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Too much of a good thing

With summer around the corner and finals in the books, hours of laying around watching the Office awaits. The idea of being lazy and unproductive on a Wednesday afternoon instead of pulling my hair out in Dr. Rice’s Community Journalism ...

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MCJ department celebrates students’ achievements at Showcase of Excellence

It was a night of honors, laughs and respect for the media, communications and journalism (MCJ) department as it celebrated the culmination of a year’s achievements on May 3 during the MCJ Showcase of Excellence. The showcase, hosted by the ...

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MCJ students finalists in national broadcasting competition

What began as a dream has evolved into a reality for media, communications and journalism (MCJ) students Edmer Archila and Brittany Sosa – they’re finalists in the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Golden Microphone Awards competition. The Fresno State Focus participants were ...

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Students to get a “TASTE” of reality by shadowing professionals

TASTE will bring together students in the Media, Communications and Journalism (MCJ) department with industry professionals on Wednesday. “Take a student to eat” (TASTE) is presented by the Fresno Advertising Federation (FAF) and coordinated by students in the public relations ...

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Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval: un modelo ejemplar del éxito académico

“La educación es un camino hacia un autodescubrimiento, hacia la forjación de una visión, hacia el descubrir quién eres tú como persona en relación a ti mismo ante todo, en relación a tu familia y la sociedad”, dijo el Dr. ...

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MCJ department changes its name

Fresno State’s Mass Communication and Journalism Department has changed its name to “Media, Communications and Journalism” upon approval of the university’s Academic Senate. What was the motivation for changing the “M” in MCJ? Betsy Hays, professor at the college of ...

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Teachers need to use cheaper textbooks

By Bradley K. Martin Roger H. Tatarian Chair in Journalism One solution to the college textbook racket, as Rory Appleton notes, is for teachers to choose less costly alternatives to the publishers’ constant offerings of new editions. In each of my ...

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Fresno State students get a ‘T.A.S.T.E’ of the future

Fresno State students from the mass communication and journalism (MCJ) department got a chance to meet and eat with industry mentors Wednesday through Take a Student to Eat (T.A.S.T.E).

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Bring back Electronic Media

Last semester, I had the honor and privilege of being the assistant director on the student short film, “9 Ball.” The half-hour hit-man movie was a class project, written by a classmate, directed by another classmate, and put together in every aspect by students. None of us would have had the time or resources to make this movie happen had we not been in the electronic media productions class MCJ 119.

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MCJ Dept. raises money for tornado victims

Two weeks ago today, a record breaking 312 tornados swept through the Southern United States in one 24-hour period. Hundreds were killed and thousands were left homeless.

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