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A Minute With JOURN Prof. Benson on diversity and the media

Published Date:August 22, 2014

Prof. Benson comments on the coverage of the Aug. 9, shooting of African-American teenager, Michael Brown, in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

Published Date: August 22, 2014


Ebertfest receives Hollywood Foreign Press Association grant

Published Date:August 20, 2014

The 17th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival has received a 2015 grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The festival, also known as “Ebertfest,” received the grant during a star-studded HFPA grants dinner banquet at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Aug. 14. Chaz Ebert accepted the grant on behalf of the festival.

Published Date: August 20, 2014


Taylor Higgins '14 ADV spends summer on the Planters NUTmobile

Published Date:August 15, 2014

Published Date: August 15, 2014


Sheldon receives national teaching award

Published Date:August 8, 2014

Peter Sheldon, lecturer in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising, has received the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Distinguished Teaching Award in the Advertising Division.

Published Date: August 8, 2014


College of Media faculty and students participate in AEJMC Conference

Published Date:August 4, 2014

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) is a nonprofit, educational association of journalism and mass communication educators, students and media professionals. The annual conference, held this year in Montréal, will feature a number of papers and discussion with College of Media professors and students.

Published Date: August 4, 2014


Holden Joins Journalism Faculty

Published Date:August 4, 2014

Benjamin A. Holden has joined the College of Media journalism faculty as a Teaching Assistant Professor.

Published Date: August 4, 2014


Sotirovic Named College of Media Dovring Scholar

Published Date:August 1, 2014

Dr. Mira Sotirovic, associate professor of journalism in the College of Media at the University of Illinois, has been appointed the first Karin and Folke Dovring Scholar in Propaganda in the Department of Journalism.

Published Date: August 1, 2014


Dr. Hitchon to Head Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising

Published Date:July 29, 2014

Dr. Jacquie Hitchon has joined the College of Media as professor and head of the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising. Hitchon received her B.A. and M.A. from Oxford University and her MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin where she has been on faculty since that time.

Published Date: July 29, 2014


Bresnahan Joins Illinois Public Media and Illinois Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation as President and CEO

Published Date:July 25, 2014

The College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and WTVP, Public Media for Central Illinois, announce today that Maurice “Moss” Bresnahan will join the teams at WILL and WTVP. He will serve as President and CEO of both entities starting in September, 2014.

Published Date: July 25, 2014


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