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THE CITY Wins New York Press Club Awards for Business and Crime Reporting
May 17, 2022
The nonprofit newsroom wins for its coverage of the city’s economic recovery and NYPD’s misconduct procedures.
THE CITY’s Editor in Chief, Richard Kim, Featured in City & State New York’s Power of Diversity: Asian 100
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THE CITY Nominated for 2022 Media Award by the James Beard Foundation
April 27, 2022
The nonprofit newsroom is nominated for its’ coverage of food delivery workers during the pandemic
THE CITY’s Investigative Reporter Wins Izzy Award for Groundbreaking Coverage on Lead Contamination in Public Housing
April 26, 2022
Greg Smith’s winning report “The Toll of NYCHA’s Lead Lies: A Brooklyn Girl Poisoned as Officials Covered Up Danger,” tells the story of one resident impacted by false reports about lead contamination in her complex
THE CITY wins April Sidney for Prescient Story About the Historic and Winning Amazon Union Drive in Staten Island
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THE CITY Named Finalists in Deadline Club’s Annual Journalism Competition
April 8, 2022
The nonprofit newsroom placed in categories for Best Feature Photo, Best Digital Innovation and the Les Payne Award for Coverage on Communities of Color
THE CITY Awarded Merit Prize for Breaking News by the Silurians Press Club and Izzy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Independent Media
April 8, 2022
The nonprofit newsroom’s coverage of former governor Andrew Cuomo’s resignation and investigation into lead paint contamination in public housing earns THE CITY top honors
THE CITY Releases 2021 Annual Report On Third Anniversary
April 4, 2022
Groundbreaking reporting leads to passage of bills securing better working conditions for immigrant delivery workers; innovative interactive guide helps voters during unprecedented election cycle; and service journalism connects readers to local resources
THE CITY Teams With Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism on Tow Foundation-Funded Criminal Justice Reporting Initiative
March 24, 2022
Funded by The Tow Foundation, the Criminal Justice Reporting Initiative will kick off in June with a two-day, in-person workshop for mid-career journalists on how to dig into police cover-ups. It will be followed in the fall with a 14-week course for Newmark J-School students, in collaboration with the nonprofit news site THE CITY, aimed at producing youth-focused criminal justice journalism.
THE CITY Hosts Community Conversation on Rent Crisis in New York
March 21, 2022
The latest Open Newsroom delved into readers’ questions and concerns about affording rent and the Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Richard Kim Joins New York News Start-Up “THE CITY” As Editor In Chief
Jan. 4, 2022
THE CITY, an independent, nonprofit newsroom dedicated to serving the people of New York, is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Kim as editor in chief.
THE CITY to Host Conversation on Future of Policing and Police Reform in NYC
Nov. 8, 2021
The panel discussion is the first in a series of talks about the future of New York City in a “post-pandemic” world
THE CITY Wins Three EPPY Awards from Editor & Publisher
Nov. 1, 2021
The nonprofit newsroom also named finalists in five categories
THE CITY Wins Edward R. Murrow Award for Feature Reporting
Oct. 27, 2021
The nonprofit newsroom’s coverage of delivery workers earns them honor from the Radio Television Digital News Association.
THE CITY Wins the Knight Award for Public Service and Excellence in News Award During the 2021 Online Journalism Awards
Oct. 15, 2021
THE CITY’s MISSING THEM memorial project and Civic Newsroom newsletter won top honors from the Online News Association.
THE CITY Wins Inaugural Nonprofit News Breaking Barriers Award
Oct. 13, 2021
The nonprofit newsroom was also named finalists for Startup of the Year, Community Champion Award and Insight Award for Explanatory Journalism.
Award-Winning New York News Start-up THE CITY Seeks Editor in Chief
Oct. 5, 2021
The nonprofit newsroom dedicated to serving the people of New York, has launched a search for an experienced, innovative and visionary editor in chief to help lead the acclaimed local news site as it embarks on its next phase of its growth.
The Markup And THE CITY Collaborate On New Report Exposing Racial Disparities In Nyc Public Schools’ Admissions Screening Process
May 26, 2021
New numbers show how many students are locked out by the system.
THE CITY, Columbia Journalism Investigations and Type Investigations Collaborate on Groundbreaking Investigation Uncovering Experimental COVID-19 Treatments on Dozens of Veterans
Feb. 26, 2021
A New York State-run veterans nursing home in St. Albans, Queens, administered a cocktail of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, despite safety warnings and doubts about efficacy.