Advanced Podcasting students created an Audio Tour with short stories profiling eight underrepresented artists and their work, featured in the University Museum of Contemporary Art's 60th-anniversary exhibit titled "60 Years of Collecting."

The American Historical Association awarded the Eugenia M. Palmegiano Book Prize to “Journalism and Jim Crow,” the recent book co-edited by Journalism Professor Kathy Roberts Forde. Journalism Senior Lecturer Razvan Sibii contributed a chapter to the book as well.

Journalism senior Jess Galvin was selected to work at the Online News Association 2022 Student Newsroom & Innovation Lab and wrote a piece recounting her experience covering and contributing to ONA's annual conference.

An article on “fake news” by Journalism Associate Professor Josh Braun and alum Jessica Eklund, class of 2017, received one of the highest Altmetric Scores in Digital Journalism’s history. An interview with the authors is featured in the Digital Journalism November newsletter.

"We draw on proud journalistic traditions so our students can tell the stories of our community bravely, ethically and creatively."

Brian McDermott, Department Chair

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Journalism Department
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University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003