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  • 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

    Morgan becoming ‘drone commander’ at Ole Miss

    Morgan becoming ‘drone commander’ at Ole Miss

    By Larecca Rucker Oxford Eagle Staff Writer If you’re a tech geek or someone who is always first in line to acquire the latest innovative product that hits the market, chances are you’ve considered buying a drone. R.J. Morgan, a journalism instructor and director of the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association, is the... Read More

    Daily Mississippian wins SPJ best student newspaper award; 14 awards go to students

    Daily Mississippian wins SPJ best student newspaper award; 14 awards go to students

    The Daily Mississippian was named best daily student newspaper, and University of Mississippi students won 14 individual awards in the 2014 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Region 12 competition. UM students placed first in seven categories, and were named finalists in seven categories. Region 12 includes universities in Mississippi, Arkansas,... Read More

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