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School of Journalism and Mass Communication alumnus Scott Farrell will be on campus Tuesday, April 22, to speak on the emerging global trend happening in the current PR industry and how students … More
For thousands of years, storytelling has endured as a form of sharing experiences and shaping lives, in real time and across generations. It prevails because it’s still a powerful way to inspire … More
The winners of this year’s University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s alumni awards demonstrate the many ways the school’s graduates translate their skills to a range of careers. The … More
University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have developed a smartphone application they have shown can be effective in treating people who struggle with addiction. A team in the Center for Health Enhancement System Studies … More
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- 04/23/14 Communication Careers Colloquium: Newspaper and Online News
- 04/30/14 Communication Careers Colloquium: Public Relations and Corporate Communications
- 05/02/14 Center for Journalism Ethics 2014 spring conference Surveillance, Security and Journalism Ethics
Medialized science? Neuroscientists’ reflections on their role as journalistic sources.
Allgaier, J., Dunwoody, S., Brossard, D., Lo, Y-Y & Peters, H.P. 2013. “Medialized science? Neuroscientists’ reflections on their role as journalistic sources.” Journalism Practice. DOI:10.1080/17512786.2013.802477