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 Wisconsin Film Festival will have a representative of the UW SJMC this year. Student Violet Wang’s documentary “Brown Girl” was accepted to the Madison festival, which takes place March 30-April … More
CELEBRATING ACHIEVEMENTS 2017 Alumni Awards Banquet The faculty and staff of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication invite you to our 2017 Alumni Awards Banquet. Reception at 6 … More
Journalists, students and educators will join a free training hosted by Google News Labs in the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Trainers will cover a range of … More
We are looking for an outstanding communicator to join our staff and help us make the most of marketing, outreach, social media and networking. Do you have vision, energy, digital skills and … More
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Why Are “Others” So Polarized? Perceived Political Polarization and Media Use in 10 Countries
Yang, J., Rojas, H., Wojcieszak, M., Aalberg, T., Coen, S., Curran, J., Hayashi, K., Iyengar, S., Jones, P.K., Mazzoleni, G., Papathanassopoulos, S., Woong Rhee, J., Rowe, D., Soroka, S., & Tiffen, R. (2016). “Why Are ‘Others’ So Polarized? … More