The Meek School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi
  • Drone Journalism

    Drone Journalism

    Drone Journalism is something we're experimenting with at the Meek School. This video of campus was shot on a DJI Phantom 2 in mid-April 2015. As the camera rises above the Overby Center, the ongoing construction of the new Honors College building is immediately visible. Panning around the the... Read More

    UM students featured in segment on CNN's HLN

    UM students featured in segment on CNN's HLN

    Journalism alumnus Darian Billington, producer of "Morning Express with Robin Meade" on CNN's HLN, visited classes and the Student Media Center on April 15. Under Darian's direction, NewsWatch and Daily Mississippian students recorded a segment that was broadcast April 23 on the CNN show, which has millions of viewers... Read More

    Husni.WAN-IFRAProfessor Samir "Mr. Magazine™" Husni recently spoke at the WAN-IFRA's (World's Association of Newspapers and News Publishers) 10th Annual Middle East Conference that drew more than 250 participants to Dubai, UAE, which once again hosted this key event for news publishers... Read More

    Meek School students, alumni dominate Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters awards

    Meek School students, alumni dominate Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters awards

    Meek School students won 10 college journalism awards Saturday night at the Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters banquet at the Capital Club in Jackson. In addition, recent Meek School graduates took home top honors in several categories and an Ole Miss alumnus was inducted into the Mississippi Broadcasters Hall of... Read More

    Meek School professor wins Paragon Award

    Meek School professor wins Paragon Award

    Debora Wenger, an associate professor in the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi, is this year's winner of the Paragon Award for Excellence in Distance Learning Education. UM's Department of Online Design and eLearning gives the award annually. Wenger, who was honored for her... Read More

    Big wins in Vegas for Meek School

    Big wins in Vegas for Meek School

    SuduWinThe Meek School of Journalism is flying high for a couple of different reasons.  First, the student-produced NewsWatch 99 broadcast took home an honorable mention at the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) competition in Las Vegas this week.  According to NewsWatch... Read More

    Future of journalism focus of Ole Miss New Media Conference

    Future of journalism focus of Ole Miss New Media Conference

    Industry professionals and students gathered at the Overby Center recently to gain insight on the present and future of journalism at Innovate 2015, the Ole Miss New Media Conference, hosted by the Meek School. The conference featured industry experts Lewis D’Vorkin chief product officer, print and digital platforms for Forbes... Read More

    Meek School of Journalism and New Media students sweep PR competition; faculty member and graduates also honored

    Meek School of Journalism and New Media students sweep PR competition; faculty member and graduates also honored

    Meek School of Journalism and New Media public relations students won every one of the awards presented in the Public Relations Association of Mississippi student competition recently, including the prestigious Student Best In Show. In addition, in the professional competition, faculty member Robin Street won the top award in her... Read More

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