City of Poznań and Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań invite to an open lecture by Richard Hornik, Director of Overseas Partnership Programs for the Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University.
The lecture titled "News Literacy: Training Consumers to Demand High Quality Journalism in the Digital Age" will take place on 31 March 2014, at 1.15 p.m. in room at the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Umultowska St. 89 (Campus in Morasko) in Poznań.
Richard Hornik is Director of Overseas Partnership Programs for the Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University, where he has lectured on journalism since 2007. In the fall of 2012, he was a visiting lecturer at the University of Hong Kong. A journalist and news executive with over 30 years of global experience, he is also an editorial consultant, who has designed and implemented editorial reorganizations at Reuters and the Harvard Business Review. In 2011 he served as the Harvard Business Review's Interim Editor.
In 2001, Mr. Hornik retired from his position as executive editor of AsiaWeek, capping 24 years with the publications of Time Inc. He ran TIME's foreign coverage between 1994-97 and served as its bureau chief in Warsaw, Boston, Beijing and Hong Kong, and as national economics correspondent in Washington, D.C. and Europe business editor in London.
Mr. Hornik co-authored Massacre in Beijing: China's Struggle for Democracy, and has written for Foreign Affairs, Fortune, Smithsonian, and The New York Times. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Overseas Press Club. He has an M.A. in Russian studies from George Washington University and a B.A. in political science from Brown University.