Save the Date: For a Talk, Q&A, and Book Signing by Eyal Press Nov. 16

Drone pilots who carry out targeted assassinations. Undocumented immigrants who man the “kill floors” of industrial slaughterhouses. Guards who patrol the wards of the United States’ most violent and abusive prisons. Dirty Work offers a paradigm-shifting view of the moral landscape of contemporary America through the stories of people who perform society’s most ethically troubling jobs. Continue reading

Documentary Film Study Abroad in Costa Rica Next Summer 2022

Interested in mixing study abroad with documentary film making? Read about Actuality Abroad’s opportunity for Summer 2022:

Actuality Abroad’s Documentary Outreach is a four-week immersive workshop where aspiring filmmakers learn and practice the art of documentary storytelling. In 2022, we are headed to Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, to partner with ATEC – a grassroots changemaker working for local environmental and cultural preservation in order to tell stories that matter.

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Join DMJ Students & Alumni on the LinkedIn Group!

The DMJ Department encourages students to join the SUNY New Paltz Digital Media and Journalism Students and Alumni group on LinkedIn, found here:

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It’s where the department posts job openings (some of them for current undergraduates) and other opportunities and shares news about all the great things DMJ alumni are doing out in “the real world.” The group is a great place to seek out professional connections and mentors from among our accomplished grads.                

The Maya Gold Foundation Seeking Video Production Volunteers for Dec. 9 Event

The Maya Gold Foundation is planning a Community Event for December 9 and is looking for students to film and produce an edited video. The event is taking place at the Denizen Theatre, and will be an opportunity for two or three students to gain experience on a project. A small stipend is offered if needed. For information contact Matthew Swerdloff

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LAST CALL FOR FALL 2021 INTERNSHIP REGISTRATION — Must be approved & Registered by Aug. 29

For students who have already applied for an have been approved to be ELIGIBLE to intern, this is the LAST CALL to secure an internship placement for FALL 2021. The registration period ends on Sunday, Aug. 29, which means you must have a placement and be registered by end of day this FRIDAY to get credits for an internship through the DMJ or Communication Department.

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September 5 Scholarship Deadline For Fall Internships with Legislative Gazette; Zoom Meeting Slated Friday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m.

The Legislative Gazette is looking for intern reporters, photographers, video news producers, and media managers for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semester. Several scholarships are available — for students to travel, for underrepresented students, and for those who can enroll full-time in the internship (12 credits) and the deadline is September 5. **An Information Session via Zoom will be held Friday, August 27 at 10 a.m. Plan to attend! Email Prof. James Gormley at: for the Zoom link. Continue reading