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Students in the College of Media received Mark of Excellence Awards at the Society of Professional Journalists conference, April 8 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The awards are presented annually to honor the best in student journalism. The awards offer categories for print, radio, television and online collegiate journalism. Entries are first judged on the regional level. First-place regional winners advance to the national competition. National winners will be showcased on Breaking News...
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Three students in the Institute of Communications Research presented research at the American Academy of Advertising conference. Several faculty members also participated in the conference. Outdoor Advertising and Visual Search Associate Professor Brittany Duff and Zongyuan Wang Mom, Can I Read This Star Wars Book? Exploration of How Parents Mediate Preschool Children’s “Adverbook” Reading Regina Ahn The Influence of Package Design and Image Quality on...
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Organizers today filled out the slate of films and announced the schedule for this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, coming April 19-23 to downtown Champaign. Tickets for individual films will go on sale Saturday (April 1) and festival passes are still available. Read the full story here.  
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Steve Hall, senior lecturer in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising, has been named to the National Advertising Review Board, part of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council. The NARB is the appellate body for advertising industry self-regulation. When an advertiser or...
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Illinois Public Media and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts present From the Stage at Krannert Center: Poetry and Song with Nathan and Julie Gunn and the Jupiter String Quartet at 7 pm Sunday, April 2, on WILL-FM 90.9. Read the full story here.  


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