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  By Amelia Mugavero All my life, I have been performing in front of audiences and preparing for a career where I would be in front of a camera. Through a variety of internships, journalism experiences and classes, I have tried to find creative ways to entertain my audience. As the feature twirler of the University of Illinois, I have performed in front of thousands of fans at each home game. However, I did not know that by the end of fall semester of my senior year, I would have performed in...
The Digital Marketing Specialization offered by the University of Illinois came in at the top of the list of Coursera offerings that “had the biggest impact on the lives of our learners.”  The announcement came from Coursera Blog. The courses offered through the Digital Marketing...
Julie Turnock
The new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" takes a backwards glance to the 1977 original, based on a look at the trailers, and the presence of the film's first stars, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher. A University of Illinois media professor says the early look at a "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away" probably reflects nostalgia as well as the fans' reactions to the prequels that came out after the original trilogy. Julie A. Turnock has written extensively about special effects, and "Star...
Seven public media stations in Illinois are partners in a $715,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to launch a journalism collaboration titled the Illinois Newsroom, led by Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV). Illinois Newsroom (working title) will expand the partner stations’ in-depth reports, series, investigations and video programs for...
The latest Shatterglass Studios' mini-documentary on Ebertfest is live and online, thanks to Indiewire.

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