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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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Think Twice UofSC

Think Twice UofSC

A team of public relations students has created a campaign to stop subtle acts of discrimination that often go unnoticed. The campaign hopes to counter extremist speech before it starts by asking students to pledge to think twice before they speak, act or post.

Four Gamecocks thrive in their experience between the hedges

Four Gamecocks thrive in their experience between the hedges

While the Gamecocks may have lost a tough football game against the Georgia Bulldogs, four students walked away with a big win — an amazing, immersive media experience covering the highly anticipated event.

Morrow Fellows attend SABEW Conference in NYC

Morrow Fellows attend SABEW Conference in NYC

Two J-school students reflect on their opportunity to attend a conference which is a high-powered gathering of New York business media who dig deeply into political and business issues of the day.

A leader among leaders for 50 years

A leader among leaders for 50 years

In this historical piece, Dr. Kenneth Campbell discusses the Columbia Urban League and its leadership in the fight for social and economic equality, justice, and human dignity for African Americans and marginalized communities in South Carolina.

Kennedy assassination documents spark memories

Kennedy assassination documents spark memories

Where were you when President Kennedy was shot? Senior Semester Instructor Carolyn Click wrote about her memories of the assassination in a 2013 piece for The State. Reflect with her in this anniversary month.

Ad Characters class dresses up for Halloween

Ad Characters class dresses up for Halloween

They have studied giggling doughboys. Talking Dogs. Dancing Raisins. But at their last class we found real-life Flos, Jake from State Farm and the Energizer Bunny. You can see them here.

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