SJMC Weekly Announcements
Professor Sue Robinson publishes new book about building trust as a journalist
Sue's book, How Journalists Engage: A Theory of Trust Building, Identities, and Care
, explores the new roles and skills mainstream journalists must learn to restore trust with different audiences and save democracy. This is Sue's third book and it is being published by Oxford University Press. Use code AUTHFLY30 on the Oxford site to get 30% off your purchase of her book. Learn more about the book
Distinguished teaching faculty Deb Pierce's PR class receives local media attention
Undergraduate students (mostly seniors) in Deb's J464: Public Relations Strategies course partnered with Madison Area Food Pantry Gardens (MAFPG) this semester to create and execute a strategic PR plan to announce MAFPG's purchase of Forward Garden, a 15-acre farm that will provide fresh produce to Madison-area food pantries. The announcement has gained traction with several local media outlets including NBC15. Watch the news clip about the announcement
Professor Mike Wagner presents CCCR report to Toward 1 Wisconsin Conference
Mike presented the Center for Communication and Civic Renewal's report on civic fracture and civic renewal to the Toward 1 Wisconsin conference on April 25. The participation was in partnership with the Wisconsin Civic Health Initiative. Read CCCR's report
May 1: Emerging Scholars Speaker Series: A conversation with Miya Williams Fayne and Robert Chappell
Join us for a conversation with Miya Williams Fayne, assistant professor at Cal State Fullerton and incoming assistant professor at SJMC, and Robert Chappell, associate publisher of Madison 365, about "Misinformation in BIPOC Communities." The event will be held in the Nafziger Conference Room (5055 Vilas) from Noon–2 p.m.
May 9: SJMC Inclusion Town Hall
All undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff are invited for this evaluation of our diversity, equity and inclusion work during 2022 and 2023. We will also collectively plan our SJMC DEI Agenda for 2023-2024 during this event. This is important work we are committed to doing transparently and collaboratively, understanding that inclusive goals must be widely committed at all levels of our community. The event is from Noon–2 p.m. and lunch will be served but we kindly request you RSVP in advance
so we know how much to plan for.
May 12: SJMC Graduation Celebration
Join us at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery from Noon–2 p.m. for our SJMC Graduation Celebration! Undergraduate and graduate students will be individually recognized for their hard work and hear from special guest speaker Jim Rome! The event is free and no tickets are required. If you are unable to attend in-person, a livestream will be available at go.wisc.edu/sjmcgraduation
. Learn more about the celebration
May 17: Center for Journalism Ethics' Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics Ceremony
Please join the Center for Journalism Ethics, as well as leading journalists and news organizations, in honoring the winner of the 2023 Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics. The Shadid Award is presented in memory of Anthony Shadid ’90, a UW–Madison journalism alum and former board member of the Center for Journalism Ethics. A two-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, Shadid reported on the Middle East for the Washington Post and New York Times and remains one of the most admired international correspondents of our time. This event will be held at the University Club of New York in New York City from 6:30–9 p.m. EST. Register and learn more about the ceremony
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