The David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation has awarded its 2014-2015 “Magic Grants” to eight teams of students, faculty, alumni and post-docs from Columbia and Stanford Universities.
Columbia Journalism Review (CJR), which recently celebrated its fiftieth anniversary year, announced today that Elizabeth Spayd has been named Editor in Chief and Publisher of the magazine and its website, cjr.org.
'El Diario La Prensa,' the nation’s oldest continuously publishing Spanish-language newspaper, has given the University some 5,000 photographs documenting the lives of New York’s Latinos and their contributions to the city and its culture.
The schematic above, dated 1917, illustrates a top-secret method to smuggle information by rolling tissue-thin paper and slipping it into the barrel of the key. Such Mata Hari-era spy craft has long been obsolete, yet it remained classified until 1992.
When the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation was established at Columbia and Stanford in 2012, part of its $30 million endowment was earmarked for what founder Helen Gurley Brown called “Magic Grants.”
Over the course of a six-year career designing online banking software for the British financial firm HSBC, Rashmi Raman would often find herself trolling the Columbia Journalism School website and dreaming of the possibilities.