From 2005: A conversation with George Clooney, Grant Heslov and David Strathairn, moderated by Marcia Rock


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In 2005, George Clooney and his team including writer Grant Heslov and actor David Strathairn came to NYU to talk about the making of Good Night and Good Luck, the film about Edward R Murrow and McCarthy.  The conversation was moderated by Professor Marcia Rock.
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NYU Journalism salutes two faculty from News and Documentary who have films in the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival


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NYU Journalism salutes two faculty from News and Documentary who have films in the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival (read more in news post) Nanfu Wang and alum Jianling Zhan’s “One Child Nation” and Jason Samuels’ “A Kid from Coney Island” will be shown at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. One Child Nation
Tuesday April 30th, 6:30pm
SVA THEATER A Kid From Coney Island
Saturday, April 27th, 1:00pm
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Distinguished Writer in Residence Eliza Griswold wins Pulitzer Prize


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Eliza Griswold (Photo by Kathy Ryan)

Eliza Griswold (Photo by Kathy Ryan)

Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America

Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America

Eliza Griswold, Distinguished Writer in Residence at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, has won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction for Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Read More on Pulitzer.org View Eliza Griswold’s Bio
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Alums Nanfu Wang and Jailing Zhang win top award at Full Frame


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Nanfu Wang

Nanfu Wang

“One Child Nation” has taken home another Grand Jury prize. Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang’s Sundance winner was presented with the Reva and David Logan Grand Jury Award at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Read More on womenandhollywood.com The post Alums Nanfu Wang and Jailing Zhang win top award at Full Frame appeared first on NYU Journalism.

RTN/RNY and GloJo alums win Amnesty International Award


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Claire Tighe and Lauren Gurley accept their Amnesty International Award

Claire Tighe and Lauren Gurley accept their Amnesty International Award

Claire Tighe (RTN/RNY 2019) and Lauren Gurley (GloJo 2018) win in Student Journalism for their story “Official Reports of Violence Against Women in Puerto Rico Unreliable After Hurricane MariaRead more on AmnestyUSA.com The post RTN/RNY and GloJo alums win Amnesty International Award appeared first on NYU Journalism.

SHERP alums win Association of Health Care Journalists awards


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Association of Health Care Journalists Melinda Wenner Moyer, Ashley Lyles, Dan Robitzski, Cici Zhang, and Emiliano Rodríguez Mega won 2018 Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism. Lyles, Robitzski, Zhang and Mega were winners in the first-ever student category. Melinda Wenner Moyer (an Institute Visiting Scholar) won for her article, “American Epidemic.” Ashley Lyles, Dan Robitzski, Cici Zhang won for “Tweaking Drug Trial Design in the Hunt for the FDA’s Green Light” and Emiliano Rodríguez Mega for “Are pets good or bad for your child’s allergies?, published on Scienceline. View insights about how their works were reported here: EpidemicDrug Trial DesignAllergies. View insights about how their works were reported here: EpidemicDrug Trial DesignAllergies. The post SHERP alums win Association of Health Care Journalists awards appeared first on NYU Journalism.

BER appoints a new Visiting Scholar— Jean Yoon


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Jean Yoon Jean Yoon is Executive Editor, Editorial Strategy, for Reuters, a position she assumed in October 2017. For many years, she directed Asia coverage for Reuters. Her visiting scholar appointment is associated with the M.A. program in Business and Economic Reporting. Read Jean Yoon’s Full Bio The post BER appoints a new Visiting Scholar— Jean Yoon appeared first on NYU Journalism.

NYU Journalism Names Yi-Ling Liu Winner of 2019 Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award


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Yi-Ling Liu

Yi-Ling Liu, 2019 Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award winner

The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute has named Yi-Ling Liu, a Beijing-based freelance writer who has written for the Economist and the Guardian, the winner of its fifth Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award. Liu will write about social media in China. Runner-up Clapp will report on politics and crime in the Balkans. Read more about the 2019 Winners Read more on NYU.edu The post NYU Journalism Names Yi-Ling Liu Winner of 2019 Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award appeared first on NYU Journalism.

2018 Matthew Power Awardee has cover of the New York Times Magazine


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The New York Times Magazine Cover Ben Mauk’s “Trillion Dollar Nowhere” recounts China’s efforts to transform a remote town into a global trading hub. It ran on February 3. See online version in its multimedia glory. View the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award The post 2018 Matthew Power Awardee has cover of the New York Times Magazine appeared first on NYU Journalism.

