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NYU Local

NYU Local is a news blog run by New York University students. Founded in 2008 to cover discussion and NYU news, receives on average, 200,000 unique visitors each month. NYU Local publishes 10 posts a day Monday through Friday. The blog is run by NYU undergraduates and is editorially independent from New York University. In 2008 NYU Local was profiled by PBS.[1]


NYU Local was founded by Cody Brown and Lily Quateman in 2008.[2]

NYU Local made news in 2009 when it embedded a live blogger into the Take Back NYU! Student Protest.[3] The protest coverage, which spanned for 3 days received links from prominent news websites.[4][5]Gawker cited NYU Local as the, "Definitive Food Court Occupatory Journalism source."[6] New York Magazine, said NYU Local has done, "an excellent (and really, grueling) job of covering the student protest circus over at NYU.".[5]


  1. ^ "NYU Local Blog Connects a School with No Campus". PBS. 2008-10-05. 
  2. ^ "Student Journalist Spotlight: Cody Brown, NYU Local". College Media Matters. 2008-12-06. 
  3. ^ "Exclusive: NYU Students Barricade Doors, Occupy Kimmel". NYU Local. 2009-02-19. 
  4. ^ Moynihan, Colin (2009-02-19). "Live on the Web, the N.Y.U. Occupation". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-20. 
  5. ^ a b "NYU Protest Still Trying to Maintain". New York Magazine. 
  6. ^ "NYU Food Court Revolution Crushed". Gawker. 2009-02-20. 

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  • NYU Local
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