Month: November 2019

Celebrating the life of Peter Parisi

Peter Parisi Photo

Please join us in celebrating the life of Peter Parisi (1941-2019).

Tues, Nov. 26 | 6:30PM  | RSVP
Lang Hall (HN 424)
Followed by reception at Blackbox (HN 543)

A faculty member in Film and Media at Hunter College for many years, Peter passed away on July 5, 2019.

Peter lived a full life and was known in many ways as a father, a grandfather, a friend, a professor, a journalist, and a lover of animals, music and literature.

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News literacy expert visits Hunter College

News Literacy Expert Screenshot

Students in Professor Sissel McCarthy’s MEDIA 211 class learned all about bias, fairness, and balance in the news media from one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on news literacy.

Professor Howard Schneider has been on a crusade to teach students how to think more critically about the news they’re consuming since he founded the Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University in 2006. He began his guest lecture at Hunter by asking how many people thought the news media was biased.  Nearly all 100 students in the lecture hall raised their hand, which Schneider expected.

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