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May 1, 2015

News to Me is available on Amazon

Just in time for the official publication date, Barry Newman’s NEWS TO ME: FINDING AND WRITING COLORFUL FEATURE STORIES is available for sale on Amazon. Barry has been doing a lot of speaking and media interviews recently, including at the…

April 29, 2015

Liz Williams draws Colleen Long

Elizabeth Williams, the renowned courtroom artist who co-authored our book The Illustrated Courtroom, is covering the Etan Patz trial for NY1. During deliberations she sketched the reporters covering the trial, including our colleague, adjunct Craft Professor Colleen Long, who was…

April 28, 2015

“Distant Witness” Author Cited in Irish Social Conflict Study

“Distant Witness,” Author Andy Carvin continues to make waves overseas. Carvin, the author of our 2013 book on social media’s role in the 2010 Arab Spring, was recently cited in an England university’s study of sectarian conflict in Ireland. The…

April 22, 2015

UK Press Gazette Loves ‘News to Me’

The Press Gazette, a leading British publication covering the news business worldwide, has given a rave to NEWS TO ME: FINDING AND WRITING COLORFUL FEATURE STORIES, our new book by Barry Newman, the longtime Wall Street Journal “King of the…

March 25, 2015

Barry Newman’s new book is available

CUNY Journalism Press is proud to publish News to Me: Finding and Writing Colorful Feature Stories, the new collection of stories and essays by Barry Newman, widely known  as the “King of the A-Hed” for his many front-page feature stories…

March 11, 2015

USC Honors “The Illustrated Courtroom”

The University of Southern California recently honored our book, “The Illustrated Courtroom,” at its Art in the Court: Famous Trials Illustrated,” event in downtown Los Angeles. Co-Author Elizabeth Williams was one of three courtroom artists participating in the event, which…

March 4, 2015

California Library Spotlights ‘The Illustrated Courtroom’

The Newport Beach, California library is displaying sketches from The Illustrated Courtroom by co-authors Sue Russell and Elizabeth Williams. The critically acclaimed book is part of the library’s Courtroom Art exhibit. The exhibit pays tribute to courtroom artists and the critical…