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  • David Crews' Mississippi quotes featured in next Overby Center program Monday, March 27

    David Crews' Mississippi quotes featured in next Overby Center program Monday, March 27

    Oxford resident David Crews will be the next featured speaker at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics. During the event set for 6 p.m. Monday, March 27, Crews will speak about his collection of intriguing and sometimes odd quotes from... Read More

    Meek School set to welcome magazine industry leaders to the ACT 7 Experience April 25-27

    Meek School set to welcome magazine industry leaders to the ACT 7 Experience April 25-27

    If you are a magazine leader who is still publishing like you did 10 years ago, you should rethink your business strategy. “I tell people if you are still publishing your magazine as if it is still 2007, there is something wrong with the picture,” said Samir Husni, Ph.D. “We... Read More

    It Starts with MEek: Journalism Competition

    It Starts with MEek: Journalism Competition

    Meek School students are invited to use their skills while spreading a message of acceptance, respect and inclusion for a campaign the Meek School will host in April. The “It Starts with (Me)ek” campaign will launch April 19-25. During those days,... Read More

    Mississippi Scholastic Press Association State Convention set for March 31 at UM

    Mississippi Scholastic Press Association State Convention set for March 31 at UM

    High school journalism students are among the smartest students in their schools. They are the creatives, intellectuals and critical thinkers. They question everything around them, and high school journalism teaches them life skills that are transferrable to any other career. That’s why R.J. Morgan, Mississippi Scholastic Press Association director, is... Read More

    Dennis Moore to be honored with Ole Miss Silver Em

    Dennis Moore to be honored with Ole Miss Silver Em

    Dennis Moore, whose career in journalism has led him back to Jackson as co-editor of Mississippi Today, has been tapped as this year’s Samuel Talbert Silver Em recipient by the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at Ole Miss. The Silver Em presentation will take place during the Best... Read More

    REEL SOUTH seeks documentary film entries

    REEL SOUTH seeks documentary film entries

    Are you a documentary filmmaker who wants to share your work with others? The documentary anthology series REEL SOUTH is now seeking entries for Season 3 of the series, including short films and broadcast length pieces. "This past season, we featured the Mississippi-based documentary Shake... Read More

    Miss University dreams of becoming Miss Mississippi, Miss America and a broadcast journalist

    Miss University dreams of becoming Miss Mississippi, Miss America and a broadcast journalist

    A University of Mississippi senior, also known as Miss University, is studying to become a broadcast journalist, but dreams of becoming Miss Mississippi and Miss America. Leah Gibson grew up cheering, singing and doing community service work, such as working with the organization Teens for Jeans to collect 100... Read More

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