Department of Journalism

Student-journalists using computers in the Philadelphia Neighborhoods newsroom.
Student-run website named nation's best
Type: News Story, the EPPY Award-winning website, gives Temple student-journalists experience in the field.
November 13, 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:
February 3, 2015
Temple graduate reports from Syrian war zone
Type: News Story
Jad Sleiman graduated May 15 with a journalism degree from Temple’s School of Media and Communication. The following week, he was in the heart of the Syrian war zone for three days, producing a video about Harakat Hazm, a new conglomerate of two dozen rebel groups.
June 18, 2014
Temple student exposes alleged spy activities in U.S. Senate
Type: News Story
Senior journalism student Ali Watkins has broken a major, national news story she believes exposes an example of federal government officials operating under a veil of secrecy. The story details an apparent feud between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee over a congressional report on the CIA’s “secret detention and interrogation program.”
March 12, 2014
Temple student-journalists dominate at the 2014 Student Keystone Press Awards
Type: News Story
'The Temple News' and earned a total of 22 Student Keystone Press awards, marking the most-ever Keystone accolades in a single year for Temple students. The awards are presented annually by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.
February 25, 2014
Temple Made: Lauren Hertzler
Type: News Story
Do the editors of The Temple News, the university's student newspaper, ever sleep?
November 16, 2012
Faculty Focus: Andrew Mendelson
Type: News Story
In the latest installment of the faculty profile series, Andrew Mendelson, professor and chair of the Department of Journalism in the School of Communications and Theater, discusses his passion for photography and the excitement of teaching journalism at Temple.
February 22, 2012