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Merrill College Wins $50,000 Grand Prize From Online News Association For CNS, Howard Project

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 16:04
COLLEGE PARK (9/11/19) — The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism on Wednesday won a $50,000 grand prize from the Online News Association for its collaborative, investigative project on the effects of extreme temperatures in Baltimore....
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Merrill College, ESPN’s The Undefeated Seek Sports Media Research for Spring Conference

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 10:55
COLLEGE PARK (9/11/19) — The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism and ESPN’s The Undefeated are calling for research on race, sports and media for an all-day conference to be held at the university this coming spring....
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Howard Center, CNS Partner With NPR To Investigate Rising Urban Heat

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 06:24
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Merrill Student Lifts Curtain on New York Times Internship

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 13:36
COLLEGE PARK (8/30/19) — Writing in The New York Times, University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism student Anastasia Marks offered a behind-the-scenes look this week at her summer internship in that newsroom....
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Student Project Led By Knight Chair Dana Priest Publishes in Washington Post

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 12:56
COLLEGE PARK (4/29/19) — Maryland voters were targeted by Russia during the run-up to 2016 election in a way unlike those in most other states, University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism students reported this week in a story published by The Washington Post....
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Students, Faculty, Alumni Excel at AEJMC Conference

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 14:31
COLLEGE PARK (8/19/19) — Several University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism Ph.D. students, faculty members and alumni received awards during the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference this month in Toronto....
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Trio Of Merrill Teachers Begin New Roles With CNS, Howard Center

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:15
COLLEGE PARK (8/2/19) — Three University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism teachers have moved into new roles....
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Capital Gazette Parent Company Thanks Merrill College with $25,000 Donation

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 17:46
COLLEGE PARK (6/27/19) — Capital Gazette’s parent company donated $25,000 to the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism Thursday, recognizing the college’s assistance in the aftermath of last summer’s deadly shooting in the newspaper’s Annapolis newsroom....
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CNS Annapolis Bureau Shared Newsroom With Capital Gazette For Nearly A Year

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 10:27
COLLEGE PARK (6/26/19) — For almost a year, the University of Maryland Capital News Service bureau in Annapolis was Capital Gazette’s temporary newsroom....
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First Documentary By Faculty Member Josh Davidsburg Explores D.C. Drag Culture

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:03
COLLEGE PARK (6/25/19) — Daniel Hays didn’t expect to be the star of a documentary film. But his alter ego, the fabulous Muffy Blake Stephyns, loved the sound of it....
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CNS Partners With AP To Publish National Jail Investigation

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:56
COLLEGE PARK (6/18/19) — The University of Maryland Capital News Service and Associated Press published a series of stories Tuesday after spending months investigating why mentally ill people are killing themselves in jails across the United States....
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Capital News Service Special Report Wins SPJ Dateline Award

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:12
COLLEGE PARK (6/13/19) — Student journalism published by the University of Maryland Capital News Service won one category and was named a finalist five times this week in the 2019 Dateline Awards, hosted by the Washington pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists....
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Howard Center Partners with NPR, Wide Angle Youth Media on First Investigation

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 09:20
COLLEGE PARK (6/12/19) — The first Howard Center for Investigative Journalism project at the University of Maryland is an all-hands-on-deck effort....
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Ph.D. Alums Guha, Eckert and Assmann Win AEJMC Research Awards

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 13:53
COLLEGE PARK (6/7/19) — Three alumnae of the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism doctoral program will receive awards at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference in Toronto this summer....
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James Crabtree-Hannigan Wins Hearst National Writing Championship

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 06:36
COLLEGE PARK (6/7/19) — University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism alumnus James Crabtree-Hannigan won one of the most prestigious writing competitions in college journalism on Thursday....
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Povich Center Presents Bob Costas With Lacy-Smith Award

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 10:32
WASHINGTON (5/26/19) — Bob Costas doesn’t pay much attention to the “stick to sports” crowd — there are moments, he says, when sports and more serious cultural, racial and political issues intersect....
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