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Dean Lucy Dalglish Urges Maryland Senate to Make June 28 ‘Freedom of the Press Day’

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:02
COLLEGE PARK (3/15/19) — University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism Dean Lucy A. Dalglish urged a Maryland Senate committee this week to support legislation that would memorialize five Capital Gazette staff members killed in an attack on their newsroom last year and also ...
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Mel Coffee Named Next Capital News Service Broadcast Bureau Director

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:38
COLLEGE PARK (3/15/19) — Mel Coffee, who has split his three-decade journalism career between newsrooms and classrooms, will join the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism this fall to direct the Capital News Service broadcast bureau....
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It’s Giving Day. Will You Support Journalism Education?

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 09:53
COLLEGE PARK (3/6/19) — Today is the University of Maryland’s annual Giving Day — and it’s a special opportunity to enrich the experience of students attending the Philip Merrill College of Journalism....
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Rosen, Blackistone Talk Civil Rights, Journalism in ‘Deep South Dispatch’

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 10:36
COLLEGE PARK (3/1/19) — The writer ripped the inked paper from his typewriter, balled it up and threw it away....
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Merrill College Launches Campaign for George Solomon Chair in Sports Journalism

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:07
COLLEGE PARK (2/19/19) — The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism launched a fundraising campaign Tuesday to establish the George Solomon Endowed Chair in Sports Journalism....
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Povich Panel: The Athletic’s Innovation Is Technological

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:05
By Kaitlyn Wilson...
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Merrill College Students Win Top Video Prizes in BEA Festival

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:24
COLLEGE PARK (2/13/19) — Six projects by University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism students have been recognized in the BEA Best of Festival King Foundation Awards — the top awards at the competitive BEA Festival of Media Arts....
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Merrill Undergrads Invited to Enter Writing Contests Honoring Capital Gazette Journalists

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 14:22
COLLEGE PARK (2/11/19) — Undergraduate students at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism are invited to enter two new writing contests, sponsored by the families of Capital Gazette journalists Gerald Fischman and John McNamara, by March 15....
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Three Merrill College Students Selected for MDDC Internships

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:38
COLLEGE PARK (2/11/19) — Three University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism students were among the recipients of this year’s Maryland, Delaware D.C. Press Association Reese Cleghorn Internship....
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Data Scientist Naeemul Hassan Named Assistant Professor at Merrill College, iSchool

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 09:07
COLLEGE PARK (2/7/19) — The University of Maryland announced Thursday that Dr. Naeemul Hassan is joining the tenure-track faculty of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and College of Information Studies this fall. Hassan is a leader in applying big data and data mining principles and...
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‘Writing and Talking Baseball’ With The Povich Center

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:06
COLLEGE PARK (2/1/19) — It may not feel like it, but baseball season’s right around the corner — just ask the sports writers gearing up to cover Major League Baseball spring training this month....
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Merrill College Students Report on Federal Government Shutdown

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 14:51
COLLEGE PARK (1/30/18) — The shutdown. Its consequences and the helpers. The politics and what happens next....
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Howard Center Office Space Taking Shape in Knight Hall

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 10:35
COLLEGE PARK (1/8/19) — The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism is taking shape at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism....
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Newest ‘Trading Away Justice’ Stories Examine Plea Deals, Role of A.I. in Bail Decisions

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 12:37
COLLEGE PARK (1/2/19) — The latest stories in a national investigative journalism project led by the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism have been published by the college’s Capital News Service....
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PBS NewsHour Airs CNS Ellicott City Project

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 18:54
COLLEGE PARK (12/12/18) — The PBS NewsHour on Wednesday aired part of a semester-long University of Maryland Capital News Service reporting project that takes a look at the future of historic mill town Ellicott City, Maryland — victimized by a pair of savage floods since 2016....
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Capital Gazette Memorial Seminar Room Dedicated In Knight Hall

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:45
COLLEGE PARK (12/12/18) — The conference room in Knight Hall — noisy and packed to its edges with friends, family and colleagues of the five people killed in the Capital Gazette newsroom shooting on June 28 — fell silent as the speakers began....
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Sue Kopen Katcef, Jonathan Orbach To Speak At Winter Commencement

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 12:05
COLLEGE PARK (12/5/18) — Senior Lecturer Sue Kopen Katcef and senior Jonathan Orbach will speak during the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism’s winter commencement ceremony this month....
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Povich Panel: With Less Access, Sports Journalists Face Greater Challenge

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:22
WASHINGTON (12/3/18) — It used to be that a small group of writers covered a college or professional sports team, enjoying relatively easy access to coaches, players and practices....
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Povich Center Asks: Are Sports Writers The Enemy?

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:47
COLLEGE PARK (11/28/18) — Journalists are frequently called the “enemy of the people” by President Donald Trump....
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