CONTENT EXCHANGE

Hawk News Service is a student-led media content service based at the School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University.

Through Hawk News Service, students are able to get experience working with professionals along with published clips and broadcast content to add to their portfolios. NJ News Commons members receive valuable content and a chance to mentor the next generation of media professionals.

All Hawk News Service content is available to all NJ News Commons members for republication with full credit.

To learn more about Hawk News Service and inquire about opportunities outside of the practicum class, email the Center at info@centerforcooperativemedia.org.

AVAILABLE CONTENT FOR REPUBLICATION

Below is a selection of content that is available for republishing by NJ News Commons members — with full attribution and credit.

⭐ All content that is shared or republished in any form must include the following language:

This [photo/video/graphic/audio/etc.] is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement as part of the Hawk News Service. For more information, visit https://hawknewsservice.org.

📸 Paid leave photos

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If any more photo information is required, please email me (Julian Rigg) at riggj2@montclair.edu

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  • Juan, an immigrant from Medellín, Colombian, is seen here in front of a piece of machinery he is fixing. Juan is a formally trained mechanic and works as an electrician at a manufacturing plant owned by the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastics in Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • Two Latin American immigrant women work together to package plastic molds at a factory owned by the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastics. The plant is located in the industrial district of Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • Two Latin American immigrant women work together to package plastic molds at a factory owned by the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastics. The plant is located in the industrial district of Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • Two Latin American immigrant women work together to package plastic molds at a factory owned by the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastics. The plant is located in the industrial district of Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • A woman operates a plastic mold machine at a factory owned by the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastics in Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • Two Latin American immigrant women work together to package plastic molds at a factory owned by the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastics. The plant is located in the industrial district of Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • Two Latin American immigrant women work together to package plastic molds at a factory owned by the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastics. The plant is located in the industrial district of Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • Two Latin American immigrant women work together to package plastic molds at a factory owned by the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastics. The plant is located in the industrial district of Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • The main floor at the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastic’s factory in Paterson, New Jersey; most manufacturing and packaging is done by immigrant workers. An American flag hangs above the machinery and cardboard boxes.

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  • A male factory worker passes under an American Flag at a Paterson-based factory that develops plastic combs and molds. The factory is owned and operated by the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastics.

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  • A male worker moves boxes on the main floor of a Paterson-based factory that develops plastic combs and molds. The factory is owned and operated by the American Comb Corporation and Bennett Plastics. The plant is manned by mostly immigrant workers.

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  • A man repairs a light on a beam behind an American flag that hangs over the factory floor. The factory is based in Paterson, New Jersey, and is manned primarily by immigrant workers.

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  • An unnamed Dominican immigrant works on plastic molds for make-up kits at the factory owned and operated by the American Comb Company and Bennett Plastics in Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • An unnamed Dominican immigrant works on plastic molds for make-up kits at the factory owned and operated by the American Comb Company and Bennett Plastics in Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • An unnamed Dominican immigrant works on plastic molds for make-up kits at the factory owned and operated by the American Comb Company and Bennett Plastics in Paterson, New Jersey.

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  • A Pakistani street vendor that goes by the name “Moon,” has been selling rugs, toys and other wares on the same corner for the past 30 years in Paterson, New Jersey. Moon says he is robbed at gun-point at least once a month. He says that local police do not do anything to help him.

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  • A Pakistani street vendor that goes by the name “Moon,” has been selling rugs, toys and other wares on the same corner for the past 30 years in Paterson, New Jersey. Moon says he is robbed at gun-point at least once a month. He says that local police does not do anything to help him. Moon rents out a vacant parking lot at a bank for $100 a month to sell his goods.

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  • A Pakistani street vendor by the name of Moon hangs his rugs from a fence outside a vacant parking lot which he rents for $100 a month. Moon has been selling his products from the same street corner for over 30 years.

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  • Moon, an immigrant from Pakistan, is a street vendor who has been selling rugs and other wares on the same street corner for over 30 years. He says he is robbed at gun-point at least once a month.

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  • Moon, an immigrant from Pakistan, is a street vendor who has been selling rugs and other wares on the same street corner for over 30 years. He says he is robbed at gun-point at least once a month.

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  • Moon, an immigrant from Lahore, Pakistan, sells rugs, toys and safety vests from a corner in Paterson, New Jersey. He has been selling his goods from the same corner for over 30 years.

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  • A Pakistani street vendor by the name of Moon hangs his rugs from a fence adjacent to the street corner he has been selling from for over 30 years.

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  • Moon, an immigrant from Lahore, Pakistan, has been selling his goods from the same street corner in Paterson, New Jersey for over 30 years. He says he is robbed at gun-point at least once a month.

📸 Eviction moratorium photos

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If any more photo information is required, please email me (Julian Rigg) at riggj2@montclair.edu

More photos will be uploaded prior to Dec. 9th

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  • Caption: A vacant home sits in the suburbs of Newark, New Jersey, becoming property of the city itself.

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  • A vacated home in suburban Newark, New Jersey, which has fallen under management by the city officials.

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  • A vacant home in deteriorating condition sits in the suburbs of Newark, New Jersey. The home has become property of the city, along with the home right next door.

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  • Two vacant homes sit side-by-side in the suburbs of Newark, the most populated city in New Jersey. The two homes have become property of the city.

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  • Two vacant homes sit side-by-side in the suburbs of Newark, the most populated city in New Jersey. The two homes have become property of the city.

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  • An abandoned home that has become property of the city of Paterson in Passaic County, New Jersey. As of 2020, there are estimated to be over 900 properties that are either abandoned or vacant within the city.

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  • An abandoned home sits boarded up on the edge of Paterson, a city of nearly 150,000 residents in Passaic County, New Jersey.

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  • A vacated home in the northern part of Paterson, a city of nearly 150,000 in Passaic County, New Jersey.

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  • A vacated home in the northern part of Paterson, a city of nearly 150,000 in Passaic County, New Jersey.

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About the Center for Cooperative Media: The Center is a primarily grant-funded program of the School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University. Its mission is to grow and strengthen local journalism, and in doing so serve New Jersey residents. The Center is supported with funding from Montclair State University, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Democracy Fund, the New Jersey Local News Lab (a partnership of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Democracy Fund, and Community Foundation of New Jersey), and the Abrams Foundation. For more information, visit CenterforCooperativeMedia.org.