News about the College of Media as a whole.

Mugavero Interns at FOX 4 News, Dallas

By Amelia Mugavero, Senior in Journalism

22 Jul

Gaines - professor, reporter, Pulitzer prize winner - dies at 82

William Gaines

William Gaines, retired journalism professor, died while in hospice care in Indiana. 

Read the full story from the Chicago Tribune.

21 Jul

Wilson reports on basketball camps

University of Illinois College of Media journalism student Ryan Wilson recognizes an underreported story when he sees one. Last week, Wilson traveled back to the university’s Urbana campus from his home near Springfield, Illinois, to cover the annual basketball camps hosted by Disability Resource and Educational Services and the Wheelchair Athletics Office.

11 Jul

Faculty and students participate in conference

A number of faculty and students participated in the International Communication Association annual conference in Fukuoka, Japan. The ICA aims to advance the scholarly study of human communication by encouraging and facilitating excellence in academic research worldwide. 

Submissions included:
Busy Pedestrians: How Media Content Complexity and Sensory Modalities Influence Street-Crossing Performance in Virtual Environment
Shili Xiong, and Kevin Wise

Arousal as a Double Edge Sword in Moderating Ad Placement Effect
Zongyuan Wang and Kevin Wise

07 Jul