Communication Senior Receives Hearst Journalism Honor

Department senior Bryan Nakata’s profile on a Seattle artist recently ranked among the top twenty selections in the Multimedia One: Narrative Storytelling – Features Competition of the Hearst Journalism Awards. The piece, edited by Professor Andrea Otanez in last quarter’s…

March Colloquium: Gaming the Iron Curtain

Dr. Jaroslav Švelch presents on Computer Games in Communist Czechoslovakia as Entertainment and Resistance March 13, 2019 || CMU 126 || 3:30-5:00 PM Presented in partnership with the Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies Based on…

Health and Illness in Close Relationships:  Unpacking Complexities.

Dr. Duggan is drawn to researching the context of health and illness because of the vulnerabilities that require us to reconsider assumptions and expectations. She says that when we face serious illness, changes in ourselves and in our close relationships…

Doctoral Candidate Receives Ford Foundation Research Funding

The Ford and Sloan Foundations recently announced that they will award $1.3 million to support ten research projects focused on the production of digital infrastructure. Out of 240 submissions, a project led by Kaylea Champion (a second year MA/PhD student…

Benjamin Mako Hill is a Research Symbiont

In exciting news, UW Department of Communication professor, Benjamin Mako Hill was just announced as a winner of a 2019 Research Symbiont Award.  Dr. Hill received the second annual General Symbiosis Award which “is given to a scientist working in…

The History of Fox Populism: How Rupert Murdoch, Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly Remade Television News

Winter Colloquia || Jan. 30 || 3:30-5:00 PM || CMU 126 Since the early 2000s, Fox News has dominated the cable news arena in ratings, but its true impact far outreaches its primary partisan audience, as it often shapes the national…

Studying Digital Media: Perspectives on Literacy, Activism, and Citizenship || Fall Colloquia

Join us Tuesday Nov. 27 at 3:30 PM in CMU 126 This engaging panel will feature three scholars discussing the ways in which they study the ever-evolving field of digital media: Dr. Veronica Barassi (Goldsmiths, University of London) studies the…

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