Friends of the Madden Library present panel on fake news

Faith Sidlow, an assistant professor in the Department of Media, Communications and Journalism, will moderate a panel discussion on “Fake News, Alternative Facts and Media Bias,” with The Fresno Bee Executive Editor and Senior Vice President Jim Boren, journalist and writer Lloyd Carter, and PowerTalk 96.7 radio host Trevor Carey. This event is presented by Friends of the Madden Library.

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This month in the Arts and Humanities — a July review

Bright pink roses on campus

As summer comes to an end, our students, faculty and alumni are tying a bow on what has proven to be a productive, award-winning summer season for our Bulldogs. Here are the top five stories from the month of July. Alumni Wind Ensemble heads to Spain The Alumni Wind Ensemble hit the road to Spain […]

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Andrew Fiala receives national honor for column

The American Philosophical Association presented a national honor to Professor Andrew Fiala, chair of the Department of Philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at Fresno State, for a column he wrote for The Fresno Bee. “Dr. Fiala’s insight shows how our disciplines in the arts and humanities are the bedrock for leading a good […]

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Armbruster receives media service award

Shirley Melikian Armbruster

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Shirley Melikian Armbruster, associate vice president for University Communications at Fresno State, received the 2017 Jim Tucker Media Service Award presented by the Department of Media, Communications and Journalism for her journalistic and communications accomplishments. The award was established in 2004 as a tribute to Jim Tucker’s decades of service to […]

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8 Valley newspaper writers win Gruner Awards for Public Service

Gruner Awards

PHOTO: From left, Professor Gary Rice, George F. Gruner and former Fresno Bee Executive Editor Betsy Lumbye. (Courtesy of Joe Wirt/CNPA) Eight reporters at three San Joaquin Valley newspapers won 2016 George F. Gruner Prizes for Meritorious Public Service in journalism. The awards for work published in 2016 were announced Thursday, Feb. 23, at the […]

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Fake news in journalism talk kicks off Ethics Lecture Series

Ethics lecture series

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com The Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series begins its spring semester line-up at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, with a panel discussion on “Journalism, Fake News and The First Amendment” in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business building). The panel will feature Jim Boren, executive editor and senior vice president of […]

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Lecture: Journalism, Fake News and the First Amendment

Legitimate news organizations are under assault because of the rise in prevalence of “fake news.” A panel discussion on “Journalism, Fake News and the First Amendment” will be presented from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, to discuss the state of journalism in 2017. Panelists will include: Faith Sidlow, professor of Media, Communications and Journalism Jes […]

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ANDREW FIALA: Inequities sometimes overwhelm the Olympic ideal

In his most recent column for The Fresno Bee, Philosophy Department Chairman Andrew Fiala, writes that the focus on Olympic medal count exposes global inequalities. Problems revealed in Rio indicate that there is much work to be done in the world to eliminate injustice, inequality and other social problems. This can overwhelm an important message of the Olympics: The […]

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ANDREW FIALA: ‘In an arms race, there are no winners’

From his perspective at a recent international conference on global dialogue and peace in Warsaw, Poland, Philosophy Department Chairman Andrew Fiala, wrote about the arms race in his most recent column for The Fresno Bee: Violent solutions to violence escalate violence. This increases anxiety and fuels a further arms race. A different approach needs to […]

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