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Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies
Student-produced show Rebel Report wins an Emmy Award while its student reporters go on to land jobs.
Doing this has helped Cherisha Gaitor in her life, her career, and in being named one of the Classified Employees of the Year.
Benjamin Burroughs studies how new media industries channel children’s attention.
What our students are talking about. Week of June 23.
Building community connections is a focus of this new underwriting director for KUNV Radio.
UNLV alumni tell us why they took a chance on Nevada’s budding marijuana industry.
Kevin Stoker, a media ethics expert most recently with Texas Tech University, will join the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs July 1.
Born in a refugee camp in Germany, Darakjian eventually settled in Las Vegas with her family and made her way to UNLV. Now this alum is busy promoting the high-quality graduate education offered by her alma mater.
Michael Easter, former editor of Men’s Health, is the host of a new healthy living show on KUNV radio.
Show produced by UNLV journalism students is now available on KCLV Channel 2.
The best summation of the presidential debate experience: "No one treated me like a student. For a couple of hours, I felt like a professional."
The Presidential Debate led to an explosion of post, tweets, shares, and snaps. UNLV's social media strategist shares her favorites.
As cable networks set up shop on UNLV's campus for the debate, their outreach teams invited students to become part of their operations.
New UNLV podcast aims to cover campus one earbud at a time. Subscribe today.
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Journalism and Media Studies In The News
For anyone who has small children and an internet connection, you’re probably familiar with the trend of Kinder Surprise Egg videos on YouTube. At first I was totally perplexed when my youngest started watching these. Eventually I learned from other moms that Kinder Surprise Egg videos were “a thing.”
Toymaker Mattel wants to get kids’ attention, and it’s going online to do it. The company announced this week it will spend at least $10 million on advertising this year on Google’s YouTube Kids platform. It’s the company’s biggest ad buy online to date.
It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if a thousand words were worth a picture? That’s the idea behind the Painted Stories series created by Eric Miller, president of the Writers of Southern Nevada. His goal is for artists to use the words of local writers to turn a blank canvas into a work of art.
Jenny Hurtado, a young Hispanic woman from Las Vegas, has overcome all sorts of adversities that have come to her in life, and today this young woman who is a recent graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, has created a scholarship to help undocumented students from the valley.
Leaked documents on how Facebook deals with violent, explicit and harassing content, as published in the Guardian, further exposes the challenges the social network faces in policing the posts of its nearly 2 billion users. It also shows that its censorship problem may not be solvable any time soon. The Guardian’s report illustrated how stressful and fast-paced the environment is for Facebook’s content moderators. They often only have 10 seconds to review something, and the guidelines that govern what is acceptable on the site are not always consistent.
Journalism and Media Studies Experts
Visiting Lecturer of Journalism
An expert in health journalism.
Social Media Sports Coordinator, Journalism and Media Studies
An expert in sports media.
Assistant Professor, Journalism and Media Studies
An expert in marketing communication, political ads, and the regulation of controversial products.