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Learning to Learn: Twitch Streams with Dr. Hans Kruse

November 3, 2020

Former McClure School director Hans Kruse discusses his plans for a series of streams that explore his approach to learning new things in both the IT and gaming world.

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University mourns Ralph Izard, former E.W. Scripps School of Journalism director

October 14, 2020

Izard served as director of the journalism school from 1986-1998 and on the faculty for 32 years before retiring in 1998.

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MDIA Lecturer keeps the music playing at Fur Peace Ranch

September 30, 2020

Andie Walla works with local music venue to keep people connected through music even in the midst of a pandemic.

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Doug Bowie talks about the ECT's performance upgrades

September 17, 2020

The ECT school upgrades their network to increase efficiency and speed

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Aimee Edmondson traces Trump’s libel history, effect on press in National Law Review

September 3, 2020

Edmondson's article traces President Donald Trump’s accusations of libel against a number of journalists and his subsequent calls to modify libel laws.

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New scholarship pays tribute to retired professors, roles they played in supporting international students

August 21, 2020

Bin Yang and Qing “Larry” Chen created the Dr. Hugh Culbertson and Dr. Robert Stewart Scholarship in Journalism in honor of these retired professors and their support of international students.

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As state’s new poet laureate, Journalism's Gunter-Seymour sets her sights on helping others

July 31, 2020

Ohio's poet laureate and Poet of the Year on how she uses poetry to foster a broader understanding of and appreciation for the Appalachian region.

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Nerissa Young honored with national journalism research award

July 10, 2020

The J-School professor received the Sigma Delta Chi (SDX) award in the Research About Journalism category presented by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) for research examining how well national newspapers followed best practices in reporting celebrity suicide deaths.

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Podcast: A Tribute to a ‘Comic Mind’: Talking Carl Reiner with Dr. Roger Cooper

July 10, 2020

In a podcast for WOUB Public Media, MDIA Associate Professor Roger Cooper discusses the legacy of legendary actor and director Carl Reiner, who died June 29 at the age of 98.

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MDIA professor conducts survey revealing divide in vital uses of internet in southeast Ohio

July 7, 2020

Dr. Laeeq Khan's study explored four categories of internet use that have the largest impact on quality of life: health, education, employment searching and social media. 

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Josh Antonuccio named MDIA School director

July 2, 2020

Antonuccio plans to continue and expand the school's portfolio of experiential learning opportunities for students.

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Journalism faculty condemn violence against reporters covering anti-racism protests

June 4, 2020

The E. W. Scripps School of Journalism strongly condemns the violent efforts by police to intimidate and prevent journalists from fulfilling their critical role in our democracy.

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School of Communication Studies awards first-ever Zumkehr Prize for Public Memory

May 29, 2020

The prize, supported by the Charles E. Zumkehr Professorship in Communication Studies, attracted 20 nominated articles written by authors from eight countries in a cross-section of disciplines.

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OHIO professor Harter co-directs documentary on Passion Works

May 26, 2020

WOUB Public Media continues its free YouTube release of locally-produced documentaries this week to provide quality local entertainment people can enjoy at home as Ohioans fight the spread of COVID-19.  On Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., WOUB is releasing Creative Abundance. 

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J-School professor Aimee Edmondson’s book runner up for history journalism prize

May 21, 2020

Professor Aimee Edmondson's new book "In Sullivan's Shadow," covering a precedent-setting 1964 libel case, was runner-up for the annual prize awarded by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) History Division. 

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Liquid Blackness

May 21, 2020

Dr. Charles (Chip) Linscott is proud to announce that liquid blackness has been acquired by Duke University Press publishing program for Spring 2021

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OHIO’s MDIA Summer Series to connect students with industry insiders

May 19, 2020

The School of Media Arts and Studies is presenting a weekly series with media industry professionals for current and prospective students and alumni.

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MDIA professor Roger Cooper gives new scholarship in memory of his wife

May 7, 2020

Pat Cooper was instrumental in the creation, growth and success of the OHIO-in-LA Program which made it fitting for the award to provide funding for a student attending the program. Meredith Wammes received the award.

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OHIO MDIA faculty produce online virtual awards ceremony, NPR Tiny Desk Concert Host Bob Boilen presents keynote message

May 7, 2020

With the conversion to remote instruction due to COVID-19, MDIA faculty continued their tradition of an awards banquet by producing a 75-minute virtual awards ceremony which aired online last week.

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Professor Julio Arauz Appointed Director of OHIO’s J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies

April 28, 2020

Arauz is a professor and the director of graduate studies in the McClure School. He began teaching at Ohio University in 2009, and will assume his directorship on July 1, 2020.

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