For her thesis, Hannah Moore, '19 M.A. Arts & Culture, explored a movement by the Kingston, Jamaica dancehall community to protect their work from appropriation by foreign pop artists.Dancehall Is Fighting to Protect – and Copyright – Its Dance Moves
Orion Jones, '20 M.A. Business, wrote about Democratic candidates' plans to overhaul Social Security for Forbes in a piece that originated in Prof. Winnie O'Kelley's M.A. Business Fall Seminar.
For her master's project, Claire Marie Porter, '20 M.S., wrote about intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), an under-the-radar disorder that occurs in about one percent of pregnancies and can lead to stillbirth. The story was published on the front page of The Washington Post's Health and Science section.
Joanne Faryon and LynNell Hancock's Fall 2019 M.S. Reporting section produced a multipart investigation of the Bronx housing court that looked into the lack of legal resources for tenants and other issues.Housing Injustice: Struggling for Shelter in Bronx Housing Court
In just one day, Prof. Michael Shapiro's Reporting students put together an interactive map how the story about impeachment Americans hear and read varies depending on where they live.Battleground America
Wufei Yu, '19 M.S., reports on a Queens plumber who left behind life as a martial arts champion in his native Uzbekistan and his current role coaching his son's athletic career.Wrestling with past and present: Uzbek father and son cope with life’s takedowns
For her master's project, Tess Riski, '19 M.S. Stabile, investigated Nurx, an online app that allows women to order birth control pills. After connecting with two Times reporters also looking into the company, her story on the risks of using the “Uber of birth control” was published in The New York Times.
Eileen Grench, '18 M.S., reported her master's project on the Trump Administration's decision to end Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans living in the U.S. She continued reporting on the issue after graduation and published this story with Documented.On Long Island, Salvadorans Brace for Impact
On primary election day September 2018, students in the Reporting section taught by Profs. Ann Cooper and Samir Patel spoke with immigrant voters across New York City. Their street reporting was published by Documented, a site devoted to immigration issues in New York founded by CJS '16 alums.