Posts Tagged ‘Michael Cohen’

Quiz, etc.

May 9th, 2010 by Jack

I’ve finished composing your research quiz, which is now set for Tuesday morning.  You’ll have an hour to answer 15 questions and one bonus.  Again, it’s “open blog,” so make sure you know your way around these parts ahead of time.  And please be sure to come to class.  As is the case with the news quizzes, you’re either there or you aren’t.  No makeups allowed.

So have you heard yet that the New York City News Service has the best web site ever?  OK, OK, a slight exaggeration, but “big ups” to Jere Hester and all the contributors on their great honor this past week. 

Oh, and by the way, it’s great to see Michael Cohen getting love from another faculty blog.

Another byline for Michael

May 1st, 2010 by Jack

Michael Cohen’s report on chatter in some circles about the political future of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie found a home on

Today’s bonus: Tinamarie Vella of the Research Center had a good post this week on polling resources.

Schedule change

April 21st, 2010 by Jack

Due to your court visit Tuesday, the court research lesson originally scheduled for this week has been pushed back to Wednesday, April 28th.  I’m also aware the visit precluded you from attending the Facts on File research clinic, which was unfortunate.

On a brighter note, we have more class bylines to report…

Vishal Persaud had a piece in the Mott Haven Herald about an after-school program at P.S. 18 in the Bronx.

Michael Cohen wrote another story about a Golden Gloves boxer with a side gig in modeling, this time for Urban Latino’s web site.

Today’s bonus: The Library of Congress will be housing Twitter’s entire archive, and users may not have a chance to opt out!

More clips and tips

March 26th, 2010 by Jack

Yesterday, Michael Cohen profiled a Golden Gloves boxer for the Daily News.

And Andrea Swalec continues her productive ways at “The Local” for the New York Times with stories on the Green Apple Café and Kif.

Keep up the good work!

Today’s bonus: Have you checked out for New York City neighborhood news?

Double bonus: If we’re lucky, maybe FOIA requests will be processed faster soon.