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Tow Foundation to Give Millions to CUNY, Columbia

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

This from Crain’s New York
The Tow Foundation will give $3 million to the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism and $5 million to the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism are expected to announce [...]

CJR: Does Journalism Need a Rhetoric Beat?

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

Fascinating essay in the Columbia Journalism Review by Brent Cunningham about  how politically manipulative words make their way, often unchallenged, into the mainstream press and sometimes with dire consequences. Take for example the phrase “war on terror.” Cunningham writes:
The point is that the ready and largely uncritical embrace of the war narrative—in key realms of the [...]

Columbia University: $75,000 to Write about Education

Friday, September 14th, 2007

Editor & Publisher reports on Columbia University fellowship to enable long-form education oriented writing projects:
The fellowship will enable education writers to spend a year at Columbia developing a long-form reporting project that advances the understanding of the American education system,” a release on the fellowship stated. “Three fellows will be selected for the program,
The fellowship [...]