Activities

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Google News Lab Training Comes to Grady Feb. 15

Google News Lab training kicks off at the Grady College on Feb. 15 and will mark the first live event since the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership joined the Google News Lab’s new university training network. See More >

Season 2 of The Lead podcast begins with Industry Fellow interview

The Lead, a student-produced podcast, began its second season featuring an interview with CNN’s highest ranking news leader. Sponsored by the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership, the podcast features interviews with faculty and industry guests about the future of the news industry and tips for aspiring student journalists. See More >

Grady Partners with First Draft News; Clinch Lecture Kicks Off Relationship Sponsored by Cox Institute

David Clinch, the Global News Editor at Storyful, said news organizations are hiring journalists with the necessary blend of social media savvy, journalism training and business skills as they seek to maximize the value of verified content. Clinch spoke January 19 to a class on information gathering to kick off Grady’s new formal partnership with First Draft News, an organization dedicated to fostering fact-checking and content verification. See More >

CNN’s Richard Griffiths to be Industry Fellow at Grady’s Cox Institute

Richard T. Griffiths, vice president and senior editorial director at CNN, will serve as an Industry Fellow with the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership during the spring 2017 semester at the University of Georgia. Griffiths, who has worked for CNN for 25 years and has announced his CNN retirement effective February 28, will be a resource for journalism students at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. See More >

Cox Institute student awarded spring reporting internship with the AJC

Will Robinson, a senior journalism major at the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, was awarded a reporting internship with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for the spring 2017 semester. The internship is sponsored by Grady’s James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. See More >

Cox Institute launches The Lead podcast

Students at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication now have a new way to learn from people who have made it in the media industry: The Lead. Daniel Funke, a fall 2016 Innovation Fellow with the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership, produced the first six podcasts of The Lead to tap into the insights of seasoned journalists, editors, professors and executives. See More >

Grady students complete Fall 2016 Mobile News Lab

A group of 20 journalism students interested in mobile news production and presentation completed the Grady College’s Fall 2016 Mobile News Lab. The Mobile News Lab introduced participants to a variety of mobile production tools and design concepts. Students learned from Grady faculty and guest speakers and engaged in hands-on practice using mobile devices and applications to report news. See More >

Cox Institute joins the Google News Lab University Network

The James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership has joined a new university training network established by the Google News Lab. The Institute will affiliate with an initial group of 46 universities from around the globe to form a collaborative forum for sharing resources and best practices on training with Google’s extensive set of tools for journalists and news organizations. See More >