CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Convey, who is studying in CUNY's entrepreneurial journalism concentration, says he's learning new things about the business-side and technological aspects of media—what it takes to run a startup; how data visualization works; editing video with Final Cut Pro. He was, however exempted from the fundamental writing and reporting courses, which isn't to say his schooling lacks a certain journeyman element; in a features-writing class this semester, he's been brushing up on his Lillian Ross and Gay Talese as well as workshopping a profile of Daily News columnist Denis Hamill.(2)
The Times has decided to terminate its collaborations with the journalism schools of New York University and the City University of New York on two websites covering the East Village and Lower East Side, and the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill.(3)
“The idea of a ‘Hey honey’ story was ingrained in me very early at the New York Post,” said Kuntzman, who was now chowing down on a medium rare cheeseburger with a side of shoe-string fries.
“That’s something I don’t think people today at journalism schools are ingrained with,” he said. “The notion that on some level, something on the page has to be something that could make a husband say, ‘Hey honey, look at this story!”