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Applications are now being accepted for UMass Journalism scholarships on Academic Works. The application deadline for scholarships is April 1, 2019. Internship scholarship applications are due by April 15.

Joshua Braun and alum Jessica Eklund explain research on how viral fake news stores are generating massive social media advertising revenue on WGBY's Connecting Point.

Kathy Forde and journalism students Ethan Bakuli and Natalie DiDomenico researched and wrote about the history of Henry W. Grady, an editor who used his newspaper to build a white supremacist political economy & social order across the south.

Senior Alvin Buyinza was selected to participate in the 2019 Politico Journalism Institute. The 10-day institute provides hands-on training to students interested in covering goverment and politics.

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

Brian McDermott, Department Chair

Read the Monday Memo to keep up weekly with UMass Journalism.

Tours of the Journalism Department are offered Monday through Thursday. To request a tour, fill out this form.

Journalism Department
S414 Integrative Learning Center
650 North Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003