Journalism Program News

Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism

Students Invited to Aronson Awards Oct. 29

Hunter journalism students and others are encouraged to come celebrate the winners of the 2019 James Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism, at a ceremony and reception with free food and drink on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 6:30-8:30p at Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work at 2180 Third Ave. at 119th St. The awards, which recognize excellence in written reporting that exposes widespread injustices, underlying causes and possible reforms, will go to an undergraduate student winner, as well as to journalists at Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism (pictured left).
Foreign Correspondents Event 11-4 (1)

Nov. 4 Panel Discusses Threat to Journalism

Join a panel on “The Growing Threat to Journalism Around the World,” on Monday, Nov. 4, at the Roosevelt House, 47 East 65th Street. The program features Sissel McCarthy, director of Hunter College’s journalism program, as well as news executives from CNN, Yahoo News and others.

Hunter Prof Offers Students Insights on Eco-Journalism

More than 400 Hunter College students got a guided tour of the field of environmental reporting from eco-journalism veteran and Hunter lecturer Adam Glenn Oct. 7. Read more about some of the unique challenges facing environmental journalists, and view the presentation and video.
Chelsea Narvaez with her "39 Days" Emmy

2016 Hunter Grad Wins Emmy

Hunter College journalism graduate Chelsea Narvaez has won an Emmy for her work on a CBS News primetime documentary. Find out what major news event led to the award.
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.