Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2018

Grading Professor

Linda Prout

Subject Concentration

Urban Reporting

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Staying Afloat in a dying Industry

The storied neighborhood of Sheepshead Bay, which sits on the southern tip of Brooklyn, is named after a fish that once inhabited the waters surrounding the town. Like the Sheepshead fish, the community's once booming fishing industry might soon be wiped out due to increasing regulations. Despite complaints from local fishermen, government agencies have taken their stand.



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