Travel & Leisure magazine names Norfolk America’s Favorite Place in 2017
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Travel & Leisure magazine names Norfolk America’s Favorite Place in 2017

NORFOLK, VA – Travel & Leisure readers love the mermaid city!  Norfolk claimed the #1 spot in the annual America’s Favorite Place poll for 2017 beating out cities such as Portland, Scottsdale and Nashville. “We are grateful that the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine choose Norfolk as America’s Favorite City! Our city earned this … Continue reading

Mass Communications and Journalism Dept. receives full reaccreditation from ACEJMC
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Mass Communications and Journalism Dept. receives full reaccreditation from ACEJMC

(Chicago) — The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) voted unanimously 21-0 to fully reaccredit the Department of Mass Communications and Journalism at Norfolk State University for another six years. “The unanimous vote reflected ACEJMC’s enthusiastic acceptance of the case for reaccreditation presented in (1) our self-study report of 138 pages and … Continue reading

Russian journalists visit NSU as part of Sister City program
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Russian journalists visit NSU as part of Sister City program

by Shaye Southall On Oct. 25, a conversation took place between a group of Norfolk State students and journalists from Russia through a Norfolk Sister City program.  In the meeting, there were discussions of journalism, race, free speech and some religion. With the use of an interpreter, the journalists discussed their reasons for becoming journalists … Continue reading

Virginia Production Alliance and HRBMP to meet with MCJR majors during November
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Virginia Production Alliance and HRBMP to meet with MCJR majors during November

The Department of Mass Communications and Journalism is hosting the monthly meeting of two professional groups on campus during November. All MCJR majors are cordially invited to attend the monthly meetings of the following two organizations. Both events are free. The Virginia Production Alliance (film) Wednesday, November 16th 6:30-9:00 pm Archives Orientation Room 2nd Floor, … Continue reading

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Emails: UVa. sought to kill alumni magazine story

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — While Rolling Stone pursued its now-discredited story about sexual assault at the University of Virginia, emails show the school’s administration sought to kill a proposed alumni magazine article about how the school handles sex assaults on campus. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/2eKzTd2 ) an email chain entered into evidence this week … Continue reading

George Clinton, Judith Hill make Ebony magazine gala musical
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George Clinton, Judith Hill make Ebony magazine gala musical

  BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Ebony magazine’s annual Power 100 list highlights black leaders in business, politics, arts and academia, but the gala celebrating the honorees was a mostly musical affair. Arsenio Hall hosted the private ceremony Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where rapper-singer Jidenna, singer-songwriter Judith Hill, and ’70s funk … Continue reading

Jimmy Fallon honored by Harvard Lampoon
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Jimmy Fallon honored by Harvard Lampoon

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Jimmy Fallon got the royal treatment at Harvard. The “Tonight Show” host and “Saturday Night Live” alum was honored Saturday by the Harvard Lampoon, the country’s oldest continuously published humor magazine. The magazine awarded Fallon its Elmer Award for Excellence in Humor. The comedian was crowned “Emperor of Comedy” and paraded … Continue reading

MCJR Week 2015 brings media professionals to Norfolk State campus
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MCJR Week 2015 brings media professionals to Norfolk State campus

This year’s MCJR Week was a success as it helped Norfolk State University students learn from media professionals and alumni.  The annual tradition at NSU also celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Department of Mass Communications and Journalism.  Spartan Echo TV reporter Jamila Patterson has the story. Continue reading

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MCJR Week celebrates 40 years of mass communications and journalism at Norfolk State University

by Antonio Garland From March 30-April 2, the Mass Communications and Journalism Department’s MCJR Week will mark the 40th anniversary of the department. Students and alumni are encouraged to come out to the events to build connections and relationships, which can last a lifetime. The MCJR Week media conference  (http://www.nsumcjr.com/) features alumni who serve on … Continue reading