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Fresno State students deliver coloring books, crayons to Valley Children’s Hospital

Students from a publication design class in the media, communications and journalism department delivered crayon boxes and coloring books to the young patients at Valley Children’s Hospital. The students delivered the crayons and books along with MCJ professor Dr. Tamyra ...

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Local journalist says ‘knowing your community’ can make the difference

It was was pitch black on a Thursday. The electricity went out at Fresno State in 2013. It was the perfect story for a budding student-journalist. That was when Megan Rupe, now a reporter and anchor for KSEE 24, ran ...

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For years they brought us the news, now they teach it

Two veteran journalists from The Fresno Bee are transferring their expertise from the newsroom to the classroom at Fresno State.   Jim Boren and Donald Munro have begun teaching media, communications and journalism (MCJ) courses at the university. Their first ...

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University students gift books, crayons to young hospital patients

The holiday spirit of joy and giving came early to the young patients at Valley Children’s Hospital. It was all thanks to an idea more than a decade in the making from a Fresno State professor. “We wanted to do ...

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Media professionals join students for night of recognition

The green screens in the broadcast studio in the Speech Arts Building were traded for elegant black curtains last week as the media, communications and journalism department honored scholarship recipients, fellows and two hall of famers. Hannah Wrathall, a fourth-year ...

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Students hope to make a child’s day with a pack of crayons and a coloring book

Publication design students are holding a crayon drive to go along with hand-made coloring books for local children who are battling illnesses. The Crayon Drive started as a class assignment in Dr. Tamyra Pierce’s publication design course. Pierce is a ...

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Fresno State, local journalists take on fake news, alternative facts and media bias on Oct. 27

News release previously published by Fresno State News. A panel discussion on “Fake News, Alternative Facts and Media Bias” will feature The Fresno Bee’s Jim Boren, journalist Lloyd Carter, PowerTalk 96.7 radio host Trevor Carey and Fresno State media, communications ...

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TALK students host workshop for local authors

When a group of local authors realized they knew “very little” about marketing, they turned to a Fresno State professor who might know a thing or two. The Sassy Scribes group reached out to Public Relations Professor Betsy Hays and ...

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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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