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Master's student shares journey with COVID-19

Sep 1, 2020
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Robertson School master's student Ghenwa Yehia recently published about her experience with COVID-19 and how it has affected her and her family.


Robertson School Faculty supports Letter of Concern to Richmond Mayor and Police Chief

Sep 1, 2020
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The Faculty of the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture signed a Letter of Concern sent by the Student Press Law Center and several other press freedom and First Amendment groups to Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and Police Chief Gerald Smith in response to repeated confrontations between officers of the Richmond Police Department and journalists covering protests for racial justice this summer.


Dr. Mallory Perryman publishes book "Mediated Democracy"

Aug 20, 2020
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Dr. Mallory Perryman, assistant professor of journalism in the Robertson School of Media and Culture, has published her book "Mediated Democracy: Politics, the News, and Citizenship in the 21st Century" with CQ Press.


New Robertson School Online Course: Digital Crisis Communications for Global Pandemics

Aug 19, 2020
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In partnership with the VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education (OCPE), the Robertson School of Media and Culture will be offering the asynchronous online course Digital Crisis Communications for Global Pandemics in a noncredit format (25 contact hours) from September 21-October 31, 2020. The course is open to all.


Media+Health Lab study raises alarms about how vaccine information is shared on social media

Aug 14, 2020
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A VCU-led analysis of content on Pinterest related to the flu vaccine may hold clues that could help public health officials combat potentially deadly misinformation.


Dr. Karen McIntyre wins Facebook research grant

Aug 13, 2020
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Robertson School Graduate Director Dr. Karen McIntyre has been awarded a highly competitive Facebook research grant. Dr. McIntyre, an associate professor of journalism, is part of a research team with Dr. Meghan Sobel Cohen of Regis University that proposed the research project "Digital literacy in East Africa: A three country comparative study."


NBC anchor Aaron Gilchrist to talk at Robertson School Speaker Series

Aug 11, 2020
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The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture is excited to announce its alumnus Aaron Gilchrist, anchor for NBC 4 in Washington, D.C., for its next Speaker Series event. The virtual event is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. and will be live streamed.


Robertson School alumni honored with Emmy Awards

Aug 11, 2020
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Several alumni of the broadcast journalism program at the Robertson School of Media and Culture were honored with Emmy Awards of the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences this weekend.


Dr. McIntyre and Dr. Alkazemi win national AEJMC awards

Aug 11, 2020
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Robertson School faculty members Dr. Karen McIntyre and Dr. Mariam Alkazemi have been honored with national awards at the virtual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) last week. The conference was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Welcome back, Robertson School students!

Aug 8, 2020
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A welcome message from Robertson School Director Dr. Marcus Messner

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