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SMU Journalism Grad Danielle Abril Is Not Your Typical Managing Editor

By Elaina Murphy, ’19 Danielle Abril never intended to be a journalist. Abril, managing editor for business publication D CEO, wanted to study law at Southern Methodist University. With the guidance of her college advisor, she decided to pursue an undergraduate degree in journalism, a strategy to differentiate her from the political science majors swarming law school admissions offices. By junior year, however, Abril’s plans had changed. 

2017-11-17T18:21:34+00:00 November 15, 2017|

Excellent Internships are Essential to the SMU Meadows Division of Journalism Program

By Tony Pederson, Belo Distinguished Chair in Journalism The availability of excellent internships for Journalism and Fashion Media majors is a strength of SMU’s Division of Journalism.  The Dallas-Fort Worth area is the No. 5 media market in the United States. The quality of news media – print, broadcast and digital – has been consistently excellent for decades. 

2017-11-16T15:45:10+00:00 October 24, 2017|

Journalism Grad Returns to SMU, This Time as a Teacher

By Sara Magalio Not long ago, Lauren Smart was learning from the distinguished faculty members of SMU’s Division of Journalism. Today, she’s returned to the Hilltop – but this time she’s on the other side of the desk. Smart is now a professor of practice in the division, teaching basic reporting, digital journalism and arts criticism. Smart also serves as the faculty adviser for the digital operations of the SMU Daily Campus. 

2017-10-17T15:38:39+00:00 October 16, 2017|

SMU Journalism Student Wins “Best Writer” at National Workshop

New SMU Meadows student Laurence Lundy is starting his college years on a positive note. Just a few weeks before arriving on campus at SMU, he attended a journalism workshop in New Orleans hosted by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). During the 2017 “JSHOP,” Lundy teamed up with fellow workshop attendee Hannah Monteilh to produce an article on InspireNOLA, a program that promotes academic excellence in charter schools.

2017-10-17T15:21:27+00:00 October 16, 2017|

Media in the Age of Trump: Author Bruce Sanford to Give Media Ethics Lecture

By Kim Strelke Which came first?  President Donald J. Trump’s outrage against the media, or the public’s mistrust of the media? Distinguished media lawyer Bruce W. Sanford will discuss the relationship between the public and the press under the Trump presidency in SMU’s 18th annual Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics. “Trusting the Media in the Age of Trump” takes place at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17 in Caruth Auditorium in the Owen Arts Center.  All students, faculty and community members are welcome free of charge and tickets are not required.  The Owen Arts Center is located at 6101 Bishop Blvd.

2017-11-16T15:43:59+00:00 October 12, 2017|