Breaking: Our Critics Circle Journalism Mentoring Program Takes A Giant Step Forward With A Daily Summer Course!

  By Harold Goldberg It’s been many years in the making. But yesterday in a spacious, new classroom in the Bronx, the New York Videogame Critics Circle and The DreamYard Project began a daily journalism course for underserved high school students. The DreamYard created this artful, warm temporary space while a larger Bronx game center…

Rockstar Games Pays A Visit To The DreamYard School

By Harold Goldberg Call it Rockstar Day. On Monday, the New York Videogame Critics Circle brought Simon Ramsey, Rockstar Games’ Head of Communications, to mentor at the DreamYard Prep School in the Bronx. (The Circle has a history of mentoring students there.) As many journalists know, Rockstar keeps a very low profile across the board. Yet…

The Insight: A Note On Mentoring

By Harold Goldberg Yesterday, Chris Byrd from the Washington Post and I went up to the DreamYard Project, the Bronx school where the New York Videogame Critics Circle mentors students. Like many of you, Chris and I were still stunned by the results of the election and we weren’t quite sure whether the kids would…