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Video contest challenges students to fight fraud in New York – Cash Prizes!

Insurers are urging students to create a video that convincingly shows how all New Yorkers pay for insurance fraud. It’s a video contest sponsored by the New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud — with cash prizes. Undergrad or grad students will create a short video showing how insurance fraud damages New Yorkers — and how to fight back. It will… Read more »

Deadline Approaching: The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism (Dec. 15th)

The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is open to anyone with at least five years professional experience in journalism. Fellowship Name: The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Eligibility: Freelance journalists, reporters and editors currently working at a news organization. Application Deadline:  December 15, 2016 Award: $5,000 a month Application Link: The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

O’Hare Fellowship Applications Now Open

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O’HARE FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN America Media opens of applications for 2017 Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., Postgraduate Media Fellowship (NEW YORK, NY) – America Media is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., Postgraduate Media Fellowship. The fellowship offers the opportunity for three recently graduated students from Jesuit colleges and universities in the United… Read more »

Dr. Baldwin-Philippi’s Book, “Using Technology, Building Democracy” Featured on 2016 US Presidential Election Reading List

Oxford University Press has featured Dr. Baldwin-Philippi’s book, Using Technology, Building Democracy on its post-election 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Reading List. Prof. Baldwin-Philippi teaches about and researches civic media and political communication, and is interested in how citizens’ engagement with new technologies can restructure forms of political participation and ideas about citizenship. She has approached this area of study from a… Read more »