When Emily Bell, a British-born professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and the founding director of its Tow Center for Digital Journalism, tells her students how she did her job as a young reporter at The Observ
When Gwendolyn Brooks won a Pulitzer for "Annie Allen," she became the first African American to win. When Sinclair Lewis won for "Arrowsmith," he refused it—the only time that has happened. These are just a few of the anecdotes shared in a new exhibition.
Columbia's MacArthur "Genius Grant" winners join a distinguished group from a variety of fields who received fellowships for creative work that demonstrates notable originality, dedication and self-direction.
President Lee C. Bollinger appointed Jameel Jaffer as founding director of the Knight First Amendment Institute. The new institute will work to preserve and expand the freedoms of expression and the press in the digital age.
Armando Tonatiuh Torres-Garcia got to the Journalism School after residents in his hometown of St. Helena, Calif., raised money for his tuition. An undocumented immigrant who came to the U.S. as a baby, he hopes to be an on-air reporter. “There are so many things happening worldwide that I want to get my hands on,” he says.