Maymester in Singapore

June 1, 2022, 10:51 AM
In a world where ideas and work jump continents and oceans over the internet in a matter of seconds, the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media provides a number of opportunities for globally minded students. “MEJO 490: Media in Asia” is one of them. The Maymester course, taught by Associate Professor Joseph Czabovsky, visited Singapore May 15–26, 2022, where 15 students learned about the Asian country’s media markets, visited a range of media professionals, met with alumni and took in the country’s history and culture.

Research Publication Roundup: May 2022

June 1, 2022, 9:45 AM
A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.

Students win big at the Society for News Design International Awards

May 30, 2022, 12:37 PM
From visuals illustrating the influence of the late pop star Prince to the history of tattooing, projects created by students from the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media won big at the 2022 Society for News Design (SND) International Student Competition, taking home 20 of 54 available awards, including first place wins in the Feature Design, Special Section and Stand Alone Media categories.
This is the 12th year Hussman students have led wins among schools in the competition.

Barb Lee ’88 and recent grads discuss media, journalism and storytelling from their Asian American perspectives

May 25, 2022, 2:39 PM
In observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May, we asked three UNC Hussman alumni to share their thoughts in a recorded discussion on ways their Asian heritage weaves through their work as communicators — and what they think about the current state of Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in media. Documentary filmmaker Barb Lee ’88 led the conversation, which included recent graduates Nash Consing ’21 and Hope Davison ’22.

UNC Hussman School of Media and Journalism, 2022 Bloomberg Business Journalism Diversity Program returns to New York City

May 23, 2022, 1:35 PM
by Barbara Wiedemann
The annual Bloomberg Business Journalism Diversity Program, a partnership between UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media and the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, returned to New York City last week after two years. Nearly two dozen college students and recent graduates from around the country convened at Bloomberg News offices in New York City, proof of vaccination in hand, for an intensive, all-expenses-paid workweek-long overview of how to report on the economy, businesses, markets, government and labor. Four participants represented UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media: Emma Amaglo ’22, Maydha Devarajan ’22, Nayeli Jaramillo-Plata ’24 and Aashna Shah ’23.

Remembering Raleigh Mann: 1934–2022

May 23, 2022, 11:52 AM
Raleigh Colston Mann, retired from the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media, died May 19, 2022. He was 87 years old.

UNC Hussman at 72nd annual ICA Conference in Paris

May 20, 2022, 10:12 AM
Fourteen graduate students, 11 faculty members, and various alumni and affiliates will represent the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media May 23-June 1, 2022 at the 72nd Annual International Communication Association Conference, held in a hybrid format in Paris, France, and virtually. These scholars will participate in panel sessions and present authored or co-authored papers.

UNC Hussman alumni part of Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post work on U.S. Capitol assault

May 12, 2022, 8:37 AM
UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media graduates are part of The Washington Post team awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for work on the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on Washington.

Outstanding graduates win year-end awards

May 6, 2022, 8:44 AM
Among UNC Hussman’s graduating students are those honored with outstanding graduate awards and other superlative awards as they turn from being students to being alumni of the school.
Marcus Richardson received the Lois & H.C. Cranford Outstanding Graduating Senior in Advertising and Public Relations award; Hope Davison received the John Robert Bittner Outstanding Graduating Senior in Journalism award.

Dean Emeritus Richard Cole named to his college newspaper's Hall of Fame

May 3, 2022, 11:40 AM
Dean Emeritus Richard Cole was honored by the organization that cemented his work as a journalist and university administrator — his college newspaper. Cole was inducted into The Daily Texan Hall of Fame. The Daily Texan is the student newspaper serving the University of Texas at Austin, Cole’s undergraduate alma materCole served as the newspaper’s managing editor in the early 1960s, as the robust college newspaper chronicled the influence of that decade’s rapid social shifts and tumultuous events on the large Texas campus. Cole wrote and edited copy on topics like the fight against segregation and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.