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John Jay in the Media is an e-publication of the Office of Marketing and Communications that informs the campus community about the impressive coverage that our faculty, staff, students and alumni frequently receive in the media. The newsletter includes links to highlights of John Jay College’s media coverage.

Please read below stories from the first half of May.

 

 

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WNBC-NY (NBC)  •  05/12/2019

WNBC’s Pat Battle attended and mentioned the fundraising success that was John Jay’s Educating for Justice Gala and featured photos with President Mason, Honoree Tony West, John Jay College Foundation Board of Trustees Chair Jules B. Kroll, Honors Students and more(at 06:45:37).

 

 

 

WCBS-NY (Radio)  •  05/16/2019

City Councilspeaker Corey Johnson announced new criminal justice reform initiatives at John Jay including a proposal to issue day fines, which charge bail based on daily income (at 10:03:02 mark).

 

 

 

NBC New York  •  05/1/2019

Professor of Computer Science and cybersecurity expert Sven Dietrich spoke to the I-Team on News 4 New York at 5:30 about cellphone spying (at the 0:26 mark). 

 

 

 

89.7 WGBH  •  05/2/2019

Sociology Professor David Brotherton spoke about the history of the Latin Kings gang to National Public Radio (at 04:19:43 mark).

 

 

 

Tiempo on ABC7NY  •  05/8/2019

Professor John Gutiérrez of the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies speaks to Joe Torres about the Trump administration’s new restrictions on travel to Cuba. 

 

 

 

WWOR  •  05/10/2019

Assistant Professor Chris Herrmann spoke to Chasing News about a rise in Anti-Semitic crime after an attack on a Hasidic man in Brooklyn (at 23:04:51 mark).

 

 

 

ABC News  •  05/10/2019

Professor Baz Dreisinger, author of Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World, discussed international prison systems (At 1:39 mark).

 

 

 

WCBS Newsradio 880  •  05/12/2019

Professor of Police Studies Eugene O’Donnell, a former NYPD lieutenant, commented on the NYPD’s worsening dispatch times to 911 calls (at 0:43 mark).

 

 

 

CNN  •  05/12/2019

Constitutional Law Professor Gloria Browne-Marshall appeared on CNN Newsroom with Fredricka Whitfield claiming we are approaching a constitutional crisis resulting from President Trump stonewalling congressional oversight (at 14:06:55 mark). 

 

 

 

 

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Times Union  •  05/1/2019

Former Assemblyman and Professor of Public Management Daniel L. Feldman explained how politicians inevitably become more tolerant of differences.

 

 

 

The Baltimore Sun  •  05/2/2019

Professor of Criminal Justice Dennis Jay Kenney spoke to The Baltimore Sun about the three-month inquiry into a police officer’s racist tweet against Muslims.

 

 

 

NY Daily News  •  05/2/2019

Professor Eugene O’Donnell, a former Brooklyn & Queens assistant DA and NYC police officer derided a Legal Aid Society analysis that shows cops who rack up the most overtime tend to get hit with more lawsuits.

 

 

 

Times Union  •  05/3/2019

Former Assemblyman and Professor of Public Management Daniel L. Feldman spoke about whether politicians’ ethical behavior matters to voters.

 

 

 

NJ.com  •  05/5/2019

John Jay alumnae Meghan Sacks and Amy Shlosberg, who both earned their Ph.D.’s at John Jay, launched a podcast on the suitcase killer called “Direct Appeal.”

 

 

 

Sputnik International  •  05/6/2019

Joseph Giacalone, a former NYPD detective sergeant and adjunct professor in the Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration Department, weighed in on a fatal police chase. 

 

 

 

The New York Times  •  05/7/2019

Professor of Public Management Daniel L. Feldman spoke about the iron pipeline of gun sales from the South to the Northeast.

 

 

 

The New York Times  •  05/7/2019

Law and Police Science Professor Walter Signorelli commented on the largest settlement for a fatal police shooting case in history.

 

 

 

The Washington Post  •  05/7/2019

Professor of Police Science and an expert in police use of force Maki Haberfeld reviewed body camera footage and spoke about the police shooting of a black teenager playing with a BB gun.

 

 

 

SFGate  •  05/7/2019

Professor of Police Science and an expert in police use of force Maki Haberfeld, reviewed body camera footage and spoke about the police shooting of a black teenager playing with a BB gun.

 

 

 

The New York Times  •  05/7/2019

Professor of Academic Technology Adam Wandt explained how a local resident’s invention disrupted garage door openers and car key remotes in a small Ohio neighborhood.

 

 

 

American Theatre  •  05/7/2019

Adjunct Professor Christian Lewis criticized the gender politics in the musical "Tootsie."

 

 

 

Women's Health Magazine  •  05/7/2019

Professor of Forensic Psychology Louis Schlesinger spoke about how common hybristophilia (sexual attraction to someone who’s committed an outrageous and extraordinary crime) is among female penitentiary employees.

 

 

 

New York Post  •  05/9/2019

Associate Professor of Fire Science Glenn Corbett attributed the Harlem fire that killed six family members to the poor building design.

 

 

 

Pulse [GH]  •  05/9/2019

Professor of Police Studies Eugene O’Donnell, a former NYPD lieutenant, commented on why, despite the death of Eric Garner, the chokehold persists.

 

 

 

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange  •  05/10/2019

Professor Jeffrey Butts who leads John Jay’s Research and Evaluation Center spoke about the declining crime rates in New York.

 

 

 

The New York Times  •  05/10/2019

Professor of History Simon Baatz authored, “The Girl on the Velvet Swing: Sex, Murder, and Madness at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century” which recasts the famous case as a #MeToo sex assault.

 

 

 

The Chief-Leader  •  05/10/2019

Soon-to-be John Jay graduates Fama Thiam and Boubacar Barry were featured in the Chief for their journey in NYC DOC CEEDS program. 

 

 

 

The Chief-Leader  •  05/10/2019

Professor of Police Studies Eugene O’Donnell, a former NYPD lieutenant, remembered fondly the late Larry Hanley, the feisty international president of the Amalgamated Transit Union.

 

 

 

CNET  •  05/14/2019

Professor of Academic Technology Adam Wandt spoke about San Francisco’s ban on police using facial recognition technology. 

 

 

 

Before It's News  •  05/14/2019

Professor of Criminal Justice and Director of the National Network for Safe Communities David Kennedy spoke about community distrust of the police.

 

 

 

Gothamist  •  05/15/2019

Joseph Giacalone, a former NYPD detective sergeant and professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, spoke to Gothamist about the safety issues caused by ineffective tasers.

 

 

 

New York Times  •  05/15/2019

Professor Elizabeth Jeglic spoke to the NYTimes about Anthony Weiner’s federal probation. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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