Tag Archives: journalism

The Reporter’s Notebook: First Semester Down in J-School

By Zameena Mejia It’s been six months since I wrote about choosing to go to grad school. Last month, I completed the first of three semesters at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism—I’m now cheering on the winding path to the top of the mountain (a figurative one of course, though I’ll actually be walking […]

In Defense of the Pocket Notebook

By Tom Scarcella Pocket notebooks seem to be going the way of the CD — they’re not totally outdated, but they’re becoming quite a rarity in the digital age. We all have them, but how often do we really use them? Nowadays, when we want to jot something down, we go straight for our phones […]

Beyond the Comments Section: A Lesson on Taking a Story into Your Own Hands

By Zameena Mejia How would you feel if you found out you were fired from your job through a Facebook post? I spoke to one person who recently faced this from her summer job before law school and what followed raised a lot of questions. For a few days, the tiny movie theater from my […]

Intern, Reincarnated: Scoring a Job at Your Old Stomping Grounds

by April Castillo Working at Woman’s Day is kind of a deja vu scene for me. The last time I was there, it was the summer of 2013 and I was working in the health department as an American Society of Magazine Editors editorial intern. Now I’m working in the food department while their associate […]