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May 25, 2016

The Illustrated Courtroom Racks Up Honors

The Illustrated Courtroom, the first (and we think best-ever) full-size, full-color collection of courtroom art, is one of the most-honored books published in America in recent years. If you haven’t checked it our for its art, journalism, law and behind-the-scenes…

January 26, 2016

Journalists In The DRC Struggling With Self-Censorship and Threats

  Internews, an international nonprofit that works to empower local media to tell its communities stories, explores the politically hostile situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where threats of violence, during the pre-electoral period, are leading to self-censorship among…

December 31, 2015

Newsday Names ‘Dying Words’ One of Year’s Best Books

Newsday book critic Tom Beer put our most recent title on his list of best books about journalism. Here’s what he wrote… DYING WORDS: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz and How It Transformed The New York Times, by Samuel…

December 7, 2015

‘Dying Words’ Event on Upper West Side

Sam Freedman and Kerry Donahue, creators of our book “Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz and How It Transformed The New York Times,” and the accompanying audio documentary, will appear to talk about the book at 7 pm…

December 2, 2015

Sam Freedman talks about ‘Dying Words’

Our esteemed author, Samuel G. Freedman, has a nice article at Columbia Journalism Review talking about how he came to write — and we came to publish — his new book “Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz and…

November 29, 2015

Book Party for ‘Dying Words’

CUNY Journalism Press is throwing a party 6-8 p.m. on Monday Nov. 30 for the launch of our new book ‘Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz and How It Transformed The New York Times.’ The party will be…