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
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
Professor 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 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
The 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
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