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At the intersection of journalism, data, software and design

March 4, 2020, 4:30 PM
Data wrangler and team leader Scott Klein, who directs a group of journalists and programmers as the deputy managing editor of ProPublica, visited UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the invitation of faculty member Ryan Thornburg, who teaches data-driven journalism. Klein describes his work as planting a stake at the intersection of journalism, data, software and design.

Taylor Bennett ’03 at Lime: Embracing risk and welcoming change in the tech sector

March 3, 2020, 7:15 PM
UNC Hussman alumnus Taylor Bennett ’03 is the global head of public affairs for Lime, the scooter-sharing company. He graduated in 2003 and built his career at Edelman. Eventually, he moved to the tech startup world, where he served as communications lead at Uber (2014–2016) and head of public affairs at Pandora (2016–2018) before joining Lime. We spoke with Bennett recently. 

UNC Hussman Dean Susan King named Scripps Howard Administrator of the Year

March 3, 2020, 9:37 AM
UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media Dean Susan King has been honored as the 2019 Scripps Howard Administrator of the Year.

Johanna Cleary ’04 (Ph.D.) honors father James R. Cleary with student paper competition

March 2, 2020, 2:10 PM
UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media doctoral alumna Johanna Cleary ’04 (Ph.D.) honors her father’s legacy by supporting a national media law student paper competition administered by the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy — a collaboration of UNC Hussman and the UNC School of Law.

David Zucchino joins UNC Hussman students and faculty to discuss race, history and ‘Wilmington’s Lie’

February 27, 2020, 4:16 PM
UNC Hussman students packed the room this week to hear Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Zucchino ’73 in a discussion that started with a historical focus but expanded into parallels and lessons for today’s journalism and media students.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: David Zucchino '73

February 27, 2020, 11:29 AM
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Zucchino ’73 joined Dean Susan King to discuss his remarkable career as a reporter, his attachment to UNC Hussman and his acclaimed new book “Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy.”

Research Publication Roundup: February 2019

February 27, 2020, 10:28 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.

Planting a seed of research success

February 26, 2020, 9:51 AM
Three UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media faculty members were awarded a total of $15,000 in seed grants for promising research projects.

Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.) receives Polk Award for ‘1619 Project’

February 20, 2020, 4:11 PM
 
Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting co-founder and UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media alumna Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.) received special recognition from Long Island University’s (LIU) prestigious George Polk Awards, LIU has announced.

Poynter features UNC Hussman grad Andrea Martin's thesis: Local newsrooms and online harassment

February 19, 2020, 3:46 PM
Andrea Martin ’02, '19 (M.A.), a recent graduate of UNC Hussman's online master's degree program, has published an adapted version of her master's thesis in Poynter: “Local newsrooms deal with online harassment daily.