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The Journalism Department will be hosting a public relations info session at noon on Wednesday, March 27, for those interested in learning more about our public relations curriculum. Come ask questions about our new PR classes, learn about PR career opportunities and snack on some pizza! Open to all majors.

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.

Senior Alvin Buyinza was selected to participate in the Sixth Annual 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