Students at Friday Fun Workshops

SMPA Inaugural Friday Fun Workshops

September 14, 2019
SMPA has launched Friday Fun A/V Workshops for the Fall 2019 semester. The workshops are free for undergraduates and graduate students and provide opportunities to learn and practice fundamental camera and Adobe Creative Cloud techniques outside of courses. 
Terker Distinguished Fellows Karen Finney and Steve Scully

SMPA Welcomes Two Terker Distinguished Fellows

August 31, 2019
Karen Finney, an independent political consultant, and Steve Scully, a Senior Executive Producer at C-SPAN join the School of Media and Public Affairs as the 2019-20 Terker Distinguished Fellows.
New SMPA Faculty; Barbara Benitez-Curry and Rebekah K. Tromble

Journalist and Political Media Researcher Join SMPA Faculty

August 24, 2019
SMPA is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty members who will expand opportunities for students to gain critical skills in journalism and digital media; Barbara Benitez-Curry and Rebekah K. Tromble.  
Student in front of the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

A Dream Come True: Learning in Paris

August 02, 2019
While in Paris I embarked on a journey of a lifetime and was amazed that I was able to visit all the places I had dreamed of while learning from an extraordinary number of guest speakers from around the world.
Students work in SMPA TV studio control room

Knight Foundation Investment to Fund Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics

July 22, 2019
New interdisciplinary research institute will fight digital disinformation at a critical time.
Isabel Pellegrino in front of brick wall

How I Got the Job: Clearing the Way to a Public Relations Career

May 17, 2019
Recent graduate Isabel Pellegrino, B.A. ’19, merged her skills and interests to land an internship, now job, with Edelman.
Facebook Groups application on cell phone

Echo Chambers May Not Be as Dangerous as You Think, New Study Finds

May 13, 2019
New research co-authored by Assistant Professor Ethan Porter suggests that the wisdom of crowds persists in social media echo chambers.