News about the College of Media as a whole.
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication held its annual conference Aug. 9 – 12 in Chicago. A number of faculty and staff participated in the conference presenting research, moderating panels and sharing their expertise.
Preconference session: Reinventing Advertising and Advertising Education
Moderator/Presiding: Jan Slater, with the help of Dave Kissel ’85 JOURN, Global Business Lead, DDB
The Journal of Advertising, the premier journal of the American Academy of Advertising, is inviting submissions for a special edition on advertising and children. Submissions are due January 30, 2018.
The purpose of this special issue is to draw from across methodological and disciplinary perspectives to examine issues related to children through age 18. Submissions from across academic fields are encouraged.
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.
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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