Journalism Lawrence Herbert School of Communication The National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University®

Reporters and Experts Gather at Hofstra to Discuss Poverty Issues

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

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:








About the author

Neena Samuel

Hofstra in the News

More In The News
Hofviews - See More Photos

Hofstra Weather

° F
Heat Index ° F / Wind Chill ° F
Humidity %
Wind mph / Direction °
Rain in
See More from the Project WX Weather Stations

Recent Faculty News