Columbia Journalism School
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    M.A. Thesis Published in The New Yorker

    M.A. Politics #cjs15 Ben Taub's thesis on teens who join ISIS was published as the lead story in the June 1 issue of The New Yorker. Here, he writes about the genesis of his reporting interests and his J-school experience. Read more

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    Summer Investigative Reporting Course

    Designed by Columbia’s Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism, this three-week institute is for reporters, editors and producers seeking a comprehensive approach to conceiving, researching and writing investigative stories. Read more

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    #cjs15 Graduation

    A recording of the Graduation Ceremony on May 20 is available. NPR's Nina Totenberg addressed the audience and received the Columbia Journalism Award, the school's highest honor. Read more

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    Student Selects

    #cjs15 students have selected a Top 11 List of what they believe to be the most provocative experiments in the news media right now in Columbia Journalism Review. Read more

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    Nail Salon Industry Investigation

    Following 14-months of reporting, The New York Times published #cjs08 Sarah Maslin Nir's investigation of corrupt nail salons. Here, she talks about how the story began and the response to the published reports. Read more

Columbia Journalism School turns students into high-impact journalists.

Our Master of Science students develop fundamental reporting and writing skills and professional ethics—in addition to the digital fluency that 21st-century journalism demands.

Master of Arts students dig deeper. By combining three or more years of professional journalism experience with a concentration of their choosing—such as science, health and the environment, business, politics, or arts & culture—our students become stronger reporters, editors, and producers, able clearly to convey subject-area expertise. 

Our Ph.D. program connects the field of communications with an academic study of the humanities to enhance the understanding of media.

Why Columbia Journalism School?

·       Go digital. Our cutting-edge, revamped program reflects the profound changes in the profession. We teach our students to be 21st-century journalists.

·       Learn from the best. Our faculty members, all distinguished journalists, teach and mentor our students at the only journalism school in the Ivy League.

·       Make New York City your beat. We live and work in the media capital of the world. What better place to uncover, analyze, and explain the important stories of our time?

·       Accelerate your career. In one school year, you’ll develop skills that take years to build in the field—and that will put you at the head of the pack.

·       Be in demand. Our alumni are some of the most respected journalists in the world, and our grads have excellent job prospects.

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