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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:31pm
Are journalism schools teaching students about the psychological risks of covering traumatic stories? Can victims be harmed if reporters approach them the wrong way?
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 1:46pm
Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) is working to change the conversation about the millennial generation by collaborating with the National Millennial Community.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 5:37pm
Today, communities around the globe are celebrating World Press Freedom Day. It is a day for recognizing what fundamental freedom of the press means for global democracy. World Press Freedom Day was officially announced by the U.N. General Assembly in December of 1993, and has be...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:26pm
A person’s genetic makeup influences how frequently he or she uses social media, according to research by Chance York, Ph.D., assistant professor in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 3:56pm
Two teams of Kent State public relations students earned honorable mentions in the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) Bateman Case Study Competition. The two Kent State teams were selected for the honor among sixty teams that entered the competition nationwide....
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 11:05am
Journalism major Kiana Duncan, ’18, and alumnus Ian Flickinger, ’16, are the latest members of Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) to be recognized in the Hearst Journalism Awards program. Flickinger, who is now a broadcast associate at CBS Evening New...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:18am
Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) is gearing up to host its fifth annual Student Success Week, taking place May 1 – 5, 2017. The week will shine a spotlight on JMC students’ hard work by celebrating their accomplishments and achievements....
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:41pm
Kent State University earned 14 Mark of Excellence awards at the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Region 4 spring conference, including first place regional honors for The Burr (best student magazine) and KentWired (best affiliated website). SPJ’s Region 4 comprises col...
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:15am
Journalism major Ben Orner, '18, placed in the top 10 for the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s 2016-2017 Journalism Awards Program’s Television Broadcast News Competition. Orner placed ninth out of 69 entrants from 39 schools, earning a certificate of merit.   “I didn’t thi...
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 9:27am
Michele Ewing, associate professor in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), was recently recognized for her research on internal communication at the International Public Relations Research Conference in Orlando.