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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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Associate Dean Rafael Lorente: ‘No Excuse’ For Revoking White House Press Credential

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:18
COLLEGE PARK (11/12/18) — There’s no excuse for revoking the press credential of a White House correspondent, University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism associate dean Rafael Lorente told WUSA 9 this past weekend....
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Merrill College Students Cover Election for Capital News Service

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 13:06
COLLEGE PARK (11/7/18) — Students journalists working for the University of Maryland Capital News Service were out in force Tuesday covering the midterm elections in Maryland....
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Washington Post Editor Marty Baron: Listen Well and Ask More Questions

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:00
COLLEGE PARK (11/2/18) — When the reporting is finished and the story takes shape, Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron says there’s another question journalists need to think through....
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New Scholarship for Aspiring Sports Journalists Honors Alum John McNamara

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 08:31
COLLEGE PARK (11/2/18) — Longtime sportswriter John McNamara (’83) was a stealth mentor, often agreeing in his low-key way to meet over lunch or chat on the phone with student journalists or fledgling sports reporters....
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Statement of the Academic Leadership of the University of Maryland

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:05
November 1, 2018...
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Merrill College Students to Interview Washington Post Editor Marty Baron

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 08:45
COLLEGE PARK (10/31/18) — Journalism veteran Marty Baron has led newsrooms to 14 Pulitzer Prizes, but it was Hollywood that made him famous....
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Maryland Settles Lawsuit That Followed Capital News Service Investigation

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:07
COLLEGE PARK (10/29/18) — The Maryland Attorney General’s Office settled a lawsuit last week that it filed following the University of Maryland Capital News Service‘s 2016 investigation into nursing homes....
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Knight Chair Dana Priest Reports for PBS’ Facebook Documentary

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 11:11
COLLEGE PARK (10/26/18) — A University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism faculty member was a key contributor to a two-part documentary about Facebook that will air on PBS next week....
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Alumnus Produces New Merrill College Video

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 08:26
COLLEGE PARK (10/15/18) — The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism debuted a new video this week that highlights the college’s efforts to teach the next generation of journalists....
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Longtime Journalist, Teacher Tom Linthicum Writes First Book — and ‘It Was So Much Fun’

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 08:57
COLLEGE PARK (10/19/18) — Veteran journalist and teacher Tom Linthicum was just a few months into researching his first book when the project dramatically changed....
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The Washington Post Publishes Article, Op/Ed by Knight Chair Dana Priest’s Students

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:43
COLLEGE PARK (10/18/18) — An article and opinion piece reported and written by University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism students, led by Professor Dana Priest, were published by The Washington Post this week....
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DeMaurice Smith Headlines Povich Symposium on Race in Sports

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:18
COLLEGE PARK (10/12/18) — NFL Players’ Association executive director DeMaurice Smith headlines the 13th annual Shirley Povich Symposium at the University of Maryland on Nov. 13....
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Fundraising Begins for White House Correspondents’ Association Pool Reports Collection

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:01
WASHINGTON (10/10/18) — The University of Maryland, the White House Correspondents’ Association and the Freedom Forum Institute celebrated the start of a partnership Tuesday that will bring a permanent digital archive of White House correspondents’ pool reports to the university....
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