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Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 4:28pm
Two student journalism competitions have named Kent State University students among the best in the nation for 2019-2020.
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 4:17pm
Students in the class Communication in a Global Society worked in teams throughout the Spring 2020 semester to educate audiences about one specific aspect of globalization and ecology: fast fashion. The goal, according to Associate Professor Stephanie Danes Smith, was “to look at...
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 11:27am
While locked down in their apartments or family homes, students in the Kent State course Journalism and Documentary are telling a story that future generations and historians will one day discuss: What was college life like when the coronavirus pandemic changed the world? 
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 11:28am
Junior journalism student Sean Fitzgerald shares what it’s like being a resident student advisor, co-hosting a sports radio show and living on the autism spectrum.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 12:30pm
Kent State Junior Theater Studies Major Kelly Harper is the winner of the $2,500 Activism and Advocacy Scholarship established to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop. Harper’s entry, a script for a play titled “My Dear Aunt Flow” about women’...
Monday, April 20, 2020 - 4:04pm
Journalism students face pursuing a career in an adverse time filled with intense political issues, dangerous environmental concerns and even pandemics. Reporting on these difficult times is necessary, but can come with risks to the journalist’s health and well-being. Kent State...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 3:46pm
Greetings, JMC alumni and friends, from Kent State University “remote” campus! As you can probably guess, as a result of this worldwide coronavirus pandemic, nearly all of us – students, faculty and staff – are carrying on as best we can from our homes or sheltering with friends...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:36pm
In this time of nationwide uncertainty, Kent State Student Media continues to provide top-notch reporting on COVID-19 and its impact on Kent and around the world. KentWired.com has a tab dedicated to Coronavirus updates that houses articles dating back to March 14, 2020. Since th...
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 8:44am
Communication — from the media and from state, local and federal governments — has shaped the way the world has reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. In response, Kent State is offering a new course in fall 2020 that will examine risk communication through the lens of pandemics an...
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 3:59pm
Since October 2019, select public relations students at Kent State University have been working hard to complete a campaign for the 2020 Annual Case Study Bateman Competition client: the United States Census Bureau. The National Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)...

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