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2014-03-03 16:24:05

Knight Foundation invests $250,000 to support the growth of Public Insight Network and strengthen journalism education PHOENIX, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will establish an engagement and education hub for American Public Media's Public Insight Network, a community of tens of thousands of citizen sources who help journalists create deeper stories by sharing their experiences. The...

2013-07-19 08:26:12

-- NPC's Honor one of the Most Prestigious Awards in American Journalism -- WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrea Mitchell, veteran NBC Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and host of MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports, has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Fourth Estate Award, the National Press Club's most-honored prize. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Mitchell will receive the award at a gala dinner Friday, October 4. She...

2013-04-18 16:23:46

Carbon Nation(TM) producer, director to teach sustainability, film production TEMPE, Ariz., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Arizona State University has appointed documentary filmmaker Peter Byck to jointly serve as Professor of Practice for the Global Institute of Sustainability's School of Sustainability and for the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Byck focuses on issues of environmental sustainability and he has more than 20 years' experience as a...

2013-04-03 12:26:43

Also Launches Exclusive Series of Issues-Discussion Town Halls Throughout New Hampshire Follows 2012 Efforts Resulting in 250 Hours of Political Coverage, an iTunes Store-Topping Election App and a 7(th) Consecutive Cronkite Award NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hearst Television Inc., parent of one of the country's largest television station groups and a Peabody- and Cronkite-award-winning leader in television and digital political journalism, today announced it...

2013-03-25 16:23:46

BETHESDA, Md., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- React Labs' real-time smartphone polling application helped a team of journalists win a 2013 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism, company officials announce today. The team, comprising NewsChannel8, Politico, and ABC7/WJLA-TV, utilized React Labs' mobile polling application during its coverage of the 2012 presidential debates. "ABC7/React Labs Instant Reaction was a major part of our team's...

2013-03-07 12:26:20

DALLAS, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Television Company Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) announced today that its television stations were selected to receive a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism in the Local Station Group category. Also, honored in the Local Cable Station category was Northwest Cable News ("NWCN"), Belo's regional cable news channel based in the Pacific Northwest. The 2013 honors were announced yesterday by The Norman Lear Center at the USC...

2013-03-06 04:21:08

LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Proving that political coverage can be both informative and compelling, the 2013 winners of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism were announced today by the Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. The 2013 Cronkite Awards recognize distinguished work produced during the 2011-2012 election cycle. CRONKITE/JACKSON PRIZE This...

2013-03-05 08:27:30

Program will be one of the nation's first undergraduate degrees in mass communications, offered entirely online by a preeminent journalism school PHOENIX, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University today announced plans to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies - entirely online. The new program will provide students anywhere with access to the Cronkite School's...

2012-11-28 16:23:03

Year-long exploration marking 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination reveals the dramatic story behind news coverage of his family, presidency and death WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next year, the Newseum will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy with two new exhibits and an original documentary chronicling the presidency, family life and death of America's 35th president. The JFK exhibits will feature rarely seen artifacts and...

2012-11-13 12:27:54

CINCINNATI, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the objective of strengthening the content it delivers in one of its new markets, The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is embarking on a ground-breaking program with Arizona State University that will place top-tier journalism students in a Scripps newsroom. Scripps and ASU have collaborated to form the Scripps Cronkite Journalism Career Program as a pipeline that connects one of the country's top broadcast journalism education centers to...