April Ryan sits on stage pointing a finder to her right.

April Ryan Talks Covering the Trump Administration

March 04, 2019
The White House correspondent and former SMPA fellow discussed her book, “Under Fire,” as part of the GW Black Heritage Celebration.
Justine Coleman

Senior Justine Coleman Selected for News21 Reporting Fellowship

February 23, 2019
She will join top journalism students from across the U.S., Canada and Ireland for a major investigation into disaster recovery in the U.S. as part of the News21 fellowship.
Matthew Hindman in a suit and tie speaks with a microphone in hand and large window behind him

Professor Hindman Wins Prestigious Harvard Book Prize

February 20, 2019
Associate Professor Matthew Hindman is a 2019 Harvard Shorenstein Center Goldsmith Book Prize winner for “The Internet Trap.”
Colleen Connors and Howard Opinsky

2019 Colonial Valentines: Colleen & Howard

February 14, 2019
Given their academic interests and pursuits, it was inevitable that Colleen Connors, B.A. ’91, and Howard Opinsky, B.A. ’91, would cross paths at GW.
Grant Sobetski and Jack Nassetta in separate photos with white backgrounds

SMPA Announces 2018-19 Manheim-Sterling Prize Recipients

February 10, 2019
Juniors Grant Sobetski and Jack Nassetta will use the prize for a documentary on the plight of migrants and groundbreaking political communication research.
President Donald Trump sits at desk looking at a camera in the foreground

On President Trump’s Approval Rating, the Gap Widens Between Rural Base and Everywhere Else

January 27, 2019
In national polls, President Trump’s approval rating hardly budged in 2018, but through the eyes of the American Communities Project, two different stories unfolded.
Faces of the reporters on CBS 2020 campaign team

SMPA Alumni Named to the CBS News 2020 Campaign Team

January 25, 2019
Four SMPA alumni will join the CBS News 2020 campaign team. Musadiq Bidar, Bo Erickson and Cara Korte will become embeds and Ellee Watson will be an associate producer.