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The Jack Newfield class, Urban Investigative Reporting Fall 2013

Posted on 23. May, 2013 by .

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During a decades-long career, investigative reporter Jack Newfield exposed corrupt politicians, dangerous nursing homes, dirty boxing promoters and other scourges upon the city. Now, in a course offered in Newfield’s honor, students can learn step-by-step how investigative reporting is done: how stories are found, documents uncovered, sources developed, and more–all as they work as a […]

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New Spring 2012 Course: Investigative Video Reporting: The Children’s Story

Posted on 08. Nov, 2011 by .

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Introduction Spring 2012 Course Investigative Video Reporting: The Children’s Story MEDP 399.58 / IMA 780.58 / URBG 787.16 Mondays, 5:30-8:30, Room 436HN This course will meld investigative and video reporting techniques to explore child welfare issues in New York City. The course, taught by this year’s Jack Newfield Visiting Professor, Barbara Nevins Taylor, honors the […]

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Alyssa Katz announced for Jack Newfield professorship in Spring 2011

Posted on 08. Nov, 2010 by .

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Author and journalist Alyssa Katz will serve as the Jack Newfield Professor in the spring semester, offering a course in urban investigative journalism to selected students in Film & Media, Integrated Media Arts and Urban Affairs.

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New Jack Newfield Professor for Spring 2010

Posted on 02. Dec, 2009 by .

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Daily News columnist Errol Louis will serve as the Jack Newfield Professor in the spring semester, offering a course in urban investigative journalism to selected students in Film & Media and Integrated Media Arts. In the course, titled “Crime, Punishment and the Inner-City: How to Stop Spinning the Revolving Door Between the Street Corner and […]

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Tom Robbins Hunter College Urban Investigative Reporting Class Project Inspired by Jack Newfield

Tom Robbins Hunter College Urban Investigative Reporting Class Project Inspired by Jack Newfield

Posted on 12. Nov, 2009 by .

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The following article was reported by the students in the Hunter College urban investigative reporting class, taught by the Jack Newfield visiting professor Tom Robbins. The article was a class project inspired by Jack Newfield in which students follow the muckraking techniques of Jack Newfield and complete a final project presented in The Village Voice.

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Barrett’s journalism class follows a Newfield tradition.

Barrett’s journalism class follows a Newfield tradition.

Posted on 12. Nov, 2009 by .

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The following article was reported by Wayne Barrett and the students at Hunter College as a class project. Wayne Barrett, the winner of the first Jack Newfield professorship at Hunter College with the help of his students has brought back a Jack Newfield tradition of muckraking journalism by reinstating his famous “The Ten Worst Landlords” news column in the Village Voice as a class project.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Posted on 11. Nov, 2009 by .

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Newfield’s long time colleague and investigative reporter Wayne Barrett along with two students at Hunter College Charlene Joseph and Adam Huten premiere on a WNYC New York Public Radio Show, called the Brian Lehrer Show discussing their class project bringing back Jack Newfields tradition of “The Ten Worst Landlords List” in the New York Village Voice as a tribute to Jack Newfield, who originated the series in the 1960’s.

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Carrying on Jack’s Tradition

Carrying on Jack’s Tradition

Posted on 08. Oct, 2009 by .

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The Jack Newfield Visiting Professorship of Journalism at Hunter College has been created to honor the memory of one of America’s greatest reporter – writers, the late Jack Newfield.

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Jack’s Work

Jack’s Work

Posted on 08. Oct, 2009 by .

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As a journalist Jack worked for many New York publication companies. Successful companies that included the Village Voice, New York Post, New York Sun, New York Daily News and The Nation Magazine.

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