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Outside the School of Journalism Newsroom in the Melville Library. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

School of Journalism updates students as SBU goes remote

Melissa Azofeifa March 15, 2020
The School of Journalism (SoJ) sent students a curriculum-update on March 11, about 40 minutes after Stony Brook University officially announced that it would be moving classes online.
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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University Hospital temporarily suspends volunteer program

Maya Brown March 10, 2020
The hospital volunteer program at Stony Brook University Hospital has been temporarily suspended, according to an email sent out from Stony Brook Medicine on the afternoon of Monday, March 9.
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The Center for News Literacy office, located on fourth floor of the Frank Melville Memorial Library. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU School of Journalism spreads news literacy curriculum

Jocelyn Cruz December 8, 2019
Stony Brook University’s curriculum from the Center for News Literacy is spreading to other schools and universities across the globe.
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Stony Brook University appoints Sree Sreenivasan as first Marshall R. Loeb Visiting Professor

Stony Brook University appoints Sree Sreenivasan as first Marshall R. Loeb Visiting Professor

Alissa Pabon October 14, 2019
On Sept. 1, Sree Sreenivasan joined Stony Brook’s School of Journalism faculty as the first Marshall R. Loeb Visiting Professor of Digital Innovation and Audience Engagement to teach the complexities of digital journalism.
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Pablo Calvi is a professor in Stony Brooks School of Journalism. He recently published a book called Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism. PHOTO COURTESY OF BENJAMIN GOLDMAN

Journalism Professor Pablo Calvi talks about new book “Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism”

Cindy Mizaku April 28, 2019
Pablo Calvi, an assistant professor at Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism, explored the relationship between Latin American journalism and the socio-political identities it embodies. Fittingly, the event took place in a room covered with photographs of an exhibit highlighting the Bracero program, a labor exchange agreement between Mexico and the United States from 1942 to 1964.
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Visiting School of Journalism professor Alan Alda was given the Lifetime Achievement Award. Alda is the 55th recipient of the prestigious award. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Actor and visiting SBU professor Alan Alda wins lifetime SAG award

Emily Clute February 18, 2019
At the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Alan Alda, visiting professor in the School of Journalism and actor, was the 55th recipient of the Life Achievement Award, the most prestigious award given for both career achievement and humanitarian efforts.
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Baquet answers questions from Howard Schneider, the dean of the School of Journalism, at Thursdays My Life As... event. SKYLER GILBERT/THE STATESMAN

Uncertainty in School of Journalism as dean nears end of tenure

Mike Adams December 12, 2018
After founding and leading the School of Journalism for 12 years, the 72-year-old announced that this semester would be his last as dean in a Sept. 26 email sent out to the school’s 221 students.
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The Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan during her lecture in the Student Activities Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Her talk was part of the School of Journalism’s “My Life As” lecture series. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Behind the scenes: “My Life As” lecture

Melissa Azofeifa December 4, 2018
The “My Life As” speaker series, ran by the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University, has given students and faculty the opportunity to benefit from the experiences shared by prominent journalists such as Margaret Sullivan, Dean Baquet and Christiane Amanpour.
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The Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan during her lecture in the Student Activities Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Her talk was part of the School of Journalism’s “My Life As” lecture series. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Former NYT public editor weighs in on Trump media coverage

Mike Adams October 17, 2018
Since Trump became president, Sullivan said she is troubled by the frequency with which journalists covering the Trump White House publish anonymously-sourced stories, likening the thrill of an off-the-record exclusive to an addiction.
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Paddlers jump from their boat during Roth Regatta on Friday, April 27. The theme for this years boat races was Cartoon Network vs. Nickelodeon. ANASTASIA KOBUS/THE STATESMAN

Roth Regatta 2018: Cartoon boats battle for best time

Mike Adams April 29, 2018
The downpour made it hard for some teams to keep their boats in working order, and several boats fell apart immediately after hitting Roth Pond.
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Gretchen Carlson with. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Former “Fox and Friends” host Gretchen Carlson reflects on her encounters with sexual harassment

Emma Harris April 20, 2018
Carlson complained to the network about Doocy as early as 2009, according to a report from The New York Times. Ailes allegedly responded by calling Carlson a “man hater,” and telling her to “try and get along with the boys,” McGinnis said.
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Journalist David Rohde discusses Taliban kidnapping and escape

Journalist David Rohde discusses Taliban kidnapping and escape

Mike Adams February 25, 2018
Rohde was smuggled under a sheet in the car on a three-day journey to a Taliban base in Pakistan.
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