News 2016-2017 Academic Year

 


 

Kazakhstani Visitors Learn About Multimedia Journalism In Grady College

Dr. Lee B. Becker, director of the James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research, shared his experiences as a citizen who uses journalism to engage his own community with seven Kazahkstani journalists during their visit to the University of Georgia in March and early April.

 


 

Emory University Professor Gives Lecture On Al Jazeera And The Arab World

TV channel Al Jazeera in Arabic has 350 million viewers in the Arab world, so ignoring its impact in the region would be a major mistake, Dr. Sam Cherribi told University of Georgia students and faculty in a presentation on March 29.

 

 


 

German Journalist Learns About U.S. Politics, Security and Media

German journalist Mareike Aden spent three days at the University of Georgia in early March studying issues related to security and U.S. intelligence agencies, discussing the outcome of the November 2016 presidential elections, and examining how the media impacted and have been impacted by the elections.

 


 

Postgraduate Program Organized By Cox International Center And Carl Vinson Institute At Romanian University

Dr. Tudor Vlad, associate director of the James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research, and Dr. Rusty Brooks, director of the International Center of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, taught a course on Communication and Urban Development in late February and early March at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

 


 

Cox Center Visiting Scholar Joins Program Celebrating Chinese Culture At Albany State University

A visiting scholar in the James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research traveled to south Georgia in late January to participate in a week-long program at Albany State University celebrating Chinese culture.

 


 

New Activity in Partnership with Romanian University

Senior public administration managers need to understand the importance of good communication, Dr. Tudor Vlad, associate director of the James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research, told students in Romania in November.

 


 

Cox Center Researchers Present Two Papers at Public Opinion Conference

Researchers in the future should try to understand what citizens around the world really know about freedom of the media in their countries and the freedom of internet operation, a team of public opinion experts from Gallup and the University of Georgia told a scientific conference in November.

 


 

Report Finds Curricular Experimentation in Journalism Education in the United States

At least some journalism programs in the United States are experimenting with curricular change designed to make journalism as practiced more citizen-centered, a new report published by the Kettering Foundation and authored by a University of Georgia researcher found.

 


 

Grady Hosts Foreign Journalists in the Murrow Program for the Eighth Consecutive Year

Sixteen journalists from Near East and North Africa, visiting the United States in October and November to learn about the role of the press and about U.S. media coverage of the elections, spent a part of their program at the University of Georgia.

 


 

Sixth Annual Conference on Media and the Public Sphere Held at Grady College

The sixth annual conference focusing on Media and the Public Sphere brought together more than 50 scholars from the U.S., France, China and Romania Oct. 20 to 22 at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.

 


 

Broadcast Journalist to Spend Year in the Cox International Center

Chinese broadcast journalist, Rong Wang, joined the James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research at the University of Georgia in early October for a one-year research program as a visiting scholar.

 


 

Swedish Journalist Discusses U.S. Media and Elections During Visit in Georgia

Swedish journalist, Eric Erfors, spent three days at the University of Georgia and in Atlanta in mid-October focusing on the role of media in covering the thousands of state and local elections that the international media rarely cover.

 


 

Chinese Professor Studies Communication Law in the Cox International Center

Dr. Xiaoyan Chen from Xiamen University in China joined the James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research in early September to do research on media law and policy issues as part of a year-long sabbatical.

 


 

Cox Center Hosts Fulbright Scholar from Babes-Bolyai University In Romania

Romanian doctoral student, Andreea Voina, joined Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia in August as a Fulbright research scholar focusing on the political representation of women in national legislative bodies.