Tag: Aronson Award

Congrats to Film & Media Student Joseph Gallagher

Hunter College honored Joseph Gallagher with its Aronson Award for Social Justice for his reporting in The Hunts Point Express, in a ceremony on May 3 that also included awards to a group of outstanding professional journalists for far-reaching investigative reporting and commentary.

The judges praised Gallagher’s investigative reporting of federal stimulus money, which disclosed that the government’s claim that it was providing new funds to an economically-depressed neighborhood were false, and that instead, the money was just a re-branding of funds long provided to housing, health and educational organizations.
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Aronson Awards

Sexual Politics, Immigration Limbo,
Sinking Island Nations,
Racist Vigilantes +
“Cartooning with a Conscience”

James Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism 20th Anniversary

6 p.m., Monday, May 3
Faculty Dining Room
Eighth Floor Hunter West

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Each year when the Film & Media Department honors professional journalists with the Aronson Award for social justice journalism, it also honors two students. This year’s Aronson student award winners are Prakirti Nangia, class of 2010, and Sarah Grieb, class of 2009, Read More