Two NYU Journalism NewsDoc alums, Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang, won the Sundance Grand Jury Prize


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Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhangat Sundance Film Festival 2019

Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhangat Sundance Film Festival 2019

Two NYU Journalism News and Documentary alumni, Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang won the Sundance Grand Jury Prize for “One Child Nation,” a documentary about China’s policy of forcibly restricting family size. Nanfu Wang is also teaching Visual Thinking for NewsDoc students this semester. Read more about One Child Nation on… Hollywood Reporter Variety Filmmaker Magazine The post Two NYU Journalism NewsDoc alums, Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang, won the Sundance Grand Jury Prize appeared first on NYU Journalism.

Master Class on Proposal Writing with Vanessa Roth


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Vanessa Roth, the Academy-Award winning executive producer, director, and writer of Netflix documentary series “Daughters of Destiny” visited on March 19 to share her tips on proposal writing. In addition to discussing how she obtained funding for Daughters of Destiny, she also showed examples of documentary grant proposals and critiqued the Class of 2018’s proposed loglines for their thesis films. The post Master Class on Proposal Writing with Vanessa Roth appeared first on NYU Journalism.

Prof. Jay Rosen interviewed on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah


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2018 Fall - Jay Rosen and Trevor Noah on the Daily Show Jay Rosen, professor, director of the Studio 20 graduate program, press critic and ambassador for “The Correspondent,” talked with host Trevor Noah about his efforts to bring the ad-free, member-funded Dutch news platform to English-speaking audiences. View the clip here. Learn more about The Correspondent here. The post Prof. Jay Rosen interviewed on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah appeared first on NYU Journalism.

Distinguished Writer in Residence James McBride talks with John Grisham


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James McBride James McBride was the inaugural guest for the new John Grisham Writers Hour hosted by James Madison University. It recently aired on C-Span. Distinguished Writer in Residence James McBride was the first guest for the new John Grisham Writers Hour, hosted by James Madison University in Virginia. The event was open to the public and the interview was followed by a Q and A with both authors fielding questions from the audience on writing and publishing. Watch the full interview here: Watch Now The post Distinguished Writer in Residence James McBride talks with John Grisham appeared first on NYU Journalism.

NewsDoc grad Mathieu Faure wins student Academy Award for his thesis documentary, An Edited Life


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An Edited Life - Screenshot Mathieu Faure Mathieu Faure wins the big one, the Student Academy Award for Best Documentary! His documentary, An Edited Life is now eligible for an Oscar nomination. “An Edited Life,” is an intergenerational story about a French grandson claiming the right to his Jewish history held secret by his Catholic grandmother.  It is her love for him that is the key to opening the door long closed on World War II, pain and persecution. Mathieu’s film has also been invited to Film Festivals around the country. Mathieu will arrive in Los Angeles for a week of industry activities that will culminate in the awards ceremony on Thursday, October 11, at 7:30 p.m., at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The medal placements – gold, silver and bronze – in the seven award categories will be announced at the ceremony. October 12, 2018 update: In October, Mathieu was awarded
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Two films from recent NewsDoc graduates were selected for the Margaret Mead Film Festival in October


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Jing Liu’s “Her Words” and Tsering Wangmo’s “Tibetan Nomads in Exile” will be shown at the Margaret Mead Film Festival in the American Museum of Natural History in October. Margaret Mead Film Festival
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Her Words - Jing Liu

Her Words

Jing Liu
Friday, October 19, 2018, 9pm
In Southern China, only seven writers of a 500-year-old secret language remain. Until 1949, women were banned from schools, and this language thrived among them. Now, this rare written tradition reveals how generations of women used the written word to seek refuge in difficult times both inside and outside the home. Learn More

Tibetan Nomads in Exile - Tsering Wangmo

Tibetan Nomads in Exile

Tsering Wangmo
Sunday, October 21, 2018, 11:30am
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Two NewsDoc students are finalists for the 2018 Student Academy Awards


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Veronica Wangshen

Veronica Wangshen

Mathieu Faure

Mathieu Faure
Two NewsDoc students are finalists for the 2018 Student Academy Awards. Veronica Wangshen’s “1,500 Miles 23 Days” and Mathieu Faure’s “An Edited Life” are finalists in the Documentary (Domestic Film Schools) category. The 2018 Student Academy Awards will be held on Thursday, October 11th. Read More > The 2018 Student Academy Awards - Thursday October 11 The post Two NewsDoc students are finalists for the 2018 Student Academy Awards appeared first on NYU Journalism.