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Cameras in the courtroom: deadline to comment extended to Nov. 13

Andrew Keshner, New York Law Journal The deadline to comment on proposed state court rules pertaining to audio-visual coverage of court proceedings has been extended to Nov. 13. Court officials are seeking to update the rules governing cameras in courtrooms, ...
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Register for Excellence in Journalism by Sept. 3 and see you in Orlando

Join us for some fun in the sun at SPJ’s Excellence In Journalism Conference in Orlando, Fla. Check out all of the sessions, meet other SPJ members at Disney World, enjoy a Grand Baile with Latin flair, and other activities ...
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16 News Organizations Win 30 Deadline Club ‘Rubes’ at Gala Ceremony

The New York Daily News topped the winners list at the Deadline Club’s 2015 journalism awards dinner on May 12, taking home five “Rube” statuettes, while The Wall Street Journal won four and The New York Times won three. Winners ...
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Judges comments from the 2015 awards

NEWSPAPERS, WIRE SERVICES AND DIGITAL NEWS The Daniel Pearl Award for Investigative Reporting Winner: “Underwriting Jihad” by Rukmini Callimachi (The New York Times) The judges wrote: “The groundbreaking coverage in the New York Times series “Underwriting Jihad” revealed how European ...
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Scholarship Winners from the 2015 Students’ Contest

Forty-five New York area journalism students applied for this year’s Deadline Club scholarships. It was large and impressive field. The selection committee spent countless hours evaluating statements of purpose, work samples and recommendation letters. All four winners, receiving $2,500 each, ...
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Apply by May 15 for Business Reporting Fellowship — Up to $15,000 from CUNY J-School

Do you – or a reporter you know – have a great idea for an investigative or enterprise story on a business or economic topic, but few resources to get it done? Spring applications are now open for The McGraw Fellowship ...
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Early Bird Ticket Rates End May 1

Did you know The Club is celebrating its 90th year in 2015? Save the date for our Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria on Tuesday, May 12. Winners will be presented with “Rubes,” our unique awards statuettes designed exclusively ...
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2015 Contest Award Judges

Once again, the awards were judged at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in Times Square. More than 80 judges sifted through 577 entries – a record. The Deadline Club wishes to thank CUNY for the generous donation of its ...
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May 2015 Limits of Free Speech: Publishing in a Hacked and Charlie Hebdo World

Updated! First Amendment Freedom vs. Ethical Restraint in a Fast-Changing Media Landscape Should news outlets report stolen information like Sony’s hacked files, or duplicate images such as Mohammed drawings that inflame to the point of murder? At what point does the ...
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Students Thrilled to Have Their Resumes Sliced and Diced at Deadline Club Event

Lauren Johnston The head of breaking news at Yahoo, chats with students about her career. Crystal Johns The director of talent and diversity at CBS News chats with eager students. Gersh Kuntzman The deputy features editor of the New York ...
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The Annual George Polk Seminar Focuses on Cartoonists (April 9)

The Deadline Club is proud to be one of the participating organizations of the Annual George Polk Seminar. This year, the topic will be “Dangerous Lines: Cartoonists and Other Subversives.” Panelists include Garry Trudeau, the new George Polk Career achievement ...
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Past Scholarship Winners – Where Are They Now?

Curious to know what our scholarship winners are up to, after they’ve accepted their awards? We caught up with a few. Here is what they had to report. Craig Giammona is a reporter at Bloomberg News in New York, where ...
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2015 Contest Breaks Club Record for Submissions

A last-minute rush of submissions pushed the Deadline Club’s 2015 journalism awards contest to a new participation record, but strained the online entry system and kept Club volunteers working late into the night on Feb. 27 as they provided phenomenal ...
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In Memoriam

The Deadline Club is extremely saddened to hear of the loss of two legendary journalists this week – Bob Simon, a CBS correspondent for 60 Minutes, and David Carr, a columnist for The New York Times. As the news recently ...
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SPJ President Dana Neuts’ Official Statement on the Charlie Hebdo attacks

On January 7, 2015, SPJ President Dana Neuts shared a statement in regards to the attack against the staff of French publication Charlie Hebdo and global threats against freedom of speech. The Deadline Club fully supports her official statement as ...
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SPJ Seeks Officers for its Online Communities; Nominees’ Entry Period Ends Wednesday (12/31)

The Society of Professional Journalists has one more deadline fast approaching before the new year – the election of officers in both of their newer landscapes, the Digital and Freelance Communities, that opened this summer. The Digital Community focuses on ...
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