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UofM journalism students, faculty at Germany’s Gutenberg University

A contingent of faculty and students from the University of MemphisDepartment of Journalism and Strategic Media has traveled to Mainz, Germany, this month as part of a partnership with Johannes Gutenberg University.

UofM students Deborah Noel and Brandon Howard and Journalism Chair Dr. David Arant are in Germany with Professor Otis Sanford, the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism at the UofM, who is teaching a course at Gutenberg this spring. The course is titled “Politics, the Press and Race in America.”

Sanford also delivered a lecture at the ZDF, a major public television network in Germany. His lecture was titled “From Left to Right: How Cable News is Helping to Divide America.”

University of Memphis journalism majors Brandon Howard and Deborah Noel pose in front of 1,000-years-old Mainz Cathedral in Mainz, Germany. (Photo courtesy of David Arant)
University of Memphis Journalism Professor Otis Sanford, left, joins his students Deborah Noel and Brandon Howard for a tour led by Gutenberg University student Kaya Weber in the Mainz Market Square in Mainz, Germany.

— Phillip Tutor, CCFA media coordinator,

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