The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


A spreadsheet shows classes one would take as a fashion media major, compared to the tracks for journalism majors and fashion merchandising majors.

OPINION: Fashion media major should be offered at Kent State

Rachel Chapuis, Opinion Writer May 4, 2023

I remember when I first toured Kent State University, specifically the College of Communication and Information and the School of Fashion. I was so excited and overwhelmed by the upcoming decision of which...

Bob Hammer (left), Adam Sharp (above) and Terry OReilly (right) tell guests about the National Academy of Television of Arts and Sciences March 14. The purpose of the lecture was to inform and educate students on NATAS and the history of the Emmys.

NATAS President and CEO Sharp, chairman O’Reilly connect with Kent community

Tyler Pyles, Reporter March 14, 2023

Both the president and CEO and the chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences spoke about the history of the Emmys and what goes into crafting television’s biggest awards program...

Dix Media Ethics lecture aims to inspire new, young journalists

Dix Media Ethics lecture aims to inspire new, young journalists

Danielle Stehle, Reporter February 28, 2023

Award-winning reporter and newsroom executive Mizell Stewart III plans to spread the importance of information during the Dix Media Ethics lecture “Journalism as a Civic Good” March 1 at 7 p.m. in...

“Around the Sphere” focuses on different areas in MDJ

Chong Chen, Reporter March 6, 2022

Editor's Note: Maddy Haberberger, guest of the podcast, serves as the social media manager for The Kent Stater and KentWired. Given her role and relationship to the story, KentWired interviewed her as...

Professors navigate class amid snow days

Bronwyn Wain Reporter February 15, 2022

Following the campus closures on Jan. 18, Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 due to severe weather, professors were given the option to hold classes online. Some chose to do so, and some opted to cancel classes completely.  “The...

After the Fire in the Heartland screening, a panel consisting of Chic Canfora (top right), Ethan Lower (bottom left) and Tiera Moore (bottom right) answered questions given by moderator Stephanie Smith (top left). 

Activism in the heartland: May 4, 1970 film viewing and panel discussion

Blake Westover Reporter April 5, 2021

Students, faculty and May 4 survivors gathered via Zoom Monday night to watch and discuss the film "Fire in the Heartland" by Daniel Miller. Over 160 joined to watch the film and ask questions of a panel...

Journalism professor Jeff Fruit is the current interim director for School of Library and Information Science. The school is currently searching for a new director, after the former director resigned last year.

JMC change to MDJ creates more inclusive school name

Auston Monigold Reporter March 4, 2021

The history of media at Kent State reached a new milestone when the School of Journalism and Mass Communication changed its name to the School of Media and Journalism, becoming more inclusive to its umbrella...

Student design agency joins College of Communication and Information in Franklin Hall

Jessica Cobb Reporter November 25, 2020

IdeaBase, a Kent State student-powered design agency, has a new home on the third floor of Franklin Hall this year, providing new opportunities for College of Communication and Information students.  Students...

New CCI directors find home at Kent State despite challenges of pandemic

New directors in the College of Communication and Information came into their roles at a difficult time, but are working toward greater involvement despite the COVID-19 pandemic.Among these administrators...

Kent State’s online class transition made easier with Blackboard

Kim Fisher Technology reporter October 11, 2020

Classes moving from in-person to online is hard enough, but finding an operating system capable of handling the switch adds more pressure. Kent State already had an operating system that was ready to go...

Activate Search
The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2
school of media and journalism