News

New report, website examine expansion of news deserts in U.S. communities

October 15, 2018, 3:34 PM
The UNC Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media at the UNC School of Media and Journalism has released its latest report on the emergence and expansion of news deserts — communities with limited access to credible, comprehensive news — in the United States.

Tar Heel Talks: Political expression through digital media with Associate Professor Deen Freelon

October 15, 2018, 12:30 PM
Deen Freelon is an associate professor in the UNC School of Media and Journalism whose research covers two major areas of scholarship: 1) political expression through digital media and 2) data science and computational methods for analyzing large digital datasets.

WANTED: Business Officer

October 8, 2018, 5:16 PM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism is seeking a Business Officer to provide broad-based support to the school, affiliated foundation, and in support of research endeavors of faculty/students, as well as payroll accounting.

'America's premier media commentator' Ken Auletta to deliver 2018 Reed Sarratt Distinguished Lecture

October 8, 2018, 12:45 PM
Ken Auletta, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of 11 books, will deliver the Reed Sarratt Distinguished Lecture at the UNC School of Media and Journalism on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 4 p.m. in 111 Carroll Hall.

WANTED: Communications Project Manager

October 4, 2018, 11:56 AM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism is seeking a Communication Project Manager to lead the strategy, production, planning and evaluation of the marketing and communication efforts of the Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media, highlighting and amplifying the work of our faculty members and our initiatives.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Patrick Winn '03

October 3, 2018, 4:21 PM
Alumnus Patrick Winn '03 is the Asia correspondent at Public Radio International, where he focuses on the process of redefining the portrayal of criminals in Southeast Asia.

Research Publication Roundup: October 2018

October 1, 2018, 3:14 PM
A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC School of Media and Journalism creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.

Press Coverage with Tim Crothers

September 27, 2018, 12:40 PM
Story by The Daily Tar Heel | Originally published Sept. 27, 2018, on dailytarheel.com

Alumna Nikole Hannah-Jones '03 (MA) receives Columbia University's John Chancellor Award

September 26, 2018, 11:45 AM
Alumna Nikole Hannah-Jones '03 (M.A.) won Columbia University's John Chancellor Award for her pioneering achievement in civil rights and racial justice reporting.

MJ-school students win Online Journalism Award for coverage of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

September 24, 2018, 3:54 PM
Students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism have brought home the Online News Association's 2018 David Teeuwen Student Journalism Award for their piece entitled, "Aftermath."