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Reporters and Experts Gather at Hofstra to Discuss Poverty Issues

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Hofstra University is hosting a McCormick Foundation/Poynter journalism workshop today and tomorrow, Sept. 26-27, where reporters and experts are discussing the best ways to cover stories about rising poverty in the suburbs.

Full details: Hofstra to Host Journalism Workshop on Suburban Poverty

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Day 1: Pam Fessler of National Public Radio speaks about her work as a poverty reporter.

 

Hofstra's Larry Levy and Newsday's Joye Brown share tips on how to pitch and break stories.
Day 2: Hofstra’s Larry Levy and Newsday‘s Joye Brown share tips on how to pitch and break stories.

Professional reporters and student journalists are live tweeting at #povertySRI.    Check out some of their tweets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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