The SJMC’s undergraduate and graduate programs produce well-trained, highly sought-after graduates. Our selective admissions process allows for small classes and rigorous preparation through a tailored set of scholarly and professional offerings.
The SJMC focuses on both theory and practice, so undergraduate and graduate students gain mastery over a broad set of flexible concepts and skills. This has become increasingly important in our rapidly changing communication environment.
Our faculty bring a wealth of skills in journalism and strategic communications to their interactions with students. This is complemented by their outstanding records of scholarly achievements, which has resulted in a program ranked among the most influential and esteemed in the field of communications.
Our innovative curriculum and enrichment opportunities guarantee well-trained graduates. Whether securing professional positions in communications or faculty posts at universities, our students make their mark on the field and the world.
The SJMC is located in Vilas Communication Hall, along the new East Campus Gateway, just blocks from State Street and the Memorial Union. Consistently on a range of “Top Ten” lists, Madison is an idyllic place to live, work, and play.
Growing up in Minnesota’s Iron Range, Ben Deutsch wanted to be a sportscaster – “the next Bob Costas.” After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in … More
The number of faculty job openings in communication has doubled since 2009, and rose 12 percent in 2013, according to new data from the National Communication Association. Check out this article, to … More
Strategic Communications Courses – particularly those in our professional skills courses – provide students with the digital technology skills they need in the today’s interactive work place. Check out this article, featuring … More
IVAN L. PRESTON RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM “When is a Crisis a Crisis?” Friday, October 24, 2014, 3:30 – 5:00 PM Room 2195 (James L. Hoyt Multimedia Classroom) 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI This … More
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Effects of Journalistic Adjudication on Factual Beliefs, News Evaluations, Information Seeking, and Epistemic Political Efficacy
Raymond James Pingree, Dominique Brossard, & Douglas M. McLeod. (2014). “Effects of Journalistic Adjudication on Factual Beliefs, News Evaluations, Information Seeking, and Epistemic Political Efficacy.” Mass Communication and Society, 17(5), 615-638. DOI: 10.1080/15205436.2013.821491