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University of Nevada, Reno professors win national grant to launch live journalism events

Illustration by Zak Brady Reynolds School of Journalism and KUNR to share stories of Reno’s homeless population this fall Two Reynolds School of Journalism professors, Kari Barber and Nico Colombant, in partnership with KUNR, received a #LocaloreLIVE grant last month from the Association of Independents in Radio to host three live journalism events in Reno […]

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Reynolds School dean named to national journalism award committee

Reynolds School of Journalism Dean Alan Stavitsky has been selected to join the Hearst Journalism Awards Steering Committee. The committee guides the Hearst Journalism Awards Program, referred to as the Pulitzers of collegiate journalism. Stavitsky will join six other deans on the committee, from leading journalism schools across the nation, including Arizona State University and […]

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Reynolds School professors give advice on many stages of the post-graduation job search

It’s that time of year. You are out on the Quad taking photos in your commencement regalia, reserving tables at restaurants for your graduation celebrations, greeting your families at the airport and eagerly awaiting Saturday so you can finally call yourselves Reynolds School graduates. With commencement right around the corner, you may have started the […]

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Student-professor comedic banter turns into podcast highlighting media

“I would say the moment we knew that we should start a podcast, we were in the Reynolds School,” Reynolds School Professor Benjamin Birkinbine said. “We got in to this discussion and I got really upset, and I said ‘you have no heart’ and just walked out. So, what do you do? You start a […]

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Vanessa Vancour named to ONA Mentorship Collaborative leadership team

While newsrooms have covered issues of diversity and representation for years, they still struggle with them within their own organizations. Vanessa Vancour, Reynolds School professor and editor of Noticiero Móvil, is part of a national initiative to help address these problems called the Online News Association’s Mentorship Collaborative. The goal of the collaborative is to […]

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Reynolds School Abroad: Professors Alan Deutschman and Todd Felts to teach specialty classes in Spain and Brazil

Studying abroad is a right passage for many students, and Reynolds School Professors Alan Deutschman, Reynolds Chair of Business Journalism, and Todd Felts, assistant professor of Strategic Communication, will be teaching special summer session courses in 2018. Deutschman will be teaching a Food Writing and Photography course in San Sebastián, Spain, and Felts will be […]

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Ask The Professor: How do I spot a fake news story?

Gi Yun, associate professor and director of the Center for Advanced Media Studies, breaks down ways to identify fake news stories.

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Professor Bob Felten explains why Friday is a legal holiday this week.

By Professor Bob Felten It starts in the mid 70s when I was a reporter at the Reno Evening Gazette. (Yes, this was when there were two daily newspapers in Reno.) One of my editors, the gentleman Bob Nitsche, asked me to write a story about several perennial candidates for public office. These men ran […]

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