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 […]

 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. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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