Live Worldwide Assembly for the Flame Challenge

Alan Alda hosted the 2016 Live Worldwide Assembly for The Flame Challenge. Hundreds of 5th graders from all over the world joined in live to discuss scientific explanations to “What is Sound?” with Alan Alda.

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Professional Fridays goes to Buzzfeed and NY1

Students from Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism traveled to the concrete jungle on the first of April as part of the school’s “Professional Fridays in New York” series of trips into Manhattan, visiting Buzzfeed and NY1.

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Student broadcast wins prize

The School of Journalism’s broadcast Newsbreak En Español was a third place winner in the TV Broadcast category in the College Media Association’s Apple Awards.

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Marie Colvin Lecture Series – Rukmini Callimachi

Rukmini Callimachi, a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist who now covers terrorism for The Times, gave the 2016 Marie Colvin Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, March 8 at Stony Brook University. The annual lecture series, sponsored by the School of Journalism’s Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting, honors Colvin, a Long Island native who was killed while covering the war in Syria in 2012.

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Journalism Without Walls returns to Cuba

Journalism Without Walls returned to Havana, Cuba, this winter. Students in this 3-credit course reported on our Latin American neighbor during an historic period of economic and political change.

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UT Austin Partners with Alda Center to Improve Health and Scientific Communication

UT Austin Partners with Alda Center to Improve Health and Scientific Communication AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin will partner with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at the State University of New York at Stony Brook to help scientists and health practitioners better communicate scientific findings to patients and the […]

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J-Schoolers Go Live with Prospective Students

Streamed live on Nov 18, 2015
Prospective students talked LIVE with some of our J-Schoolers and learned what makes Stony Brook’s School of Journalism one of the most innovative programs in the northeast

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Professional Friday visits 60 minutes and CBS News

Professional Fridays gives students the opportunity to be immersed in the reality of what they are working towards. Walking through the CBS Newsroom, students can see how similar their schoolwork is to work in a full-blown news organization. An experience that can only be described as both inspiring and humbling.

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SOJ Alum Wins Big With the N.F.L. Rams

Dani Kulpenger shoots, interviews, edits and manages all the content for the St. Louis Rams alongside a small team of her own. Without the skills she learned at Stony Brook, she said she would never have been able to be the now-personality for the Rams.

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HealthDay Scholarship for Journalism Awarded to Julianne Cuba

STONY BROOK, NY, October 5, 2015 — HealthDay, a health news service, has awarded its annual scholarship to Julianne Cuba, a student enrolled in the School of Journalism’s Master of Science Program at Stony Brook University. The scholarship was established in 2013 to identify and reward an outstanding student at the School of Journalism who intends […]

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Nicole Young returns to discuss ’60 Minutes’ story

Nicole Young, an Emmy Award-winning CBS Evening News and “60 Minutes” producer, said that television audiences may need to see graphic images in order to see the truth that lies in a story on Tuesday, Sept 29. at a Stony Brook School of Journalism event organized to inform university students and the public about the careers of journalists.

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Newsbreak en Español!

Students at Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism produce their first Stony Brook Newsbreak in Spanish, which gives today’s top national and international stories as well as Campus Calendar.

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Spring 2014 Scholarship Winner: Jessica Opatich

Jessica Opatich is the Spring 2014 News Literacy Scholarship winner. Comparing her news diet to her obsessive dining opinion, Opatich said she does not like when her objective news information touches opinion pieces — challenging the then-New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller and Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald’s ideas about the future of the news.

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Fall 2014 Scholarship Winner: Mirna Kheir

Mirna Kheir is the Fall 2014 News Literacy Scholarship winner. Every News Literacy student submitted an essay responding to a Rutgers-Eagleton poll, which suggested that the more news on Ebola respondents consumed, the more likely they were to mistakenly believe the deadly fever was easily spread.

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School of Journalism awarded national accreditation

Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism has been awarded national accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications in recognition of the school’s outstanding undergraduate program.

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Marcy McGinnis Scholarship for Broadcast Journalism Awarded to Basil John

The first Marcy McGinnis Scholarship for Broadcast Journalism was awarded last week to Stony Brook University junior Basil John. The scholarship, endowed by McGinnis, a former Associate Dean of the Journalism School and Senior Vice President of CBS News, is meant to honor and support the efforts of an undergraduate journalism student who excels in broadcast journalism and shows a high level of promise in the field.

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