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Washington Experience course offers deep dive, live look into political communications

October 17, 2017, 10:37 AM
Students in Associate Professor Daniel Kreiss’ "MEJO 490: Washington Experience" course are headed north for their second trip to Washington, D.C.

Two MJ-school alumnae earn Distinguished Young Alumni Awards

October 16, 2017, 4:55 PM
Brooke Baldwin '01 and Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.), two graduates of the UNC School of Media and Journalism, have earned Distinguished Young Alumni Awards from the General Alumni Association. The GAA Board of Directors announced the awards Friday, Oct. 13, following their annual fall meeting.

Alumna, former Park Fellow Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.) named 2017 MacArthur Fellow

October 11, 2017, 2:29 PM
Former Park Fellow Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.) received a MacArthur Fellowship for her work chronicling the persistence of racial segregation in American society, particularly in education, and reshaping national conversations around education reform.

'Carolina Connection' wins RTDNA Student Edward R. Murrow Award

October 10, 2017, 4:55 PM
Just shy of a year after its coverage of 2016 Election Day, the UNC School of Media and Journalism's "Carolina Connection" radio news team is being honored with a Student Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Audio Newscast.

MJ-school's 'Cuba's New Wave' takes 1st place in 2017 Online Journalism Awards

October 9, 2017, 3:32 PM
For the third-straight year, the UNC School of Media and Journalism has made its name at the Online Journalism Awards. This time, it's "Cuba's New Wave" taking first place.

Featured research: Crisis communication with Lucinda Austin

October 5, 2017, 11:55 AM
In any health crisis, communication is key, and today’s social media give public officials, health care providers and NGOs powerful weapons to use in battling a wide variety of threats.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Claudia Howard '03

October 3, 2017, 3:13 PM
Check out Dean Susan King's Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episode with The Weather Company global brand manager and MJ-school alumna Claudia Howard '03.

Research Publication Roundup: October 2017

October 1, 2017, 4:20 PM
A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC School of Media and Journalism creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.

MJ-school alumni W. Horace Carter '43, Karen Parker '65 among those being honored at UNC 'Noteworthy Firsts' scholarship reception

September 26, 2017, 1:48 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism alumni W. Horace Carter '43 and Karen Parker '65 are among those being honored at the UNC "Noteworthy Firsts" scholarship reception on Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Blue Zone of Kenan Stadium.

New MJ-school Lookout Fellows Program removes financial barriers to student internship opportunities

September 25, 2017, 10:31 AM
Through the Lookout Foundation, the Burrows family has committed $200,000 over the next four years to support The Lookout Fellows Program. The program supports undergraduate students with funding for summer internships.