Nick Sciullo, a Department of Communication alumnus, was recently awarded the Most Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Critical/Cultural Studies Division of the National Communication Association for his dissertation, “A Rhetorical Analysis of George Jackson’s Soledad Brother: A Class Critical and Critical Race Theory Investigation of Prison Resistance.” This honor makes Sciullo the first Department of… more »
For the second consecutive year the Georgia News Lab has been named the collegiate winner of the Larry Peterson Award for Investigative Journalism.
The Larry Peterson Award, sponsored by the Southeast chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Savannah Morning News, recognizes professional and student journalists who have produced noteworthy investigative broadcasting, print,… more »
Jack Murphy, an Arizona journalist, gave his daughter Kathleen Murphy Harber her first typewriter before she went to college.
Since that day, more than 40 years ago, she and her husband, Georgia State University alumnus Randall Harber, have collected an estimated 48 typewriters.
Now, the Harbers have donated 27 of those typewriters to Georgia State’s Communications… more »
ATLANTA- The Georgia News Lab has been named the winner of the Association of Opinion Journalists’ Barry Bingham Sr. Award. The award recognizes outstanding efforts to encourage minority students in journalism.
David Armstrong, professor and Director of News Lab, said that what the lab is doing is “not just a good thing, but the right… more »
Carrie P. Freeman, associate professor of communication, is one of three National Indie Excellence 2016 Book Awards finalists in the “social/political change” category for her book, Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights.
The National Indie Excellence Awards (NIEA) celebrates excellence in indie, self-published and small-press book publishing. NIEA winners and finalists are chosen… more »
Ciara Frisbie, a broadcast journalism and film major, recently won the Scripps Howard Foundation’s Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition. She, along with nine other college journalists, will embark upon a nine-day journalism study trip to Japan.
“I’m looking forward to being able to broaden my horizons. It’s going to be interesting to see… more »
Since its inception in 2014, the Georgia News Lab (GNL) has been devoted to presenting opportunities for students to collaborate and learn investigative journalism through work with professional reporters and editors. This goal has proven successful, as a number of GNL-student articles have been featured on leading news outlets in the Southeast.
The GNL is… more »
William Pate describes his college years as a traditional experience at a non-traditional university. He went to school in the day and worked at night. What he learned along the way, however, was worth much more than the sleepless nights. Pate learned how to navigate through life, he said. For these lessons and more, he… more »
The Online News Association (ONA) today has awarded the Georgia News Lab, a collaborative investigative reporting initiative housed at Georgia State University, the $65,000 Challenge Fund Grand Prize for Innovation in Journalism Education.
The News Lab was one of 24 finalists for the prize, selected from nearly 200 applicants over the past two years.
The… more »
Ciara Frisbie has been poring through public records, the grunt work that’s the foundation to good investigative journalism.
In her searches, the Georgia State undergraduate found information that generated a larger investigation about Bill Edwards, a former Fulton County commissioner. Her work led to a big story on page one of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and on… more »