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Distinguished Writer in Residence James McBride’s “Deacon King Kong” was chosen as one of the NYTimes Ten Best Books of 2020. “Deacon King Kong” also made the 100 Notable Books of 2020, alongside 2015 Reporting Award winner Lauren Sandler’s “This Is All I Got: A New Mother’s Search for Home.”

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Prof. Jason Samuels’ latest documentary project “Smoke: Marijuana and Black America” is reviewed in the Washington Post

Through interviews with Kamala Harris and other notable voices, Smoke chronicles the government's war on marijuana in the Black community. Jason developed the project and is the film's executive producer. 

Applications for the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award are now open

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NYU Journalism offers new January 2021 course “Seminar: Podcasting and Audio Storytelling” for undergraduates

The Spotify sponsored course will be tuition-free for students.

NewsDoc alum Yamiche Alcindor wins 2020 NABJ Journalist of the Year award

Yamiche Alcindor, White House Correspondent for PBS NewsHour, was named "Journalist of the Year" by The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).

Reporting the Nation & New York Student Thomas Hengge Wins EPPY Award for Best Photojournalism on a College Website

Hengge was awarded an Editor and Publisher's EPPY Award for best college photojournalism on a college website for his work on

Prof. Jay Rosen discussed electoral coverage and the need for the press to focus on values like democracy and the pursuit of truth rather than convention, with Brooke Gladstone on WNYC’s On the Media

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NYU Journalism honors “Top Ten Works of Journalism of the Decade”

The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute held a virtual event for the ten honorees on October 14th, 2020. Watch the live video replay and view the list of honorees here.

Prof. Perri Klass’ latest book, A Good Time to Be Born, is reviewed in the New York Times

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Nanfu Wang, NewsDoc 2014, receives a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

The MacArthur Foundation describes her work as "creating intimate character studies that examine the impact of authoritarian governance, corruption, and lack of accountability on the lives of individuals.”

Prof. Meredith Broussard interviewed by the New York Times on digital proctoring of exams, and ways of rethinking education in the pandemic

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Prof. Jay Rosen’s ideas were featured in Brian Stelter’s opening monologue on CNN’s media criticism program, Reliable Sources

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