Zeina Cabrera-Peterson master's defense

Zeina Cabrera-Peterson will defend her master's thesis, "Politicking While Black: The News and Social Media Representation of Three Black Female Political Candidates Running for the House of Representatives in the 2018 Midterm Election," at 10 a.m. Dec. 7 in Room 340 of the Marshall Building, 845 N. Park Ave. Her committee members are Journalism Professors Jeannine Relly (chair) and Linda Lumsden, and Professors Bryan Carter (Africana Studies) and Kevin Henry (Educational Policy Studies and Practice).

 

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Adrian captures fall 2018 Gyorke photo contest

Kasey Adrian took first place in the fall 2018 Drew Gyorke Memorial Fund Photo Contest for her image of a student walking by a neon cactus near the UA Main Library.

Alana Minkler captured second place with a photo of a rock climber on Mount Lemmon, while Karyme Cuadras finished third with an portrait of a local tattoo artist.

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11/28/2018 - 3:38pm

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         Kasey Adrian


         Drew Gyorke

Homecoming 2018: Catching up with James, Floyd

Editor's note: Professor Susan Knight visited with recent graduates Brandon James and Michelle Floyd during Homecoming week. She asked how their time at the UA School of Journalism influenced each.

Brandon James

Much of what Brandon James learned in journalism school is coming in handy on his job on the digital team for Hendrick Motorsports, a Charlotte-based company with four NASCAR racing teams.

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10/25/2018 - 6:18pm

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Brandon James, a 2016 J-school grad


Michelle Floyd ('17), after pitching perfect game in March 2017

Mexico's Aristegui accepts 2018 Zenger Award

Telling students to keep the flame of investigative journalism alive, Carmen Aristegui accepted the school's Zenger Award for Press Freedom while paying tribute to the hundreds of slain and missing journalists in Mexico.

“The Zenger award is a motivation to keep going,” Aristegui told the audience through her son, Emilio, who translated her speech. Nearly 200 people attended the ceremony at Tucson’s Westward Look Resort on Oct. 12.

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05/31/2018 - 1:14pm

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Zenger photo gallery
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Carmen Aristegui and her son, Emilio. (Photos by Simon Asher/UA School of Journalism)


JP Jones, dean of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, gives Aristegui the Zenger Award for Press Freedom.


From left: Emilio and Carmen Aristegui, translator Jaime Fatas-Cabeza and emcee Nancy Montoya.

 

'All the President's Men'

If you want to know why journalism matters, come join us for “All the Presidents Men” on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. at The Loft Cinema. Afterward, Arizona Daily Star metro columnist Tim Steller will talk about the film, reporting and democracy with Tucson Weekly Editor Jim Nintzel, a former J-school adjunct instructor, who will moderate an audience Q&A. Director Alan J.

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Fall Internship Fair

Mark your calendars now and request off Friday, Oct. 19, from any job you may have. Open to all students who have completed JOUR 205 or are enrolled in 205 in the fall.

Recruiters will be seeking interns for the spring semester and, in some cases the summer. Most of these are local internships that can be completed here in Tucson. Information about signing up with recruiters will be sent out in September.

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Pizza & Portfolios

Come to come to Pizza and Portfolios! Wednesday, Oct. 3, 5 – 7 p.m., in Room 347 (New location).

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to hear from people in the field of journalism and have your résumés, cover letters, work samples, reels, photos and multimedia packages critiqued by faculty! RSVP is required for us to order pizza and salad and so faculty know what to expect in regard to critique.

Sign up here!

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Swanberg named 2018 AJHA Rising Scholar

Assistant Professor Susan E. Swanberg will receive the 2018 Rising Scholar Award from the American Journalism Historians Association next month in Salt Lake City.

The editors of American Journalism, the peer-reviewed quarterly journal for AJHA, formally announced the honor Sept. 5, in recognition of Swanberg's ongoing research titled, “Spinning Science: Journalism’s Role at the Interface of Science and Public Policy During the Birth of the Atomic Age.”

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09/05/2018 - 12:30pm

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