Posts in category "New York"

@MayorEmanuel in Chicago, now in New York @ElBloombito Twitter parody

@MayorEmanuel in Chicago, now in New York @ElBloombito Twitter parody
Chicagoans are familiar with @MayorEmanuel, the parody Twitter feed created by my former Columbia College Chicago colleague Dan Sinker during the election campaign of our now Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Now a New York woman has created a Twitter account to make fun of how New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg speaks Spanish. In a... Read more »

Mayor Bloomberg warned about Hurricane Irene in Spanish

Mayor Bloomberg warned about Hurricane Irene in Spanish
As a newcomer to New York City it was interesting for me to observe the city’s response to Hurricane Irene. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg had multiple press conferences before, during and after the storm and was very accessible to the media. One thing that impressed me was that he also made brief statements to the... Read more »

Facing Hurricane Irene

Facing Hurricane Irene
I went out for one more walk Saturday evening before Hurricane Irene hit Manhattan. I’m just getting to know my new neighborhood Morningside Heights (where I’m a visiting professor at Columbia University in the Graduate School of Journalism this fall). Walking was the only way around since the subways and buses were shut down at... Read more »
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I arrived in New York in time for Hurricane Irene

I arrived in New York in time for Hurricane Irene
I landed in New York on Thursday but I never expected to be welcomed by a hurricane. I will be here through the fall as a visiting professor in the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. (I will be back in Chicago and teaching journalism again at Columbia College Chicago in January.) Instead of... Read more »