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Josh Antonuccio named MDIA School director

July 2, 2020

Antonuccio plans to continue and expand the school's portfolio of experiential learning opportunities for students.

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Journalism faculty condemn violence against reporters covering anti-racism protests

June 4, 2020

The E. W. Scripps School of Journalism strongly condemns the violent efforts by police to intimidate and prevent journalists from fulfilling their critical role in our democracy.

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School of Communication Studies awards first-ever Zumkehr Prize for Public Memory

May 29, 2020

The prize, supported by the Charles E. Zumkehr Professorship in Communication Studies, attracted 20 nominated articles written by authors from eight countries in a cross-section of disciplines.

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OHIO professor Harter co-directs documentary on Passion Works

May 26, 2020

WOUB Public Media continues its free YouTube release of locally-produced documentaries this week to provide quality local entertainment people can enjoy at home as Ohioans fight the spread of COVID-19.  On Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., WOUB is releasing Creative Abundance. 

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J-School professor Aimee Edmondson’s book runner up for history journalism prize

May 21, 2020

Professor Aimee Edmondson's new book "In Sullivan's Shadow," covering a precedent-setting 1964 libel case, was runner-up for the annual prize awarded by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) History Division. 

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Liquid Blackness

May 21, 2020

Dr. Charles (Chip) Linscott is proud to announce that liquid blackness has been acquired by Duke University Press publishing program for Spring 2021

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OHIO’s MDIA Summer Series to connect students with industry insiders

May 19, 2020

The School of Media Arts and Studies is presenting a weekly series with media industry professionals for current and prospective students and alumni.

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MDIA professor Roger Cooper gives new scholarship in memory of his wife

May 7, 2020

Pat Cooper was instrumental in the creation, growth and success of the OHIO-in-LA Program which made it fitting for the award to provide funding for a student attending the program. Meredith Wammes received the award.

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OHIO MDIA faculty produce online virtual awards ceremony, NPR Tiny Desk Concert Host Bob Boilen presents keynote message

May 7, 2020

With the conversion to remote instruction due to COVID-19, MDIA faculty continued their tradition of an awards banquet by producing a 75-minute virtual awards ceremony which aired online last week.

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Professor Julio Arauz Appointed Director of OHIO’s J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies

April 28, 2020

Arauz is a professor and the director of graduate studies in the McClure School. He began teaching at Ohio University in 2009, and will assume his directorship on July 1, 2020.

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OHIO’s J-School holds virtual annual banquet

April 24, 2020

The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism held its annual scholarship and awards banquet by leveraging a hashtag and livestreaming technology, maintaining a sense of celebration and community from afar.

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OHIO professor Suddes: Virus crisis puts new view on local control and home rule

April 20, 2020

The Ohio General Assembly’s Republicans, and here and there a few Democrats, have forbidden Ohio’s cities and villages to regulate guns, no matter what a community’s residents want.

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Quarantine Playlists: MDIA Prof Josh Antonuccio

April 7, 2020

Although gathering for live music will be impossible for a little while, WOUB Culture is trying to keep the groove alive by asking members of the regional music scene about the music they have been relying on to get through these strange times.

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Why is it that some friendships develop into something romantic?

March 27, 2020

Bill Rawlins, a communications professor at Ohio University, has studied friendship since the 1970s. Read his thoughts on friendships that develop into something romantic. 

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Eddith Dashiell named director of OHIO’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

March 23, 2020

Eddith Dashiell has been named the next director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism in the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, taking over for Dr. Robert Stewart, who is retiring in May after 10 years leading the school.

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Media Professor Attends 62nd Annual GRAMMYs

February 11, 2020

The School of Media Arts & Studies’s own Professor Josh Antonuccio had the honor of attending the GRAMMYs, allowing us to get an insight on what that experience is like from a faculty member here at Ohio University.

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COMS Professor Roger Aden: Nebraska is unique

February 4, 2020

Roger Aden is on a podcast with John Johnston, talking about Nebraska and his book Huskerville. 

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White House Senior Adviser for Rural Affairs visits OHIO

January 30, 2020

Hazlett's first stop was OHIO's Game Research and Immersive Design Lab (GRID Lab), where she viewed a virtual reality (VR) segment focusing on administering NARCAN in the case of an overdose.

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OHIO Expert and COMS Prof William Rawlins on Fumbled Friendships

November 26, 2019

“Friendships are always susceptible to circumstances,” explains William Rawlins, PhD, a professor of interpersonal communication at Ohio University.

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COMS professor receives award from Disability Commission

November 14, 2019

JW Smith, professor in the School of Communications Studies at Ohio University, is a renowned researcher on issues related to disability. His work impacts policy throughout the state of Ohio.

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