START inks new book series with Oxford University Press

Posted On June 13, 2017 by Jessica Rivinius

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) is partnering with Oxford University Press to sponsor a new book series on the causes, conduct and consequences of terrorism. The interdisciplinary series will approach terrorism conceptually as having a developmental “life cycle” that includes the origins of political extremism and the formation… more »

Alum Receives National Recognition for Dissertation

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 »

Georgia News Lab Wins 2016 Larry Peterson Award

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 »

Georgia State Alum and His Wife Donate Typewriter Collection to Communications Department

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 »

Professor’s Book on Animal Rights Recognized for its Social and Political Impact

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 »

Journalism Student Wins Trip to Japan

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 »

Georgia State GNL Student, Investigative Reporters Shine

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 »

Georgia News Lab Wins $65,000 Challenge Fund Grand Prize for Innovation in Journalism Education

Posted On September 29, 2015
Categories Awards, Communication

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 »