Media and Society

Photo: Staton Rabin for the New York Press Club. June 5, 2017. New York Press Club Journalism Awards dinner. The Water Club, NYC

Legendary Bronx-born Reporter, Gabe Pressman Dead at 93

New York Press Club Statement on the Passing of Gabe Pressman New York journalism has lost a legend and a moral compass with the passing of our friend Gabe Pressman. A tenacious seeker of the truth, there was no greater […]

WFUV Host Remembered After 40-Years Behind Microphone with “The Big Broadcast”

WFUV Host Remembered After 40-Years Behind Microphone with “The Big Broadcast”

WFUV Host Remembered After 40-Years Behind Microphone with “The Big Broadcast” by David Greene Fordham University radio station WFUV paid tribute to one of their own as the station paused to acknowledged the passing of Rich Conaty, the host of […]

by · January 23, 2017 · Local News, Media and Society, News
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Twitter to Share Ad Revenue on Users’ Videos 

​Twitter to Share Ad Revenue on Videos by U.S. Users (Reuters) Grab a smartphone, make a video, and upload it to Twitter for a few bucks. Twitter is cashing in on America’s craze with mobile videos and sharing 70 percent of […]

by · September 10, 2016 · Media and Society, News, Technology
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Twitter to Share Ad Revenue on Users’ Videos 

​Twitter to Share Ad Revenue on Videos by U.S. Users (Reuters) Grab a smartphone, make a video, and upload it to Twitter for a few bucks. Twitter is cashing in on America’s craze with mobile videos and sharing 70 percent of […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Media and Society, News, Technology
The Dangerous Double Standard for People of Color Playing ‘Pokémon Go’ | via Mic.com

The Dangerous Double Standard for People of Color Playing ‘Pokémon Go’ | via Mic.com

Forget the hyperbole, consider the daily stress of the racial double standard faced by African Americans (even trying to have fun).

by · July 11, 2016 · Cultures, Media and Society, News
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Journalist Calls Out NYPD Right To Credential Reporters

Freelance reporter Ross Barkan writes a NY Slant column challenging the century old practice of the New York Police Department authorizing media credentials. In his column, Barkan writes, “The NYPD has been issuing press credentials of some form for more […]

by · May 26, 2016 · Media and Society, News
Zika Virus

Infographic: The Spread of the Zika Virus

Spain has just confirmed that a pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus, marking the first such case in Europe. Other European countries including Ireland and Denmark have reported infections but Spain’s is the first case involving a […]