Social media has revolutionised how we communicate. This article by Elon Professor Jonathan Albright is part of a series of articles published by The Conversation that looks at how it has changed the media, politics, health, education and the law.
Thirty-one classes have shifted from McEwen Communications Building to the new 45,000-square-foot facility, which houses the 230-seat Turner Theatre, Cameron Innovation Lab, Kanarick Media Sandbox and additional classroom and communications lab spaces.
Derek Lackaff and William Moner, faculty members in the School of Communications, shared their research at the 34th annual International Conference on the Design of Communication.
As part of the McEwen Communications Building renovation process, the School of Communications installed a 21-foot wall displaying the First Amendment.
The annual conference, which is a scholarly venue to disseminate new knowledge on service-learning and community engagement, was held Sept. 26-28 in New Orleans.
3:15-4:15 p.m. | Tent, Outside McEwen
2-3:15 p.m. | McEwen, Williams Studio (formerly Studio B)
The School of Communications’ documentary program introduces its 10-student cohort for the 2016-17 academic year.
Associate Professors Lee Bush and Dan Haygood and Lecturer Hal Vincent examined the long-term impact of student-run agency experience on graduates’ careers.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author spoke with Associate Professor Rich Landesberg’s ‘Broadcast News Writing’ class, discussing the intricacies of investigative reporting with the School of Communications students.
Emmanuel Morgan ’19, a Queen City native and young African-American male, shares his perspective on the nation’s racial climate and his hometown’s response following the recent death of Keith Lamont Scott during a police altercation.
At this year's second Global Neighborhood House Dinner on the theme "The Arts Without Borders," Assistant Professor of Communications Ahmed Fadaam guided students through the evolutions of art in Iraq.
Board members and guests visited campus on Sept. 30 to share their professional insight with faculty and students and receive an update on the school’s ongoing expansion project.
Google's chief Internet evangelist, known as one of the "fathers of the Internet," talked with Elon students, faculty and staff about the impact of technology on modern life.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward was the speaker for Elon's Fall Convocation on Sept. 29.
Twelve years before MacKenzie Walsh ’20, a first-year strategic communications major, set foot on campus, she entered and won a children’s drawing contest to support her aspirations to one day attend college.
Al Drago '15, now working for The New York Times, captured a heartfelt moment between Michelle Obama and former President George W. Bush, which generated significant online buzz in the days that followed.
During the past two years, the sport and event management and business management double major has examined the reasons why collegiate athletic departments have decided to reclassify to Division I.
The Sport & Event Management Department hosted its annual fall internship forum, highlighting its students’ summer achievements and memorable internship experiences.
Associate Professor Anthony Hatcher and Elon University graduate Mia Watkins ’16 examined the planning and research processes used by School of Communications students who interviewed inductees at the 2014 Internet Hall of Fame Induction/International IT Fest.
Five full-time faculty members with strong professional and educational backgrounds joined the ranks of teacher-scholars in the School of Communications in fall 2016.
Associate Professors Anthony Hatcher and Rich Landesberg accompanied four student journalists to Louisiana to attend workshops highlighting journalism, technology and social media.
MacKenzie Clarkin ’18 received the 2016 Robert F. Lauterborn Scholarship from the Triangle Advertising Federation at the organization’s September event.
The Elon University journalism major capitalized on his 10-week fellowship this summer, joining 30 student journalists to investigate the political divide between citizens with significant voting power and those without, particularly in disadvantaged communities.
Cinema and television arts major Alex Attanasio ’18 examines the post-competition comments of Chinese Olympian Fu Yuanhui regarding her menstrual cycle and the attention the swimmer’s interview received.
David Bockino spoke with program host Kai Ryssdal, detailing the assistant professor’s travels and experiences in Myanmar as well as the Southeast Asian nation’s rise as a top tourist destination.
The documentary by filmmaker Jan Van Wyk, "Musings of an Iraqi Patriot," traces the journey of Ahmed Fadaam from his native Iraq to Elon.
Participants in the first Global Neighborhood House dinner modeled civil discourse while talking about contentious issues.
Elon University earns 33 badges for excellence in rankings based on the outcomes of a college education. The rankings were published Sept. 8 by USA Today and College Factual.
Associate Professor Phillip Motley co-edited a special issue of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, examining the use of critique in arts and humanities programs.
This forum will be held Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in McEwen 212.
Interviews will be held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140
All faculty, staff and students at Elon University can register to enjoy The New York Times on a daily basis via their computers, smartphones and tablet apps.
Journalism major Lindsay Kimble ’13, a digital writer and reporter for the celebrity news outlet, spoke with American swimmers Conor Dwyer and Maya Dirado, highlighting a variety of topics, including Dirado’s decision to retire.
The 27 students in this year's Master of Arts in Interactive Media program have a variety of undergraduate degrees from universities across the United States.
Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.
Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140, 8 a.m.
Casey Hekker ’11 is among the growing number of professionals who prefer to use technology to work from anywhere in the world.
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The 2016 NABJ and NAHJ Annual Convention and Career Fair in Washington, D.C., brought together nearly 4,000 current and aspiring media professionals, including four Elon University students and seven alumni.
During the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s 2016 national convention, 13 School of Communications faculty members presented research, shared professional experiences and directed topical discussions.
Barbara Miller Gaither, associate professor of communications, explored corporate social responsibility initiatives and public perception in her recent study, titled “Redefining Fit: Examining CSR Company-Issue Fit in Stigmatized Industries.”
Construction continues at Dwight C. Schar Hall and Steers Pavilion, with both expected to open in the fall.
The cinema and television arts major enlisted the services of more than a dozen Elon University friends and collaborators to help produce a 30-second film that captures the emotions of the movie-going experience for the 2016 Coca-Cola and Regal Film Program.
Newspapers around North Carolina recently featured a guest column by Naeemah Clark, associate professor of communications, who assesses reactions to recent comments by first lady Michelle Obama about the role of slave labor in the construction of the White House.
This is the fifth Olympic games that Max Negin, an assistant professor of communications, has worked on with NBC Sports.
The award-winning work of Michelle Alfini '16 brings light to human rights violations surrounding this summer’s Olympic Games in Brazil.