Pioneering j-projects honored at campus event
Two innovative projects championed by the School of Journalism and Electronic Media were recognized during a reception in the Scripps Lab on Sept. 26, 2013.
In his introduction, School of Journalism Director Peter Gross told guests that the Tennessee Journalism Series and the Medal of Honor Project have the potential to greatly affect campus as a whole.
“Stay tuned because we’re doing even more great stuff,” said Gross.
Tennessee Journalism Series
The Tennessee Journalism Series is a set of multimedia textbooks developed by JEM for the iPad. Twelve textbooks are available for high school and collegiate journalism courses.
AEJMC DC 2013 Recap
Faculty and students received several honors at the 2013 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Washington, D.C., Aug. 8-11.
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- Professor Rob Heller’s class project “Eyes on LaFollette” was awarded an honorable mention for the AEJMC Newspaper Division – Newspaper Project Award.
- Assistant Professor Michael T. Martinez was named Law and Policy Chair for the 39thAnnual AEJMC Southeast Colloquium at the University of Florida, March 20-22, 2014.
- Assistant Professors Erin Whiteside and Amber Roessner presented “Commemorating forty years: Title IX, anniversary journalism and the politics of
UT journalism class trends nationally on Twitter
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The University of Tennessee was in a new national spotlight Thursday night as Professor Jim Stovall’s Journalism and Electronic Media 200 class started trending on Twitter with the hashtag used to identify his class, #JEM200.
Stovall encourages his students to tweet during his lectures, giving students experience in combining journalism and the major social networking site.
Thursday’s class was devoted to learning about the journalism opportunities at the university. As students tweeted everything that they thought was important,
JEM boasts visible presence at AEJMC in St. Louis
Doctoral students Iveta Imre (left) and Ivanka Radovic (right) stand with Dr. Catherine Luther in front of their poster presentation entitled “Constructing an Image of the U.S.: An Analysis of British and French WikiLeaks News Coverage.”
Current Journalism & Electronic Media faculty members and graduate students presented eight papers, including one that won top faculty paper honors, at the recent 2011 meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in St. Louis. Several professors also contributed as panelists, discussants and officers, giving JEM a visible presence at one of the field’s flagship conferences.