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College of Information and Communications

School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Today’s journalism is changing at lightning speed, and the same can be said for  advertising, public relations, visual communications and mass communications studies, in other words, all of the majors in our school. The spectrum of opportunities to tell stories with words, photos and video is exploding. Here you’ll explore online news media, digital publishing, social media, microtargeting and viral communication in our classes and in future careers.


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Q&A with advertising professor Bonnie Drewniany

The class meets to watch the Super Bowl, but the focus for those in attendance will not be the football game, but rather the advertisements in between the plays

Charles Lewis

Charles Lewis to discuss the role of money in presidential campaigns

Journalist and educator Charles Lewis is the speaker for the Baldwin Business and Financial Journalism Lecture. His topic, “The Buying…and Selling…of the President,” will examine the role of money in politics, particularly in the current presidential campaigns. 

Mike Chinoy

Former CNN investigative journalist to discuss documentary,  Assignment China: Follow the Money

"Follow the Money," focuses on the behind-the-scenes story of the journalists who during 2012 conducted ground-breaking investigations about China's nouveau riche, and the dramatic, controversial and often frightening consequences.  


Dr. Andrea Tanner named director of journalism school 

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications has new leadership as Tanner is promoted from interim director to the top position.


SAF announces winners in student advertising competition

Logos. Ads. Videos. Social media campaigns.  The Student Ad Federation awarded $1,000 in prize money for student work in a variety of categories.  See the winners!


SJMC professor debuts new book "Snatched"

Child abduction. It's a crime that is often sensationalized by the media and one that terrifies most parents.  For many it's a hard subject to talk about, but for Leigh Moscowitz it's the focus of her latest book.

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