Press Releases

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

October 09, 2014
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."

Obama and Romney Insiders to Discuss Future of Digital Campaigning

August 20, 2014
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.

Planet Forward Launches New Initiatives to Increase Focus on Sustainability

May 02, 2014
Planet Forward, housed within the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA), announced Thursday the launch of the Planet Forward University Consortium, a partnership with colleges and universities engaged with sustainability.

Diversity Among the White House Press Corps Explored at GW Discussion

April 23, 2014
The White House Correspondents' Association and the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs will explore diversity among the White House press corps.

A Conversation with White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

April 10, 2014
The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) will host White House Press Secretary Jay Carney as part of the school’s conversation series where students learn from the pros.

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

February 07, 2014
A panel of journalists who have spent years in Pakistan pursuing stories that often go underreported will discuss the challenges and dangers of their work and the important stories Americans often don't hear.

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

November 29, 2013
As the country’s first African American president prepares to take office for a second term, two George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs professors will study how mainstream media responded to racial appeals during the 2012 presidential election.