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
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
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