Senior ProPublica editor Eric Umansky spoke to Hunter news literacy students on Nov. 14 about verifying information, using his own experience investigating an incident involving the New York Police Department on Halloween as a teachable moment. Find out what happened that night and what tools he used to gather details.
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Students in Professor Sissel McCarthy’s news literacy class met Nov. 11 with a panel of NBC News staffers and were given a tour of NBC studios, including the set of Saturday Night Live.
J.D. Biersdorfer, known primarily as a technology writer for the New York Times, as well as a contributor to the Times’ Sunday Book Review section, was the latest in a line of accomplished journalists to visit this semester’s feature writing class. Find out what type of feature story she said entry-level writers are often asked to master.
If you are an aspiring anchor, reporter or producer, seats are still available for this spring's MEDPL 388: Studio News Production (Wednesdays, 10:10 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Learn more about the signing up for the class, which teaches you how to anchor and produce a live newscast for the Hunter community.
CNN's New York operation now has spring 2020 internships available with CNN.com Photo Desk, Network Booking, Social TV, Great Big Story Programming & Social, and CNN Digital Product. Get the details and find out how to apply.
Financial Times' New York newsroom now has a slot for a summer internship, as well as an audience engagement summer intern and a video production summer intern. audience engagement summer intern and a video production summer intern. New York. Deadline is Jan. 10, 2020. Find out qualifications and how to apply.
The Associated Press now has open positions for a Summer 2020 global news general assignment intern in various cities, including New York. Get details and find out how to apply.
Marie Claire’s features department is looking to hire bright, detail-oriented editorial interns for the spring of 2020 (starting early Jan). Get more details and find out how to apply.
Buzzfeed's Emmanuel Felton, the journalism program's new investigative reporting instructor, has traveled a self-described "weird path" en route to his current work. But there have been key themes along the way. Find out what they are and learn about this new faculty member, in our latest Professor Profile.
Making It, And Making It Again: My First 20 Years As A Writer In New York, Almost All Of It Without A Full-Time Job
Journalism instructor David Alm moved to New York City 20 years ago and struggled to succeed as a writer and editor. Ultimately, he built a career he is proud of as a freelancer and teacher. Here's his story about making it as a journalist in New York.