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Lennon

Society for News Design's 2016 Best of Student Design competition
First place (TIE): Special Sections
Designer: Gentry Sanders '17
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Lessons from a website usability test

Post by Corey Broman-Fulks

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Life From a Blank Canvas

A multimedia project by student Melissa Key: After coming to America from Cuba on a raft in 1995, Amalfi Sanchez faced hard times again in March 2013 when he became homeless after a job opportunity in North Carolina fell through. Despite these struggles, his faith gives him hope to continue to follow his dreams. With help from the community, Amalfi accomplishes some of those dreams.

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Life Reflected

Society for News Design's 2013 Best of Student Design competition
First place: Standalone Multimedia
Designers: Jon Kasbe, Joshua Davis, Spencer Bakalar
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Live It Up

Live It Up is a national magazine that promotes an affordable lifestyle for young, single professionals. Our goal is to be a magazine that inspires conversation and fuels motivation. We are a trend-setting guide for how to live, eat, save and play resourcefully as you embark on your accelerated lifestyle.

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Living Galapagos

With updated stories in 2013, the student-produced website celebrates the natural diversity of the Galápagos Islands while combatting the misconception that they remain an untouched natural paradise.

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Living with Death

A multimedia project by Karla Towle: Many death row inmates who suffer from mental illness are executed, raising the question of the fairness of our justice system. Through the perspective of a family member, Rose Clark tells of her experience with the death penalty, and what it's like to face losing someone you love to capital punishment.

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MATC student view in PBS MediaShift

MATC student David DeFranza talks balancing work and study in a special series called “Back to J-School 2013” featured on PBS MediaShift. He responds to the discussion about how journalism schools should work to address the needs of a changing industry and the new demands of students. The MATC “cannot be a solution for everyone,” he says, but it is certainly a “compelling option” to consider.

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Men's Retirement Magazine

Men's Retirement magazine was produced by students at the UNC School of Media and Journalism to help retired men lead healthy and active lifestyles - filling a void the students noticed in newsstands. Men’s Retirement topics range from nutrition and exercise to relationships and emotional health. This issue helps readers overcome roadblocks to changing their lifestyles (p. 26) and introduces readers to new forms of exercise, such as cycling (p. 40) and yoga (p. 66).

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MJ-school Ambassadors (MJSA)

MJSA was created in 2012 as a student-initiative to help current, future and former journalism students best navigate and succeed through the UNC School of Media and Journalism.

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