News & Events

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 8:14am
Journalists and media professionals are facing unprecedented circumstances in the aftermath of Election 2016 and in anticipation of a potentially different relationship between the media and the White House.
Monday, January 2, 2017 - 11:07pm
The way children are raised to consume news has a lasting and lingering effect.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 4:52pm
Investigative journalist David Donald, who earned his master’s degree from Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) in 1997, died Dec. 10, 2016 at the age of 64 after a yearlong battle with cancer. Donald was an innovator in computer assisted reporting, “wh...
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:25pm
The Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) has completed renovations to the Wallace J. Hagedorn Gallery on the third floor of Franklin Hall. The new renovations help the School showcase student work that has been produced, thanks to the Hagedorn Photojournal...
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:12pm
Kent State journalism major Karl Schneider, ’17, will join the nation’s top journalism students to report on the quality and supply of water across the United States as part of the 2017 News21 program. “News21 offers a good opportunity for in-depth and investigative reporting, w...
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:10pm
Thirty journalism educators and others concerned with student free speech met in November for a day-long symposium hosted by the Center for Scholastic Journalism (CSJ), housed in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC). “State Legislation Protecting Studen...
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:05pm
From Ghana to Ireland, and everywhere in between, students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) study and work around the world. The work done abroad can translate into new partnerships for Kent State University and JMC.
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:55am
Senior photojournalism major Clint Datchuk spent the past year documenting history, as he covered the 2016 presidential election. One of his photos of President-Elect Donald Trump earned him gold (first place) in College Photographer of the Year’s general news category. The Coll...
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:46am
Flashy campaigns, high-end parties and behind the scenes manipulation. Hollywood depicts public relations as almost magical, but is that reality?