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Ebert to be inducted into Chicago Literary Hall of Fame

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Pulitzer Prize winning film critic, Roger Ebert, will be inducted into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame in August. Chaz Ebert will accept the award on her late husband’s behalf.

Roger Ebert graduated from Illinois in 1964 with a degree in journalism. He was awarded the Illinois Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism in 2014.

20 Jul
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Houston quoted by Columbia Journalism Review

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Brant Houston, Knight Chair for Investigative Reporting at the College of Media, was quoted by the Columbia Journalism Review in an article on invesitgative journalism.

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13 Jul
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Professors and students participate at conference

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The American Academy of Advertising held its annual conference July 6 – 8 at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. Professors and students participated in the conference by presenting research, serving as panelists and moderating panels.

10 Jul
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Collins receives award

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Janice Collins, assistant professor of journalism, has received the Basket Mosse Award for Faculty Development from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

05 Jul
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Peter Lisagor Award Recipients

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The Chicago Headline Club, one of the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapters in the country, presented the winners of its 2016 Lisagor Awards at its annual awards dinner in May. The awards recognize the best of Chicago journalism and are named for Peter Lisagor, the Chicago Daily News’ Washington bureau chief from 1959 to 1976.

A number of College of Media alumni were among the winners and are listed below.

05 Jul
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