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Jay Carney Event Trends on Twitter 

On April 17, 2014, 29th White House Press Secretary Jay Carney joined School of Media and Public Affairs 2013-2014 Distinguished Fellow and CBS News' Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett for a conversation about staying on message, collaborating with the press, and keeping your cool in the White House Briefing Room. Students and the public filled the sold out Jack Morton Auditorium for the discussion, participating in a question and answer session and helping the event trend on Twitter with commentary and pictures tagged #GWCarney. Read more.



Gabriel Felder 2014 Commencement Speaker

Political Communication Major Gabriel Felder Chosen as 2014 Commencement Student Speaker

Senior Gabriel Felder was chosen as the 2014 Commencement student speaker by a panel of students, faculty and staff on Friday. He faced stiff competition for the honor of addressing friends, family, classmates and faculty on the National Mall during the May 18 ceremony, but took the top spot with an optimistic speech with a universal message: gratitude. Read more.



Youmans and Osder
Sundance Grant Awarded to Professors Osder and Youmans

The Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program awarded a $15,000 grant to Jason Osder (right) and Will Youmans (left) for the development of a new documentary project yet to be titled. Their application was one of 750 applications worldwide from filmmakers working in 93 countries. Read more.


Professor Kerric Harvey Edits First Social Media Encyclopedia

Professor Will Youmans presented at the RightsCon conference March 3-5.



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Assignment China: Tiananmen Square
A Documentary Screening and Discussion

The film screening is 90 minutes, followed by a post-screening Q&A with Dan Southerland, executive editor of Radio Free Asia, and Jim Mann, former Beijing correspondent for the LA Times.

Wednesday, April 23
6:30 - 8:30 pm

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4/17: Inside the White House Briefing Room: A Conversation with Jay Carney
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4/17: The Kalb Report: 45 Words
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4/29: Fourth Annual SMPA Alumni Networking Event (Alumni Only)
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4/23: Climate Journalism: Promoting Science and Its Denial
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4/23: Assignment China: Tiananmen Square
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5/16: Columbian College Celebration: Master's Ceremony
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5/17: Graduation Breakfast and Majors Recognition
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5/17: Columbian College Celebration: Undergraduate Ceremony
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5/18: GW Commencement
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