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Students earn SPJ awards

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The Society of Professional Journalists recognized the 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards winners from Region 5. The MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism from a calendar year.

04 Apr

Illinois Public Media celebrates Ebertfest 2016 with new companion documentary

In celebration of the 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV) —in partnership with the College of Media at the University of Illinois—produced Ebertfest 2016: Center of the Universe. This thirty-minute companion documentary covers the life and legacy of Roger Ebert as well as the history of the festival. It also includes a short preview of Ebertfest 2016.

01 Apr

Knight Chair Houston talks about data journalism


The Knight Digital Media Center at the University of Southern California talked to Journalism Professor Brant Houston about data journalism.

30 Mar

James Scholars travel to London

College of Media James Scholars visited London over spring break. Read about their experience at their blog.

30 Mar

Benson participates in Institute

Chris Benson

Associate Professor Christopher Benson was selected to participate in the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters Intensive 2016. Read about it here.

30 Mar


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