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Students, faculty and alumni of the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University are constantly making headlines. In fact, we can't keep up with all of the good news! Read about some of the amazing accomplishments, events and happenings in Scripps and among its people below. You may want to use the tags above to sort for categories that pique your interest!

Ferrier requests data from alternative news media for Media Deserts Project

Jul 22, 2014 To strengthen the “climate map” of the changing media ecosystem, Dr. Michelle Ferrier of Scripps College of Communication implored publishers of alternative news media to contribute their circulation data to the Media Deserts Project ( at their annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, July 12.
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Scripps alumna to head WOUB News

Jul 16, 2014 Veteran award-winning journalist Allison Hunter will head WOUB’s news operation as editor-in-chief beginning August 11.
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Summit demonstrates entrepreneurial journalism coming of age

Jul 15, 2014 More than 60 educators, including Ferrier, from across the U.S., Nova Scotia, Mexico and Austria gathered at the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism on Thursday, July 10 at the Journalism Entrepreneurship Educators Summit to share best practices, concerns and collaborate as what was a fringe movement to change journalism curricula has now come of age.
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Communications grad gives back to alma mater

Jul 11, 2014 Alumna Melissa Wervey Arnold and her husband Kevin have established the Wervey Arnold Family Scholarship, to benefit students in the Scripps College of Communication.
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Scripps’ High School Journalism, Media Workshops under way at OHIO

Jul 10, 2014 Nearly 175 high school students from across the nation arrived at the main campus of Ohio University in Athens earlier this week for the High School Journalism Workshop and the first High School Media Workshop. Both workshops conclude Sat., July 12.
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SIC first-place winner takes their idea beyond the challenge

Jul 2, 2014 The team EG 501 came up with an algorithm to monetize the Columbus Dispatch’s 190,000 Twitter followers through identifying communities on social media and customizing tweets to better serve existing followers. Its method landed the team of three the $10,000 first prize amount on Pitch Day of the Scripps Innovation Challenge student competition on Monday, April 21. Now two of the team members are taking their idea further.
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WOUB, Scripps student productions recognized by regional National Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences

Jun 17, 2014 The Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has recognized two WOUB productions and a School of Media Arts and Studies production with student production awards.
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OHIO’s Scripps JSchool students covering World Cup 2014™ from various cities

Jun 16, 2014 An exclusive partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation announced in early November and a separate partnership with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has 18 E.W. Scripps School of Journalism students interning in Brazil and throughout Europe to cover the 2014 FIFA World Cup™.
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OHIO journalism faculty play lead role in statewide public records audit

Jun 12, 2014 Several E.W. Scripps School of Journalism faculty played key roles in a statewide public records audit conducted by the Ohio Coalition for Open Government, the results of which were widely published throughout Ohio.
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Frederick Lewis named Writer-in-Residence in Newfoundland

Jun 10, 2014 Associate professor Frederick Lewis is currently serving as the writer in residence at Landfall, an artist’s retreat in the seacoast village of Brigus in Newfoundland.
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