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A panel discussion, titled “The #MeToo Movement and Minority Voices,” will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the Northampton Friends Meeting House.

Professor Shaheen Pasha will lead the discussion with arts and culture editor at The Valley Advocate Gina Beavers.

NORTHAMPTON — Two local organizations aim to shine a light on the perspective of minority women within the #MeToo movement in a panel discussion planned for Tuesday, Feb. 27.The event, “The #MeToo Movement and Minority Voices,” will feature Shaheen...
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Congratulations to Madeleine Blais on being named a winner of the Samuel Minot Jones Award for Literary Achievement by the Jones Library!

Join us in celebrating Amherst's literary achievements!
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Don't miss the screening of "Talking Black in America" followed by a panel and Q&A with Executive Producer Walt Wolfram at 5:30 p.m. in ILC N151. #BlackHistoryMonth https://www.talkingblackinamerica.org/

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Celebrate Black History Month while exploring African American speech and its integral role in the historical and cultural legacy of all Americans at a screening of the documentary "Talking Black in America," to be followed by a panel and Q&A, at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 5, in ILC N151.

Panelists:
Walt Wolfram, Executive Producer, Professor, North Carolina State University
Anna Branch, Associate Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion ...
Lisa Green, Professor of Linguistics
Nick McBride, Associate Professor of Journalism

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Event date/time: Monday, February 5, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pmPlace: Integrative Learning Center N151. Exploring African American speech and its integral role in the historical and cultural legacy of all Americans: a screening of the documentary "Talking Black in America," to be followed by a panel .....
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Richard John, professor of history and communications at Columbia University, will give a lecture titled "Global Communications Networks Since 1800: The United States and the World" at 4 p.m. on Thursday in the Communications Hub (3rd Floor ILC). Join us!

Event date/time: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:00pmPlace: Communications Hub (3rd Floor ILC)Global Communications Networks Since 1800: The United States and the World Thursday, February 1st, 4pm to 5pmThird Floor Communication Hub | Integrative Learning Center | UMass AmherstRichard R. John, prof.....
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Last semester, 17 UMass Journalism students took "Social Justice Journalism: Mass Incarceration," an advanced writing and reporting course taught by professors Raz Sibii and Shaheen Pasha, with 10 Hampshire County Jail students. Read more.

Seventeen UMass Amherst Journalism students passed through the metal detectors at the Hampshire County Jail and House of Corrections. As the sliding doors of the jail closed behind them, the students entered the visiting room where 10 Hampshire County jail students greeted them with smiles and hands...
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Check out this UMass Amherst profile on journalism senior Stephanie Murray.

Stephanie has taken advantage of every resource available to her during her time at UMass and serves as an example of what students can accomplish in our program. We are excited to see what she will further accomplish in her young career post-graduation!

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“This country was founded with the help of a free press. And it's up to us to keep that going. And it's up to journalism students, especially UMass journalism s...tudents.”

Stephanie Murray ’18 went from writing a local news story about a coming rainstorm to traveling to Japan as part of an award-winning group of student journalists. Along the way, she helped the Amherst Wire’s election coverage get picked up by The Boston Globe. Watch Stephanie’s story and learn how you can make an impact with the UMass Journalism Department at umass.edu/journalism.

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Explore African American speech and its integral role in the historical and cultural legacy of all Americans at a screening of the documentary "Talking Black in America," to be followed by a panel and Q&A, at 5:30-7:30 p.m. on February 5, in ILC N151.

Panelists:
Walt Wolfram, Executive Producer, William C. Friday Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University, Director of the NC Language and Life Project
Anna Branch, Associate Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion...
Lisa Green, Professor of Linguistics
Nick McBride, Associate Professor of Journalism

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Event date/time: Monday, February 5, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pmPlace: Integrative Learning Center N151. Exploring African American speech and its integral role in the historical and cultural legacy of all Americans: a screening of the documentary "Talking Black in America," to be followed by a panel .....
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UMass Journalism Department is feeling proud.
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Congrats to professor Shaheen Pasha who was recently named a 2018 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellow! Pasha’s research will focus on prison education systems and how universities could help implement a journalism curriculum for inmates within local prisons.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has selected a group of nine journalists and media executives as Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows for the 2018 calendar …
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Have you always wanted to intern in Washington DC for the summer? Now is your chance!

