News about the College of Media as a whole.

Faculty and students participate in conferences

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Three students in the Institute of Communications Research presented research at the American Academy of Advertising conference. Several faculty members also participated in the conference.

Outdoor Advertising and Visual Search
Associate Professor Brittany Duff and Zongyuan Wang

Mom, Can I Read This Star Wars Book? Exploration of How Parents Mediate Preschool Children’s “Adverbook” Reading
Regina Ahn

11 Apr

‘Being There,’ ‘Pleasantville’ and Cole Porter biopic among final slate for Ebertfest

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Organizers today filled out the slate of films and announced the schedule for this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, coming April 19-23 to downtown Champaign.

Tickets for individual films will go on sale Saturday (April 1) and festival passes are still available.

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30 Mar

Hall named to review board

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Steve Hall, senior lecturer in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising, has been named to the National Advertising Review Board, part of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council.

30 Mar

From the Stage at Krannert Center

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Illinois Public Media and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts present From the Stage at Krannert Center: Poetry and Song with Nathan and Julie Gunn and the Jupiter String Quartet at 7 pm Sunday, April 2, on WILL-FM 90.9.

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Jupiter String Quartet

30 Mar