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January 13, 2017

ESL Writing Coach Tackles Common Crime Reporting Errors

  In her latest blog post, Diane Nottle, a writing coach for international students at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism, tackles the subtleties in reporting crime stories. Nottle highlights the imprecise language used in a student’s crime lede, below: “On…

December 22, 2016

“Dying Words” Named One Of Best LGBTQ Nonfiction Books of 2016

The Bay Reporter named “Dying Words” one of its top 10 LGBTQ pieces of nonfiction for 2016. The nonfiction book, written by Samuel G. Freedman and Kerry Donahue, chronicles how New York Times journalist Jeff Schmalz helped the paper transform its LGBTQ and…

December 4, 2016

CUNY Journalism Professor Leads Fight Against Fake News

In the article “A Call For Cooperation Against Fake News” CUNY Graduate School for Journalism Professor Jeff Jarvis and Internet Startup Investor John Borthwick outline a list of strategies to stop the proliferation of fake news via popular social media…

November 3, 2016

Penn State Recognizes Alumna Diane Nottle For Recently Released Book

Penn State recently featured their alumna Diane Nottle’s book “American English for World Media: The CUNY Journalism School Guide to Writing and Speaking for Professionals,” on its website. Nottle, who is a 1975 Penn graduate, wrote the book mostly for…

‘American English’ Is On Sale Now

We’re pleased and proud to announce that our new book, American English for World Media, by Diane Nottle is now available for sale on our site, and will soon be available through other online booksellers, too. (Though we prefer that you…

October 12, 2016

New Media Leader Calls For Transformation of Republican Party

In his latest column, “How Trump Could Delegitimize Clinton’s Presidency,” CUNY Journalism Professor Jeff Jarvis, laments that the party that put Trump into power needs to be transformed for a healthy democracy to move forward. Jarvis said that Trump and…

October 11, 2016

Upcoming Writers Panel Explores Reporting On The Past

Do you have a passion for history and writing? Are you looking to combine the two? If so, check out the free panel “Second Draft: From History to Narrative Nonfiction, Journalists on Reporting the Past.” The event will be held…