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MJF students travel to Costa Rica, NY in winter term

Two of our journalism professors -- Annie-Laurie Blair and Patricia Newberry -- and their students who spent Winter term in Costa Rica and New York were highlighted in Miami media. Other MJF classes went to Chicago and Hollywood this winter term. Read more here.


Dr. Hongmei Li has published a new book

Dr. Hongmei Li, associate professor of strategic communication, has just published a co-edited book (with Leslie Marsh) titled The Middle Class in Emerging Societies: Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets. Read more about the book.


Wil Haygood nominated for NAACP Image Award

Visiting Distinguished Professor in MJF and Miami alumnus Wil Haygood's new book Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America was nominated for the NAACP Image Award. Read more here.


Stephen Siff talks Acid Hype

Associate Professor of Journalism, Stephen Siff, was interviewed on 91.3 WYSO about his book Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience. Listen to the interview here.


New Co-Major in Film Studies Approved

The co-major in Film Studies was recently approved by the College of Arts and Science, and students can now officially declare it. It is a co-major, and thus needs to be paired with a primary major (outside of the Department of Media, Journalism and Film). For more information click here, or contact Dr. Kerry Hegarty.


JRN class to cover peace accord anniversary

A capstone class will help to mark the 20th anniversary of the agreement that stopped a war between Bosnian, Croat and Serb forces in the Balkans of Southeastern Europe. It was hammered out at Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton in the fall of 1995.


Provost honors two MJF students

Two MJF students were among the honorees of the 2015 Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award for their outstanding contributions to Miami University's intellectual environment.


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Upcoming Events

February 15, 2016
The Role of Sesame Street in the Development of Cultural Awareness

With Caroll Spinney, Sonia Manzano and Michael Davis. Presented by the Lecture Series (free, but ticket required).

7:30 p.m., Hall Auditorium


February 17, 2016
Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Report No Evil: What’s Missing in Sports Journalism Today

With MU grad and veteran sports journalist Terence Moore.

4:00 p.m., Williams Hall 107 (TV studio)


February 24, 2016
How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation

With NPR media critic Eric Deggans, hosted by the Office of Diversity Affairs as part of Miami’s Black History Celebration.

7:00 p.m., ASC Wilks Theater


March 8, 2016
Spotlight on Spotlight

With Boston Globe veteran Walter V. Robinson (“Robby,” played by Michael Keaton in the film).

4:00 p.m., ASC Pavilion A-B


March 9, 2016
Janus Forum, "Presidential Race 2016"

With Democratic political operative James Carville, journalist Ann Compton and Republican political consultant Alex Castellanos (free, but ticket required). More info.

6:00 p.m., ASC Wilks Theater


April 4, 2016
Just a Geek

A Look at Being Different and Bullying with Wil Wheaten. Presented by the Lecture Series (free, but ticket required).

7:30 p.m., Hall Auditorium


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MJF Visiting Instructor, Shara Clark, wrapping up her year as president of Cincinnati PRSA.

MJF Visiting Instructor, Shara Clark, wrapping up her year as president of Cincinnati PRSA.

Shara Clark accepts the Silver Award for work she did for United Way of Greater Cincinnati's annual report.

Shara Clark accepts the Silver Award for work she did for United Way of Greater Cincinnati's annual report.

MJF Alum Carrie Phillippi

MJF Alum Carrie Phillippi

MJF Alum Alex Puccinni

MJF Alum Alex Puccinni

MJF alums Brianne Kistler (middle) and Lauren Doyle (right)

MJF alums Brianne Kistler (middle) and Lauren Doyle (right)

MJF alum Darcy Little Schwas

MJF alum Darcy Little Schwas

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