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Why plus-size women turn to men’s exercise clothing
August 8, 2016

By Darin Watkins, The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – A lack of fashion options has plus-size women turning to men’s exercise clothing. That’s the conclusion of a study at Washington State University recently published in the journal Fashion and Textiles.

Men’s magazine article associated with sexual aggression
July 6, 2016

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

mens-fitness-magazinePULLMAN, Wash. – A recent article in Men’s Fitness magazine, “How to Turn a ‘No’ into a ‘Yes,’ ” has attracted angry messages on Twitter from readers who argue this approach encourages men to be sexually coercive. Research at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and the Department of Human Development at Washington State University shows why that’s true and why stories like this can promote sexual aggression.

Online master’s in strategic communication among the best
June 20, 2016

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – The online master’s degree in strategic communication at Washington State University has been ranked 22nd in the country by Top Management Degrees based on tuition cost, accreditation, graduate pay, graduation rates and more.

News disruption, journalism’s future in Pacific Northwest
April 11, 2016

By Ben Shors and Douglas Blanks Hindman, Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – The decline in the number of journalists working in the Pacific Northwest threatens to undermine civic engagement, government accountability and the public’s knowledge of local communities, according to a panel of national experts convened by Washington State University and the Seattle Times.

March 2, 3: Terrell tent offers spot for vets, students to meet
February 24, 2016

veteransPULLMAN, Wash. – A Veterans Connection Event to unite the Washington State University community in recognition of and respect for student veterans will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, March 2 and 3, in a tent on the Terrell mall.

Murrow College founding dean to step down after seven years
January 20, 2016

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

pintak-l-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The founding dean of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, Lawrence Pintak, announced today that he will step down at the end of the semester to begin a year of research and reporting about Islam and the U.S. presidential election.

Student TV wins national award for video game talk show
November 10, 2015

By Connor Wright, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

cable-8-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Cable 8 Productions’ television show, “The 8 Bit,” recently was named the country’s Best Video General Entertainment Program by the College Broadcasters Incorporated (CBI). Cable 8 is the student-run TV station at Washington State University.

Student earns national advertising honor
November 4, 2015

Asia-AdonaWASHINGTON – Asia Adona, a senior with The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University, is one of 50 students chosen by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) for its Most Promising Multicultural Students Program (MPMS).

Study links U.S. polarization to TV news deregulation
September 24, 2015

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Hmielowski,-left,-and-HutchensPULLMAN, Wash. – Increasing American political polarization is linked to television news deregulation following the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, according to a Washington State University study.

WSU grad brings story of flight to theaters nationwide
August 31, 2015

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Chris-HampelPULLMAN, Wash. – Telling the story of flight has proven to be the adventure of a lifetime for Washington State University graduate Chris Hampel (’97). He is part of a team that visited 18 countries in all seven continents to create the documentary “Living in the Age of Airplanes.”