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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 1:05pm
Kent State students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) were recognized for their excellent results and efforts in practicing the business of media and communication at the annual College Media Business and Advertising Managers (CMBAM) convention in March. Ke...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:33am
Social media continues to shape the way people and brands communicate with each other while presenting hidden challenges and opportunities for both. The 11th Annual YouToo Social Media Conference will bring two of the nation’s top communicators, Lee Odden and Shonali Burke, ABC,...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 4:29pm
When the fake news story “Pizzagate” surfaced in fall 2016, Comet Ping Pong, the Washington, D.C. pizzeria at the center of the storm, faced financial consequences. The debunked theory that claimed high-ranking Democratic officials were running a child sex ring at the establishme...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
Kent State students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) earned top regional honors in sports photography and in-depth reporting, along with eight honorable mentions, in the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional Mark of Excellence competition.  
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 4:20pm
The growing use of social media in society is leading to a reshaping of internal communication strategy for businesses. Kent State Associate Professor Michele Ewing and a team of researchers recently explored the role of social media in creating an engaged workplace. The team’s r...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:36am
GONE. Expressions of Incarceration in America is a free community event presented by the Kent State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) on Thursday, March 8.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:27am
The Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Media Law Center for Ethics and Access will host the fourth annual Media at the Movies on Tuesday, March 6. Join us for a viewing of “Nightcrawler”, followed by a discussion of media ethics. The event will take pl...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:07am
Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, will honor Peter Bhatia, editor of the Detroit Free Press, with the 2018 Robert G. McGruder Distinguished Award for his accomplishments in media diversity.
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 1:09pm
The Super Bowl – a grand stage for advertisers and football players alike – will showcase the work of Kent State digital media production students and alumni, this Sunday, Feb. 4, through a regional Kent State commercial.   This year’s commercial, which will air in the Clevelan...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:10pm
Kent State University advertising student Michael Weber balances a 4.0 GPA with a thriving passion for music – a passion that recently propelled him to win first place on MTV’s talent show, “Amazingness.”