Tag is exactly tri-state area
2020-06-08Using the #PPE hashtag, I discovered this story from the AFYA Foundation about how the Metro Doula Group in New York is creating birthing kits from donated #PPE for regional families.
2020-03-12"After the initial spread of the COVID-19 from its epicenter its Wuhan, China, government officials from around the world are faced with making important decisions that affect the wellbeing of their nation. " This article describes the federal and state government responses to COVID-19 from Brooklyn and was written by a senior journalism student following a beat developed and thought about in terms of the "local" in a journalism course at Pratt Institute that was upended by the pandemic.
2020-05-15The Metro Third: Pratt's Virtual Dispatch from NY, NJ and CT Spring semester of 2020 was my first one teaching at Pratt. HMS chair Arlene Keizer asked me last fall to re-envision a curriculum for Introduction to Journalism. Clearly, no one could have envisioned the novel coronavirus crisis. And this website gives testament to the six students’ initiative, resiliency, creativity and journalistic integrity during what was, for all of them, their final semester senior year.