News from the School of Journalism and Communication

Find out what SOJC students, faculty, and alumni are up to on campus, on the national stage, and beyond.

Journalism Professor Seth Lewis talks about his research indicating a disconnect between how journalists see themselves and how people see journalists.
Through the SOJC’s Catalyst Journalism Project, students get real-world experience writing for local news outlets, like Eugene Weekly, The Lund Report and OPB, while filling widening news gaps.
The University of Texas is honoring Julianne H. Newton, professor of visual communication at the UO School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC), by naming one of two Faculty Recognition Awards in her honor.
Media studies professor Bryce Newell won an award from the Surveillance Studies Network for his book "Police Visibility: Privacy, Surveillance, and the False Promise of Body-Worn Cameras."
Tiara Darnell ’18, a double-alum of the SOJC’s Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication master’s programs, opened Blaxicocina, the only soul food restaurant in Mexico City.
Charlie Butler’s story “The Doctor Whose Diagnosis Influenced Presidential History” explores Richard Nixon’s diagnosis that led to pivotal research examining the impact of U.S. presidential health.
Christopher Chávez, director of the Advertising and Brand Responsibility Master’s program, explains how negative political advertisements impact the America people in this KCBS Radio interview.
Kaitlyn Bullentini was a first-year advertising and public relations major when she contacted a woman from a fledgling cosmetic company about an internship. It led to a coveted beauty industry job.
To kick off Women’s History Month, Oregon Quarterly is honoring the Mighty Women of Mighty Oregon, including several SOJC alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and SOJC documentary professor Mitchell Block explains why some Oscar contenders are hard to find at a theater near you. Read it on Marketplace.