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April 4, 5: Symposium highlights communication innovation
March 28, 2017

By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – High-level discussion, innovation and strategy development for communication professionals will be the focus of the 42nd Murrow Symposium at Washington State University on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4 and 5.

Knight Foundation receives Murrow award
April 3, 2014

Knight-logo-220PULLMAN, Wash. – The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication presented its Distinguished Achievement Award to the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for continued excellence in support of journalism and journalism education.

April 2-3: Global journalism highlights Murrow Symposium
March 14, 2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – The changing global face of journalism will be closely examined as part of the 39th Murrow Symposium, hosted by The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.

Bob Schieffer and Helen Thomas talk shop
April 7, 2009

Bob Schieffer and Helen Thomas share a laugh with reporters at a WSU press

conference today.


Photos by Becky Phillips, WSU Today




Even as newspaper presses across the country are shutting down, the need for trained, professional journalists is as great as it ever was, according to Bob Schieffer and Helen Thomas, the two veteran journalists who will each receive the 2009 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.


Thomas is being honored for her achievements in print media, … » More …

Trio of journalists to honor slain newsman Daniel Pearl
April 3, 2003

The life and career of slain “Wall Street Journal” reporter Daniel Pearl will be honored at the April 16 Edward R. Murrow Symposium at Washington State University. Pearl, the newspaper’s South Asia bureau chief, was kidnapped and murdered in Karachi, Pakistan, last year while working on a story related to terrorism.”Daniel Pearl’s career and ultimate sacrifice exemplify the highest ideals of journalism,” said Alex Tan, director of the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at WSU. “The faculty of the school thought it especially fitting to make the award posthumous this year to honor Pearl, not only for his journalistic achievements but for his efforts … » More …