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December 15, 2014 –Application Deadline for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism
Do you -- or a reporter you know -- have a great idea for a long form story on a business or economic topic that you'd like to produce, but few resources to get it done?


The deadline is fast approaching for fall applications for The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, a new initiative of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism designed to support ambitious coverage of critical issues related to U.S. business and the economy. The Fellowships provide up to $15,000 to  experienced journalists to do the deep reporting needed to produce a distinguished investigative, enterprise or narrative business story. 
•   Each Fellow receives $5,000 a month for up to three months
•   Open to both freelance and staff journalists with five years experience
•   No residency required; McGraw Fellows work from their own offices
•   The McGraw Center provides editorial support and help with placement where needed


McGraw Fellowships are awarded twice a year, in spring and late fall. The upcoming deadline to apply is December 15, 2014. For further information and the online application, please go to www.mcgrawcenter.org or contact Jane Sasseen, executive director of the McGraw Center for Business Journalism at jane.sasseen@journalism.cuny.edu

October 27, 2014 – Common Ground Committee to Host Debate on Income Inequality
The Common Ground Committee is holding a public forum/debate on the topic “Finding Common Ground on Income Inequality.” The event will take place on Monday, October 27th at 7:30 p.m. at the 92n Street Y in Manhattan.


The debate will feature, Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden and Larry Kudlow, host of the syndicated radio program, “The Larry Kudlow Show,” a CNBC contributor and former host of CNBC’s program, “The Kudlow Report.”  Panel moderator is John Yemma,  editor-at-large of the Christian Science Monitor. Panelists will explore the controversial concept of income inequality and discuss what policy measures might mitigate the widening income gap and strengthen the American economy for the benefit of all its citizens.

Tickets for the event can be ordered at http://www.commongroundcommittee.org/public-forums/ or http://www.92Y.org/talks. The event is open to the media.

Anyone interested in learning more about this event should contact NYFWA member Martin Skala at: martin.skala@commongroundcommittee.org

 

November 21, 2014 – The Financial Follies
Don't miss the NYFWA's 72nd Financial Follies!!!

Friday, the twenty-first of November
Two thousand fourteen
At 7:30 PM
Cocktails at 6:30 PM
 
New York Marriott Marquis Hotel
Broadway Ballroom
Times Square, New York City

Table of Ten: $3,750
Individual Seats: $400
*Early Bird Option: Tables of Ten purchased before Oct. 1st are $3,500