Tag School of Journalism and Mass Communication
While political bloggers were initially inspired to post their thoughts online as a way to help them blow off steam or articulate new ideas, over time they're driven to blog by a desire to influence mainstream media or public opinion, according to research from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Although many industry observers see nonprofit investigative news organizations as the future, the emerging journalism model brings a host of new ethical issues.
Time magazine's Mark Halperin, one of the nation's most influential political journalists, will discuss the Obama administration at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Wednesday, Nov. 4, the same day that the president is scheduled to visit the city.
The debate over health care reform has dominated national headlines for most of the summer and fall.
TIME's Mark Halperin might be the prototype for a journalist of the future: He pulls together coverage on breaking stories while providing a quick judgment of his own on the Web and on television.
Andrew Revkin, New York Times science reporter and the fall science writer in residence at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, will present a public talk on Thursday, Oct. 8, in the Plenary Room, 1310 Grainger Hall, 975 University Ave.
Graduate students and faculty in the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Joint Program in Mass Communications landed several awards - the most in recent memory - at a national conference for journalism educators this week.
Greg Downey is convinced the University of Wisconsin–Madison's School of Journalism and Mass Communication is poised for continued success even as the communications industry confronts unparalleled change and turmoil.
Citing his deep knowledge of the University of Wisconsin–Madison community, his effectiveness as an ambassador on behalf of the institution and his experience, UW–Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin has selected Vince Sweeney to be the university's first vice chancellor for university relations.
Leading journalists, scholars and media experts will gather at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Friday, May 1, to assess the future of ethical journalism in the public interest.
Patricia Wright, the recently retired vice president of external affairs for BP America and a University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate, will deliver the 2009 Robert Taylor Lecture in Public Relations on Monday, April 20.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will be among the communications professionals honored by the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication at its annual awards dinner on Friday, April 17.
"Communications Crossroads," a daylong conference showcasing original graduate student research in communications will be held at the University of Wisconsin–Madison's School of Journalism and Mass Communication on Friday, April 3.
The nation's economic crisis, unfolding across Wisconsin in painful and historic ways, is being examined by student journalists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Wilson da Silva, editor in chief of the award-winning Australian science magazine COSMOS, has been named a UW–Madison science writer in residence for this spring.
As a history-making race for the White House enters its final hours, a group of University of Wisconsin–Madison journalism students are busy crafting pre-election coverage and preparing to cover Election Day with a campus bent.
A retooled professional-track master's program in journalism that sharpens story-telling skills across a number of media platforms and provides tailored in-depth training in specialty reporting areas will be marked with an open house and mini-conference on Friday, Nov. 7.
The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council, a statewide nonprofit group devoted to protecting access to public meetings and records, will mark its 30th anniversary with a program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Monday, Oct. 13.
Nathan Seppa, Science News biomedical writer, will be the biomedical and public health writer in residence on campus from Monday–Friday, Sept. 8–12, will give a public talk, “Evolutionary Medicine: What Happens When We Are Hard-Wired for the Stone Age but Live in the Modern World,” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at Memorial Union (check Today in the Union for room).
Learfield Sports has made major gifts to support technology and scholarships in the UW–Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication.