Columbia Student Journalists on the Front Lines of Gaza Protests

May 7, 2024 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography


Via Vanity Fair

May 6, 2024

They’ve gotten a crash course in breaking news, capturing the Hamilton Hall occupation and the NYPD’s crackdown, while surviving on pizza and operating on little sleep. The students, says one professor, have “become professional journalists reporting on the biggest story right now, not only in the city, but in the nation.”

"Since the beginning of the encampment, Nina Berman, a professor and documentary photographer and filmmaker, had been doing nightly outings with students, training them in the field while also keeping them safe."

Related: Nina Berman Photographs "Columbia's Campus in Crisis: for The New Yorker

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