This course is at capacity and is now closed for applications.
Hone the critical skills that New York Times editors use to assess staff work for clarity, precision and accuracy in order to ensure the quality and impact of any piece.
2020欧洲杯网址APPIn this course, students will learn how an editor approaches a submitted piece, going beyond sentence-level error and looking at the big picture around fairness, accuracy, style and organization. Understanding the legal, cultural and organizational implications of an editor’s job, students will get a behind-the-scenes look at this sometimes hectic and often exhilarating career. Simultaneously, students will grow their own technical editing skills and return home a better, more nuanced editor.
2020欧洲杯网址APPUsing The New York Times as their case study, students will meet and study under the people who ensure that the integrity of the newspaper remains intact and who decide what is newsworthy and what is simply information. Students will also be introduced to the legal and ethical concerns facing editors in a 24-hour news cycle world – one which requires quick decision-making around high stakes challenges.
2020欧洲杯网址APPSummer Academy enables students to dive deep into a course of study, sharpening skills for their academic and professional futures. Each course is carefully designed to suit student interests and encourage intellectual curiosity.
Tech Fee: $75
Tuition & Financial Aid Details
Please note: All information is subject to change at the discretion of The School of The New York Times.
2020欧洲杯网址APPStudents will learn how to assess an article as well as how to question and coach its authors in order to get the best piece possible.
Students will connect with professionals, meeting with the people who oversee the development and publication of accurate and newsworthy content.
Students will edit at least one piece into a well-reported, well-written and fact-checked article in the style of The New York Times.
Possible virtual site visits include: The New York Times Lively Morgue (Online Archive), virtual tours of world-class museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and tours of culturally significant New York neighborhoods such as Jackson Heights and Chelsea.
Possible guest speakers include: John Darnton (Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; former Editor, The New York Times), Suzanne MacNeille (36 Hours Editor, The New York Times), Kerri MacDonald (former Social Media Photo Editor, The New York Times; Creative Producer, Instagram), Kate Taylor (Education Reporter, The New York Times) and Frank LoMonte (Executive Director, Student Law Press Center).
Term dates and course availability depend heavily on instructors’ schedules.Full Schedule
July 20 – July 31
2020欧洲杯网址APPRising 11-12, Graduating SeniorsTerm Closed