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Alumna, former Park Fellow Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.) named 2017 MacArthur Fellow

October 11, 2017, 2:29 PM
Former Park Fellow Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.) received a MacArthur Fellowship for her work chronicling the persistence of racial segregation in American society, particularly in education, and reshaping national conversations around education reform.

'Carolina Connection' wins RTDNA Student Edward R. Murrow Award

October 10, 2017, 4:55 PM
Just shy of a year after its coverage of 2016 Election Day, the UNC School of Media and Journalism's "Carolina Connection" radio news team is being honored with a Student Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Audio Newscast.

MJ-school's 'Cuba's New Wave' takes 1st place in 2017 Online Journalism Awards

October 9, 2017, 3:32 PM
For the third-straight year, the UNC School of Media and Journalism has made its name at the Online Journalism Awards. This time, it's "Cuba's New Wave" taking first place.

Featured research: Crisis communication with Lucinda Austin

October 5, 2017, 11:55 AM
In any health crisis, communication is key, and today’s social media give public officials, health care providers and NGOs powerful weapons to use in battling a wide variety of threats.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Claudia Howard '03

October 3, 2017, 3:13 PM
Check out Dean Susan King's Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episode with The Weather Company global brand manager and MJ-school alumna Claudia Howard '03.

Research Publication Roundup: October 2017

October 1, 2017, 4:20 PM
A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC School of Media and Journalism creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.

MJ-school alumni W. Horace Carter '43, Karen Parker '65 among those being honored at UNC 'Noteworthy Firsts' scholarship reception

September 26, 2017, 1:48 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism alumni W. Horace Carter '43 and Karen Parker '65 are among those being honored at the UNC "Noteworthy Firsts" scholarship reception on Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Blue Zone of Kenan Stadium.

New MJ-school Lookout Fellows Program removes financial barriers to student internship opportunities

September 25, 2017, 10:31 AM
Through the Lookout Foundation, the Burrows family has committed $200,000 over the next four years to support The Lookout Fellows Program. The program supports undergraduate students with funding for summer internships. 

Liz Schlemmer named next WUNC Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting

September 18, 2017, 1:51 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism master's graduate and Park Fellow Liz Schlemmer '17 (M.A.) began her two-year run as WUNC's next Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting in August.

WANTED: Assistant/Associate Professor in Media Law

September 14, 2017, 5:25 PM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism is searching for an outstanding assistant or associate professor to conduct research and teach in its internationally renowned media law and policy program.