News Releases

GW Announces Scholarship with White House Correspondents' Association

April 14, 2015

19 Universities Join Carnegie-Knight News21 Marijuana Investigation

April 7, 2015

Voice of America Director to Discuss Global US Voice in Changing Media Landscape at GW

January 21, 2014

National Geographic to Collaborate with Planet Forward for ‘Campus Voices’ on Food Blog

October 9, 2014

Leon Panetta to Speak at GW

October 2, 2014

Obama and Romney Insiders to Discuss Future of Digital Campaigning

August 20, 2014

Planet Forward Launches New Initiatives to Increase Focus on Sustainability

May 2, 2014

Diversity Among the White House Press Corps Explored at GW Discussion

April 23, 2014

A Conversation with White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

April 10, 2014

‘Reporting in Pakistan: The Challenges, Realities and Stories You Aren’t Hearing’

February 7, 2014

The George Washington University to Host Summit Focused on Innovations in Food Production & Security

October 24, 2013

CBS News White House Correspondent Major Garrett and former under secretary for public diplomacy and public affairs Tara Sonenshine named 2013-14 SMPA Distinguished Fellows

September 20, 2013

Cheryl W. Thompson, Imani M. Cheers and Emily Thorson to Join Faculty

May 16, 2013

GW Launches "Feeding the Planet"

May 14, 2013

Prime Movers Media Awards Scholarships to High School Students

April 8, 2013

Professors Entman and Gross Receive Grant to Study Media and Racial Appeals

November 29, 2012

SMPA Welcomes Liasson and Wilson as Distinguished Fellows

August 20, 2012

SMPA Welcomes Two New Full-Time Professors to Faculty

July 11, 2012

GW Moving the Planet Forward Conference to Highlight Sustainability Solutions

March 27, 2012

Mayor Vincent Gray and SnagFilms Founder Ted Leonsis Honor Student Film

January 30, 2012

Professor Jason Osder Awarded $30,000 Grant by Sundance

November 30, 2011

SMPA Partners with Project for Excellence in Journalism for Twitter Study

November 14, 2011

Professor Robert Entman Wins Prestigious Humboldt Prize

November 8, 2011

Former U.S. Senator Bob Bennett, Arun Chaudhary and P.J. Crowley Become Fellows

September 13, 2011

Profs. Phalen and Ducey To Undertake Study of Video Screens and Formats

February 22, 2011

Planet Forward Accepting Videos to Air on PBS

February 3, 2011

GW to Host Five Former White House Press Secretaries

January 20, 2011

Kerric Harvey Joins SMPA

December 10, 2010

Planet Forward Powers New Energy Blog Hosted by

November 11, 2010

Prime Movers Project Partners With White House Correspondents

November 4, 2010

Poll Reveals Digital Media Patterns

October 27, 2010

Ed Henry & Joe Lockhart to Discuss Domestic Politics

October 11, 2010

SMPA Fellow Bob Herbert to Discuss "The Wholesale Trivialization of News and Opinion"

October 6, 2010

Planet Forward To Be Featured By PBS

October 5, 2010

GW'S Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication Together With the CSIS Transatlantic Media Network Will Host A Panel Discussion on Navigating the U.S. Media

October 4, 2010

Joe Lockhart, Ed Henry, and Bob Herbert Join SMPA as 2010-11 Fellows

August 23, 2010

International Emerging Filmmakers Fellowship to bring 20 directors to SMPA

May 20, 2010

Budding Journalists Partner With International Reporters To Gain Experience

May 11, 2010

"Transforming Journalism: The State of the News Media" Brings Top Speakers

March 29, 2010

Undergrad Trio Wins Big

March 23, 2010

Prof. Amos Gelb Writes about the Business of News

March 20, 2010

Larry King speaks to GW community about his historic career

March 15, 2010

Students learn broadcast production and writing in an 8-credit 6-week program

March 9, 2010

Planet Forward Wins Tawani Grant

March 1, 2010

Dorothy Gilliam Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

February 28, 2010

Live From The White House

Complexities of Handling Egypt

Former White House Press Secretaries Mike McCurry and Ari Fleischer discuss President Obama's approach with Egypt, and the difficulty of addressing multiple audiences as a press secretary.

The Responsibility of Press Secretary

Ari Fleischer and Dana Perino, former press secretaries for the Bush administration, talk about some of the responsibilities of the Press Secretary.

Behind the Scenes with Four White House Press Secretaries

At "Live from the White House: Shaping and Making the news," four former White House Press Secretaries came to The George Washington University to discuss their role of influencing the press' agend