MJ-school announces new affiliation with Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting

August 15, 2019, 12:00 AM
On Thursday, Aug. 15, the UNC School of Media and Journalism proudly announced its new affiliation with the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, an organization dedicated to increasing and retaining reporters and editors of color in the field; and to educating news organizations and journalists on how the inclusion of diverse voices can raise the caliber, impact and visibility of investigative journalism as a means of promoting transparency and good government.

Student-produced documentary about Carolina field hockey team’s undefeated season to debut Aug. 19

August 9, 2019, 10:09 AM
Story by University Communications | ​Originally published Aug. 9, 2019, on

UNC at 102nd annual AEJMC conference in Toronto, Canada

August 5, 2019, 9:24 PM
Nine graduate students, 13 faculty members and various alumni will represent the UNC School of Media and Journalism Aug. 6-10, 2019, at the 102nd annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Toronto, Canada.

WANTED: Administrative Assistant

August 1, 2019, 12:35 PM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide comprehensive professional support for the dean’s office.

Jordan Fieulleteau ’16, ’18 (M.A.) embarks on coveted research fellowship with American Voices Project

August 1, 2019, 7:19 AM
After a rigorous selection process involving more than 1,500 candidates, UNC School of Media and Journalism alumnus and Roy H. Park Fellow Jordan Fieulleteau ’16, ’18 (M.A.) has been named one of 80 research fellows at the American Voices Project undertaken by Stanford University, Princeton University and the American Institutes for Research. Spearheaded by two of America’s leading poverty and inequality researchers, the project is currently sending paid fellows to 200 communities across all 50 states plus Native American nations, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. All told, the team of researchers and support staff plan to conduct immersive, confidential interviews with a total of 5,000 households.

What’s the line between news and misinformation? UNC is working to find out

July 30, 2019, 6:00 PM
Story by CBS 17/WNCN-TV | ​Originally published July 30, 2019, on

Local digital experiments in today’s news deserts

July 28, 2019, 9:30 AM
Story by Ryan Thornburg, Reese News Lab Director 2017-19

New Carolina research center to address 21st century questions on digital information

July 22, 2019, 11:59 AM
Story by University Communications | ​Originally published July 22, 2019, on

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Jacqueline Charles ’94

July 16, 2019, 2:34 PM
In this episode, Dean Susan King talks with alumna Jacqueline Charles '94, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award-winning Caribbean Correspondent at The Miami Herald, a McClatchy-owned paper which circulates in greater Miami and is read throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

Well Said: Helping new Tar Heels feel at home

July 10, 2019, 12:00 AM
Story by University Communications | ​Originally published July 10, 2019, on