Hofstra conference highlights suburban poverty reporting

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Pam Fessler of National Public Radio speaks about her work as a poverty reporter.

Poverty has a new home. A report by Washington-based Brookings Institute revealed that poverty in the suburban areas has risen over the last five years and continues to do…

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Hofstra panel tackles coverage of Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Panel members sitting in front of an audience.

Hurricane Sandy was the biggest news story to hit Long Island (literally) all year. Newsmen and women from all mediums came together at Hofstra University to discuss the impact of Sandy on their lives, both as people and as journalists.

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Class act from Hofstra reporter in Hurricane Sandy

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Police patrol as Hurricane Sandy approached Long Island

Kristen Maldonado, a journalism student at Hofstra University, has been covering the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy at Long Island’s Island Park. Maldonado mostly reported via Twitter and Facebook and her on-the-spot reports offer an up-close and personal glimpse of the devastated community.

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