School of Journalism & Electronic Media

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION -- Enduring Standards, Evolving Media

Museum Announces Exhibit

The Tennessee State Museum announces the Eyes on LaFollette exhibit, a University of Tennessee Student Photojournalism project. These photographs have been taken over the past twenty one years by students from the University of Tennessee and was organized by Professor Robert Heller from the School of Journalism and Electronic Media. The exhibit opens next month on October 3rd, and will be on view for the public until November 30th. Visit the link below for the background story on this unique project. 

http://www.tnmuseum.org/custpage.cfm/frm/43500/sec_id/43500

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Chartering of NABJ

The University of Tennessee is pleased to announce the chartering of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) on campus. NABJ was founded on December 12, 1975, in Washington, D.C, with the goal of becoming an organization of “journalists, students and media-related professionals that provide(s) quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalist worldwide.” (www.nabj.org) NABJ serves the multicultural media world with networking and job opportunities, short courses, a yearly conference, scholarships and internships.

Professor Book Signing

Assistant Professor Amber Roessner of the School of Journalism and Electronic Media discusses her book that was published in June, Inventing Baseball Heroes. She will be holding a book signing this week on September 18, at 6 p.m. at Union Avenue Bookstore, 517 Union Avenue, in Knoxville. Roessner was a former sportswriter and professor of media history and in her book examines how some sports journalists compromised the future of journalism ethics to help make American heroes out of two of baseball's famous players. 

Professors Publish and Present Papers

Professors from the College of Communication and Information have been working diligently on papers that have recently been either published or presented at a conference. 

From Communication Studies, Assistant Professor Jonathan Pettigrew along with co-authors Y. Shin, M. Miller-Day, M.L. Hecht, and J.L. Krieger have their paper, “Typology of delivery quality: Latent profile analysis of teacher engagement and delivery techniques in a school based prevention intervention, keepin’ it REAL Curriculum,” in press with Health Education Research. 

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