Kent State College of Communication and Information

Communication studies student’s project earns international media attention for research efforts Anna Hoffman, a Kent State University global communication studies and political science major from Kent, Ohio, traveled to Ireland this summer to study the country’s efforts to save its national language. Her research project was funded through a...

Director of Kent State University Media Law Center for Ethics and Access Shares Views on Brian Williams' Reinstatement There’s no sense piling on former NBC News anchor Brian Williams, even as he has been effectively demoted from the network’s Nightly News to its MSNBC cable operation. He has said the last few months have been “torture.” ...

Update: The Kent State University School of Visual Communication Design program prepares its students to take on all kinds of challenges -- even screaming fans at the San Diego Comic-Con International! ‪#‎VCDKent‬ student Chad Lewis (third from left) of Chad Lewis Illustration signs copies of his Marvel x Adobe Students ‪#‎Avengers‬...

Leah Klafczynski, '15, received third-place honors in the annual Hearst National Journalism Awards Championship. Klafczynski was selected from more than 1,100 submitted entries and competed against five other finalists in the 55th annual Photojournalism Championship held in San Francisco, California, June 1 - 5, 2015. The judges and the winners...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

This May, JMC students are taking their communications talents across the pond. Twenty students in the Global Advertising and Public Relations course are traveling to Dublin and London May 14-30, 2015. JMC Associate Director Dr. Danielle Sarver Coombs and Associate Professor Michele Ewing have organized the course and the trip, and they are...

The Honors College will host its next Research Uncorked event on Thursday, May 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Secret Cellar in downtown Kent. Jeffrey T. Child, Ph.D., associate professor of communication and associate director of the School of Communication Studies in the College of Communication and Information, will be the featured researcher. His...

College of Communication & Information

by Breyanna Tripp Let me just start off and say that Gini Dietrich, keynote speaker, was amazing. She opened up her presentation talking about Hannah Montana – I mean, Miley Cyrus – and I was instantly drawn in. Dietrich offered advice on how to get your clients to understand the process of public relations and that it takes time. Her...

Media Law Center for Ethics & Access

Big data. Big search. Big opportunities. Big complications. And big implications for the First Amendment, privacy, information security and the media. This year's Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop will go beyond the headlines to explore this issue from multiple perspectives. What is it? The Media Ethics Workshop is a one-day professional...

Assistant Professor Dave Foster was presented with a certificate of Excellence in Accessibility at Kent State Student Accessibility Services’ annual Faculty Recognition Reception. Each year, Student Accessibility Services asks students registered with SAS to nominate professors who have positively impacted their experience by helping to make...