Institute News

Three NYU Seniors Earn a Spot on the Hearst Awards

Congratulations to senior Laura Measher for 4th Place of the TV Features competition and two other seniors, Celia Tewey and Victor Chen, who were placed in the Top 20 of the Hearst Awards Multimedia Narrative Video Storytelling.

Applications for the 2022 World Journalist Fellowship are now open

This fellowship provides journalists with two semesters of funding to study at one of the masters programs at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

Prof. Hilke Schellmann and NYU Researchers Secure $200,000 Grant to Bring Novel AI-Tool to Support Under-Resourced Newsrooms Across the U.S.

The grant from the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation will bring an innovative AI tool to under- resourced newsrooms to significantly scale up their investigative capacity and democratize access to FOIA records.

Prof. Yvonne Latty wins a Clarion Award for her podcast “Alzheimer’s in Color”

Prof. Latty's award-winning podcast, which she produced for Latino USA, won the 2021 Clarion Award for Radio Feature Story in the radio category.

Applications for the 2022 Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award and the 2022 Reporting Award are now open

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Prof. Meredith Broussard talks with Scott Galloway on the Prof G Pod about AI bias and the Metaverse

Prof. Broussard discusses the state of play regarding AI, AI bias, and ethical uses of AI.

Prof. Frankie Edozien speaks about Ghana’s recent anti-LGBTQ proposals on CBS News

Prof. Edozien talks about what these laws could mean for the country.

Bohao Liu (NewsDoc 2020) wins Silver Medal in Documentary at the Student Academy Awards for his documentary “Eagles Rest in Liangshan”

Inspired by Kobe Bryant's Mamba Mentality, a young man returns to coach the kids in the mountain town of Liangshan, where basketball is so popular with the Yi minority that the center of town is not a park but a basketball court.

Prof. Yvonne Latty is producing and co-hosting Season 3 of Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Sounds Like Hate”

This season Yvonne and co-host Jamila Paksima investigate militias harassing migrants and humanitarians on the southern border, voter suppression, and LGBTQ couples being denied the right to foster children.

Prof. Meredith Broussard testifies before the House Financial Services Committee’s AI Task Force

Prof. Broussard testified about AI regulatory policy and AI frameworks for the tech sector.

Distinguished Writer in Residence Eliza Griswold, along with three colleagues, organizes relief effort for Afghan refugees

Eliza and her colleagues have been working tirelessly to raise funds, troubleshoot logistics and liaise with the International Rescue Committee, resulting in the evacuation of 1,800 at-risk Afghans out of the country.

Prof. Rachel Swarns Awarded NEH Public Scholar Fellowship

The grant, which is awarded annually to 25 scholars, writers and independent researchers, supports well-researched, nonfiction books in the humanities that are intended for a broad audience.