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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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Students offer perspectives on three-day Multicultural Talent Pipeline

Have you ever wanted to learn from some of the brightest stars in the media industry? In October, two CIC students had the opportunity to do just that at Publicis Media’s Multicultural Talent Pipeline in Atlanta.

Journalism students bring home the hardware

UofSC students racked up more wins than any other school in the television category of the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas annual competition.

SJMC honors accomplished alumni at awards ceremony

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications presented awards to six recipients at the annual Alumni Awards on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. The awards recognize exceptional graduates whose careers represent significant professional achievement.

Reporters in the court: UofSC hosts annual Media Law School

Thirty-three journalists from 14 states got a crash course on covering courts at the university's annual Media Law School. Faculty, judges, lawyers and investigators discussed topics such as court procedures and police use of force.

Anti-vaccination mothers have outsized voice on social media - pro-vaccination parents could make a difference

What prompts people to share their opinions about vaccines on social media, and what can be done to counter the spread of misinformation? Health communications experts Brooke and Robert McKeever share their research in this article for The Conversation.

Cam Byrd: Reaching new heights

Cam Byrd is proof that a degree from the College of Information and Communications can take you just about anywhere. That’s because the 2009 public relations alumnus is a senior flight service manager for American Airlines.

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