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Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:34pm
Local experts and Kent State students will explore the connection between music and social movements at a panel discussion at on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 9:10am
TV2, Kent State University's independent student-run television station, raised more than $4,000 for Akron Children's Hospital through a 25-hour broadcast on Nov. 4, 2017. The fundraiser was part of ExtraLife, an organiza...
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:57pm
Students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) have a new opportunity to report on statewide issues and get published in various Ohio news outlets, thanks to a Media in the Public Interest Grant. Through the grant, a small cohort of JMC students will write 12 s...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 3:09pm
The Kent Stater, Kent State’s independent student newspaper, is the best student newspaper in the nation in its class, according to the College Media Association. The organization announced the annual Pinnacle Award winners at the National College Media Convention in Dallas, Oct...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:11pm
Associate Professor Michele Ewing earned the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) highest honor for Chapter advisor at the organization’s national conference earlier this month.
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 9:48am
TV2’s news and entertainment staffs will come together Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, to produce a 25-hour live broadcast to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital.
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:16am
Candace Bowen, associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and director of the Center for Scholastic Journalism, is a finalist for the 50th annual Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA).
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:33am
  Music, Movements and Media: Rolling Stone @ 50, wrapped up its final class at the end of week five. Throughout the course, Assistant Professor Stephanie Smith taught students about the birth of rock journalism, connections between music and movements, audience engagement of...
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 4:10pm
As thousands of runners raced to the finish line at the Akron Children's Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series on Sept. 23, 2017, Kent State photojournalism students documented the sideline heroes who, at a young age, have won many battles. Akron Children’s Hospital invited the st...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:49pm
  Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR affiliate, broke the Flint Water Crisis story in December 2015, about a year-and-a-half after the city switched its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Kent State alumnus Vince Duffy, ’86, the station’s news director, led the investig...