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  • Oct. 3: Murrow College at WSU Everett hosts ‘Ethics in 3D Spaces’ panel

    EVERETT, Wash. – Technology and media industry leaders will explore the ethical issues unfolding within emerging social virtual reality platforms at a breakfast and panel discussion titled “Ethics in 3D Spaces,” 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Tiered Lecture Hall,  room 102, at WSU Everett, 915 N. Broadway.

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  • Pintak named fellow by Society of Professional Journalists

    Pintak LawrenceINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Lawrence Pintak, founding dean of WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, as a Fellow of the Society for his “extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism.”

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  • Sexual stereotypes can lead to unhealthy sexual relationships

    By Corrie Wilder, Murrow College of Communication

    Hust StaceyPULLMAN, Wash. ­­- Female college students who believe women are subservient and who endorse music media’s degradation of women are more likely to be involved in an unhealthy sexual relationship, according to research from WSU’s Murrow Center for Media & Health Promotion Research.

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  • WSU students underwrite young Guatemalan’s education

    By Garrett R. Kalt, student, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

    ZACAPA, Guatemala – Twelve-year-old Joan Stiven of Zacapa, Guatemala, is the newest niño welcomed into the WSU Cougar family.

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  • April 4, 5: Symposium highlights communication innovation

    By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

    PULLMAN, Wash. – High-level discussion, innovation and strategy development for communication professionals will be the focus of the 42nd Murrow Symposium at Washington State University on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4 and 5.

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  • Trump needs the media

    Read the article in the London School of Economics and Political Science blog.

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  • Regents OK medical college plan, Murrow reorganization

    PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents today approved a faculty practice plan creating a non-profit entity to employ health care practitioners who hold adjunct faculty appointments in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine as well as a motion to create three new departments within the Murrow College of Communication.

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  • Video lands Murrow student a ‘Tonight Show’ internship

    Murrow College student Jake Sirianni recently created a rap about The Tonight Show for a shot at an internship.

    According to an article from WSU’s student newspaper, The Daily Evergreen, “Sirianni said the video required three-and-a-half weeks of pre-editing before his friend recorded him during a three-hour shoot of his rap. He then spent all of spring break editing and finalizing the video.”

    Read the rest of the article at WSU News

    Watch other videos on Jake’s YouTube channel

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  • Viral video lands student a ‘Tonight Show’ internship

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Murrow College student Jake Sirianni recently created a rap about The Tonight Show for a shot at an internship. 

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  • Feb. 28: Pintak to discuss media, America, Islam

    PULLMAN, Wash. – The role of the media in shaping America’s relationship with Islam will be discussed by communication professor Lawrence Pintak at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in CUE 203 in a free, public Washington State University common reading lecture.

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  • New scholarship in honor of alumnus, entrepreneur

    By Corrie Wilder, Murrow College of Communication

    fred-hoggPULLMAN, Wash. – The first full-tuition scholarship for students in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University will be offered for the first time in fall 2017.

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  • Media Disruption in the Pacific Northwest Threatens Political Process

    By Ben Shors and Douglas Blanks Hindman

    The decline in the number of journalists working in the Pacific Northwest threatens to undermine civic engagement, government accountability and the public’s knowledge of local communities, according to report issued by The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University and The Seattle Times.

    “I think what we see happening is that we’re losing in some places the muscle memory of local news,” according to Ken Doctor, a national media analyst, and author. “A whole generation is growing up not even understanding what that’s all about.”

    The report was based on a gathering of dozens of regional … » More …

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  • Why plus-size women turn to men’s exercise clothing

    By Darin Watkins, The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

    PULLMAN, Wash. – A lack of fashion options has plus-size women turning to men’s exercise clothing. That’s the conclusion of a study at Washington State University recently published in the journal Fashion and Textiles.

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  • Men’s magazine article associated with sexual aggression

    By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

    mens-fitness-magazinePULLMAN, Wash. – A recent article in Men’s Fitness magazine, “How to Turn a ‘No’ into a ‘Yes,’ ” has attracted angry messages on Twitter from readers who argue this approach encourages men to be sexually coercive. Research at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and the Department of Human Development at Washington State University shows why that’s true and why stories like this can promote sexual aggression.

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  • Online master’s in strategic communication among the best

    By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

    PULLMAN, Wash. – The online master’s degree in strategic communication at Washington State University has been ranked 22nd in the country by Top Management Degrees based on tuition cost, accreditation, graduate pay, graduation rates and more.

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