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From Africa to Chapel Hill: International Visitor Leadership Program leads journalists to MJ-school

Oct. 31, 2017, 2:25 PM
Eighteen journalists from 17 African countries are coming to the UNC School of Media and Journalism on Wednesday, Nov. 1, as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program under the auspices of the U.S. State Department.

Research Conversations with Associate Professor Deen Freelon

Oct. 24, 2017, 12:28 PM
Check out UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Daniel Riffe's latest Research Conversations podcast episode with Associate Professor Deen Freelon.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Emily Steel '06

Oct. 23, 2017, 2:30 PM
Check out Dean Susan King's Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episode with The New York Times business reporter and MJ-school alumna Emily Steel '06.

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

Oct. 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

Oct. 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

Oct. 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

Oct. 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

Oct. 09, 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

Oct. 05, 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

Oct. 03, 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.