Writers Jen Percy, Scott Korb, and Leslie Jamison talk about the complexities of writing about the suffering of others--trauma, illness, violence, poverty--in various reportorial modes: journalistic, critical, essayistic. They will discuss the intricacies of journalist-subject relationships, the boundaries of privacy, and the dilemma of subjectivity.
February 06, 2015 - February 07, 2015 (various dates)
A Conversation with Kaitlin Prest About The Heart
A conversation with Kaitlin Prest about The Heart, the sex positive podcast, in which she documents the most intimate, joyful, unusual, and crushing moments of human relationships. Free and open to the public.The event is sponsored by the Literary Reportage concentration, as part of its Exploring Audio Reportage series.
February 24, 2015 7:00pm
STORYTELLING IN THE AGE OF IMPACT
STORYTELLING IN THE AGE OF IMPACTWhere have all the characters gone? What is the role of documentary filmmakers today? Do filmmakers need to be activists and advocates for social issues, or should they first create compelling stories that benefit society and culture in more diffuse and subtle, but, perhaps, no...
Filming on the Frontlines
Filming on the Frontlines. How to Manage Danger. What it’s like to work on the frontlines of news topics. NewsDoc has invited filmmakers and producers from films like E Team, Vice’s Islamic State coverage, Al Jezeera, Skype in Laura Poitras’ Citizen Four, After Tiller. Panelists will be announced late January.
March 27, 2015 11:00AM - 3:00PM
2015 NYU Journalism Career Fair
NYU Journalism Career Fair 2015 - Talk jobs, internships, and freelance opportunities with top media organizations!Friday, March 27th | 11:00AM - 3:00PM | 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor.Students must RSVP by March 13th.
Sponsored by the Wasserman Center for Career Development, the CAS Creative Writing Program, and the Office of Career Services at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
April 21, 2015 6pm-8:30pm
Docs for Small Screen and Short Attention
Documentaries for the Small Screen And Short Attention Span: Producers, Creators, and Distributors of Documentary Webseries As more and more films are reaching audiences online and as viewers attention spans get shorter, how is the medium of documentary filmmaking adapting? In recent years the new trend of documentary webseries has...