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by Brant Houston The ongoing and spectacular investigation “Panama Papers” represents the culmination of a significant shift in the way journalism is now practiced. The project, by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and nearly 400 colleagues from 107 outlets, also represents the result of 40 years of work done by groups of investigative reporters to bring the profession into the 21st ...
Allison Pitcher has been selected as the 2016 student convocation speaker. Growing up as an Illini legacy from Chicago, Allison has long dreamed of graduating from the University of Illinois. After starting off her college career as a Journalism major, she is graduating with a degree in Advertising and a certificate in Public Relations from the College of Media. In her four years here, Allison has surrounded herself with people and experiences that have helped her find her passion and leave a...
During the summer of 2014, journalism Assistant Professor Charles “Stretch” Ledford met Yemaya Bordain, then a PhD student in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. When she told him that in 2015 she would become the first African American woman to be awarded that degree, Ledford knew he had found the touchstone for a story he had long hoped to tell - that of the severe underrepresentation of minorities, especially blacks, in the sciences. Ledford...
Three journalism students have placed in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program so far this year. Personality/Profile competition: Jordan Wilson – 9th place Sports Writing Competition: Peter Bailey-Wells – tied for 11th Feature Writing...
The University of Illinois will celebrate undergraduate research week April 17 – 23, 2016. Students from all three departments in the College of Media are participating. See the complete program here. Content Contradictions: How Ad-content Congruity Affects Brand Favorability and Purchase Intention?Nicolette Highland, Junior, Advertising, COMMitchell Kahl, Junior, Advertising, COMLauren...

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