January 27, 2015 | General News
Super Bowl XLIX is going to be the Daddy Bowl, according to advertising expert
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has several faculty members in its advertising and journalism disciplines prepared to provide commentary on the advertisements aired during the Super Bowl football game Feb. 1. Advertising and journalism faculty members ready to comment include:
January 20, 2015 | Events on Campus
Cambodian author, human rights activist to give UGA’s first Betty Jean Craige Lecture
Loung Ung, an author and human rights activist who as a child in the 1970s survived the genocide by the Khmer Rouge in her native Cambodia, will give the inaugural Betty Jean Craige Lecture at the University of Georgia on Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
January 20, 2015 | Honors & Awards
Amy Robach to receive Distinguished Achievement Award from UGA
Journalist Amy Robach will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Broadcasting and Cable Award from the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication's national broadcast society, DiGamma Kappa.
December 19, 2014 | General News
National Press Photographers Association relocates headquarters to UGA
The National Press Photographers Association will relocate its headquarters to the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication beginning in early 2015.
December 17, 2014 | General News
UGA’s Grady College climbs to second place in top journalism school ranking
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication was named one of the top two journalism schools in the country according to an annual survey by TVWeek.com and the Radio Television Digital News Association.
December 5, 2014 | Research News
UGA researcher examines Abernathy v. Sullivan and citizen journalism
A new article detailing the relationship of two U.S. Supreme Court cases and how they work together to uphold freedom of expression has been published in the Georgia Law Review by William E. Lee, professor of journalism in the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
November 21, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA team wins best delegation award at Southeast Model African Union
A delegation of seven undergraduate students representing the University of Georgia at the 18th Annual Southeast Model African Union simulation at Clayton State University won the best delegation award recently.
November 19, 2014 | General News
UGA’s Peabody Awards issues call for entries
The George Foster Peabody Awards' 74th annual search for excellence in electronic media has begun.
November 12, 2014 | General News
UGA Grady College awards Dean’s Medal to Don E. Carter
Don E. Carter has been awarded the Dean's Medal for Leadership Excellence by the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
November 10, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA law school lecture to address Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement
Alvin Y.H. Cheung will give a lecture on "Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement: Perspectives from International and Constitutional Law" on Nov. 20 at 1:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. The lecture is hosted by the University of Georgia School of Law's Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy.
November 7, 2014 | General News
UGA professor named first C. Richard Yarbrough Professor in Crisis Communication Leadership
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has named Bryan H. Reber, a public relations professor, as the first C. Richard Yarbrough Professor in Crisis Communication Leadership.
November 4, 2014 | Events on Campus
Fritjof Capra to discuss ‘systems view of life’ at UGA
Physicist and systems theorist Fritjof Capra will lecture on the "Scientific Understanding of Living Systems and the Systems View of Life" Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.
November 3, 2014 | Research News
UGA research shows viral ads spread due to two types of social Web sharing
In August 2013, Americans watched viral video ads 22.8 billion times. According to a new study conducted by the University of Georgia, this has to do with two processes of social Web sharing: referral and coreferral. Understanding the decision-making process could help brands expand their content.
October 29, 2014 | Events on Campus
Salon.com editor to discuss ‘why the Internet makes us mad all the time’
David Daley, editor-in-chief of Salon.com, will give a talk at the University of Georgia Nov. 7 at 10:10 a.m. in Studio 1 on the first floor of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. His visit is co-sponsored by the Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
October 28, 2014 | General News
UGA Cox International Center to host Murrow Fellows from Francophone Africa
For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Georgia James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research has been selected to host traveling journalists through the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists. The visit, sponsored by the Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program, will take place Oct. 30-Nov. 5.