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.
TNJN/KNS publish book about Butch Jones
The student-run news website Tennessee Journalist (TNJN.com) and the Knoxville News Sentinel have teamed up to publish a book on Butch Jones’ first year as head football coach at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
The book, Butch: The First Year of the Butch Jones Era at the University of Tennessee, compiles articles and photos published by the two media outlets as Jones recruited and trained the 2013 Volunteer football team.
“We are very pleased with our collaboration with the Knoxville News Sentinel on the thirteenth iBook in our Tennessee Journalism Series,” said Dr. Peter Gross, director of the School … Read more “TNJN/KNS publish book about Butch Jones”
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