As a journalism student, I’ve asked myself that dreaded, unfortunate question. Is journalism dead? By Nadine Cafaro If you search “journalism” and “dying,” almost the entire first page fills up with news articles about the significance of the news and media. Publications like The New Yorker, The Washington Post and […]
Edited and Packaged by Richie Monarch By Taylor Dowd Kenneth Goldstein Ken Goldstein is the chair of the Department of Theatre Arts and assistant professor of set design at SUNY New Paltz. Goldstein started at New Paltz as a professor in 2010, advancing to chair in 2017. He worked closely […]
By Professor Megan Sperry’s TV Studio Class Edited by Ally Turk Hawk News anchor Stephanie Molina explores internships throughout SUNY New Paltz. Students share their experiences with internships, and why they think it’s important. The Career Resource Center’s Beth King talks about what the Career Resource Center can help students […]
Journalism students Rachel Szpilka, Tiffany Dumornay and Kelsey Fredrick created a video that paid tribute to activist and journalist Ida B. Wells for Howard Good’s Spring 2018 Investigating Journalism class. Wells fought to expose racial and social injustices. She became one of America’s most influential female reporters and activists. […]
All photos by Megan Mirabito. Edited by Rob Piersall and Bryce Eckwall.
The journalism program at SUNY New Paltz has never had its own department. This year, however, it’s secured its own spot in the new Digital Media and Journalism department (DMJ), and with it, journalism and digital media students may find new opportunities. There are three majors in the new department: […]
Rob Miraldi: An innovator, reporter, professor, and friend. Every journalism major remembers their first journalism class. I certainly remembered mine. Waiting for class to begin, I remembered watching my professor walk in. He was casually dressed in jeans and a polo shirt. He was balding but he made up for […]
Content on Amos’ lecture contributed by SUNY New Paltz student Hobie Ramin. [View the story “NPR’s Deborah Amos: Passport to the Middle East” on Storify]
Zack Mcgrath from Kimberly Ruth’s Journalism 1 class asks students who they will be rooting for in the MLB playoffs. UPDATE: Since the video was made the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees won their respective divisions.
New Paltz President Donald P. Christian interviewed Andrew Lehren, the James H. Ottaway Sr. Professor of Journalism on Feb. 8. Lehren began his journalism career as a sports reporter for his local daily newspaper. Now he works as an investigative reporter for the New York Times. He was the lead reporter in the famous release […]
Sirens shattered the silence on Warren Street. Tom Casey, the Hudson Register-Star’s rookie reporter, scanned the street from his seat at The Cascades, a café two blocks up from the paper’s Hudson newsroom. “Oh shit,” he said. “I have to call County 911.” Casey called two more numbers, searching for […]
What does family mean to you? This was the question asked to the students of the Spring 2011 Literature of Journalism Class. In response, the class individually wrote first-person short stories documenting scenes of interaction between themselves and members of their families. The Literature of Journalism class analyzes the technique […]
On Sunday morning, Meg Zanetich left her house with a notebook, a pen, and an agenda – cover the Boy Scout pancake breakfast. “Yes, the riveting journalism of the Hudson Valley,” she joked. “Hey, I take what I can get!” Zanetich, 24, graduated from SUNY New Paltz this August with […]
These five videos were made for Professor Howard Good’s Media Ethics class. In them, students dissect different ethical dilemmas in the media. Death by Photography: A Kevin Carter Case Study By Melissa Hernan, Eric Turner, Eric Karnis and Tiffany Riccio Description: Four Media Ethics students take on the ethics case […]
You have to be passionate about what you do. This seems to be the age-old mantra for getting ahead in life. And it is, perhaps, even more necessary for student journalists. Holding the title of “journalist” is not to be taken lightly as you hold the irreplaceable task of informing […]