Media School hosts international journalists, examines U.S. practices
Today, The Media School welcomed international visitors from the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists, a U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program focused on investigative journalism.
The 10 program participants visited The Media School to discuss incorporating emerging technologies, trends, and platforms into journalism curricula to ensure students are prepared for the industry’s evolving demands. Media School faculty and staff also shared the school’s approach to staying current with industry trends and fostering innovation in journalism education.
During their visit, the guests were welcomed by The Media School’s Interim Dean Walter Gantz and Associate Dean Radhika Parameswaran. Associate professor Gerry Lanosga gave a lecture regarding investigative journalism and associate professor Anthony Fargo discussed law and policy issues. Jay Kincaid, director of facilities and technology for the Media School, hosted a tour of Franklin Hall.
The group consisted of current and emerging foreign leaders in various fields from the following countries: Albania, Azerbaijan, Belize, Czech Republic, Ethiopia, Hong Kong S.A.R., Malawi, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and the United Republic of Tanzania.