I came here with a certain perception of Mississippi, and I didn’t think that would change over my four years as a student. However, now as I’m about to leave Mississippi forever, I have such a fond view of this state. Even though there may be some aspects of the state’s past and present political views that I may not agree with, Mississippi has changed my life forever.
Armed with a degree in journalism and a specialization in public relations, Ole Miss graduate Anna Gibbs displays the true tenacity of a reporter for The Oxford Eagle.
While she hates to hear someone utter the phrase ‘Print is dead,’ Lacey Russell, a CNN video production assistant, predicts newspapers will eventually fade away. Digital is the future.
A University of Mississippi professor with a passion for journalism said aspiring reporters will gain many memorable life experiences during their first reporting jobs.
An Ole Miss senior journalism major and member of the women’s tennis team is competing in her last collegiate semester. Natalie Suk, a native of the Czech Republic, is a leader on and off the court who is continuing her family’s tennis tradition.
In a private interview this week with Meek School of Journalism and New Media students who are members of the University of Mississippi Capitol Press Corps, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood discussed the importance of media and journalism in a free society.
My experience working as a member of the Mississippi Capitol Press Corps has been eye-opening. Prior to our trip to the state capitol building in Jackson, I had never done any reporting outside of my Oxford, Mississippi bubble. The trip was about experiencing new opportunities and returning to Oxford a better reporter than when I left. I can say without a doubt that is what happened.
Media and technology change daily. Keeping up requires attention and dedication. Texas native Abbie McIntosh has been part of media in some form more than seven years. The University of Mississippi broadcast journalism major is the station manager for NewsWatch Ole Miss.
“Welcome to the beginning of the rest of your life” were the first words I heard on my first day of college. As an undeclared freshman, I became very anxious when I heard those words. I went from bright-eyed and hopeful to overthinking my existence in seconds.
Sometimes it’s cool to be a nerd. “I used to be really self-conscious about it,” said James “Gandalf” Savage. “But now, I’m proud of my skill set and my nerdy qualities too.”
Innovation and creativity are top priorities for the Monroe County Journal’s Managing Editor Ray Van Dusen. Since his start with the Monroe Journal in 2009, it has been just that. Today’s journalism industry has obstacles, and there is only one constant in the business – change.
Newswatch field reporter, Daniella Oropeza, recently received her degree in broadcast journalism. Daniella joined Newswatch as a junior in 2015. Although she’s sad to leave, she has plenty to look forward to.
Saturday was a beautiful day to see more than 300 University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media students in cap and gown congregate inside the Tad Smith Coliseum to […]
Nancy Jackson Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Insecurity, worry, tranquility, acceptance, and excitement. What do all these adjectives have in common? They are the series of emotions college seniors feel leading up to graduation. […]
Jack Newsom Oxford Stories email@example.com Rebel Radio is a student-run organization that broadcasts throughout much of North Mississippi and enables students to gain broadcasting experience by becoming volunteer interns. Just like any […]
By LaReeca Rucker Adjunct Journalism Instructor University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media High school journalism students are among the smartest students in their schools. They are the creatives, […]
Jessica Duffield Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Is the news media dishonest? That was one of the first questions asked and answered during the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media […]
Save Lydazja Turner Oxford Stories A University of Mississippi senior, who is also known as Miss University, is studying to become a broadcast journalist, but dreams of becoming Miss Mississippi and Miss […]
By LaReeca Rucker Adjunct Journalism Instructor University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism When Abbie McIntosh was in 8th grade, her mother demanded that she finish her homework before watching her favorite football […]
By LaReeca Rucker Adjunct Journalism Instructor University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media This week, through March 4, is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. University of Mississippi mass communication students who […]
During the Fall 2016 semester, Oxford Stories reporters attended an Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting, where they learned about affordable housing and cost of living issues that Oxford and Lafayette County residents […]
By LaReeca Rucker Adjunct Journalism Instructor University of Mississippi One of the first assignments Oxford Stories reporters are given each semester is to attend an Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting and share […]