JMS Tells the Whole Story

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies provides undergraduate students the tools and technology to hone journalism skills while teaching the craft of finding, framing and telling the story. You’ll gain experience with the latest technological developments, while being grounded in the history, ethics and values of the craft. A secondary goal is preparing our students to become better-equipped citizens, professionals, researchers and community members.

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Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies

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Featured Student Group: TRIM Magazine


TRIM Magazine was established in 2012 as a student-run lifestyle, culture, and fashion publication released every November and April. Their mission is to provide an opportunity for students to gain firsthand experience in their interests while networking in the professional world. Check them out on Facebook and Twitter or email them for more information!

The Convergence of Journalism and Media Studies

The study of journalism has evolved into a landscape that includes the broader scope of media studies. Students are prepared for professional careers in newspapers, magazines, television and radio, news agencies, publishing and public information service in the government and private sectors, a well as numerous jobs in the corporate world.

Faculty Provide Theory and Practical Application

Our faculty members are engaged teachers and researchers who provide you with a broad spectrum of courses in the theory and practice of journalism and media. Their knowledge, foresight and practical experience lend itself to a dynamic learning environment.

Student Groups Creating Media

In addition to well-known Rutgers media outlets like The Daily Targum, RU-TV, The Core, iTV, Medium, and WRSU, the RU student media ecology is teeming with exciting projects. Here are a few you might not know about:

Among many others.