Student Newspaper Achieves National Recognition

December 27, 2007 | Newsmakers

Queens College’s student newspaper, The Knight News, won top honors at the National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C. this October. The bi-weekly was named “Best of Show” and selected as a finalist in the Newspaper Pacemakers Contest at the convention-which has been held annually since 1927. The awards are emblematic of the resurgence of student newspapers at a number of CUNY colleges in recent years. Editors Steven Appel and Lauren Talerman discuss their passion and personal vision for the newspaper, and the challenges in bringing it from a publication “fraught with conflict to one that matters.”
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