Television producer and consultant Jim McKairnes has been named the Verizon Chair in Global Broadband and Telecommunications at Temple University’s School of Media and Communication.
McKairnes, who graduated from Temple in 1982 with a journalism degree, is a 23-year veteran of the television industry, including 15 years at CBS.
As the Verizon Chair, McKairnes will host the Verizon Symposium on Global Broadband and Telecommunications in spring 2014. Also, he will teach two classes each semester in the 2013-14 academic year, conduct independent studies and serve as consultant to the Department of Media Studies and Production internship director to help foster … Read more »
EdTrayes.com will benefit photojournalism and MJ students.
For roughly an hour each day, light seems to come alive at the bottoms of some of Arizona’s slot canyons. Revealed in stunning, yet often subtle colors, are unearthly details of these geographic wonders.
It’s a sight most will never experience—one of the reasons Journalism Professor Ed Trayes once climbed deep inside the canyons to capture such moments with his camera.
“The trick was to never get the sky in the photograph, because that would blow everything out,” Trayes says, subconsciously giving a lesson as he talks about his work. “What you try … Read more »
Eleven faculty and students from the Temple University School of Media and Communication will present at the International Communication Association conference in London June 17-21. They are:
Deb Cai, “Culture and Intercultural Experience as Predictors of Decision-Making Styles”
Jan Fernback, “Copyright and Digital Piracy”
Matthew Lombard, “Diverse Perspectives on Presence and Telepresence: An Introduction”
Patrick Murphy, “Media and the Politics of the Earth”
Donnalyn Pompper, “Outnumbered Yet Still on Top, but for How Long? Theorizing about men working in the feminized field of public relations in the U.S.” (Winner, best paper in the
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The School of Media and Communication is launching a new speaker series to showcase its commitment to research and intellectual inquiry.
SMC Spring Speakers, which Patrick Murphy, associate dean for research and graduate studies, hopes will become a tradition at the school, will feature academics from Temple and other institutions.
“As a new school, we really want to celebrate research by inviting in top scholars in the field of media and communication from other institutions, as well as highlighting the work of our own faculty,” Murphy says.
The speaker series will be held in Annenberg Hall from February through April. … Read more »