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Q&A with NC Votes coordinator Ryan Thornburg

November 8, 2017, 4:58 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Reese Felts Distinguished Associate Professor Ryan Thornburg is the driving force behind the creation of NC Votes, a web-based project that turns voting data into public insights about voting and elections in North Carolina.

UNC MJ-school launches revamped curriculum in Fall 2017

November 7, 2017, 11:19 AM
Beginning Fall 2017, the UNC School of Media and Journalism will now offer two areas of study — Advertising and Public Relations and Journalism — within its bachelor of arts in media and journalism.

MJ-school students sweep national 'Picturing Freedom' poster design contest on human trafficking

November 2, 2017, 9:49 AM
Posters on the subject of human trafficking designed by UNC School of Media and Journalism seniors Justin Wynn, Mary Catherine Young and Janie Price were recently awarded Grand Prize, First Prize and Honorable Mention respectively in a nationwide competition hosted by ArtWorks for Freedom — a sweeping win encompassing every category available to students.

Research Publication Roundup: November 2017

November 1, 2017, 10:22 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.

Wayne Danielson (1929 - 2017)

November 1, 2017, 1:32 PM
Wayne A. Danielson, former dean of the then UNC School of Journalism, died in his sleep Tuesday, Oct. 31. He was 87.

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

October 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

October 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

October 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

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.