New York Universitys Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute is offering a package of cutting-edge national political stories from the world of young voters to newspapers, magazines, and web publications via the institutes feature syndicate, NYU Livewire.
The stories, produced by students at the institute and edited by their working-journalist professors, will be available on Oct. 28 at the following: http://journalism.nyu.edu/pubzone/livewire. The package includes art and multimedia. Publications may carry Livewire stories at no cost, as long as the writers bylines appear.
The next generation of journalists looks at political journalism in an entirely different way, said Mary DAmbrosio, NYU Livewire director and the journalism institutes editor at large. These students are far less interested in chasing the pack, and far more critical-not only of candidates, but also of our political system.
Livewire reporters have been following college-aged voters as they choose the most advantageous state in which to cast their ballotstheir hometown, where they have a temporary residence, or where their university is located. These reporters have explored under-the-radar issues, such as efforts to register homeless voters, a controversy over whether to raise the 18-year-old drinking age, and a campaign to create a national voter ID. And they take on a global issue neither candidate has discussed with any regularity: immigration policy.
Livewire, established in 2004, distributes biw
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