My Life As: Justine Redman (10-17-11)

Justine Redman, a producer for the CNN Anderson Cooper 360 show who shared in two Emmy Awards for coverage of the 2010 Haitian earthquake, said yesterday at Stony Brook University that “the future of journalism is not in blogging” because reporting demands first-hand observation of news events.


SOJ Master’s program begins

The School of Journalism’s new Master of Science program in journalism got underway July 11, as the program’s first nine students arrived for classes.

The Greene Gazette 2011

SOJ’s high school summer institute featured in local media

The Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists was recently featuredin the North Shore Sun. The institute is the School of Journalism’s intensive, residential summer workshop that introduced 16 Long Island high school students to basic skills in news reporting, writing, editing and using video.

Stephanie Baker Wins News Literacy Scholarsip

News Literacy Essay pays tuition bill for junior Health Science major

The latest News Literacy essay winner is a health sciences major who tackled the complexities of nuclear energy policy to win herself a semester’s tuition at Stony Brook. Junior Stephanie Baker of Center Moriches, NY has won the Stony Brook University News Literacy essay competition for spring semester 2011.

Natalie Crnosija

SOJ student chosen for Brookhaven National Laboratory Internship

In two weeks Natalie Crnosija will graduate, but in less than a month she will have already started a paid internship writing for a Nobel Prize-winning national lab. The senior Journalism major was accepted into the Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Media and Communications Office internship, where she will work until April.


Benefit raises $10,000 for Lee Lutz scholarship

In a celebration of the life of Lee Lutz, the late editor of the The Village Times Herald, The School of Journalism along with the Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook hosted “A Taste of Three Villages” where they raised about $10,000 for a scholarship in his name.

Participants in the Center for Communicating Science Conference / Photo by Sam Levitan

Center for Communicating Science Holds First Conference

University faculty and administrators from 20 states gathered at Stony Brook in June for an innovative, four-day conference dedicated to improving the way scientists communicate with the public — and many left with new ideas about collaboration and plans to expand science communication efforts on their own campuses.


SOJ graduate named ‘Cub Reporter of the Year’

The Press Club of Long Island has named Jennifer Gustavson their Cub Reporter of the Year. The North Shore Sun staff writer graduated from Stony Brook’s School of Journalism last January and will be honored at a ceremony June 9.

Rick Ricioppo

SOJ Professor awarded for video

School of Journalism professor Rick Ricioppo received an Award of Excellence in the BEA (Broadcast Education Association) 2011 Festival of Media Arts. His award was in the Faculty Video Competition in the Promotional Video category. Ricioppo will be receiving a plaque at BEA’s national convention in Las Vegas on April 11 where they will show […]

Alan Alda

Alan Alda Joins SOJ Faculty

Alan Alda, acclaimed actor, writer and director, has joined the faculty of the School of Journalism as a Visiting Professor. He is working with the Center for Communicating Science to help current and future scientists learn to communicate more clearly and vividly with the public.


Celebrating with “Hubble 3D”

The Center for Communicating Science celebrated its official opening Sept. 23 with a program of events that included a sold-out exclusive benefit showing of the IMAX movie “Hubble 3D” at the AMC Loews theater in Stony Brook.


Full House for Greene-Alda Lecture

The lecture, at Stony Brook University’s Staller Center, was one of several events on Sept. 23 that celebrated the official opening of the Center for Communicating Science.

The Green Gazette

2010 Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists

The reviews are in and the 18 specially selected high school journalists who made up the 2010 Greene Team were all on the same page: Awesome! Excellent! Fabulous! Loved It! The second annual summer boot camp was created in honor of the late Bob Greene, legendary Newsday investigative reporter and former professor at Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism.


School of Journalism offers new “Presidency and the Press” course

The Stony Brook University School of Journalism is offering a course this semester on The Presidency and the Press, an in depth examination of the relationship between the White House and the Washington press corps with special emphasis on how that often contentious relationship has been affected by the Internet revolution.


SOJ Launches 2009 News Literacy Conference Web Site

The Stony Brook University School of Journalism recently launched its 2009 News Literacy Conference Web site. The site features photos, videos and information about the first national conference on News Literacy that ran from March 11-13 at Stony Brook.