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#GivingTuesday is the perfect time to give thanks to our alumni and friends who make a difference in the lives of students at Illinois. The College of Media has already awarded scholarship assistance to 109 students this academic year. Scholarship gifts impact our ability to recruit and retain exceptional students and help offset the lack of state support.

29 Nov
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Richard Helton is now one of the top news anchors in the second-largest U.S. city. Find out how this farm kid from Illinois used his rural roots and experience with the RFD Radio Network to make it through The Windy City to the City of Angels.

03 Nov
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Three students from the College of Media were named to the American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Class of 2017. Honorees include Jamison McDermott, Alex Studer and Jalilah Sultan.

01 Nov
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We're thinking about Brett Lerner this month and celebrating the first Brett Lerner Memorial Scholarship recipient, Walker Post.

31 Oct
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Passes for the 19th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” coming April 19-23, 2017, will go on sale Nov. 1.

31 Oct
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Isabel Molina-Guzmán, MACS professors and author of “Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media,” was quoted in a New York Times article “Declaring ‘That’s Me,’ and Empowering Latinas.”

 

21 Oct
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When it comes to the phrase “film festival,” students in Champaign-Urbana may first think of the Roger Ebert Film Festival, held every year at the Virginia Theatre in April. However, the Midwest supports hundreds of film festivals, small and large.

20 Oct
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Illinois Newsroom—the statewide, seven-station journalism collaborative, spearheaded by Illinois Public Media and funded through a $715,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) as well as support from the public media partner newsrooms—launches with the appointment

20 Oct
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Marlah Bonner-McDuffie, associate dean for advancement, has been named 2016 Boss of the Year by The Secretariat.

The award was first presented in 1990. Recipients are selected based on blind nominations from active Secretariat members. McDuffie was nominated by Colleen Hammel, office administrator in the advancement office.

20 Oct
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David E. McCraw, a 1976 U. of I. journalism graduate from Monticello, Illinois, got some unexpected online attention last week in his role as a vice president and assistant general counsel for The New York Times.

19 Oct

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