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And Yet Another Field Trip! This One With Prof. Ross Daly to The Committee to Protect Journalists

Prof. Daly and Purchase Journalism Students at the Committee to Protect Journalists in Manhattan

At the height of the Egyptian uprising last year, Purchase journalism students learned Friday, a call came into the offices of the Committee to Protect Journalists. An editor just blocks from Tahrir Square was on the line.

“You have to tell people: They’re killing us! They’re killing us!” he said.

Gypsy Guillén Kaiser, who took the call, shared that chilling story with students visiting the committee’s Manhattan offices.

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) works to bring public pressure on behalf of journalists who have been murdered, kidnapped, imprisoned, or threatened in other ways, said Guillén Kaiser, the committee’s advocacy and communications director.

“By journalists, for journalists and using the tools of journalism,” she said. “We want to use our research not only to raise awareness but to provoke action, to bring about some result.”

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Field Trip to WABC

With Michelle Chatsworth WABC TV Prof. George’s J-1 classof Fall 08 on the set with WABC-TV anchor Michelle Charlesworth. We were on the set and watched an hour of morning news. Afterwards, Michelle and her co-anchor and producer met with students to answer questions and share their career advice.

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