AEJMC and Minorities and Communication Division members took their journalism students to Selma, Alabama in March, 2015 to participate in the activities organized in observance of the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday." Dr. Frances Ward-Johnson, head of the MAC Division, Dr. James Rada at Ithaca and Dr. Marquita Smith at John Brown shared pictures of their visit to Selma with us.
Dr. Alice Tait, award-winning professor in the Department of Journalism at Central Michigan University, received the Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education at the AEJMC San Francisco conference. Read more
Martin G. Reynolds, senior editor for community engagement, for the Bay Area News Group/Digital First Media, was the guest speaker at the Minorities and Communication/Scholastic Journalism divisions’ annual luncheon on Saturday, August 8. Read more
A group of professors and experts from around the country recently culminated at Florida State University for the creation of the Association for Latino Media and Marketing Communication Research (ALMMACR). Read more
The outreach panel for the Minorities and Communication Division is talking with heads of journalism and mass communication programs at historically black colleges and universities as well as Hispanic-serving institutions in order to hear their concerns and ideas about the professional and academic sides of our field plus encourage them to get active in MAC. Read more
Recently, I reviewed a book that may be helpful for a class addressing race, gender and history. Voices of Cherokee Women Ed. Carolyn Ross Johnston is an excellent compilation of gender history fit for those interested in gender, historical, and/or Native issues. Read more
Just released by Wipf and Stock, “Getting from Here to Eternity: A Spirit-filled View of the News” is a compilation of more than two years of newspaper columns on religion . . . Read more