Unity 2012

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A Night on the Strip

August 8, 2012 at 2:24 pm

Las Vegas may have taken a severe hit during the latest economic downturn, but it’s still known as the brightest city on earth. Kirsti Itameri spent a Friday night roaming the strip — one of her rare ventures outside of the hotel and UNITY Convention — photographing the lights and the people.

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A crowded bus brings passengers from North Las Vegas to the strip 0 commentsThe Road

The Las Vegas Transit System Rolls on With Many Complaints

August 4, 2012 at 5:40 am

For Las Vegas residents, taking the bus is almost never a choice. And with fares set to increase in September, the hassle of taking public transit in such a sprawling city is set to increase as well. Peter Moskowitz reports.

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Keith Woods speaks at a panel discussion announcing more diverse coverage at NPR. 0 commentsThe Road

NPR Plans More Diverse News Coverage

August 3, 2012 at 6:16 pm

NPR listeners can expect to find better coverage of race, ethnicity and culture within the next few years, thanks to a new grant announced by the news organization and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting at the UNITY Journalists Convention Thursday. Althea Chang reports.

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Some of the media companies at the UNITY 2012 Convention sought not only journalists who could write great copy, but also code. 0 commentsThe Road

Code This! New ‘News’ Jobs at Unity

August 3, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Media companies find themselves in search of more than just a multi-platform journalist with great writing skills. They also consider journalists versed in website development, analytics and other technical jobs. Claudia Cruz reports.

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CUNY J-School Joins a New UNITY in Vegas 0 commentsThe Road

CUNY J-School Joins a New UNITY in Vegas

July 31, 2012 at 6:17 pm

At a time when journalism and the media industry are facing massive changes, thousands of minority journalists, including a contingent from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, will convene in Las Vegas this week to discuss diversity issues, network and sharpen their new and old media skills.

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