Howard Schneider lectures about News Literacy during his trip to China.

News Literacy looks to China for partnership

At the invitation of Prof Zhang Kai of the Communication University of China (CUC), Dean Howard Schneider and Richard Hornik traveled to China to participate in a 2-day forum on News Literacy at CUC. This forum was just the most recent step in a year-long effort to bring the Stony Brook model for teaching News Literacy to Mainland China.


Behind the scenes of Wolfstock Live

Thanks to a unique combination of technology and an abundance of student enthusiasm, the School of Journalism produced it’s first ever live show during Stony Brook University’s Homecoming event on Oct. 5, 2013.


First Professional Friday Trip of the Fall Semester

On the first Professional Friday trip of the fall semester, students visited the Associated Press and Bloomberg TV in New York City, took place on Sept. 20, 2013. Professors Dean Miller and Jonathan Sanders led the enthusiastic and ambitious group of 14 students, who were all assigned with specific tasks to document their experience.

Alyssa Mellilo is the recipient of the 2013 Lee Lutz Memorial Scholarship. Photo by Kenneth Ho.

Fourth Annual ‘Taste of the Three Villages’ to Benefit Recipient of Lee Lutz Memorial Scholarship

The Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook will host a tasting featuring the culinary stylings of dozens of restaurants and markets in the Three Village and surrounding area at 5:30 p.m. on September 23, 2013. The event, a Taste of the Three Villages, benefits the Stony Brook University School of Journalism, specifically a scholarship established in memory of Lee Lutz, late editor of the Three Village Times Beacon.

Graham Chedd, an award-winning producer, has joined the School of Journalism faculty as a visiting professor.

Award-winning producer Graham Chedd joins SOJ faculty

Graham Chedd has spent nearly 30 years helping established scientists communicate their findings by giving them a platform—television—to reach audiences. As a visiting professor at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, he will help science and health graduate students become better communicators by sharing those experiences with them.

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Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University Announced at ‘Stars of Stony Brook’ Gala

Stony Brook University’s Center for Communicating Science – the first of its kind in the United States — was renamed today in honor of Alan Alda, the renowned actor, director, and writer who has made communicating science to the public an art form. The naming of the “Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science” was announced by University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., at the Stony Brook Foundation’s annual fundraising Gala, “The Stars of Stony Brook.”


Faculty members win second award for Science on Tap

Stony Brook School of Journalism faculty members Rick Ricioppo, Valeri Lantz-Gefroh and Steven Reiner, along with their crew, won an Award of Excellence in Educational or Instructional Video for their work on Science on Tap from the Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) Festival of Media Arts

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College Media Matters names SBU J School one of top 50 in the United States

College Media Matters, a student journalism industry blog run by Dan Reimold that is sponsored by the Associated Collegiate Press, put Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism on its 2013 list of the top 50 undergraduate journalism schools or programs in the country. The SBU J School is the only one to make the list that […]

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An Interview with Joe Klein

Stony Brook University School of Journalism senior Marc Schwartz conducts an interview with Joe Klein, a political columnist for Time Magazine and the author of six books. Klein gave his interview just before making a speech to Stony Brook University students and faculty as a part of the My Life As series. Time Magazine Writer […]

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CBS correspondent Michelle Miller Speaks to SBU Students

Michelle Miller, CBS News correspondent and recipient of the National Association of Black Journalists’ Award of Excellence, spoke at Stony Brook University as part of the My Life As… series on November 29. Miller is a New York-based correspondent and fill-in anchor on programs like the “CBS Evening News,” “CBS This Morning” and “CBS News Sunday Morning.”


The Great Debate: Electoral College rescheduled for Nov. 29

Is the electoral college – the manner in which the United States chooses its president – a weird mechanism that has outlived its original shaky rationale? Or does it ensure that the President of the United States has popular support and that this support is sufficiently well distributed throughout the country? Come to Humanities 1006 on Thursday, November 29, 2012, 4:00 p.m. and see this debate play out.


Professor Barbara Selvin wins Award

Assistant Professor Barbara Selvin won the Best Faculty Paper award at the 11th annual Convergence and Society Conference in October 2012 at the University of South Carolina. Her paper, “Teaching the Business of Journalism: A Double Dose of Reality,” argues that journalism schools must teach students how the digital transformation of the industry affects not […]