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.
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.
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.