School of Media and Communication

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Immigration order: Temple experts weigh in
Type: News Story
Temple experts provide insight into the ongoing developments and debate around President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration.
February 14, 2017
Zosia Mamet and Evan Jonigkeit sitting on stage talking to an audience of students.
TV, film stars share advice on success in showbiz
Type: News Story
Zosia Mamet of HBO’s ‘Girls’ and Evan Jonigkeit, SMC ’05, of ‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’ took the stage at Tomlinson Theater for a talk with students.
February 13, 2017
Lew Klein during an event at Temple University.
School to be named for broadcasting pioneer
Type: News Story
The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication’s name will honor Klein’s distinguished career and decades of teaching service at Temple.
January 18, 2017
A man and woman standing in front of a painting.
Behind the scenes of ‘Create TU’
Type: News Story
Meet the student stars of Temple’s newest video.
December 22, 2016
Students in a TV studio preparing to shoot a news segment.
Students cover election live on the frontlines
Type: News Story
Students in the School of Media and Communication are using their skills to report on the outcomes of the 2016 presidential election.
November 7, 2016
David Boardman standing next to a SEPTA subway train.
Join the 21st century, Philly journalists
Type: News Story
School of Media and Communication dean said in an op-ed for ‘The Philadelphia Inquirer’ that journalists shouldn’t host off the record conversations at local press clubs.
October 19, 2016
Tina Fey sitting on stage while holding a microphone and laughing.
And the winner is…
Type: News Story
Six alumni and actor Tina Fey were honored during the School of Media and Communication’s annual Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards luncheon.
October 7, 2016
Jim Macmillan talking to students in a classroom.
School of Media and Communication students prepare to report the DNC
Type: News Story
Temple DNC News will cover the convention and focus on representing cities that may lack coverage.
July 19, 2016
A woman with brown hair holding a sign that reads LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc.
Next stop: Graphic design at LEAF Commercial Capital
Type: News Story
Advertising major Meredith Hebert worked with an advisor in the Academic Resource Center to find her path at Temple, which resulted in her next stop as a graphic designer.
May 3, 2016
A woman in a black jacket holding a sign in front of Temple’s bell tower.
Next stop: Temple Law
Type: News Story
Inspired by a Temple faculty member, strategic communication major Merideth Ketterer will attend the Beasley School of Law in the fall.
April 20, 2016
Steve Charles smiling while being interviewed on-camera by Temple Update.
School of Media and Communication establishes chair in media, cities and solutions
Type: News Story
Steve Charles, SMC ’80, made the largest gift in the school's history to support the creation of the chair.
April 11, 2016
Marty Baron's headshot
'Washington Post' executive editor to deliver SMC commencement address
Type: News Story
Marty Baron, real-life hero of the Oscar-winning film 'Spotlight,' will be speak at the School of Media and Communication's ceremony in May.
April 4, 2016
Actress Tina Fey posing at a film premiere.
Tina Fey, brother establish Temple scholarship
Type: News Story
The new scholarship honors the memory of their late father, Donald Fey, SMC ’66.
March 7, 2016
A logo for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Temple students to cover the 2016 Democratic National Convention
Type: News Story
A special summer course allows students to work as political reporters for news outlets across the country.
February 16, 2016
Student-journalists using computers in the Philadelphia Neighborhoods newsroom.
Student-run website named nation's best
Type: News Story
PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com, the EPPY Award-winning website, gives Temple student-journalists experience in the field.
November 13, 2015
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$1.3 million grant will help Temple test new newsroom practices
Type: News Story
The School of Media and Communication will partner with three major news organizations to assess new mobile and digital practices.
October 18, 2015
TUTV providing live coverage of papal visit
Type: News Story
TUTV, Temple University’s digital cable station, is one of only two collegiate stations credentialed to provide live coverage of Pope Francis’ appearances in Philadelphia this week.
September 24, 2015
Leading the conversation
Type: News Story
For its cover story, the Fall 2015 issue of 'Temple' magazine goes behind the scenes with Tamron Hall, SMC '92, and Kevin Negandhi, SMC '98, HON '15.
September 18, 2015
Advertising students take top prize in national competition
Type: News Story
Four Temple University students won first place gold at the 2015 National Collegiate ECHO Marketing Competition.
August 13, 2015
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer to receive Lew Klein Award
Type: News Story
Wolf Blitzer, noted CNN anchor, will receive the 2015 Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award at an annual ceremony hosted by Temple’s School of Media and Communication Oct. 29.
August 13, 2015
Owls listed among PhillyVoice’s ‘creative class’
Type: News Story
PhillyVoice recently named 18 talented young Philadelphians to the city’s “creative class.” Eight of them are members of the Temple community. Learn how they're making their mark on the city.
August 13, 2015
Journalism graduate lands dream job in NYC
Type: News Story
In this Hire an Owl update, Lindsey Murray, SMC ’15, shares her experiences working at ‘Health’ magazine in New York City since receiving her degree in May.
July 30, 2015
Blindness not a barrier for sports broadcasters
Type: News Story
Nick Gomberg and Matt Wallace, Class of 2015, share the same major and the same disability. Proving that blindness is not a barrier to success, they hosted a long-running TUTV sports talk show throughout their undergraduate careers and will celebrate together at Temple's 2015 Commencement.
May 8, 2015
Temple students "making it" in New York City
Type: News Story
This semester, three seniors in the School of Media and Communication travel several days a week together to New York City for internships with prestigious media outlets. Watch as they share their experiences.
March 18, 2015
SMC’s Center for Public Interest Journalism announces Next Mayor Project
Type: News Story
The School of Media and Communication and its Center for Public Interest Journalism have announced a major new collaboration that unites nearly every player in city politics and campaign news at one Web address: nextmayor.philly.com.
February 3, 2015

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