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THE CITY Launches “How’s New York City Doing?” Pandemic Recovery Tracker

June 16, 2022

New tool tracks unemployment, subway ridership, return to office and more

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THE CITY Expands with Multiple New Hires and Promotions in Editorial and Development

June 1, 2022

The nonprofit newsroom also acquires FAQ NYC Podcast as part of its growth strategy

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THE CITY Launches “Have I Been Redistricted?” Interactive. Readers Can Search How Political Boundaries Shifted In Their Communities

May 23, 2022

Redistricting lookup and maps are the latest in a series of tools created by the nonprofit newsroom to provide New Yorkers with useable resources and guides.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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THE CITY Wins Three EPPY Awards from Editor & Publisher

Nov. 1, 2021

The nonprofit newsroom also named finalists in five categories

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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