ProPublica editor-in-chief to speak on media trust

Stephen Engelberg, editor-in-chief of ProPublica

The Roger Tatarian Symposium, “Putting Fake News in the Rear View Mirror: How the Media Can Win Back the Trust of all Americans,” will be held at 5 p.m. on Feb. 26 at the Satellite Student Union at Fresno State. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served.

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This week on Fresno State Focus…

Fresno State Focus

Winter has finally arrived! We take you to China Peak – white with snow, and open for business. Horse Drawn Carriage rides are back in Old town Clovis, and Christmas Tree Lane is lit. We get a special visit from Renee Cromer to explain to us how to prep our brain for exams, and we talk […]

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Six Media, Communications and Journalism students gain real-world experience and new perspectives in Ghana

Young Ghana boy in a cocoa tree

The College of Arts and Humanities takes pride in supporting the full range of creative and academic endeavors of students and faculty — endeavors made possible through generous gifts made to the Dean’s Council Annual Fund. DONATE NOW! Over the 2017-2018 winter session, Dean’s Council funds helped five of the six Arts and Humanities students […]

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Dr. Bradley W. Hart’s ‘Hitler’s American Friends’ makes Time Magazine list of books everyone will be talking about

Hitler’s American Friends: The Third Reich’s Supporters in the United States book cover

Fresno State is already talking about it. Especially in the halls of the Media, Communication and  Journalism (MCJ) wing of the Speech Arts building. Dr. Bradley W. Hart’s new book “Hitler’s American Friends, the Third Reich’s Supporters in the United States” has made Time Magazine’s “13 New Books Everyone Will Be Talking About This Fall” […]

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Fresno State launches Institute for Media and Public Trust

Jim Boren will lead the Institute for Media and Public Trust

~ Excerpted from FresnoStateNews.com Fresno State has established the Institute for Media and Public Trust to study media literacy and “fake news,” and develop strategies to restore trust in all forms of media. The First Amendment will be at the center of the Institute for Media and Public Trust’s work, said President Joseph I. Castro. […]

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New Faces: Bee veterans Jim Boren and Donald Munro join the MCJ faculty

New Faces in MCJ: Jim Boren and Donald Munro

Two longtime veterans of The Fresno Bee join the Department of Media, Communications and Journalism, where they will teach aspiring young journalists in the print option. Former Executive Editor Jim Boren will teach two sections of the upper division writing course MCJ 102W – Reporting. And Donald Munro, who has provided a local voice for the Fresno arts scene since 2001, will teach MCJ 104 – Editing of Publications.

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