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Current Journalism and Media Studies News

Ashton Ridley standing outside UNLV's Greenspun Hall
People | September 16, 2019

Once an intern in public radio, UNLV alum Ashton Ridley is now paying it forward.

Chuck Todd, host of NBC's Meet the Press, moderates a discussion at the Bellagio in Las Vegas between former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and former Speaker of the House John Boehner.
Business and Community | April 25, 2019

Inaugural symposium highlights need for collaboration across academia, business, and government to secure a prosperous American workforce.

Stands stand behind the police tape of a simulated crime scene
Campus News | April 25, 2019

Urban Adventure class draws in multiple disciplines to create a uniquely detailed scenario for students.

Jim Stelk talks to three students during the Urban Adventure class.
Campus News | April 25, 2019

Urban Adventure class draws on police, social workers, actors and more to make a complex scenario come to life for Urban Affairs students.

TJ Otzelberger at podium during news conference
Campus News | April 15, 2019

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who've made news thus far in 2019.

exterior of UNLV Greenspun Building
Campus News | April 11, 2019

Applications now open for all UNLV graduate students; internships begin in June and focus on the integration of policymaking, finance, effective communication.

Journalism and Media Studies In The News

Inside Radio
September 11, 2019

Beasley Media Group is using its esports initiative to build a presence on college campuses and attract students to its competitive gaming content. The broadcaster’s Beasley XP esports division has unveiled Checkpoint XP On Campus, a college-based collaboration with the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies (JMS) at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV).

Radio Ink
September 11, 2019

Beasley XP, the Esports Division of Beasley Media Group, is unveiling Checkpoint XP On Campus, a new college-based collaborative endeavor with the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.

MarketScreener
September 11, 2019

Beasley XP, the Esports Division of Beasley Media Group (BMG), announces the unveiling of Checkpoint XP On Campus, a new college-based collaborative endeavor with the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies (JMS) at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV). The official announcement was made on campus on Monday, September 9thin Las Vegas on the eve of the 2019 Esports Business Summit.

Men's Health
August 19, 2019

Add an extra challenge to your bodyweight workout with these 3 exercises.

Associated Press
August 15, 2019

Playing defense, President Donald Trump made up facts in the aftermath of two mass shootings and as U.S. businesses braced for a potentially devastating trade war with China.

CBS News
August 7, 2019

In the aftermath of Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, President Donald Trump placed blame on video game makers, seeking to link games like "Call of Duty" with a rise in gun violence. Fears of a backlash against the industry sent shares of game developers tumbling on Monday

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Recent Journalism and Media Studies Accomplishments

June 20, 2019
Benjamin Burroughs, David Becker, and Madeline Edgmon (all Journalism and Media Studies), and Adam Rugg of Fairfield University have published a paper titled "#VegasStrong: Sport, Public Memorialization, and the Golden Knights" in the journal Communication and Sport. Becker and Edgmon are master's students.
April 17, 2019
Naoka Foreman (Journalism and Media Studies) moderated a panel discussion hosted by the Black Graduate Student Association.  Monica Brown (Education), Sebern Coleman (Graduate College), and Kevin Wright (Student Diversity and Social Justice) served as panelists for this discussion.  The topic was "The Color of Academia: A Panel on Navigating...
March 5, 2019
Dallas Leong (Accounting), Emi Leong (Entertainment Engineering and Design), and Matthew Dobbs (Journalism and Media Studies) will be traveling to Dallas this week with the UNLV Bowling Club for the sectional bowling competition. Dallas Leong, a senior, now is ranked #2 in the nation by the United States Bowling Congress. Emi Leong, a junior, is...
March 1, 2019
Donovan Conley (Communication Studies) and Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies) published article, "Black Mirror, Mediated Affect and the Political," for a special issue of Culture, Theory, and Critique devoted to the theme, "Intensities: Affect, Encounter, and Social Change." This publication comes out of a small conference at the...
February 26, 2019
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies) published "A Cultural Lineage of Streaming" in the journal Internet Histories: Digital Technology, Culture and Society, which is published by Taylor & Francis. 
November 14, 2018
David Becker (Journalism and Media Studies Graduate Teaching Assistant), is one of the producers of Cracked Up. The film follows Saturday Night Live actor Darrell Hammond and his history of child abuse.The film premiered Nov. 14 in New York City as part of the DOC NYC, a storytelling documentary festival. It is an Academy-qualifying festival for...