APPLY NOW! https://umass.joinhandshake.com/ . Search for SBS in DC in the ...Jobs tab.

APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 5TH, 2018 You will need a faculty recommendation, so ask for that now so your faculty member has plenty of time.

Where? Washington DC, of course!
Alumni will mentor students at internship sites on the Hill, including the offices of:
 Congresswoman Katherine Clark - MA-5 (D)
 Congressman Jim McGovern - MA-2 (D)
 Congressman Seth Moulton - MA-6 (D)
 MA Governor Charlie Baker's DC Office (R)
 Congressman Tony Cardenas - CA-29 (D)
 Congressman Brett Guthrie - KY-2 (R)
Other potential sites are:
 Targeted Victory (a right-of-center political digital media PR and marketing firm)

When? May 26th, 2018-August 4th, 2018. There will also be mandatory training sessions at UMass throughout the spring, on topics such as professional etiquette & communication, networking, DC 101, internship expectations, Policy & Legislative Prep 101, learning objectives and goal setting. Those selected into the program will receive a schedule of trainings.

Who? Any SBS majors who are current Sophomores or Juniors are welcome to apply. (If you are a first-semester senior graduating in December 2018 you can also apply). SBS in DC is a selective program, with a limited number of internships available. We are looking for applicants who are serious about representing SBS in DC with our alumni hosts.

How much? Students who are selected into the cohort will have their housing costs at Washington Intern Student Housing on Capitol Hill provided by SBS. SBS will also pay for one academic credit for your internship. You may register for additional credits for the internship, but SBS will not pay for those. *Additional funding to cover travel to DC, food, metro card, and other expenses may be available, dependent on financial need.

Questions? Please contact Rebecca Bell, Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS at RLBell@umass.edu for more information.

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Students, are you interested in interning at MassLive.com this summer 2018? Apply by Jan. 15!

Job Details: MassLive /Advance Local Content Internship&n
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In case you missed it, check out this video of alum Audie Cornish '01 mentioning guidance from journalism professor Nicholas McBride when looking back on her time as a student at UMass Amherst.

Meet Audie Cornish, Journalist and Co host at NPR. Watch her video profile and learn how UMass Amherst prepared her for a rewarding career.
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Students, check out this great opportunity for the summer. Deadline to apply is Jan. 15.

Paid summer fellowships for aspiring journalists, with Google News Lab.

The Google News Lab Fellowship offers students interested in journalism and technology t...he opportunity to spend the summer working at relevant organizations across the US to gain valuable experience and make lifelong contacts and friends.

The 2018 application deadline is January 15, 2018 at midnight Pacific time. The Fellowship begins in June and runs through August.

Host sites include The Pew Research Center, ProPublica, the Nieman Journalism Lab, Matter Ventures, IRE, and others.

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We collaborate with journalists and entrepreneurs to help build the future of media.
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Senior Bryan Bowman was recently named a Rising Researcher by UMass Amherst.

In February, Bowman co-authored a research article with advisor Kathy Forde that was published in The Conversation US​. The article, "Exploiting Black Labor After the Abolition of Slavery," attracted national attention from outlets such as The Associated Press, U.S. News and World Report and more.

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Journalism major Bryan Bowman ’18 holds the distinction of being the first undergraduate student to have a byline in The Conversation, an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community. His interest in learning about the relationship between the press and the exploit...
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Watch alum Audie Cornish, class of '01, discuss finding her path to a journalism career with help from professor Nick McBride and the news department at WMUA 91.1 FM.

Meet Audie Cornish, Journalist and Co host at NPR. Watch her video profile and learn how UMass Amherst prepared her for a rewarding career.
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