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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.

'The soul of the First Amendment:' Cathy Packer retires after 30 years teaching media law

December 8, 2017, 4:00 PM
After 30 years of teaching media law, Cathy Packer will retire at the end of the Fall 2017 semester.

Reese News Lab plays matchmaker for journalists and students

December 5, 2017, 5:50 PM
Story by UNC Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media Communication Manager Madeline Brown

Research Publication Roundup: December 2017

December 1, 2017, 6:54 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.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Rachel McMahan '17 (M.A.)

November 30, 2017, 12:23 PM
Listen in to the Start Here / Never Stop Podcast with MJ-school Dean Susan King and alumna Rachel McMahan '17 (M.A.), the first-ever graduate of the UNC Environment and Science Communication dual-degree program.

Vanity Fair applauds alumna Emily Steel ’06 for groundbreaking investigative work

November 29, 2017, 2:14 PM
Vanity Fair columnist James Wolcott recognized alumna Emily Steel ’06 and her New York Times colleagues Michael Schmidt, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey for their ongoing investigative reporting on systemic sexual misconduct issues.

Recent MJ-school alumna CB Cotton '16 named 2017 Michele Clark Fellow

November 28, 2017, 3:50 PM
CB Cotton, a 2016 graduate of the UNC School of Media and Journalism, has been named the 2017 Michele Clark Fellow by the Radio Television Digital News Foundation — marking the latest in a string of accomplishments for the MJ-school alumna.

Film festival winner Robert Kinlaw ’17 wants nine minutes of your time

November 27, 2017, 5:07 PM
Recent UNC School of Media and Journalism graduate Robert Kinlaw ’17 received an Excellence in Filmmaking Award on Sunday, Nov. 19, at the twelfth annual Carrboro Film Festival.

MJ-school alumnus Allen Mask III '10 recognized as Forbes magazine '30 Under 30' honoree

November 24, 2017, 3:00 PM
Allen Mask ’10, the VP of marketing, intelligence and partnerships at Santa Barbara, California-based smart speaker company Sonos, was recently named to the 2018 edition of Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30” in the marketing and advertising category.