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Attention Rising Juniors and Seniors

Posted On March 26, 2019
Categories Event News, News

The scholarship forms for the next academic year (2019-2020) are up on our website here.  Preference will be given to applications submitted by Friday, March 29, 2019.  Applications received after that date will be accepted on a rolling basis until the committee meets to make its final decisions but please get these turned in as… more »

GSU Comm Dept. sponsors Democracy Day – 10/11

Posted On October 10, 2018
Categories Event News, News

Come join us October 11th for Democracy Day!

Democracy Day is a day-long teach-in that connects GSU students with local reporters, professionals, and activists. The purpose of Democracy Day is to show students how much access they have to various Democratic processes. Democracy can seem very abstract, and Democracy Day aims to show students concrete… more »

2018 Cox Student Journalism Workshop, Oct 20th

The department of Communication is co-sponsoring this exclusive journalism workshop open to all college and early-career journalists. Network with journalism professionals such as Channel 2 Action News anchor, CNN anchor, CNN executive, and award-winning journalists from the Atlanta Journal Constitution and more! Seating is limited so don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity!

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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 »