Speiser Institute for Responsible Media: HCHS Journalism Conference

On Saturday, March 23rd, the fifth biennial Journalism Conference, sponsored by HCHS Alumna Mildred Speiser, (HCHS Class of 1949), was held at HCCS.  An amazing series of speakers and panels comprised of alumni and guests spoke to the HS Journalism Practicum students.  Congratulations to the EICs of our school papers, The Observer, Sophia L and What's What, Ajani S & Odelya B-P for moderating and kudos to faculty advisor Ms. Cusick for organizing this terrific event for our 9th and 10th grade Journalism Practicum students.

The day's agenda included:
AI & Bias in Journalism, Keynote Speaker, Meredith Broussard
Political Reporting in an Election Year, Panel: Nicholas Confessore ('94), Amy Davidson Sorkin('88),Chris Hayes ('97) Aaron Retica ('84)
Opinion Writing & Editing: Romaissaa Benzizoune ('16), Sewell Chan ('94), Aaron Retica ('84)
Feature Articles, Start to Finish: Daniel Zalewski
Newsmaking Decisions- What is Covered and How: Sewell Chan ('94)
Breaking News/Balanced Reporting in Conflict:  Wendy Fisher