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Morgan Dean Pays Tribute to Black Journalist

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George Curry would have gotten a good laugh out of this. Shortly after the 69-year-old crusading journalist died Saturday of a heart attack, a low-intensity debate erupted on Facebook about how to use the word “black” when referring to Curry, who is probably best known for his work as editor-in-chief of Emerge, a black news magazine that shut down in …

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SGJC presents Kirsten Savali with Medal For Journalistic Excellence

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Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communication presented Kirsten West Savali with the Vernon Jarrett Medal For Journalistic Excellence on June 28 at the National Press Club in Northwest Washington, D.C. The award is given for exemplary reporting on Black life in America. Savali is a cultural critic and an associate editor at The Root, a news site …

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Morgan Journalism Students Recognized for Work on ‘Bridging Selma’ Project

Morgan Journalism Students Recognized for Work

Last spring, students from Morgan’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) collaborated with fellow journalism students from West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media on a unique social justice-reporting project called “Bridging Selma.” In the wake of that transformative experience, which included traveling to Selma, Ala., to gather stories firsthand, Morgan students have been recognized for their role in the …

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From Scratch: Inside SGJC with Dean Wickham

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If you had the chance to launch your own journalism school, how would you do it? If your mind starts to run wild, tack on some limitations: Yes, you have the power to decide what the school is going to look like and focus on, but you have nowhere near unlimited funding. In fact, you’ll be operating on a shoestring …

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School of Global Journalism & Communications Awards First Annual Jarrett Medal For Journalistic Excellence

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Stacey Patton Honored for Exemplary Reporting on Black Life in America Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) announces the award of its first annual Vernon Jarrett Medal for Journalistic Excellence to Stacey Patton, a senior enterprise reporter for the Chronicle of Higher Education, book author, child advocate, and adjunct professor of American history. Patton is being recognized for her in-depth reporting …

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Everyone’s Watching Baltimore: So, Now What?

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Preachers, gangs, politicians, the Nation of Islam and a rainbow of social-justice groups are all poised for the “fix,” but will Baltimore really emerge reborn? Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has not yet released details of what her One Baltimore will do, but members of the clergy are arranging prayer calls and making plans to open their doors in the summer for …

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Professor Selected for Project on First Generation College Student Success

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Strategic Communication Professor Selected for Project on First Generation College Student Success The Interactivity Foundation (www.interactivityfoundation.org) is proud to announce that Morgan State’s Dr. Laura Dorsey-Elson will be joining us as a panelist in our First Generation Students: Possibilities for Success project.  Given how extensively Morgan State works to enroll, mentor, and graduate first generation students through university studies, we are very excited to …

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MSU School of Global Journalism and Communication Launches Journalism Review

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Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) breaks new ground this month with the publication of Morgan Global Journalism Review (MGJR), a quarterly e-magazine that examines media, communication and information technology on the international stage. Available online at MGJR, this electronic magazine provides reporting and analysis on media and communications trends, issues and events from a global …

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Morgan Announces $250K Grant from Knight Foundation for School of Global Journalism and Communication

Morgan State University President David Wilson yesterday announced the receipt of a $250,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to establish an Urban Digital Journalism program in the university’s School of Global Journalism and Communication. The grant will enhance training technologies and resources to develop undergraduate journalists covering news and features stories in four Maryland municipalities; Baltimore …

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