• Professor M. Lane Bruner Receives Prestigious AwardThe National Communication Association (NCA) is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. M. Lane Bruner, Professor of Rhetoric and Politics at Georgia State University as the recipient of Franklyn S. Haiman Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Freedom of Expression. The award is given annually to honor scholars whose work promotes freedom of expression. Dr.… more »
  • Communication Visiting Lecturer Featured in New York TimesThe New York Times, “Digital Digs Unpacks Atlanta Dive Bar Rich in History” The artist and documentary filmmaker Ruth Dusseault calls the stuff that has found its way onto the walls of Manuel’s Tavern, a beloved Eisenhower-era dive bar here, an “organic archive” and a “60-year installation piece.” Ms. Dusseault is convinced that these… more »
The Department of Communication offers programs of study (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.) in journalism and mass communication, public relations, speech communication and rhetoric, film/TV/new media (with rich opportunities for training in media production), and theatre.

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Preparing students for careers in the media industries, the nonprofit sector, academia and many other communication professions.
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Teaching advocacy skills to K-12 students. Improving journalism education worldwide. Tracing political rhetoric and social change. Diagnosing media stereotyping. Mapping production industries and new media reach. Exploring race and visual culture.


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Join a student organization – theatre, debate, public relations, journalism history. Connect to a film or TV production. Join the Honors Program. Attend a workshop, a film screening, or a research talk.


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GSU offers students programs in film, TV, web and online communication production, taught in labs equipped to realize your creative vision.


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