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April 21, 2015 –A Tribute to Steve Greenhouse & Floyd Norris

The Knight-Bagehot Fellowship and the International Labor Association of the United Nations invite NYFWA members to A tribute to Steve Greenhouse and Floyd Norris, an event co-hosted by the two organizations.

The evening will include a wine and cheese reception, followed by “The New Labor Journalism,” a panel hosted by Anya Schiffrin of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs that will feature panelists Steve Greenhouse, former NY Times labor correspondent; Lydia DePillis of the Washington Post; and Ai-Jen Poo of the National Domestic Workers Alliance.

Jeff John Roberts Joins Fortune

NYFWA member Jeff John Roberts has been named a reporter for Fortune, where he will cover law and policy. Prior to joining Fortune, Jeff was with GigaOM.

April 14, 2015 –Dark Arts of Sourcing

Join our panel of seasoned reporters in a discussion about how source nurturing and a nose for anomalies can lead to big scoops. Among the topics we’ll discuss: how to get people to trust you, the importance of meeting in person, using social media to track people down, which formats to use for private communication, the do’s and don’ts of trading information and how to work a conference setting for new contacts.

Panelists include:

Cezary Podkul Named NYSSCPA Award Winner

Congratulations to NYFWA member and current board member Cezary Podkul on being named the winner of the New York State Society of CPA’s 2014 EFJ Award for the Best Explanatory article. The award, which is presented to journalists, reporters and authors for 10 different categories, recognizes outstanding work among both local and national media whose work contributes to a better understanding of business and financial topics.

Our Sympathy to Carolyn Crapo

The NYFWA would like to extend its condolences to longtime NYFWA member and current board member, Carolyn Crapo, following the passing of her father Ray Crapo. Mr. Crapo passed away on April 5 at the age of 78, following an extended illness. He will be buried on Friday, April 10th following a mass at St. Barnabas Church in the Bronx. Viewing and visiting hours will take place on Wed., April 8 and Thurs., April 9 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.. at David J. Hodder & Son Funeral Home 899 McLean Ave., Yonkers, NY

Sherry Hsieh Name Reporter at Real Estate Fund Manager

NYFWA member Sherry Hsieh has been named a reporter for Pageant Media's Real Estate Fund Manager. Sherry, an invaluable member of the cast of this past year's Financial Follies, is a recent graduate of New York University.

Alexander Plough Joins Debtwire

NYFWA member Alexander Plough has been named a reporter at Debtwire, where he will be covering leveraged finance in North America with particular attention to the loan market. Prior to joining Debtwire, Alexander, a recent graduate from the Columbia Univesrsity Graduate School of Journalism, covered the mutual fund industry for Citywire and was a data journalist for the Reuters Foundation.

Straight Talk Ethics Debate Fuels Interesting Discussion

From left to right: Neal Lispchutz, editor of ethics and standards for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones, and Clark Hoyt, editor at large for Bloomberg

NYFWA members enjoyed a unique panel examining ethics in financial journalism on Thursday, March 26th, an event that focused heavily on the impact digital journalism has had on ethics as a whole.

March 26, 2015 – Straight Talk Ethics Debate

The last six months have seen intense debate over ethics in digital journalism, in part following a column in The Washington Post that examined a complaint about a journalist alleged to have manipulated biotech stocks. The New York Financial Writers Association will host a lively debate featuring a panel of well-known editors who will discuss what's acceptable -and what's not- in digital journalism.

February 23, 2015 – February Networking Night

Save the date and plan to join your fellow NYFWA members for an evening of networking over drinks and appetizers. As always, there will be light appetizers and NYFWA members get their first two drinks free.
*This event is only open to members in good standing.

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