The Panama Papers and the report “Vacations in no Man’s Sea” were portrayed as two examples of serious, thorough and uncompromising investigate reporting, as well as of good instances of joint-collaboration between media outlets and journalism schools, in an event featuring Ernest Sotomayor, Dean of Student Affairs & Director of Latin American Initiatives at Columbia School of Journalism.
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Richard R. John, professor of history and communications at Columbia Journalism School, gave a public talk on the history of global communications networks at the Columbia Global Centers | Beijing on August 20. He also met with prospective students to Columbia Journalism School for a discussion on journalism-related topics.
Applications for our 2015 Academy “Global Aging: Danger Ahead?” are now open and online. For members of the press, the Academy is a joint project of the Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School of Public Health and the Columbia Journalism School. The Academy will be held from June 11-13, 2015. More information is below. The deadline to apply is February 6th.
On April 18th, Columbia Journalism School and Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro held a panel discussion on the media in Brazil and its current challenges.