CBS News legend Mike Wallace was the subject of a documentary film screening and panel organized by the Journalism Program on Nov. 6, and featuring filmmaker Avi Belkin and CBS News veteran producer Bob Anderson. Learn what Wallace's legacy is for young journalists today and get advice for students from Anderson. Plus, watch full video of the panel.
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A new course being launched this spring will equip students to report on the growing news beat at the intersection of urban environmental and public health issues. Find out what's at stake and how the new class will equip students to cover it.
Neighborhood News students took a break from the classrooms of Hunter College during midterm week to tour the Midtown offices of the Wall Street Journal. Learn what advice the news organization's editors had for the student journalists.
The Hunter College student news web site, The Envoy, has been relaunched. A team of students revived the publication in early November after a hiatus of a year or more. Find out what topics the site is reporting on.
Spring 2019 internships have now been posted for Spectrum NY1, including for digital, assignment desk, Live At 10, Live At Noon, Mornings on the 1, Noticias, operations, editing, politics and marketing.
Hunter College hosted its annual showcase of award-winning social justice journalism on Oct. 29, with CUNY Chancellor Felix V. Matos Rodriquez headlining the Aronson Awards program. Hunter journalism student Maria Luisa Imbachi was singled out as the 2019 Aronson Undergraduate award winner in part for her work covering issues facing undocumented students. Check out the other winners and get additional highlights from the program.
Students in Professor Sissel McCarthy’s MEDIA 211 class learned all about bias, fairness and balance in the news media from one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on news literacy, during a guest lecture on Oct. 24. Find out what three questions he urged students to ask when consuming news.
The long-time producer for Mike Wallace of "60 Minutes" fame and the director of a newly released documentary about the iconic newsman will take part in a Nov. 6 screening of the film organized by Hunter College's journalism program. Be sure to attend and join a mixer afterwards.
Join a Nov. 7 workshop that teaches how to integrate social media into your journalism. The workshop is being organized by The Society of Professional Journalists and the Facebook Journalism Project, and taught by udience engagement and homepage editor at the New York Daily News. RSVP here.
The Marshall Project is offering a limited number of paid summer internships for student journalists in its offices in New York. Paid internships are available in reporting, data reporting, visual journalism and audience engagement. Find out how to apply by the Nov. 15 deadline.