Press Releases

International Emerging Filmmakers Fellowship to bring 20 directors to SMPA

May 20, 2010
The George Washington University Documentary Center's International Emerging Filmmakers Fellowship will bring together 20 non-fiction directors from countries that lack the infrastructure for the creation and distribution of documentary films.

Budding Journalists Partner With International Reporters To Gain Experience

May 11, 2010
GW's School of Media and Public Affairs has partnered with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to provide journalism students opportunities to gain real-world experience from international journalists and to apply for funding to cover underreported stories.

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

March 29, 2010
Journalism will survive but people will get their news from an ever-increasing number of diverse online sources aimed at widely segmented audiences, leaders in old and new journalism told a packed audience at the School of Media and Public Affairs.

Undergrad Trio Wins Big

March 23, 2010
Three SMPA undergraduate students can now count themselves among the journalism legends that have received top honors from the American Women in Radio and Television.

Larry King speaks to GW community about his historic career

March 15, 2010
World-renowned broadcaster Larry King has conducted more than 40,000 interviews in the past 53 years, but the table was turned on when Mr. King was interviewed by Frank Sesno, director of the School of Media and Public Affairs.

Planet Forward Wins Tawani Grant

March 01, 2010
Planet Forward, the progressive new media project pioneered at SMPA last year, has recently received a $500,000 grant from the Tawani Foundation, which supports ventures that enrich and improve health, wellness and knowledge.

Dorothy Gilliam Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

February 28, 2010
The Washington Press Club Foundation (WPCF) will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Ms. Dorothy Gilliam for her achievements in making a significant impact on women in journalism.

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