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CUNY Cornered the Cookie Story

Posted on 17. Dec, 2009 by .

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The CUNY J-School was all over the closing of the Stella D’oro cookie factory in the Bronx.

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A Symbol of Capitalism Celebrates Communism, Stirs Controversy

Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by .

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The Empire State Building lit it’s tower to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China in September. More than a couple of people were not psyched. Here’s a slideshow and story.

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Cold Steel Vs. Pixels: Marines on Video Games

Posted on 10. Dec, 2009 by .

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On Nov. 10, almost 5 million people purchased the video game “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.”  Raking in $310 million, it was the highest grossing first-24-hours for any entertainment product.  That’s right, no Michael Bay film, Michael Crichton book or Michael Jackson album has made that much in one day. The game is an […]

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Drowning Our Subjects' Tears

Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by .

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So, I made my first interview subject cry today. It felt weird.

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Yankees Trash!

Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by .

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I’m a Red Sox fan.  Covering the Yankees Parade and doing several stories on it was pretty irritating, until I realized I could do a story and call it Yankees Trash.

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NYC Subway Artist: Jahstix

Posted on 20. Oct, 2009 by .

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Jahstix performing at Union Square Station, NYC.

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2009 Mayor's Cup Opening Games

Posted on 16. Oct, 2009 by .

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The opening games of the 2009 Mayor’s Cup Wheelchair Basketball Tournament took place at Manhattan College in the Bronx on Friday, October 9.

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The NEW New Media?

Posted on 06. Oct, 2009 by .

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Check out this video from Monocle.  (Sorry it isn’t available for embed) Obviously I am just reposting this, but the contrast in this elegant multimedia story about a guy delivering the news on a chalkboard in civil war-torn Liberia really struck me. (Besides, the New York Times had this one three years ago). It made […]

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CUNY J-School Professor to be Honored in the South Bronx

Posted on 21. Sep, 2009 by .

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Bernard Stein, professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, who is editor of the Hunts Point Express and Mott Haven Herald will be honored by the Bronx River Alliance at their “Upstream Soirée” at Hunts Point Riverside Park on Thursday, Sept. 24. Stein started the two student-run non-profit community newspapers after retiring as Editor of the Riverdale […]

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