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Noar honored (again) as top health communication scholar

Jul. 15, 2016, 9:50 AM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Seth Noar has been named the 2016 Outstanding Health Communication Scholar by the National Communication Association (NCA).
Noar will be recognized for the honor at NCA’s annual conference in Philadelphia on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. The award comes just months after Noar received the Lewis Donohew Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award at the biennial Kentucky Conference on Health Communication in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Capitol Broadcasting Company to support national media diversity programs based at UNC MJ-school

Jul. 14, 2016, 9:52 PM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism announced today that Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) will support two national media diversity initiatives administered by the school. Capitol Broadcasting's gift will support the Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media and the CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship Program over the next four years.

Student-produced 'Love is in the Fair' featured in PBS Online Film Festival

Jul. 11, 2016, 7:29 PM
"Love is in the Fair," a short documentary film produced by three UNC School of Media and Journalism students, has been selected as one of the 25 featured films in this year’s PBS Online Film Festival.

MJ-school faculty member’s new book examines intersection of politics and technology

Jul. 01, 2016, 4:29 PM
A newly released book by UNC School of Media and Journalism Associate Professor Daniel Kreiss offers an analysis of the role of technology, digital media, data and analytics in contemporary political campaigning.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Brad Hamm '96 (Ph.D.)

Jun. 29, 2016, 1:59 PM
Check out Brad Hamm's conversation with Dean Susan King about the changing field of journalism and how his career has evolved.

MJ-school faculty members receive Thrive@Carolina grant for spoken word competition proposal

Jun. 22, 2016, 4:48 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Associate Professor Terence Oliver and Professor of the Practice Dana McMahan are part of a team that has received a Thrive@Carolina Innovation and Collaboration Grant for its proposal to begin a spoken word competition.

MJ-school students shine in new UNC-Lenovo global internship program, contribute to the company’s most successful social media engagement event

Jun. 16, 2016, 4:19 PM
Five UNC School of Media and Journalism students contributed this spring to a record-breaking public relations and social media performance around Lenovo’s signature technology showcase event — Tech World — via internships with stops in San Francisco, Beijing and Lenovo’s U.S. headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

UNC at Conference of the International Communication Association, Saffer receives top faculty paper in public relations

Jun. 16, 2016, 2:03 PM
Five faculty members and five graduate students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism presented at the 66th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association: Communicating with Power. The conference was held June 9-13, at the Fukuoka Sea Hawk Hilton Hotel in Fukuoka, Japan.

UNC MJ-school wins 2016 national championship for consecutive crowns in collegiate journalism

Jun. 03, 2016, 4:17 PM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism has won the 2016 national championship in the Hearst Journalism Awards competition – considered the Pulitzers of collegiate journalism. This is the school’s sixth overall national championship, its second consecutive and its fourth since 2010.

Simple design is good for your health

May. 25, 2016, 4:46 PM
Assistant professor Allison Lazard’s paper, “Design simplicity influences patient portal use: the role of aesthetic evaluations for technology acceptance,” was published In the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association in December 2015.