Dan Rather helps send off SMC class of 2014

As broadcasting legend Dan Rather peered over the class of 2014 from Temple University’s School of Media and Communication, he saw a group of people eager to start pursuing their life goals.

“I know you dream,” he said. “I hope … Read more

SMC hosts high school TV awards

More than 100 high school students from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware converged on Temple University’s campus May 14 for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ 12th annual high school news and TV awards.… Read more

MSP class projects let the audience shape the story

The choices of "stairs" or "elevator" appear on the screen in front of the  audience in the TV studio.
At this point in “Thirsty Thursday,” the audience decides whether the main character should take the elevator or the stairs. (photo by Joseph V. Labolito/Temple University)

At the final project screening of the “Genres of Production: Cross Platform Story” class, … Read more

Ad Department celebrates first decade


When Professor Michael Maynard stepped up to chair a new department in 2004, he had high expectations and a decade later, the results exceeded them.

The School of Media and Communication’s Advertising Department capped off its 10th year that recalled … Read more