News & Events

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 2:47pm
The Kent State community and media and communication professionals gathered to explore the ethical responsibilities of covering social justice issues at the 12th Annual Poynter-KSU Media Ethics Workshop held Sept. 22, 2016. The workshop was hosted by the School of Journalism and...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 3:41pm
Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) 2016 Robert G. McGruder Student Award for Diversity recipients are journalism major le-Ife Okantah, '18 (special recognition), and visual journalism major Eslah Attar, '17 (first place).  The McGruder Student Award is...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 2:40pm
Join us for an open discussion on global storytelling and the effects of cultural biases led by Emmy Award winning correspondent and producer Mike Cerre.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 5:36pm
Hana Barkowitz, a junior public relations major in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University, has been appointed the national director of communications for the state federations of the College Democrats of America, the official...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 1:56pm
In conjunction with Kent State’s Homecoming weekend, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) will host a series of events to honor and celebrate JMC alumni, Sept. 30 to Oct. 1, 2016.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:46am
The concept of social justice covers a diverse collection of human rights and equality issues, challenging societies to see all people as part of a common humanity.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 2:15pm
Kent State’s undergraduate public relations program has joined a select group of fewer than 40 colleges around the world that hold official certification from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 4:10pm
Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication has welcomed three new full-time faculty members for the 2016-2017 academic year. Dianne Finch, assistant professor in the journalism sequence, will be teaching Storytelling Across Platforms...
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 12:00am
Journalism Professor Gary Hanson was honored with the prestigious Edward L. Bliss Award for Distinguished Broadcast Journalism Education on Aug. 5, 2016. The award is presented annually by the Electronic News Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Commun...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 9:36am
Social justice – from immigration rights to gun violence – has dominated the nation’s conversation over the past year. This year’s Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop, “Social Justice?” will examine ethics issues journalists and professional communicators encounter and perce...