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Archive for 2006

A Review of the Midterm Elections

November 30, 2006 | City Talk with Doug Muzzio

A post election special with political commentator and consultant Ed Rollins and Bill Cunningham, former communications director for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, now managing director of Dan Klores Communications. They review why top White House strategists didn’t heed the strong anti-Republican headwinds and lost control of Congress.

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The Revolution Will Be Blogged

November 28, 2006 | Issues in Journalism

Blogger, professor and former chair of the NYU Department of Journalism, Jay Rosen has long been an advocate of the civic journalism movement. While bloggers hadn’t eliminated the need for journalists, they had changed journalism forever. Rosen discusses the cultural shift toward “open-source” culture and participatory journalism.
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The Haitian Times Are A-Changing

November 28, 2006 | Issues in Journalism

Gary Pierre-Pierre became a journalist to write “the first draft of history.” Mr. Pierre made history himself when he decided to take a tremendous risk by leaving the New York Times in order to launch The Haitian Times in 1999. The venture succeeded despite the tumultuous environment for print media in large part because The Haitian Times was one of the few media outlets to meet the needs of a rapidly transforming community.

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To Errr, Oops, Err is Human

November 27, 2006 | Issues in Journalism

Noted author, journalist, and managing editor of The New York Times, Craig R. Whitney knows that reporters sometimes get it wrong. From simple corrections to ethical gray areas, Mr. Whitney discusses professional standards and how journalists and editorial staffs do everything they can to get it right.

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Chancellor's Report to the Board of Trustees

November 27, 2006 | The Chancellor's Report

Highlighting the tremendous opportunity to partner with schools in China, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein reports to the Board of Trustees on a CUNY delegation’s recent visit to Nanjing, where “extraordinary growth in higher education” is taking place. The Chancellor also presents to the Board, the newly named Founding Director of CUNY’s Black Male Initiative; a new website updating the public on the reconstruction of Fiterman Hall; and the University’s efforts to assist veterans pursuing a college education.
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Mohamad Bazzi

November 27, 2006 | Issues in Journalism

From the neighborhoods of Queens to the streets of his native Beirut, Muhammad Bazzi has reported in times of war and peace. Recently back in New York from covering the Israel-Hezbollah conflict, the award-winning Bazzi hosted a workshop for those interested in the craft of journalism.
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Dunkin Danish (And Swedish Too)

November 21, 2006 | CUNY Sports

Baruch senior Carl Emengo went Euro as part of the 12-man East Coast All Stars basketball team. Emengo toured Denmark and Sweden as part of a squad that included current Division I players from such schools as Michigan, Navy, and Texas A&M. Baruch’s women’s basketball coach Machli Joseph used to try to be number one. Now his team is on top and they are experiencing the pressure of going from hunters to hunted. Plus the week’s highlights.

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War

November 21, 2006 | Issues in Journalism

“Wars are not the same,” says Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Sydney Schanberg, but regardless of the differences in history and geography, the challenges for war correspondents remain unchanged. In this edition of Issues In Journalism, Schanberg and three other journalists, covering wars in Cambodia, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq, discuss the struggle for reporters to uncover the culture and politics behind each conflict, in spite of government interference, language barriers and the life-threatening risks.

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Dems Back On Top

November 16, 2006 | Citizenship Now! with Allan Wernick

With the Democrats poised to take over both the House and Senate, immigration reform could be at the top of the agenda. Allan Wernick talks about the comprehensive immigration reform package he thinks might be enacted in this newly elected Democratic-majority Congress.

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O Captain!

November 16, 2006 | CUNY Sports

Ahlem Jaoui, captain of the College of Staten Island’s swim team, is willing to do whatever it takes. And what does it take for her squad to do better? Teamwork, spirit, and practice, practice, practice. Also, freshman Larnese Boyd of John Jay cross-country does the math. Plus a recap of last week’s action.

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