SJMC Weekly Announcements


Sue Robinson talks to WISC-TV about new book

Sue Robinson spoke with WISC-TV recently about her new book "News After Trump: Journalism's Crisis of Relevance in a Changed Media Culture". Robinson is a co-author along with Matt Carlson of the University of Minnesota and Seth Lewis of the University of Oregon. Watch the interview.

Alum Jane E. Brody (MS'63) says farewell to NYT column

After 57 years, SJMC alum Jane Brody (MS'63) is leaving The New York Times. She joined NYT as a science writer in 1965 and began her column Personal health by Jane E. Brody in 1976. Read her farewell message.

Alum Garth Beyer (BA'14) writes article for Madison Magazine

Alum and owner of Garth's Brew Bar Garth Beyer (BA'14) has written an article for Madison Magazine's February 2022 issue about the art of local beer labels. Read the article.


Article in Communication, Culture and Critique

New paper from Lindsay Palmer "News Fixers at the Digital Interface: Precarious Labor and International Journalism in the 21st Century" analyzing World Fixer, the most visible online platform currently connecting foreign correspondents with local news workers who can help them translate interviews, navigate unfamiliar places, and stay safe in the field. Read the article.

Article in Digital Journalism

New article from Lucas Graves "Do More with Less: Minimizing Competitive Tensions in Collaborative Local Journalism" with co-author Joy Jenkins of the University of Tennessee. The article uses qualitative case-study research, including in-depth interviews with leaders and participants involved with collaborations in three European countries, to examine the ways they minimize competitive friction through their approaches to developing reporting projects, coordinating activities, and distributing benefits in pursuit of producing high-quality local news. Read the article.


Communication Crossroads Conference: March 4

This year's Communication Crossroads Conference takes place Friday, March 4! Join us for the in-person event. Learn more.

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