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The Journalism Creators Program at CUNY teaches participants to launch their own news products, from wherever they are

On Oct 27, 2020
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CUNY's Journalism Creators Program, which began in 2010 as a 4-month NYC program, is now fully remote and 100 days long, encouraging smaller community ventures (@hanaatameez / Nieman Lab) https://t.co/iAWcNM4jgM https://t.co/L9lUvElgsZ
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One lesson from pandemic times is that journalism education doesn't have to happen in person, and remote learning can open up more opportunities for journalists to launch their own products.

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On Oct 27, 2020
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CUNY's Journalism Creators Program, which began in 2010 as a 4-month NYC program, is now fully remote and 100 days long, encouraging smaller community ventures (@hanaatameez / Nieman Lab) https://t.co/iAWcNM4jgM https://t.co/L9lUvElgsZ
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The Journalism Creators Program at CUNY teaches participants to launch their own news products, from wherever they are

The Journalism Creators Program at CUNY teaches participants to launch their own news products, from wherever they are

One lesson from pandemic times is that journalism education doesn't have to happen in person, and remote learning can open up more opportunities for journalists to launch their own products.

Rappler’s Maria Ressa Recommends How to Tame the Corrosive Effects of Social Media

Rappler’s Maria Ressa Recommends How to Tame the Corrosive Effects of Social Media

Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa, a Time magazine Person of the Year, discusses the “atom bomb” that has gone off in our information ecosystem, the state of press freedom in the ...

Craigslist's Craig Newmark: 'Outrage is profitable. Most online outrage is faked for profit'

Craigslist's Craig Newmark: 'Outrage is profitable. Most online outrage is faked for profit'

The founder of the online classifieds site is a survivor from the era of internet optimism. He has given significant sums to protect the future of news – and rejects the idea his website ...

The New York Times Used to Be a Model of Diverse Opinion. What Happened?

The New York Times Used to Be a Model of Diverse Opinion. What Happened?

Fifty years ago, like today, newsrooms were divided about what "objectivity" means. Here’s how a détente was reached.

Here’s how the University of South Carolina is solving the internship crisis, plus News Summer School and how newsroom jobs are evolving

Here’s how the University of South Carolina is solving the internship crisis, plus News Summer School and how newsroom jobs are evolving

Alma Matters is designed with help in mind. In this newsletter you should find ideas for classroom, newsroom discussion and potential assignments. 

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Where We Are Going We know we cannot understand the vast and varied landscape of the national community media sector from New York City alone. In the coming year, we will roll out a series ...

Meet the 66 finalists in the AI and the News Open Challenge

Meet the 66 finalists in the AI and the News Open Challenge

When we launched the AI and the News Open Challenge in September, we received more than 500 applications - with half coming from outside the United States. It’s clear that the impact of ...

The City launches in NYC with stories of corruption, subways and a pigeon logo

The City launches in NYC with stories of corruption, subways and a pigeon logo

New York City now has its very own nonprofit news website. The City launched on Wednesday morning, six months after the project was first announced.

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Journalism’s Top Educators New Survey Identifies 10 Outstanding Teachers Page 12 Regaining Trust in the Media How the Press Can Build Public Confidence Page 16 The Outlook for Journalists ...

WSJ announces 2020 interns

WSJ announces 2020 interns

Wall Street Journal assistant managing editor Sarah Rabil sent out the following on Friday: >We’re delighted to introduce you to the future of journalism: our 2020 interns. The bios they ...

Executive Program Selects First Class of Media Leaders

Executive Program Selects First Class of Media Leaders

The inaugural cohort of 15 will explore how to transform the news industry.

“Renew the Values.” A Publisher Gives Millions to Restore Trust in the Fourth Estate

“Renew the Values.” A Publisher Gives Millions to Restore Trust in the Fourth Estate

As the owner of newspapers in six states, Walter Hussman Jr. has seen first-hand the alarming decline in local reporting, along with public trust in journalism. Now he’s giving $25 million ...