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Communication student wins first place prize at 2018 GSU Research Conference

Congratulations to Alexis Gaffney—student of Communication faculty Dr. Rasha Ramzy—who earned a first place prize among all oral presentations in the humanities discipline at the GSU Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC) yesterday! GSURC is an interdisciplinary undergraduate research conference which highlights and recognizes the research taking place across Georgia State’s campus. Each year Georgia State undergraduate students… more »

Communicating Activism in a “Post-Truth” Era Panel

Posted On March 30, 2018
Categories Event News, News

We would like to thank the students, teachers, activists, and community members who attended our panel. Also, on behalf of all Panthers and the Atlanta community, much appreciation goes to Tariq Baiyina, Genesis Be, Bill Taft, Aisha Yaqoob, and Todd Wolfson for coming to Georgia State University to speak to our student body and community… more »

Communicating Activism in a “Post-Truth” Era

Posted On February 19, 2018
Categories Event News

This panel discussion, chaired by Dr. Todd Wolfson – Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University and expert on media activism, will examine how advocacy and activism persist in this age of misinformation and political polarization. He will be joined by Atlanta-based activists Genesis Be, an independent artist and social justice activist;… more »

Practicing Journalism in the Age of Fake News

The Center for Global Information Studies hosted its second fall semester panel on Oct. 11 and welcomed more than 80 guests to hear journalism experts discuss “Practicing Journalism in the Age of Fake News.” Moderated by Maria Repnikova, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Georgia State and director of CGIS, the panel considered… more »

GSU Hosts National Debate Tournament

On September 16-17, the Georgia State Debate Society welcomed over 400 students, professors, and coaches from around the country for its annual National Debate Tournament. Competitors debated the controversial topic of whether the United States Federal Government should establish national health insurance. Though all competitors put forth a valiant effort, the University of Kansas defeated… more »