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.
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.
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.
Top journalism students from 19 universities will lead an investigation into the issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana as part of the 2015 Carnegie-Knight News21 national multimedia investigative reporting initiative.
David Ensor, director of Voice of America, will visit the George Washington University on Jan. 27 to discuss challenges that the U.S.-funded media outlet faces as it presents to a global audience. He will also discuss the strategy behind VOA's outreach to various audiences.
Students from George Washington University’s Planet Forward Campus Consortium, a digital storytelling collaborative housed within GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA), now have the opportunity to have their writing and videos published on National Geographic’s blog "The Plate."
Zac Moffatt, former digital director of Romney for President, and Michael Slaby, former chief integration and innovation officer of Obama for America, will share insights from their years in the political trenches on how the Web has reinvented how campaigns are run.