Ledford to present lecture

Ledford

Assistant Professor of Journalism Charles “Stretch” Ledford will present a lecture “Shooting with the Gun Guys: Gaining Access, Establishing Rapport, Breaking Through” on Monday, April 4 at 3:30 p.m. in the Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum.

30 Mar
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Beyond the big ads: teaching kids ad literacy and nutrition in grade school classrooms

Nelson

Children need to understand the basics of advertising better than they do, says Illinois advertising professor Michelle Nelson. So she led the development of a curriculum and website to teach advertising literacy in school classrooms, incorporating lessons on healthy eating.

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04 Feb
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Social Media Week Chicago

For the fourth year, the College of Media is a sponsor of Social Media Week Chicago. This year’s theme is “Upwardly Mobile: The Rise of the Connected Class.” SMW Chicago has thousands of attendees each year, and is a great platform for getting the word out about the College’s research and expertise, as well as networking with others involved in social media.

Sessions hosted by the College of Media are located at the Illini Center, 200 S. Wacker Dr. and are free and open to the public. They include:

06 Nov
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A Minute With...Journalism Professor Alecia Swasy

Alecia Swasy

How has Twitter changed news covereage?

22 Oct
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