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Sperber Prize Ceremony and Lecture

All are invited to join as Fordham University awards the annual Sperber Book Prize, given for the best biography, autobiography or memoir in Journalism, to renowned investigative reporter Seymour Hersh…

Sperber Prize Ceremony and Lecture

Name: Sperber Prize Ceremony and lecture
Date&Time: 16 November 2019 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Fordham University Lincoln Center, New York

All are invited to join as Fordham University awards the annual Sperber Book Prize, given for the best biography, autobiography or memoir in Journalism, to renowned investigative reporter Seymour Hersh.

Hersh, long-time reporter for the New Yorker and New York Times, has won nearly every prize in Journalism, including one Pulitzer, two National Magazine Awards, and five George Polk Awards. From his exposure of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam early in his career to his documenting human rights abuses at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq later on, Hersh has set the standard for reporting information in the public interest. He is receiving the Sperber Award—named in honor of the great Murrow biographer A. M. Sperber—for his memoir Reporter.

Reception at 6 pm, followed by award ceremony and comments by Hersh.

At Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus

60th Street and Columbus Avenue

Lowenstein Hall, 12th floor lounge

All warmly welcome!

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The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

January 4, 2019
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Do you - or a reporter you know - have a great idea for an investigative or enterprise story on an important business or financial topic, but few resources to get it done?

The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism provides experienced journalists with grants of up to $15,000 to produce ambitious investigative or enterprise stories on critical issues related to the U.S. economy and business.

Grants up to $15K for Investigative & Enterprise Business Reporting  — Apply by 06/28/2019 

Applications are now open for the Summer 2019 McGraw Fellowships for Business Journalism, an initiative of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. The Fellowships, awarded twice a year, provide experienced journalists with the funds and editorial support needed to produce a high-impact story on a critical issue related to the U.S. economy, business or finance. The deadline for Summer 2019 applications will be June 28, 2019.

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