News about the College of Media as a whole.

Balsamo to deliver April 22 inaugural lecture of Design Dialogues Speakers Series

Anne Balsamo, dean of the School of Media Studies at The New School, has been selected to deliver the first lecture in the Design Dialogues Speakers Series at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois. The series examines the transformative power of design in making our world a better place.

23 Mar
MORE>>

EBERTFEST ANNOUNCES FINAL SLATE OF FILMS AND SPECIAL GUESTS FOR 2016 FESTIVAL

CHAMPAIGN, ILL – March 23, 2016 – The 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, also known as ‘Ebertfest,’ announced today the final slate of films in this year’s festival.

23 Mar
MORE>>

Ledford continues coverage of campaigns

Assistant Professor of Journalism Charles “Stretch” Ledford covered Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ rally at the university’s Athletics and Recreation Center on Saturday, March 12, for Getty Images.  "The Washington Post" published this photo of Terrill Lovington, of New York, selling souvenirs to guests lined up six hours prior to the event.

17 Mar
MORE>>

Illinois Public Media receives grant to support Illinois Newsroom from the McCormick Foundation

Illinois Public Media has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation through their Democracy Program to support Illinois Newsroom (working title) in strengthening its digital journalism model and regional engagement over the first two years.

17 Mar
MORE>>

Pages