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Russ Mitchell, of WKYC, moderates a panel discussion of media professionals at JMC’s Way Forward to discuss the current state of journalism in post 2016 election America on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. The panel included Henry Gomez, Cheryl Ann Lambert, Jacqueline Marino, Connie Schultz and Chance York. Participants live tweeted and asked questions about what is to come for the media profession.

JMC panel discusses issues surrounding credibility in journalism

Molly Spillman January 26, 2017

It was a full house Thursday night at the Journalism’s Way Forward event, hosted by Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, which encouraged an open dialogue about the future of media...

Public relations undergoes review for accreditation

Latisha Ellison May 5, 2016

The undergraduate public relations program at Kent State is currently under review for the Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR) provided by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).The...

Kyle Michael Miller, a Kent State alum and current TODAY Show social media producer, speaks during the ninth annual YouToo Social Media Conference at Franklin Hall on Friday, April 8, 2016.

‘TODAY show’ producer reflects on time at Kent State

Latisha Ellison April 11, 2016

After 130 job applications, 10 bad job offers and one prayer, Kent State alumnus Kyle Michael Miller landed his dream job of working at the TODAY Show in New York City.“When I was little, I used to fake...

Pulitzer Prize winning columnist and Kent State Professional in Residence Connie Schultz. Friday February 5, 2016.

Journalism school hires Pulitzer Prize winner

Latisha Ellison February 6, 2016

When one walks into 304b in Franklin Hall, the first items to be seen are two 1979 Daily Kent Stater staff photos and a large, metal sign that reads, “The Best Safety Device Is A Careful Man.”This...

JMC undergoes changes in course names, curriculum

Alexis Wohler October 16, 2015

The curriculum in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) is changing this semester to keep up with a changing media world.These changes focus generally on a more digital approach to storytelling...

John Butte embraces Flash Track recipient Danielle Wiggins during the JMC Awards in Franklin Hall on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

Journalism and Mass Communication awards four outstanding alumni

Alexis Wohler October 2, 2015

 JMC hosted an Alumni Awards Ceremony in Franklin Hall Oct. 2 honoring four distinguished alumni from Kent State’s JMC programs.The Dean Amy Reynolds, President Beverly Warren and the Director of Journalism...

Professionals, students discuss effects of social media at YouToo Social Media Conference

Jessica Darling April 12, 2015

Students and media professionals gathered Friday, April 10, for the eighth annual YouToo Social Media Conference on Friday, April 10.The Kent State chapter and the Akron Professional chapter of Public...

Al Jazeera America president selected as 2015 McGruder Award recipient

Jessica Darling March 29, 2015

Kate O’Brian, current president of Al Jazeera America, has been selected as the recipient of the 12th Robert G. McGruder Distinguished Guest Lecture and Award for Diversity.O’Brian, formerly of ABC...

JMC curriculum changes

JMC curriculum undergoes changes for future education

Jessica Darling March 1, 2015

As media have changed from traditional print to digital data storytelling, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) will adapt its journalism, advertising and digital media production curriculums...

Bruce Zake and Scott Galving help photojournalism students learn how to develop a workflow at the FocalPoint meeting Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.

JMC recommended for reaccreditation

Jessica Darling February 2, 2015

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication was recommended for reaccreditation after a site team representing the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC) visited...

Courtesy of Kent State University.

JMC names new Director of Student Media

Jessica Darling January 26, 2015

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication selected its new Director of Student Media.Thor Wasbotten, director of the school, said he made the announcement that Kevin Dilley, the student media outlet...

Bruce Zake and Scott Galvin help photojournalism students learn how to develop a workflow at the FocalPoint meeting Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.

KSU photojournalism program receives $3 million scholarship donation

Julia Kerchenski November 10, 2014

Kent State’s photojournalism program unexpectedly received a donation of $3 million from Wallace J. Hagedorn to be used exclusively for photojournalism scholarships.Although Hagedorn was never a student...

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