Klein College of Media and Communication

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
From dream to distribution
Type: News Story
Students in the Department of Film and Media Arts’ ‘Senior Projects’ class must write a script and a director’s statement on the importance of making their project—just to get in to the class.
February 2, 2015
‘Today’ show co-host Tamron Hall tells SMC graduates to seek the truth
Type: News Story
During Temple's winter graduation ceremony, Temple alumna and 'Today' show co-host Tamron Hall spoke to graduates in the School of Media and Communication about their responsibility to search for the unbiased truth
December 19, 2014
Record-breaking Lew Klein Awards means more student scholarships
Type: News Story
The 2014 Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards broke attendance and sponsorship records, which means the Temple University School of Media and Communication can provide more scholarships.
October 7, 2014
Temple students pack Tomlinson for Q-and-A with Brian Williams
Type: News Story
'NBC Nightly News' anchor Brian Williams, the 2014 recipient of the School of Media and Communication’s Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award, spent an hour answering questions from Temple University students on Sept. 26.
September 26, 2014
'Mouride Muslims in South Africa' exhibit comes to Temple
Type: News Story
Photojournalist Iris Dawn Parker, who mentored four Temple students studying in South Africa last summer, will be featured at a major exhibit on Main Campus this month.
September 12, 2014
SMC students recount South Africa experiences in 'Daily News' articles
Type: News Story
The students of the School of Media and Communication Study Away program in South Africa shared stories of their experiences this summer through a special edition of the "Philadelphia Daily News."
August 28, 2014
Student film project nominated for Geek Award
Type: News Story
A comedy web series developed by a group of undergraduate Temple University filmmakers has been nominated for a 2014 Philly Geek Award.
August 14, 2014
Temple University Amateur Radio celebrates 60 years
Type: News Story
Temple University's Amateur Radio Club operates as station K3TU. Located on the Engineering Building’s seventh floor, K3TU features primary and secondary high-frequency stations, as well as a VHF/UHF satellite station.
July 3, 2014
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
Hipster prototype evolved from cultural disconnection, research shows
Type: News Story
The topic of Victoria Marchiony’s senior research project is sure to spark a dialogue among members of the millennial generation. The journalism major devoted her final semester at the Temple University School of Media and Communication to finding out what makes “hipsters” tick.
May 28, 2014
TV news legend Dan Rather to address Temple SMC’s Class of 2014
Type: News Story
Broadcast-news legend Dan Rather, who has covered most of the world’s major news events over the past six decades, will be the keynote graduation speaker for Temple University’s School of Media and Communication May 15.
May 14, 2014
Temple series earns national college TV award
Type: News Story
Temple’s first web-based sitcom, “one of the guys,” has earned a Television Academy Foundation College Television Award in the “Best College Series” category.
April 28, 2014
Michael Busza: Creating inclusion
Type: News Story
A “Producing & Directing” course with Assistant Professor Kristine Trever Weatherston spurred Michael Busza to create, write and direct Temple’s first full-length web sitcom, “one of the guys.”
April 17, 2014
Study finds hints of social responsibility in top companies' mission statements
Type: News Story
Donnalyn Pompper, SMC ’95, ’01, associate professor in the School of Media and Communication, found that the most profitable companies at the top of the Fortune 500 list are balancing financial success with social responsibility better than companies at the bottom.
April 11, 2014
Students learn that digital media can be lucrative
Type: News Story
An SMC symposium brought together academics and researchers to discuss the impact digital-media producers have on society and the best ways for students to enter the field.
March 26, 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 students interview space-station crew live on TUTV
Type: News Story
An event last week marked the first time a person being interviewed on TUTV was weightless. Astronauts Mike Hopkins, Rick Mastracchio and Koichi Wakata fielded questions from Temple students during a live interview from the International Space Station Feb. 27.
March 5, 2014
Boardman appointed dean of Temple's School of Media and Communication
Type: Announcement
President Neil D. Theobald has announced the appointment of David Boardman, executive editor and senior vice president of The Seattle Times, as dean of Temple's School of Media and Communication.
July 10, 2013
Google begins launching Internet-beaming balloons
Type: In the Media
June 15, 2013
Pinterest followers surpass 3 million for Temple advertising major
Type: News Story
Advertising major Brittany Cozzens has amassed a following on Pinterest that rivals some of the biggest brands — and it just keeps on growing. Since news of her remarkable success in the social media community broke earlier this month, the rising Temple sophomore has gained 12,500 followers to bring her total to 3.07 million.
June 19, 2013
Temple grad lands spot at Billboard Awards
Type: In the Media
May 19, 2013
With intense focus, SMC grad set sights on career as a game show host
Type: News Story
As a child with Asperger’s Syndrome, Brian Schwartz became fixated on game shows. From Bob Barker to Wink Martindale, he learned everything there was to know about this exciting television niche. Now 30, Schwartz is graduating with a degree in media studies and production and stakes claim to being Temple University Television's first game show host.
May 13, 2013