Shafer Finalist for 2012 Tankard Book Award

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Shafer, Professor in the UND Communication Program, who is a finalist for the 2012 Tankard Book Award from The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Shafer and Eric Freedman, of Michigan State University are editors of the collection of essays After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian […]

Studio One receives Society of Professional Journalists awards

UND’s live television show, Studio One, received four Mark of Excellence Awards in the 2011 Region 6 Society of Professional Journalists contest. “I’m very proud of all the students. They work hard, they’re talented and it’s nice that awards like this one give them recognition,” said Studio One News Director, Stephanie Flyger. Mark of Excellence […]

Comm. Faculty and Students Colloborate on International Research

Recently Communication Program faculty and students have collaborated on several projects with the following papers accepted by international conferences: “Journalists as Agents of Cultural Translation: A Case Study of Spanish  Newspaper Coverage of Bans Against Traditional Head Coverings for Muslim Women”. Accepted for: The International Association of Mass Media Researchers (IAMCR) Annual Conference.  July 2012. Durban, […]

UND Studio One interviews Hagerty Lecturers

Hagerty Lecturers and Philadelphia Daily News reporters Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman were featured on Studio One UND, interviewed by Communication Program student, Kaytlyn Fletcher.   The link for their interview is: The two Philadelphia reporters were here to speak for the Hagerty Lecture on Thursday, March 29th.  The lecture series, funded by the Jack […]

Hagerty Lecture presents ‘Shoe Leather Investigative Reporting on a Shoe String’

Philadelphia Daily News reporters Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting for the 10-month series “Tainted Justice,” an expose of alleged corruption among members of an elite narcotics squad on the Philadelphia police force. During their reporting, Laker and Ruderman uncovered allegations against officers that included committing sexual assaults, disabling […]