WVU Constitution Day program Sept. 18 will address freedom of the press

West Virginia University’s annual observance of Constitution Day this year will focus on the role of a free press in a democratic society. A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will join WVU communications, journalism and law professors to address the erosion of the First Amendment, fake news, and why a free press is necessary for a strong democracy.

WVU Reed College of Media to host panel discussion on covering the Trump Administration

Every administration has had its run-ins with the press, but the Trump Administration’s relationship with the media has been particularly rocky. West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media will take an in-depth look at that relationship as it hosts the panel discussion Journalism on the Frontlines: Covering the Trump Administration Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mountainlair Ballrooms.

WVU's IMC graduate program awards first scholarships from new fund

Two West Virginia University Reed College of Media online graduate students have been awarded scholarships from the College's newly-established General IMC Scholarship Fund. The competitive scholarship, established in 2017 by College of Media alumni and employees Catherine and Chad Mezera, is for students enrolled in the College’s Integrated Marketing Communications and Data Marketing Communications graduate programs.

WVU Reed College of Media course tackles the topic of fake news

We first heard about “fake news” during the 2016 Presidential election. Now, the term is being using widely by journalists and politicians alike. This fall, the West Virginia University Reed College of Media is offering a new course in media literacy that tackles the phenomenon of fake news head on.

WVU recovery efforts began early, continue after 2016 flood

Within hours of learning about flooding in southern West Virginia last year, the WVU community sprang into action, and is still working on recovery projects in the flood-damaged region as we approach the first anniversary of the devastating event.

WVU team achieves fourth place finish in year three of EcoCAR 3 competition

The WVU team, made up of students from the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, the Reed College of Media and the College of Business and Economics, headed to Milford, Michigan, to the General Motors Milford Proving Grounds where they underwent a series of safety and technical inspections including dynamic safety, acceleration and performance testing and energy consumption events.