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The Courage to Follow Her Own Story: WSU alumna and CNN anchor Ana Cabrera

anna_cabrera_in_studioPULLMAN, Wash. – When Ana Cabrera first set foot on Washington State University’s Pullman campus in 2000, she had no idea she’d become a CNN weekend news anchor 17 years later. » More …

Pintak named fellow by Society of Professional Journalists

Pintak LawrenceINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Lawrence Pintak, founding dean of WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, as a Fellow of the Society for his “extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism.” » More …

Generation gap persists when judging news credibility

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Erica-AustinPULLMAN, Wash. – Two decades ago, Washington State University researchers found a dramatic difference in how young and old judge news credibility. With the advent of online news delivery, that gap seems even more pronounced. » More …

News disruption, journalism’s future in Pacific Northwest

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. » More …

Instructor wins national award for community journalism

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Tracy-Simmons-webSPOKANE, Wash. – A religious online media project started by a Washington State University instructor has won a national award for “Best Local Community Initiative” from the Local Media Association. » More …

April 16: White House media, shocking election ad discussed

white-housePULLMAN, Wash. – The roles, responsibilities and challenges of speaking on behalf of the U.S. president will be discussed by Scott McClellan, former White House press secretary for George W. Bush, at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in CUE 203. » More …

Murrow College students recognized by journalism association

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

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Eastern Washington Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has awarded Mark of Excellence awards to 12 students from The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University for their work in this year’s Region 10 competition. » More …

New program expands journalism, science opportunities

By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

Hausske-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Journalism students will learn and report about challenging environmental topics researched by Ph.D. candidates in a new program at Washington State University. The graduate students will gain exposure for their science and practice explaining it to a general audience. » More …