For Professor Robert Smith and Audio Workshop, David Marques, M.S. '21 reported on how the increasing legality of recreational cannabis is causing an unexpected problem for pets. His piece aired on WBAI.Pups & Pot: A Dangerous Combo?
For Columbia News Service, Sammy Sussman, '23 M.S. Stabile, reported on a judge's decision to sentence a man who pointed a gun at a New York City bus driver and threatened a bus full of passengers in 2019, seven years in state prison.MTA Worker Union Packs Court for Sentencing of Man Who Waved Gun at Driver
For Columbia News Service, Amanda Geduld, Stabile Investigative Fellow, reported on a Brooklyn mother accused of murdering her three children in Kings County Criminal Court, Brookyln.Brooklyn Mother Indicted On Murder Charges Says She Went to Beach to Hurt Herself, Not Kids
For Columbia News Service, Laura Esposito, M.S. '23, reports on how teachers and students in nearby schools are still processing their grief and trauma 6 months after a nearby shooting at the 36th avenue subway station in Brookyln took place, injuring 19, including 5 students.Life Goes on in Sunset Park Six Months After Subway Shooting
For Marketplace, Emily Schutz, '22 M.S., reported on how virtual auditions are likely to continue for dancers, actors, and other performers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.Virtual auditions likely to continue for dancers, actors and other performers
For the New York Times, Nika Simovich Fisher, '22 Part-time M.S., profiled the pioneering user interface designer Loretta Staples.A Pioneer of Digital Design Looks Back on a Defining Era
Marco Dalla Stella, '21 M.S., reported his master's thesis on conditions in Italy's privatized migrant detention centers. It was published by Frontiere News.Forgotten in a Detention Center for Migrants in Italy
A story Jeremy Fassler, '21 M.S., wrote for his first-semester reporting class on how the pandemic has led to thousands of performers losing health care coverage was published on the front page of the New York Times.The Virus Cost Performers Their Work, Then Their Health Coverage
For NPR's All Things Considered, Masha Udensiva-Brenner, '21 Part-time M.S., reports on a gay Azerbaijani asylum-seeker caught in the backlog during the Trump era. The story began as her master's project.Trump Years Were Terrifying For Gay Asylum-Seeker
For Covering Education, Cayla Bamberger, '20 M.S., wrote about the crucial role school libraries play in students' lives.What’s Missing When the School Library Closes?
Kasturi Pananjady, '20 M.S. Data, investigated physical accessibility in NYC schools for the 2020 Covering Education course and fewer school buildings were accessible than public data suggests.Access Delayed, Access Denied
For the 2020 Covering Education course, Jenna Gyimesi, '20 M.S., reported on the difficulty of recording attendance — and making that attendance meaningful— as NYC schools went remote during the pandemic.Attendance is More than a Number