Some students from the School of Journalism and Electronic Media are urging people to get out and vote in a big way. Their messages are on billboards around the Knoxville area. Rob Heller, a JEM professor in the College of Communication and Information, asked his media graphics students to design posters encouraging people to vote
Russia, abortion, disrespect for women, and allegations of a rigged election generated the most chatter Wednesday night during the final debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Those are among the findings of The Political Social Media Research Group, composed of students in a School of Journalism and Electronic Media political communication seminar.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and its School of Journalism and Electronic Media have partnered with East Tennessee PBS to present a screening of the documentary Best of Enemies at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 25. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place in the Baker Center’s Toyota
The Political Social Media Group in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media has issued a report summarizing the major themes that emerged from social media chatter during the September 26 presidential debate.
With the new academic year, nine schools and departments are welcoming new directors and heads.
In a column for The Hill, Stuart Brotman writes that “from the beginning of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has led the charge against political correctness. Trump has continuously tested the boundaries of civic discourse.”
In an article for Tech Tank, a science and technology blog of the Brookings Institute, Stuart Brotman writes about how the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union may affect the EU’s Digital Single Market Strategy.
Stuart N. Brotman, the Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information, is the 2016 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship Award from the Broadcast Education Association.
Photographer George Holz, who attended UT, and is known for his fashion and celebrity photographs, will return to campus to speak about his new book, Holz Hollywood: 30 Years of Portraits, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14. His talk will be in the auditorium of the College of Nursing. Sponsored by the UT School of
Virginia Hughes, acclaimed science editor for BuzzFeed News, will give the annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, in the College of Nursing Auditorium.
The News Sentinel featured the upcoming debut of a half-hour documentary by UT professor Nick Geidner and his journalism students. The documentary, Reaching Recovery, will shed some light on the problem of neonatal abstinence syndrome in East Tennessee.
Peter Gross, director of the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, recently was in New York to serve as a ratings reviewer on Freedom House’s worldwide annual Freedom of the Press report.