The Meek School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi
  • A panel of black alumni from the Meek School spoke about their experiences while they were students and now as professionals during the It Starts with (Me)ek week. All panel members were former students of Robin Street. Pictured, left to right, are: (seated) Kim Dandridge, Ashley Ball and Poinesha... Read More

    Have lunch with the Billion Dollar Buyer: Tilman Fertitta to speak at UM Pavilion May 5

    Have lunch with the Billion Dollar Buyer: Tilman Fertitta to speak at UM Pavilion May 5

    In today’s fast-paced, media-rich society, it’s easy to brand someone a celebrity. Success can rise and fall in an instant, and celebrities disappear as quickly as they emerge. Roller coaster reputations are common, on the top one day and plunging into relative obscurity the next.  Not so, for the... Read More

    Former Meek grad Otis Sanford will discuss How Race Changed Memphis Politics April 24

    Former Meek grad Otis Sanford will discuss How Race Changed Memphis Politics April 24

    Otis Sanford, a longtime columnist for The Commercial Appeal, will be a guest speaker at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics Monday, April 24, at 6 p.m. to talk about the racial conflict and transition that has taken place in Memphis politics, from the time of E.H. Crump’s rule of the city... Read More

    Meek School of Journalism to host 'It Starts With MEek' diversity conference April 19-25

    Meek School of Journalism to host 'It Starts With MEek' diversity conference April 19-25

    Just pause. Just pause before you assume you know me. Just pause before you stereotype me. That’s the message of an upcoming series of events April 19-25 called It Starts with (Me)ek, hosted by the University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media. Shepard Smith, a... Read More

    C Spire to hold major technology event at Meek School April 27

    C Spire to hold major technology event at Meek School April 27

    C Spire is convening a major technology event in Oxford on April 27 that will feature nationally acclaimed speakers and cutting-edge technology demonstrations capped off by a music concert by an alternative indietronica rock group at a popular downtown nightspot. CTX... Read More

    It Starts with (Me)ek

    It Starts with (Me)ek

    Thirty-one Meek School PR students, under the direction of Senior Lecturer Robin Street,  have been working hard to plan “It Starts with (Me)ek", five days of events rejecting stereotypes and celebrating diversity and inclusion April 19-25. Student team members are listed below Pictured here are: Front row: Riley, Pickett, Childress, Street, Abney, Beatty,... Read More

    Dennis Moore awarded Silver Em and Best of Meek journalism students honored

    Dennis Moore awarded Silver Em and Best of Meek journalism students honored

    In 1975, the Memphis Commercial Appeal asked the University of Mississippi to nominate two students for potential internships. Dennis Moore was one. He traveled to Memphis and survived an odd interview with the managing editor, who asked a variety of strange questions, such as "Name the countries you fly... Read More

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