Students of Lisa Phillips’ fall 2015 Literature of Journalism class were asked to interview everyday working people about their jobs, and frame the first-person commentaries in the style of Studs Terkel’s book “Working, People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.” Subjects […]

Students of Lisa Phillips’ fall 2015 Literature of Journalism class were asked to interview everyday working people about their jobs, and frame the first-person commentaries in the style of Studs Terkel’s book “Working, People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.” Subjects […]

Democrat Jo Anne Simon handily won her bid for Brooklyn’s State Assembly District 52 Tuesday with 17,293 votes, around 70 percent of the vote, according to The Associated Press.  Liberal Pete Sikora, running on the Working Families Party line, received 5,582 votes, around 22 percent of the vote. The result […]

March 3, 2014 Brooklyn Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz says the state is “ill-equipped” to properly address the opiate addiction crisis in New York. This legislative session, Cymbrowitz, chair of the Assembly Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, is asking for increased funding to the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services […]