Faculty News

NewsLiteracyMatters.com screen shot

NewsLiteracyMatters.com Launches

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.
Sissel McCarthy

Director’s Fall 2019 Welcome Letter

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.
Mark Kramer and Adam Glenn

Narrative Journalism Conference Offers Challenges, Insight

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.
Research session for student journalists

Student Reporters Get Pro Research Tips

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.
Adjunct Professor Nicole Lewis, who joins the faculty this fall.

Hunter Prof on NPR

Adjunct journalism faculty member Nicole Lewis appeared on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” last Wednesday to talk about how…