Frank Wetzel (’50): Retired editor found competition with larger papers ‘part of the fun’

By Amanda Ma – Beginning at age 17, Frank Wetzel (BA, 1950) knew he was made to be a journalist. A trip to the Buchenwald concentration camp at the end of World War II as an infantryman solidified that interest…

The Department of Communication is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to focus on journalism and communication ethics. Journalism and Communication Ethics Journalism and other communication professions are undergoing rapid transformation in response to technological innovation, economic disruption and social…

CityClub hosts election debates Sept. 18 On Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Town Hall Seattle, Seattle CityClub will host debates with candidates for Attorney General and Secretary of State. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. and the program is noon to 1:30…

50 years of Ethnography in Communication

By Amanda Ma – June was an exciting time for some faculty members and PhD graduates of the Department. For three days, Lisa Coutu, Gerry Philipsen, and 14 UW Communication doctorates joined 24 other scholars of Ethnography of Communication (EoC)…

In a Seattle Town Hall presentation, Robert Merry (BA, ’68), UW Communication Hall of Fame member, career journalist and author, will provide clarifying context through a provocative analysis of how presidential politics works and how the country sets its course….

Ed Joyce editor at KPCC Ed Joyce (’77) was recently promoted to Editor, Breaking News for Southern California Public Radio (KPCC). He also oversees KPCC’s business/economy coverage. Posted: August 15, 2012 Mary Whipple wins gold in rowing The United States…

By Simone Willynck – Throughout his life, Doug Ramsey (BA, 1956) has followed the journalism career path. He’s had many different experiences and opportunities that led him toward that field ranging from writing a history paper in eighth grade to…

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