Daniel Han’s article and photographs of an event held in Newark, N.J. to protest the murder of George Floyd and other Black Americans at the hands of police officers was published by TAP Into Westfield.
Stewart, who served as interim chair of the department in fall, 2019, and whose research focuses on prevention campaigns using both mediated and interpersonal strategies to reduce dangerous drinking among undergraduate students, will become chair effective July 1, 2020.
During the COVID-19 outbreak, the news media has been in high demand, but the very crisis that news outlets were covering dealt a body blow to the economy and threw tens of thousands of journalists out of work.
Greer’s scholarship profoundly impacted the field of library and information science. In a Q&A with SC&I Professor Emeritus Dan O’Connor, one of Greer’s students and a lifelong colleague, SC&I explores Greer’s years at Rutgers and how Rutgers was instrumental in pioneering his work and teaching.
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) will attend and present at ALA Virtual 2020 on June 24-26. According to the conference website, the three-day event sends a strong message that the library community can and will remain connected during this unprecedented time.
Jeevan Hubbard ’20 explains how majoring in Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) at SC&I and his side business repairing iphones helped him define the career path that led him to his current position at Apple Inc.
SC&I’s Master of Information (MI) students can complete their degrees through the MI program’s online learning option. Stephanie Nakamura, MI’22, reflects on what she calls the “gift” of her information science education.
Combining both his love for writing and sports, Jackson Thompson ’20, was able to land a job at the Sports Illustrated Maven network through his own initiative, hard work, and help from a few Rutgers alumni.
At a time when misinformation is on the rise, journalists themselves are under attack, and newsrooms are shrinking, American journalists are covering the COVID-19 pandemic, the worst economic crisis since The Great Depression, police violence, systemic racial injustice, riots, protests, and the Black Lives Matter movement.
The faculty of the Rutgers Department of Journalism and Media Studies most strongly condemns the arrest on June 1 of Asbury Park Press (APP) reporter Gustavo Martínez Contreras while covering protests in Asbury Park against police brutality. Contreras was shooting video of the protests when he was taken into custody.