The Meek School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi
  • Samir WPA AwardProfessor Samir "Mr. Magazine™" Husni was the keynote speaker at the Western Publishing Association in Los Angeles May 6.  His presentation preceded the 65th annual Maggie Awards banquet that the WPA hosts.  At the Maggies awards, Dr. Husni... Read More

    Lumpp LunchThe IMC faculty took Dr. Jim Lumpp to lunch on his last day at the Meek School. Read More

    UM students win national SPJ journalism awards

    UM students win national SPJ journalism awards

    Katrina Team 2Students covering the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast won the top national award for best use of multimedia in the Society of Professional Journalists annual Mark of Excellence contest, which honored the best... Read More

    Meek School wins third Kennedy Award

    Meek School wins third Kennedy Award

    Depth reporting class exposé on 50th anniversary of Voting Rights Act winner in college category For the third time in seven years, the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi has won an annual Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Journalism Award. UM’s depth reporting class won... Read More

    President Obama answers Meek School student's question at College Reporter Day briefing

    President Obama answers Meek School student's question at College Reporter Day briefing

    When Juan Oropeza came to the U.S. as an undocumented immigrant 25 years ago, he couldn’t have imagined that his daughter would one day ask the president about immigration policies. But that’s what happened in the White House Briefing Room last week when Daniella Oropeza, a junior in the... Read More

    Meek School’s Wenger tapped to be part of Google News Lab’s US Training Team

    Meek School’s Wenger tapped to be part of Google News Lab’s US Training Team

    Whether it’s mapping a series of local crimes or monitoring breaking news in another country, Google News Lab provides tools that can help make that job easier for a journalist. Yet, significant numbers of reporters, editors, producers and news managers know relatively little about the breadth of Google’s journalistic toolkit. “It could... Read More

    Students cover Double Decker Festival for two-state region

    Students cover Double Decker Festival for two-state region

    As many as 65,000 people poured into Oxford for the 2016 Double Decker Festival, and tens of thousands more got to look in on the fun thanks to a team of Meek School broadcast journalists. Leah Gibson, Payton Green, Sereena Henderson, Maggie McDaniel, Lacey Russell and Sudu Upadhyay produced stories on the music,... Read More

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