Press Releases

Voters Poised for Large Midterm Turnout, Opposed to Drastic Policy Actions by President Trump, According to New GW Poll

June 13, 2018

The inaugural edition of the George Washington University Politics Poll finds Americans are overwhelmingly engaged in the upcoming 2018 congressional elections and poised to split with the president on a number of high-profile policy issues.

Defense Writers Group Moves to GW, Joins New Project for Media and National Security

August 21, 2017
The Defense Writers Group, an association of defense and national security correspondents with 50 member news organizations from around the globe, will move to the new Project for Media and National Security. Veteran journalist and former Voice of America director David Ensor will lead the project.
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New Report Highlights Potential Financial Benefits of Attention Analytics

July 17, 2017
A new white paper provides key insights on the role of attention analytics in building a more sustainable business model for digital news publishers. The report shares perspectives from professionals in digital analytics, advertising and publishing, including practitioners at leading publications.

Broadcasting Board of Governors Convenes Journalists, Experts on Press Freedom at GW

April 25, 2017
Leaders from the Broadcasting Board of Governors and its network Voice of America join other news directors and journalists to discuss World Press Freedom Day at the George Washington University.

$3.2 Million Endowed Fund to Support Accountability in Journalism at GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs

October 03, 2016
Recognizing the changing landscape of journalism, George Washington University alumna Char Beales, B.A. ’73, and her husband Howard Beales, professor in the GW School of Business, have pledged a $3.2 million gift to the GW School of Media and Public Affairs focused on the importance of accuracy and accountability in journalism.

New GW Battleground Poll: Presidential Race Neck and Neck, Voters’ Support is Reluctant

September 07, 2016
The race for president has tightened considerably, according to the latest George Washington University Battleground Poll. The poll finds the race is about even with 42 percent of likely voters supporting Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and 40 percent supporting Republican nominee Donald Trump.

GW Announces Scholarship with White House Correspondents’ Association

April 12, 2015
The George Washington University announced a new scholarship today in partnership with the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA). The scholarship will provide one journalism student each year with a financial award and a seat at the annual WHCA Dinner.

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