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School of Media and Public Affairs 2017 Fellows

SMPA Announces New Fellows

The School of Media and Public Affairs welcomes new members to its community.

SMPA Updates

Thank You, Jeff Sliauzis

October 14, 2017
Faculty, staff and students at the School of Media and Public Affairs would like to thank Jeff Sliauzis for his 15 years of dedicated service and wish him the best of luck in his retirement.

How to Make The Washington Post Front Page

September 26, 2017
This wasn’t just another class assignment. A semester of investigative reporting, crunching numbers, finding victims and making phone calls took two young journalists far beyond the classroom and onto the front page.

Conversation Series

Sean Spicer and Frank Sesno


The Conversation Series provides a unique and exciting public platform where prominent politicians and leaders in the media discuss current events, public life, politics, the media and their personal take on the world around us. Host Frank Sesno, director of the School of Media and Public Affairs and former CNN correspondent, anchor and Washington Bureau Chief, brings a topical eye and a quest for contextual understanding to these events reflecting 30 years of experience interviewing and reporting from around the world.

These events give students the opportunity to ask questions and learn from leaders from down the street at the White House and State Department as well as thought leaders in media and policy from around the world.

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