The UNC School of Media and Journalism is a professional school that works to train journalism and communication professionals. Every year it serves 650 undergraduate and 135 graduate students. The department of journalism was founded in 1924, and it became a professional school in 1950. Susan King is the dean of the journalism school.
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In an effort to showcase communication opportunities beyond the classroom, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication held their annual MJ Fest, a club and organization involvement fair for students.
The number of voters registered as unaffiliated has surpassed the number of voters registered as Republican— making unaffiliated voters the second largest voting group in the state by about 1,000 voters.
Over spring break this year, students admitted to Media and Journalism 584: Documentary Multimedia Storytelling were given the opportunity to travel to Havana and tell the stories of Havana’s youth.
Staring Down Fate received the Best Feature Film award this month at the Sunrise 45 film festival. Filmed and edited by UNC alumnus, Jeff Mittelstadt, Staring Down Fate tells the story of Chris Lucash, a red wolf biologist diagnosed with ALS. In addition to Mittelstadt, Katherine Boliek (’16), Ally Levine (’17) and Justin Wynn (’18) worked on the motion graphics for the film.
Senior writer Mark Burnett interviewed Mittelstadt about his film experience and the journey to an award-winning film.
Every year since 1999, the School of Media and Journalism at UNC has hosted the Park Lecture Series. This year Fox News anchor Chris Wallace gave the lecture over Skype.
A poll conducted by Meredith College revealed that the vast majority of North Carolinians believe fake news is a problem and confuses citizens about politics and government
The UNC Center for Media Law and Policy held a talk Tuesday night to discuss the potential challenges to freedom of the press that may arise under President Donald Trump’s administration.
Students at the UNC School of Media and Journalism will have a once-in-a-lifetime experience this semester to use their skills in another country: Cuba.
Though false news stories were far from the only unprecedented factor in the 2016 election cycle, they continuously attract attention.
A 2001 graduate of UNC, Baldwin joined CNN in 2008 and became an anchor in 2010. University Editor Acy Jackson spoke with Baldwin about being the speaker and her plans for the speech.
Every year UNC students experience the familiar pleading Facebook, GroupMe or email request to take a survey for class.
This weekend’s episode of "Saturday Night Live" included something different for viewers watching the show through WRAL-TV — several gaps in audio.
With three races too close to predict before Election Day, North Carolina has emerged as one of the most watched — and important — swing states of 2016.
The School of Media and Journalism is now providing opportunities for students interested in careers in fashion media and advertising.
Students in a personal finance class have the opportunity to learn real life skills — like paying a mortgage and buying a home.
Student panelists debated if UNC should support trigger warnings, safe spaces and regulation of free speech on First Amendment Day at the panel “Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces and ‘Special Snowflakes.’ ”
Over the past four years, students have worked under the guidance of Tom Linden, professor of medical journalism and director of the Medical and Science Journalism Master’s Program, to compile stories of North Carolina’s state parks into a documentary.
UNC students are on cloud nine over having access to the Adobe Creative Cloud.
Many professors at UNC struggle with measuring participation in an effective way. Some turn to in-class discussion while others find technology the solution.
This summer, 29 students in the School of Media and Journalism had the opportunity to go to Rio de Janeiro and cover the Olympic Games as reporters with the Olympic News Service.