News about the College of Media as a whole.

Advertising grad participating in World Cup

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Illinois soccer standout and Advertising grad, Emily Zurrer ’09, is a member of the Canadian women’s soccer team participating in the world cup. 

15 Jun
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Ciffone honored at One Show

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Nick Ciffone '10 ADV, was part of the team from TBWA Chiat Day that produced an award winner at the 2015 One Show.

View the entry here

04 Jun
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Meyer selected for Scripps Howard program

Eric Meyer, associate professor in journalism, has been named one of six Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professors in Social Media for summer 2015. Meyer will spend two weeks at the Dallas Morning News learning how the paper uses social media across multiple platforms. He and other professors in the program will then bring what they've learned  back to their classrooms and their students.  

27 May
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Announcement of film adaptation of Benson book garners attention at Cannes

Chris Benson

Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime that Change America,” co-written by Associate Professor Chris Benson and the late Mamie Till-Mobley, tells the story of the life and death of Mrs. Mobley’s son, Emmett Till.  The Mississippi lynching of Till in 1955 has been considered the event that galvanized the Civil Rights Movement.  

Among other honors, the book, released in 2003, won a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award Special Recognition in 2004.

18 May
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