Institute News

Prof. Hilke Schellmann’s podcast “In Machines We Trust” wins Silver Anthem Award

The MIT Technology Review podcast won in the "Health Podcast / Audio Awareness & Media" categories.

Professor Hilke Schellmanm’s new book “The Algorithm” is recognized by top publications

The Algorithm was published on January 2nd of this year. It offers a critical perspective on how AI influences people's jobs, from the hiring process to internal company decisions.

NewsDoc Alum Giorgio Ghiotto’s Film “Wings of Dust” Shortlisted for the 96th Academy Awards

"Wings of Dust" will compete with 14 other films for a nomination in the "Documentary Short Film" category. Nominations will be announced next month.

NYU Journalism undergraduate David Cheung placed 8th in the Multimedia Narrative Storytelling Competition of the annual Hearst Awards.

The Hearst Journalism Awards has announced its list of the 20 best Multimedia Narrative Storytelling projects for 2024. "The Hong Kong pole dancers fighting sexual stigma," at number eight on the list, is a short video created by NYU senior David Cheung, who handled every step from conceptualization to execution. Cheung's story looks at the origins and rising popularity of acrobatic pole routines and was published by BBC Reel, which focuses on short documentaries and explainers. 

2023: A Year in Review

We wanted to honor students, alumni, faculty, and staff in a by-the-numbers report of everything we've accomplished this year. Cheers to 2023!

NYU Journalism undergraduate Payton Selby placed in the Top 20 in the Feature Writing Competition of the annual Hearst Awards.

She won for her article "Why Punchdrunk's Sleep No More is Still a Hot Ticket," which was published in October by the Observer.

Alexa Robles Gil and Anthony Esguerra were awarded 2023 Association of Foreign Press Correspondents in the United States (AFPC-USA) Scholarships

Alexa Robles Gil (SHERP) and Anthony Esguerra (Studio 20) are currently-enrolled students at NYU Journalism. 8 students enrolled in journalism master's programs across the U.S were awarded in total for this year.

NewsDoc Graduates Giorgio Ghiotto and Lyuwei Chen Take Home Two Student Academy Awards

Both alumni won in the documentary category. NewsDoc students and alumni have now won 10 Student Academy Awards in total.

Professor Meredith Broussard’s Book “More than a Glitch” Wins getAbstract’s International Book Award

"More Than a Glitch" won in the Business Impact category.

Professor Ellen Horne’s Podcast Admissible Wins Two Honors at 2023 Signal Awards

Professor Horne is the Executive Producer of the podcast, which examines the role of forensic evidence in the U.S legal system. Admissible won a gold award for documentary, and a listener's choice award.

Yucheng Tang (Literary Reportage 2024) is Awarded Two Scholarships

Tang is a 2022 Scholarship awardee from the Association of Foreign Press Correspondents in the United States. He was also awarded the Richard Pyle Scholarship from the Overseas Press Club Foundation, in recognition of his work covering current events in China.

Two News and Documentary Students Will Win Medals at the 2023 Student Academy Awards

This year's medalists are Lyuwei Chen and Giorgio Ghiotto.