CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

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 […]

Business Journalists Win First McGraw Fellowships

July 30, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Three veteran journalists were awarded grants of up to $15,000 as the first recipients of the McGraw Fellowships for Business Journalism. The funding will support reporting on Chinese investment in the U.S. food industry, the overseas challenges faced by online giant Amazon and the economic links between the growth in prescription pain drugs and rising […]

Clips of The Week

July 23, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our latest links – including Amanda Hou’s Village Voice video about a deadly Upper West Side intersection. Check out some of the latest links from our reporters: •Amanda Hou’s Village Voice video tells the story of a deadly Upper West Side intersection. •Anugya Chitransh, working for the News India Times, wrote about how […]

Clips of the Week

July 11, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our latest links – including images of World Cup reactions Melanie Bencosme captured in Medellin for Colombia Reports. Here are some stories to catch up with this weekend when you’re not watching the big game: •Melanie Bencosme captured World Cup reactions in Medellin for Colombia Reports. •Kayle Hope’s pictures for The […]

Clips of the Week

July 2, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check some of our reporters’ latest links – including Julius Motal’s coverage of Istanbul’s Pride parade for TimeOut Istanbul. Here are some links worth celebrating as we approach the holiday weekend: •Julius Motal covered Istanbul’s Pride parade for TimeOut Istanbul. •Briana Duggan, working out of Nairobi, reported on a UN conference on environmental crime for […]

Richen and Sacha Are Appointed to New Tow Professorships

July 1, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

  Bob Sacha Yoruba Richen Documentary filmmaker Yoruba Richen and multimedia journalist Bob Sacha have been named the first Tow Professors at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. The professorships were established by The Tow Foundation to enable the school to offer special recognition to two teachers who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in their fields. […]

Tow-Knight Fellows Present their Startup Projects

June 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Our 2014 class of Tow-Knight fellows finished out the year with stellar presentations before 18 distinguished panelists on the final day of the semester. You can view video of fellows’ presentation here and the program with project summaries here. Just one month after the program ended, many fellows are already reporting exciting developments. Story Tour […]

Clips of the Week

June 20, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our reporters’ latest stories – including Ben Brody’s CNNMoney report about the return of “The Magic School Bus.” As summer arrives, check out some hot links from our reporters: •Meral Agish worked on this ProPublica-NPR examination of the restraint and seclusion of public school students. •Chau Ngo, working for Inter Press […]

A New ‘Focus’ for The Nabe

June 20, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism has turned over The Nabe, a site dedicated to covering Brooklyn’s vibrant Fort Greene and Clinton Hill neighborhoods, to Corner News Media. The Nabe, which had its origins in The Local, a hyperlocal journalism experiment started in 2009 by The New York Times, will be rechristened Fort Greene Focus […]

Clips of the Week

June 13, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our latest links – including Colin Archdeacon’s video for The Atlantic about a local astrologer. Our latest clips include this year’s first wave of internship-generated stories: •Colin Archdeacon’s video about a local astrologer made The Atlantic. •Kiratiana Freelon, on assignment for The Washington Post, produced a video out of Brazil that […]

NY-Area TV Magazine Show Spotlights AdaptNY Project

June 12, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Public TV program MetroFocus this week turned its attentions to a climate change news experiment run out of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. The WNET TV news magazine focused the nine-minute piece on AdaptNY, a digital project run by Associate Professor Adam Glenn. AdaptNY, which launched a year ago June, aims to explore improved […]

CUNY J-School Launches Fiscal Reporting Training Program

June 10, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Richard Ravitch The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is launching a five-year effort to improve state and local fiscal reporting, thanks to a major gift from New York civic leader Richard Ravitch. The goal is to improve the public’s understanding of, and interest in, the fiscal challenges facing localities and the policy implications that result […]