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Journalism and Strategic Media students launch “Life in Quarantine” podcast

Students with The University of Memphis Department of Journalism and Strategic Media have launched a new podcast series titled “Life in Quarantine: Our Stories from the New Plague.” The new podcast, which was developed under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Journalism and Strategic Media Robby Byrd as part of…

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Department of Journalism and Strategic Media to host 2020 AEJMC Southeast Colloquium

The University of Memphis Department of Journalism and Strategic Media will host the 45th annual AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, a three-day academic research conference that will be held from March 19 to the 21 at the FedEx Institute of Technology. Over the course of three days, about 140 attendees will be…

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‘De-Centering Stonewall’ celebrates history of local pride, archival efforts

The Mid-South LGBTQ+ Archive will host its kickoff event: De-Centering Stonewall: Exploring LGBTQ+ History Beyond the Stonewall Uprising this Friday, October 25 at the University Center. “This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York,” said Craig Stewart, associate professor of communication studies with the Department…

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5 Questions with William Sanders, Daily Helmsman Editor-in-Chief

William Sanders, senior journalism major with the Department of Journalism and Strategic Media, is the editor-in-chief of The Daily Helmsman, the independent student newspaper of The University of Memphis. With an eye for detail and working knowledge of news writing, design and photography, Sanders coordinates more than a dozen student…

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New Graduate Certificates come to the Department of Journalism and Strategic Media

The UofM Department of Journalism and Strategic Media will debut two new graduate certificates this fall semester. A pair of all-new graduate certificates in the fields of Multimedia Storytelling and Social Media Analysis and Strategy will join the department’s existing Entrepreneurial Journalism certificate as areas of specialized post-graduate study. “The…

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UofM journalism students, faculty at Germany’s Gutenberg University

A contingent of faculty and students from the University of Memphis‘ Department 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…

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Creative Mass Media concentration begins this fall at the U of M

In a nod to the realities of today’s media professions, the University of Memphis’ Department of Journalism and Strategic Media updated its name in 2016 to better reflect the academic diversity of a department featuring majors not only in news writing but also in advertising and public relations. This fall,…

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