Tag: journalism

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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Two WORD Writers Win Awards

Hannah Miet, won a 2009 Murray Kempton Award for Undergraduate Journalism for her piece, “I’m Drinking Red Bull ’Cause I Want Your Body: Diatribe of a Disgruntled New Yorker,” which was published in the Envoy.

Jessica Lawson, CUNY BA, writing for the WORD, won a 2009 Murray Kempton Award for her piece published in the WORD, “Bushwick: Ethnographic Profile of a North Brooklyn Neighborhood.”