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Paul Bass Talks Local Journalism

This morning – our second to last day of class in Digital Storytelling – we had a class-wide Skype session with Paul Bass, editor and publisher of the… 455 more words

Journalism

Pieces of Belmar: A Film to Inspire Gratitude for the Holidays

Imagine if this holiday season, you didn’t have your home—the place where you string up lights and decorations, pull out the tree ornaments, and enjoy delicious family dinners—to return to. 289 more words

The Lounge

NASA Satellite Photos Compare Before and After Sandy

Thousands still remain without power after Hurricane Sandy blew through the east coast on Monday. NASA’s Earth Observatory released satellite images that compare power usage in the tri-state area before and after the storm. 15 more words

Awesome

Stringer Pushed Through Settlement With Build it Back Contractor Tied to Donor Group

City Comptroller Scott Stringer arranged a $1.8 million settlement with a contractor he savaged in March 2015 for flawed and incomplete work it did for the city’s post-Hurricane Sandy Build it Back program—a contractor that has donated $8,563 to a political action committee that has in turn given $8,000 to Stringer’s campaigns. 942 more words

Scott Stringer

H. Sandy and Climate Change Linked

According to an analysis released Tuesday by the World Meteorological Organization, Superstorm Sandy was one of several “high-impact” global weather events over the last five years whose likelihood was increased by climate change. 28 more words

Climate Change

Innovation in the Newsroom

The 2015 World Editors Forum report entitled ‘Trends in the Newsroom’ details nine trends which are present in modern day newsrooms. The trends mentioned are reflective of the new ways newsrooms are incorporating… 613 more words

MEDIA

Paper on a new way to run forecast models with multiple hurricanes at the same time released online in Weather and Forecasting

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HWRF is NOAA’s primary model for tropical cyclone (tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes) forecast. The distance between places where forecasts are made in the model (the grid resolution) must be small to make accurate forecasts. 172 more words

HFIP-Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project