When students began to face the reality of losing their media internships this summer in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty and staff moved quickly to develop an innovative solution for students, recent School grads and media partners.
A Kent State University student is gaining recognition for a photo she took that captures an African American Cleveland police officer shedding a tear as he came face to face with demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis Police custody.
Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will be known as the School of Media and Journalism, effective July 1, 2020. The university’s Board of Trustees approved the name change at its meeting June 3, 2020.
While locked down in their apartments or family homes, students in the Kent State course Journalism and Documentary are telling a story that future generations and historians will one day discuss: What was college life like when the coronavirus pandemic changed the world?
Kent State Junior Theater Studies Major Kelly Harper is the winner of the $2,500 Activism and Advocacy Scholarship established to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop.
Harper’s entry, a script for a play titled “My Dear Aunt Flow” about women’...