News about the College of Media as a whole.

Pearlman article mentioned in Politico’s Illinois Playbook

A Daily Illini article by Journalism student Leah Pearlman was mentioned in Politico's Illinois Playbook on Tuesday, March 8. Illinois Playbook is billed as “Natasha Korecki’s must-read rundown of political news in the Land of Lincoln.” Korecki is a 1996 Journalism graduate of the College of Media at Illinois.

08 Mar

Rosenstein quoted in Chicago Tribune article

Jay Rosenstein

MACS Professor Jay Rosenstein was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article “Illinois students try to keep Chief alive despite decades of criticism.”

Rosenstein’s 1997 documentary “In Whose Honor?” is still viewed today as a valuable source for those wishing to understand the issue of Native American mascots in sports.

08 Mar

American Advertising Federation Announces 2016 Most Promising Multicultural Students

Two students from the College of Media were named to the American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Class of 2016. Honorees were Jordan Orman-Weiss and Jasmin Garcia. The AAF’s Most Promising Multicultural Students program connects the advertising industry with the nation’s top minority college seniors.

07 Mar

Gilliland quoted in Rockford Register Star


Adjunct Advertising Instructor Mary Lee Gilliland was quoted in the article “Health systems ready to compete for patients in Rockford athletic venues.”

Gilliland teaches Strategy, Brand Multimedia Marketing & Advertising in the College of Media. She is a principal with Madison Strategic Partnerships in Chicago.

02 Mar