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UNC 'Bridge Builders' scholarships honor former Walter Spearman Professor Chuck Stone, alumna Nikole Hannah-Jones '03 (MA)

February 5, 2018, 10:11 AM
A new University-wide need-based scholarship program called “The Bridge Builders” will name scholarships after UNC School of Media and Journalism former Walter Spearman Professor Chuck Stone and master's alumna Nikole-Hannah Jones '03 (M.A.).

Five trailblazers to be inducted into NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame in 2018

February 1, 2018, 4:13 PM
The NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame will honor five outstanding leaders during a gala dinner and ceremony on Friday, April 13, at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill.

Alumnae accolades, recognition pile up like snowdrifts on a Carolina quad

January 24, 2018, 4:06 PM
This week, foot-high winter snowfall behind us, we here at the UNC School of Media and Journalism are basking in the warm glow of good news about the soaring career trajectories and heartwarming accolades recently received by some of our esteemed graduates.

Student-produced series about North Carolina State Parks to air on UNC-TV

January 5, 2018, 3:32 PM
Three student-produced reports on North Carolina State Parks will appear on North Carolina Public Television in the month of January.

Research Publication Roundup: January 2018

January 1, 2018, 9:49 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.

‘The best job in the world:’ Draggan Mihailovich ’83, longtime ‘60 Minutes’ producer

December 22, 2017, 4:00 PM
For close to two decades now as a producer for CBS’ “60 Minutes,” 11-time Emmy award-winning Draggan Mihailovich ’83 has been tracking down and telling stories for a living.

Research Conversations with Academic Dean Francesca Dillman Carpentier

December 22, 2017, 12:05 PM
Check out UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Daniel Riffe's latest Research Conversations podcast episode with Academic Dean Francesca Dillman Carpentier.

Disgraced journalist Charlie Rose’s Hall of Fame biography to include harassment consequences

December 21, 2017, 4:12 PM
After deliberation in the wake of disclosures of sexual misconduct by journalist Charlie Rose, a committee of faculty, staff and North Carolina media and journalism industry leaders decided to amend Rose’s NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame biography to include the professional consequences of the widely-reported behavior.

Selfie-powered skin cancer awareness

December 21, 2017, 3:18 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Seth Noar led a team of researchers who analyzed the increase in skin cancer awareness generated by a single viral Facebook post. 

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Parth Shah '15

December 14, 2017, 12:44 PM
Listen in to the Start Here / Never Stop Podcast with MJ-school Dean Susan King and alumnus Parth Shah '15, current producer at NPR's podcast and radio show Hidden Brain and a former NPR Kroc Fellow.