Gurley Brown

Longtime Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown, 89, has donated $30 million to Stanford’s engineering school and Columbia’s j-school to start an institute to develop new media technology. Here’s a link to the release. Each school will get $12 million and Columbia will get an extra $6 million to build a high-tech newsroom on its New York City campus. Stanford engineering professor Bernd Girod will be the institute’s founding director until Columbia appoints his east coast counterpart.

Bay Area Media News


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