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Research Publication Roundup: March 2017

Mar. 01, 2017, 1:54 AM
A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC School of Media and Journalism creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.

2016 NCCMA statewide contest results announced

Feb. 27, 2017, 12:27 PM
Congratulations to the winners of the N.C. College Media Association statewide contests in online news, newspaper, yearbook and literary magazine. Winners were announced at the annual NCCMA conference, this year hosted by Elon University.

Chris Wallace to deliver MJ-school's 2017 Roy H. Park Distinguished Lecture

Feb. 20, 2017, 2:01 PM
Chris Wallace, anchor of Fox News Sunday, will give this year’s Roy H. Park Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, April 6, at the UNC School of Media and Journalism. The lecture — America Under President Trump: A View From Washington — will be held in the Carroll Hall auditorium beginning at 5 p.m.

MJ-school senior recognized with scholarship for excellence in editing

Feb. 14, 2017, 12:25 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism student Danny Nett is one of five winners of scholarships from the American Copy Editors Society (ACES). Nett, a senior from Greensboro, will receive a $1,500 scholarship and free registration and travel assistance to attend the ACES national conference in St. Petersburg, Florida, in March.

Ryan Thornburg named Reese News Lab director, Steven King to serve as chief innovation officer

Feb. 09, 2017, 4:29 PM
Associate Professor Ryan Thornburg has assumed the duties of Reese News Lab director at the UNC School of Media and Journalism. Assistant Professor Steven King will take on the role of the lab’s chief innovation officer.

MJ-school’s V-Lab assesses communication needs of GE Hitachi nuclear energy plant

Feb. 07, 2017, 4:29 PM
The MJ-school’s Visual Language Lab partnered with the GE Hitachi nuclear energy plant to work on an eightweek communications assessment of the millennial demographic in order to help market GEH’s PRISM advanced reactor and increase nuclear energy awareness. Students traveled to Wilmington to tour the GEH nuclear power plant. They then followed a loose creative process that allowed their ideas to evolve and solidify into final recommendations that the GEH executives embraced.

Powerhouse MJ-school alumnae Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.), Brooke Baldwin ’01 to deliver 2017 commencement addresses

Feb. 06, 2017, 6:16 PM
Investigative reporter and former Park Fellow Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.) will deliver the MJ-school Spring Commencement address on Saturday, May 13, one day before fellow alumna Brooke Baldwin '01 takes the stage in Kenan Memorial Stadium for all of UNC.

MJ-school students launch ad campaign at Super Bowl Media Week in Houston

Feb. 03, 2017, 11:39 AM
From classroom competitions to Super Bowl Sunday: These MJ-school seniors are living the advertising dream.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Kathryn Walker '16

Jan. 25, 2017, 2:17 PM
Check out Dean Susan King's conversation with recent grad Kathryn Walker '16, now a Presidential Scholar under UNC President Margaret Spellings.

Research Publication Roundup: February 2017

Jan. 25, 2017, 2:07 AM
A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC School of Media and Journalism creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media. Below is a list of recently published or presented scholarship by MJ-school faculty and students.