Thank you all for a wonderful semester.  I want to remind you (if you haven’t yet) to finish revising your fine OpEds.  Once you do so, I will be posting final grades on our site (on the gradebook link).  Final Grades will be posted on CUNY First by Friday, May 27.

I want to leave you with an important story about the death of the heroic Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Akleh represented the best of what great journalists attempt to do (speak truth to power).  Her story also, yet again, reminds us of the dangers inherent in reporting “hard facts” and real news.

For a good laugh (in the midst of so much sadness in the world), please also view this clip from the classic film (“Network”) — which Enson astutely commented on.

Have a wonderful summer break. 

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