A new online platform dedicated to news literacy is up and running, courtesy of Hunter's Journalism Program Director Sissel McCarthy. She created the site to help journalism students and others develop what she considers a new core competency.
Feature Writing Professor Douglas Alden, a successful journalist, producer and entrepreneur, started as an aimless college student. Find out what got him on track, in this "Professor Profile."
Journalism Program Director Sissel McCarthy attended a news literacy education conference in Washington, D.C., to share Hunter curriculum.
Journalism Director Sissel McCarthy introduces a half-dozen new adjunct faculty who will be teaching fall courses ranging from feature writing to news video reporting. Plus, she shares Hunter journalism events coming up in October and November. Find out more about what's in store this term in her Fall 2019 Welcome Letter.
Journalism’s MEDIA 211, also known as “News Literacy in A Digital Age,” is now the fourth class that Hunter students can use to fulfill the CUNY Common Core English Composition 2 requirement.
New York Times writer Nathaniel Rich visited with Hunter journalism students after a talk about his climate change reporting to an audience of 150 at Roosevelt House April 8.
Hunter journalism students were invited to explore the core of ABC News broadcast operations in late March, as part of a pair of tours organized by Prof. Adam Glenn, a former senior producer at the network.
Prominent journalists at a gathering on the "power of narrative" this past weekend warned that crucial voices and context are missing in the journalism profession, while at the same time offering up recipes for repairing the gap through more diverse hiring, and better reporting, interviewing and storytelling.
The Wall Street Journal hosted a Student Editors’ Summit on March 22 that drew several CUNY students, along with two Hunter College students and a faculty member.
Broadcast journalist Ivette Davila-Richards reviewed the first Hunter News Now show of the semester in class and shared her production expertise with students.
Prof. Pamela Frederick puts her journalism teachings to work, as she purchases a community blog and takes on the online equivalent of being the neighborhood watch.
Hunter College librarian Tony Doyle met with Prof. Sissel McCarthy’s MEDPL 202 Reporting and Writing 2 students on Feb. 28 to take them through all the research tools and resources available to them at their fingertips.
Prof. David Alm put to work the news literacy skills he teaches Hunter journalism students and found the "Beers of Joy" documentary to be something else entirely.
Dear journalism students and faculty — welcome back to Hunter! I hope your 2019 is off to a good start. We have a great lineup of courses and events for you this semester.
Journalism professor Sissel McCarthy made the case that news literacy is a must-have core competency for all students at the CUNY IT Conference at John Jay College last week.
Journalism Prof. Adam Glenn guest lectured Dec. 5 about the journalistic challenges of truth-seeking and verification for the several hundred students of Prof. Robert Stanley’s Media 180 Introduction to Media Studies.
Adjunct journalism faculty member Nicole Lewis appeared on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” last Wednesday to talk about how…
On Sept. 27, several Hunter journalism students and professors David Alm and Pam Frederick attended “Our Fake Reality: Journalism, Legitimacy,…
Nicole Lewis, who joins the Journalism Program faculty as an adjunct professor this fall, was featured in an interview segment…