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Don’t Discredit This Opinion

Don’t Discredit This Opinion

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

We as humans rely on our ability to interpret, perceive and infer in our everyday lives. So why are opinions –– an extension of this interpretation –– seen as unnecessary?

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Hamilton’s Response to NYUAD Is a Step Closer to Adequate

Hamilton’s Response to NYUAD Is a Step Closer to Adequate

By WSN Editorial Board

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU took a necessary step in establishing protocols with NYU Abu Dhabi to deal with visa applications, appeal processes, communications and the university’s annual global mobility report. However, President Andrew Hamilton must address the alleged religious discrimination and lack of academic freedom at NYU Abu Dhabi.

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NYU Alumna Wins $100,000 Journalism Prize

NYU Alumna Wins $100,000 Journalism Prize

By Sophie Brach, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The Heising-Simons Foundation awards $100,000 to NYU alumna and freelance journalist Jaeah Lee.

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#MeToo Raises Ethical Questions for NYU Journalism

#MeToo Raises Ethical Questions for NYU Journalism

By Caroline Haskins, Investigative News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

NYU Journalism has received several recent emails with ethical concerns regarding Katie Roiphe, head of the graduate Cultural Reporting and Criticism Program, and NYU Journalism may address these concerns in a school event in March.

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The Difference Between Fake and Real News

The Difference Between Fake and Real News

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It is imperative that we identify the differences between media and journalism and understand the value of authentic journalism, rather than allowing ourselves to lose trust in news sources all together.

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What Do We Mean By ‘Mainstream Media’?

What Do We Mean By ‘Mainstream Media’?

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Though I sometimes enjoyed gawking at Fox News' or Breitbart's stories, I never took them seriously. But as I conducted my first interview for my journalism final project, I realized I had made a major oversight.

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The Effect of DNAinfo’s Shutdown on Reporters

The Effect of DNAinfo’s Shutdown on Reporters

By Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Director

November 10, 2017


Filed under News

DNAinfo owner shuts down site just one week after employees vote to unionize. One reporter speaks out on the sites recent termination.

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Mi-Anne Chan Chats Beauty

Mi-Anne Chan Chats Beauty

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Refinery29 beauty writer and CAS alumna Mi-Anne Chan chatted about her time at NYU and being a fresh face in the media industry.

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The Analog Issue

The Analog Issue

By Anna Letson, Multimedia Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

Despite advances in technology, analog mediums are still treasured today.

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Are Freedom of Speech and NYU’s Global Campus Incompatible?

Are Freedom of Speech and NYU’s Global Campus Incompatible?

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Schools like NYU are responsible for training journalists to stand up to all types of authoritarianism, and to put rights to information and democratic free speech above nationalistic allegiances.

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Podcasts Are the Future of Journalism

Podcasts Are the Future of Journalism

By Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Podcasts are the best way to achieve diversity of thought because they incorporate reporting from individuals who are independent of elite media outlets. podcasts.

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News Analysis: Journalism for the People

News Analysis: Journalism for the People

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Columns

Deputy News Editor Sayer Devlin discusses an event recently held by the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and how it reflects the current state of journalism.

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