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Reynolds School grad student to appear on Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Reynolds School of Journalism graduate student D. Brian Burghart is experiencing more than his “15 minutes of fame.” His graduate studies project Fatal Encounters, which tracks the number of people killed by police, has garnered considerable national media attention. Fatal Encounters has been featured on the Washington Post, Gawker, CNN and now, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Burghart’s Daily Show segment is scheduled to air Thursday night, Oct., 2 at 11 p.m. PST on Comedy Central.

Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and editor and Emmy award-winning producer/correspondent, has established himself over the past 50 years of his career as one of America’s most distinguished journalists.

Sept. 16 CAMS talk: “Who Stole the American Dream?” with best-selling author Hedrick Smith

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith will visit Nevada on Tues., Sept. 16, to participate in a discussion about his new book “Who Stole the American Dream?” The book is an extraordinary achievement, an eye-opening account of how, over the past four decades, the American Dream has been dismantled and we became two Americas. The event will take place at 9:30 a.m. on campus in the Theater at the Joe Crowley Student Union.

Journalism students encouraged to apply for scholarship to attend Las Vegas workshop.

Scholarship opportunity for students

The Reynolds School of Journalism students are encouraged to apply for a scholarship opportunity to attend the Associated Press Media Editors (APME) Las Vegas NewsTrain Workshop. The Associated Press Media Editors Foundation is offering diversity scholarships to its Las Vegas NewsTrain workshop, October 10-11, 2014 for print and broadcast journalists and students who are pursuing careers in journalism.

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RSJ undergraduate student, Spenser Blank, named 2014 Media Fellows Scholar

University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate, Spenser Blank, recently was named one of 25 national 2014 Media Fellows Scholars. He is a dual major in Spanish and journalism with an emphasis in strategic communications. Blank is the first student from Nevada to receive this scholarship.


Robert X. Fogarty of Dear World to visit Reynolds School

The Reynolds School of Journalism, the Joe Crowley Student Union and the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) are organizing an event for the University on Tuesday, September 2, called Dear World Live. The event will feature portrait photographer Robert X. Fogarty and his project Dear World. During his visit to Nevada, Fogarty will host a portrait photo session that is open to the University and Reno community, as well as a portrait release and keynote address.


Benjamin Birkinbine joins Reynolds School faculty

The Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism and Center for Advanced Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno has hired Benjamin Birkinbine as a visiting assistant professor. Birkinbine approaches the study of communications from three intersecting perspectives: political economy, critical theory and, more recently, some aspects of science and technology studies .


Mignon Fogarty joins Reynolds School faculty

The Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism and Center for Advanced Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno has hired Mignon Fogarty as the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Media Entrepreneurship. She begins her new role at the University on Monday, Aug. 25.

Fogarty, also known as Grammar Girl, has extensive professional entrepreneurial experience, expertise teaching writing to a diverse audience and a passion for helping students realize and achieve their educational goals.

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