />Students in Michael Lysak’s Audio News Writing and Reporting class kept a three-year tradition alive, converging on a venue outside the CUNY J-School for a night of storytelling and fun.

Clips of the Week

February 28, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Clips of the WeekCheck our reporters’ latest work – including Skyler Reid’s front page photos for South Africa’s Mail & Guardian.

2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Fellows Get to Work on Their Projects

February 26, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/02/Tow-Knight-EJ14-Portraits-2-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Fellows Get to Work on Their Projects" title="2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Fellows Get to Work on Their Projects" style="float:right;" />This year’s cohort includes a Fulbright scholar from Argentina and professionals from Japan, Germany, India, Brazil, England and Slovakia.

Clips of the Week

February 14, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/02/solitary-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Clips of the Week" title="Clips of the Week" style="float:right;" />Check out our latest links – including Caroline Lewis’ Gotham Gazette story about a push to restrict solitary confinement.

Meet the 2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Fellows

February 6, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/02/Tow-Knight-homepage-150×150.png" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Meet the 2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Fellows" title="Meet the 2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Fellows" style="float:right;" />This year’s group has proposed a variety of exciting initiatives, including hyperlocal sites in Brooklyn and Newark, niche sports sites, and an LGBTQ news portal.

Clips of the Week

January 31, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/01/Clark-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Clips of the Week" title="Clips of the Week" style="float:right;" />Check out our latest links – including Kristen Clark’s profile of an old-school club for Brooklyn Based. Clark’s audio slideshow was played on Brian Lehrer’s TV show.

A Chance to Say Thanks for the J-School’s Former Dean

January 30, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

A Chance to Say Thanks for the J-School’s Former DeanStephen B. Shepard and his wife Lynn Povich make a generous donation to a scholarship fund for CUNY-college grads.

Karen Pennar Promoted to Editor of the Voices of NY News Aggregation Site

January 29, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/01/pennar-crop-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Karen Pennar Promoted to Editor of the Voices of NY News Aggregation Site" title="Karen Pennar Promoted to Editor of the Voices of NY News Aggregation Site" style="float:right;" />The former economics writer had been the website’s interim editor and recently curated a story that got international play about elderly Korean patrons who were evicted from a local McDonald’s.

Travis Fox Joins Faculty to Lead New Visual Journalism Department

January 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/01/travisfox_homepage-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Travis Fox Joins Faculty to Lead New Visual Journalism Department" title="Travis Fox Joins Faculty to Lead New Visual Journalism Department" style="float:right;" />Fox is a television documentary maker who won an Emmy Award for web video coverage of Hurricane Katrina.

A Word in the Mayor’s Ear, Thanks to CUNY Students

January 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

A team of CUNY J-School students gave New Yorkers a chance to give the city’s new mayor, Bill de Blasio, a piece of their mind.

Former Dean Shepard Interviewed on the PBS Show, “The Open Mind”

January 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

  Hear what Founding Dean Emeritus Stephen B. Shepard told Richard Heffner, host of “The Open Mind” on PBS, about journalism’s transition to the digital…

A Word in the Mayor’s Ear, Thanks to CUNY Students

January 23, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

A team of CUNY J-School students gave New Yorkers a chance to give the city’s new mayor, Bill de Blasio, a piece of their mind.

And the Next CUNY Chancellor Is… James Milliken of the University of Nebraska

January 16, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

And the Next CUNY Chancellor Is… James Milliken of the University of NebraskaMilliken has demonstrated a deep commitment to academic excellence, educational access, economic development and community outreach.

Radio Director Tina Pamintuan Wins Nieman Fellowship at Harvard

January 15, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/01/Pamintuan_Photo_Small-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Radio Director Tina Pamintuan Wins Nieman Fellowship at Harvard" title="Radio Director Tina Pamintuan Wins Nieman Fellowship at Harvard" style="float:right;" />She will work on developing a mobile app to help ethnic radio stations share programming and reach more people.

J-School Board of Advisers Gains Three New Members

January 13, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/01/Screen-Shot-2014-01-13-at-11.42.08-AM-150×150.png" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="J-School Board of Advisers Gains Three New Members" title="J-School Board of Advisers Gains Three New Members" style="float:right;" />Journalism industry veterans Raju Narisetti and Geneva Overholser and Founding Dean Emeritus Stephen B. Shepard join an already distinguished advisory group.