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Contagion Coverage 2020 Launches With Hunter Student Reporting

As Hunter College journalism students urgently turn their attention to documenting the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Journalism Program has launched a “Contagion Coverage 2020” page to showcase their work. Co-editing the page will be Rich Mendez and Kalli Siringas, Hunter Journalism students and interns in the Journalism Program. Find out more and check out the many stories already posted.
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Latest Update on Hunter Online Learning

Read an important message from Journalism Program Director Sissel McCarthy with the latest update on Hunter online learning. Prof. McCarthy talks about the start of distance classes today, staying safe while reporting and how this crisis is also an opportunity for journalism, plus other notes for moving forward with your course work.
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Update on Hunter Move to Online Learning

Hunter college will move to distance learning on March 19 through the remainder of the spring term. Journalism Program Director Sissel McCarthy and journalism faculty member Adam Glenn offers updates on how the program will adapt to the new approach.

Celebrity Makeup Artist Comes to Hunter

A makeup artist who works with celebrity journalists and the stars visited Studio News Production class last week to teach journalism students how to apply high definition makeup as their first Hunter News Now newscast approaches. Get his top tips, plus a discount.

EVENT CANCELLED: PBS NewsHour Reporter To Share China Insights with Hunter Community

Join Pulitzer Center grantee and PBS NewsHour special correspondent Nick Schifrin and Hunter College Distinguished Lecturer Sissel McCarthy on March 30 at the Roosevelt House for a conversation about the social, economic and political forces behind China's rise in power. The event, which will begin at 6 pm and be followed by a reception from 7-8 pm, is open to Hunter College students. Get the details and RSVP here.