The Meek School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi
  • Meek Hosts Southeast's Top Journalists for Conference

    Meek Hosts Southeast's Top Journalists for Conference

    Hundreds of student journalists from across the South piled into Farley Hall for the 2017 Southeastern Journalism Conference Feb. 16-18. Friday's lineup included such powerful speakers as New York Times Reporter Daniel Victor, Matt Miller, Talent Acquisition Leader, for E.W. Scripps Co., and Jesse Holland, Associated... Read More

    Pulitzer-Prize winning photojournalist visits Meek School

    Pulitzer-Prize winning photojournalist visits Meek School

    Join us in learning from one of the best in the industry. Bill Frakes will share advice for working with editorial and commercial clients, such as ESPN and Sports Illustrated. Learn more about the power of visual storytelling. All are welcome. ABOUT FRAKES: A visual storyteller and educator, Frakes has worked... Read More

    Overby Center to Salute Mississippi's 200th Anniversary

    Overby Center to Salute Mississippi's 200th Anniversary

    In recognition of the 200th anniversary of Mississippi’s statehood the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at Ole Miss will put special emphasis on Mississippi programs during the spring semester. “The people and events in Mississippi’s past provide an interesting glimpse into our state’s future,” explained Charles Overby, chairman of the center,... Read More

    Considering the future of journalism

    Considering the future of journalism

    Featuring remarks from Richard Gingras, vice president of Google News, and Michael Oreskes, senior vice president of news and editorial director at NPR, the Nov. 15 program explored the “disruption” of news and journalism by major technology companies. The discussion took place in the Newseum’s Walter and Leonore Annenberg... Read More

    Careers in Non-Profit Communications

    Careers in Non-Profit Communications

    Four alumnae of Meek School classes spoke on a panel about their careers in non-profit communication to the PR Case Studies class taught by Robin Street on Nov. 3. Pictured, left to right, are: (front row) Kate Rosson, communications manager for staff and volunteers with The American Cancer Society Global... Read More

    Election Eve Visit Brings Back Memories of Ole Miss Presidential Debate

    Election Eve Visit Brings Back Memories of Ole Miss Presidential Debate

    Janet Brown, long-time executive director of the Commission on Presidential Debates returned to the Ole Miss campus on November 7 to talk about one of the most exciting and challenging election seasons in American history. Brown shared her views on the importance of the debates to the democratic process... Read More

    Meek Prof Becomes First to Achieve Academic Honor at UK University

    Meek Prof Becomes First to Achieve Academic Honor at UK University

    dr-wenger-web-5-meeksiteA love of learning and a willingness to try new things are two key characteristics of Dr. Debora Wenger’s approach to her life and career. For that reason, it didn’t come as a big surprise to the dean of the... Read More

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