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Scripps grad student research: Bill Schulte

by Michael Sweeney, Professor; Associate Director for Graduate Studies

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism PhD student Bill Schulte will present his original research about newspaper graphics in May at an international conference.

Schulte’s paper, “Visual Evolution: A Look at Graphic Elements on the Front Page of Elite Newspapers over 30 Years,” has been accepted for presentation at the 9th International Symposium on Communication in the Millennium at San Diego State University..

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February 25, 2011 | comments (0)

CNN’s Steve Perry to discuss educational disparity in schools

by Robert Stewart, Director

In case you missed this announcement, CNN contributor Dr. Steve Perry will speak tonight (Thursday, Feb. 24) on the topic of disparities in America’s schools.

The following was copied from OU’s website:

February 24, 2011 | comments (0)

Ad fest highlights creative work (updated)

by Robert Stewart, Director

For several years now, our advertising students have tied an in-house creative contest to the Superbowl event. This year was no different.

Two of this year’s contestants, Mitch Barley and Abby Grimm, decided to submit their entry to the 2010 SofA (“Students of Advertising”) contest in Cleveland. This entry, an ad for Dockers pants, was selected as a finalist:

February 24, 2011 | comments (0)

Scripps grad student research: Sally Ann Cruikshank

by Michael Sweeney, Professor; Associate Director for Graduate Studies

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism PhD student Sally Ann Cruikshank will present a paper on the Bush Administration and Al Jazeera TV in May at the International Communication Association in Boston.

Her paper is “The Battle for Arab Hearts and Minds: The Bush Administration’s Conflict with Al Jazeera During the War on Terror, 2001-2003.”

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February 23, 2011 | comments (0)

by IIJ Ambassador, Assistant Professor, & Director of IIJ

The Institute of International Journalism (IIJ) proudly presents a prominent international correspondent, Rebecca Hamilton, to Ohio University from Mon., Feb. 28 to Wed., March 2. Ms. Hamilton is a Special Correspondent on Sudan for The Washington Post.

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February 22, 2011 | comments (0)

Simpson wins ICA top paper honors

by Michael Sweeney, Professor; Associate Director for Graduate Studies

PhD student Ed Simpson’s research paper, “’Predatory Interests’ and ’The Common Man’: Scripps, Pinchot, and the Nascent Environmental Movement, 1908 to 1910,” has earned the Top Student Paper award from the Communication History Interest Group of the International Communication Association.

The Top Student Paper award includes a $500 prize.

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February 16, 2011 | comments (0)

Scripps grad student research: Ashley Furrow

by Michael Sweeney, Professor; Associate Director for Graduate Studies

Ashley Furrow, a Scripps School of Jouranlism PhD student, will present two studies demonstrating under-representation of women in Sports Illustrated Kids magazine at the Southeast Colloquium of AEJMC in March at the University of South Carolina.

Furrow, a former newspaper and Web journalist from Florida, expands upon her master’s thesis research in the two studies, which examine the gender and race of news sources and people in advertisements in the magazine. The regional conference of the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication presents blind-reviewed original research by students and professors.

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February 16, 2011 | comments (0)

Scripps grad student research: Ed Simpson

by Michael Sweeney, Professor; Associate Director for Graduate Studies

Scripps School of Journalism PhD student Ed Simpson will present his research on school namesake E.W. Scripps and the early environmental movement to the International Communication Association conference in May in Boston.

Simpson’s panel will focus on “American Journalism in the 20th Century.” His paper, “’Predatory Interests’ and ’The Common Man’: Scripps, Pinchot, and the Nascent Environmental Movement, 1908 to 1910,” is based on historical documents in the Scripps archive maintained at Ohio University’s Alden Library.

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February 15, 2011 | comments (0)

Let the sun shine (summit) in (updated)

by Robert Stewart, Director

This weekend the JSchool’s SPJ and RTDNA chapters hosted the Ohio Sunshine Summit, bringing together student journalists and professionals from across the state to discuss challenges facing student journalists on college campuses.

February 2, 2011 | comments (0)

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