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UNC at 68th annual ICA conference in Prague

May 21, 2018, 12:53 AM
Eight graduate students and 10 faculty members will represent the UNC School of Media and Journalism May 24-28, 2018, at the 68th annual conference of the International Communication Association in Prague.

After graduation: where five MJ-school public relations grads have made their mark

May 18, 2018, 3:04 PM
Saturday's commencement ceremony had us thinking about the far-flung places where MJ-school graduates land after leaving the nest. We checked in on the career paths of five Carolina public relations graduates to the edge of North and South Korea; the center of the Republican National Committee; the intersection of North and South America for a global networking corporation; the doorstep of our colleagues at the University of South Carolina; and center stage at Saturday Night Live at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Five MJ-school students land prestigious Dow Jones News Fund internships through national competition

May 17, 2018, 3:29 PM
Five UNC School of Media and Journalism students are among 82 that were selected for paid Down Jones News Fund (DJNF) internships in Summer 2018.

‘Recoding the Boys’ Club: Women vs. the Political Tech Ceiling:’ Carolina undergraduates’ world-class research project sets a new bar

May 16, 2018, 12:59 PM
On a muggy May 10 afternoon in a well-outfitted Google DC auditorium high above Massachusetts Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., 12 Tar Heels broke new ground when they presented “Recoding the Boys’ Club: Women vs. the Political Tech Ceiling,” the first-ever in-depth look at women’s experiences working in political technology at the presidential campaign level.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Lindsay Shookus '02

May 16, 2018, 10:46 AM
Listen in to the Start Here / Never Stop Podcast with MJ-school Dean Susan King and alumna Lindsay Shookus '02, Emmy Award winner and long-time television producer at Saturday Night Live.

Bloomberg-UNC-Berkeley Diversity Program introduces diverse students to business journalism

May 14, 2018, 1:58 PM
The 2018 Bloomberg-UNC-Berkeley Diversity Program begins Monday, May 14, with 11 university students competitively selected from across the country arriving at the UNC School of Media and Journalism.

Sink or swim: Valerie Fields pushes students to be their best

May 11, 2018, 9:49 AM
For public relations students, taking a class with Teaching Associate Professor Valerie “VK” Fields is a rite of passage.

Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards 2018

May 9, 2018, 12:58 AM
Each year, the UNC School of Media and Journalism recognizes faculty and staff members for their commitment to excellence and their contributions to the school.

MJ-school announces new graduate program degree names

May 8, 2018, 11:30 AM
The university recently approved the School of Media and Journalism’s request to rename its four graduate programs, effective Fall 2018.

Research Conversations with Associate Professor Suman Lee

May 3, 2018, 2:45 PM
Check out UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Daniel Riffe's latest Research Conversations podcast episode with Associate Professor Suman Lee.