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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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Events bring journalism and civil rights researchers together

Events bring journalism and civil rights researchers together

Two major conferences drew academic researchers from a variety of disciplines to the SJMC on March 7 and 8. The Media & Civil Rights History Symposium and the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium sparked dialogue about the importance of journalism and the evolving landscape of the industry.

La'Keisha Sutton: Broadcast alum is building her brand

La'Keisha Sutton: Broadcast alum is building her brand

Since her time as a Gamecock, Sutton has continued life on the court as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters. Known to fans as Swish, she also spends time inspiring young people through her organization, Fan Favorite University.

PR Prose: Values managers and leadership

PR Prose: Values managers and leadership

Values managers, sometimes called "culture czars" or "chief engagement officers" are vital says PR researcher Shannon Bowen, in her latest PR column.

Investigative podcaster Al Letson to visit UofSC

Investigative podcaster Al Letson to visit UofSC

Drug addicts sent to work camps instead of rehab. Mortgage lending practices designed to discriminate against people of color. Podcast journalist Al Letson has shed light on these issues and others like them. He’ll dive deeper into the power of public service journalism as keynote speaker at the Media & Civil Rights History Symposium.

UofSC students sweep AAF awards

UofSC students sweep AAF awards

University of South Carolina students, including many from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, swept the student awards at the American Advertising Federation of the Midlands’ annual gala on Feb. 16.

Behind the camera

Behind the camera

From 1985 to 2000, while innovators in Silicon Valley were focused on changing the world as we know it, Doug Menuez was focused on documenting it. The award-winning photographer and documentarian will talk about his experiences Wednesday (Feb. 20).

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