Portrait of Jon Peters and text reading "Jonathan Peters appointed to international legal panel"
Jonathan Peters appointed to international legal panel
Jonathan Peters, head of the Department of Journalism at Grady College and an associate professor who shares a dual appointment with the University of Georgia School of Law, has been […]
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Denetra Walker brings social justice journalism research to Grady College
A semester after teaching her first class at Grady College, Denetra Walker is energized by the responsibility and anticipating the opportunities that lie ahead. Walker has a passion for teaching […]
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Nick Chiles authors new memoir about Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
It seems fitting that Nick Chiles (MFA ’22), a Distinguished Writer in Residence, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and teacher of feature writing courses, spends a lot of time outside of the […]
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A movie poster for "Sound of Christmas" and Booker T. Mattison on the set.
Booker T. Mattison writes and directs “The Sound of Christmas”
Booker T. Mattison has been focused on “The Sound of Christmas” not just during the holiday season, but all year long. Mattison, an assistant professor in the Department of Entertainment […]
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Grady professors explore niche topics through first-year odyssey seminars
Eleven Grady College professors are teaching first-year odyssey seminars this semester. The goal of these seminars are to provide first-year students with the opportunity to engage with faculty members and […]
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Yan Jin named C. Richard Yarbrough Professor in Crisis Communication Leadership
Yan Jin, a professor of public relations, director of the Crisis Communication Think Tank and assistant head of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, has been named the C. […]
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Neil Landau named executive director of MFA Film Program
Neil Landau (MFA ’18), an award-winning screenwriter, creative producer, author, and educator has been named Executive Director of the University of Georgia Master of Fine Arts in Film, Television and […]
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Grady College professor publishes LinkedIn Learning videos
Sabrena Deal’s first social media jumpstart happened the same way as a lot of viral content — it was accidental. Since then, Deal has turned her expertise into a way to […]
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Glen Nowak co-investigator on grant to forecast novel pandemics
What if public health officials had a way to forecast pandemics the way meteorologists forecast the weather? An interdisciplinary team of scientists with the University of Georgia Center for the […]
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Grady College faculty and graduate students share research at AEJMC 2022 conference
Faculty and graduate students from Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will chair committees, present research and network with educators at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication […]
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More Grady Faculty News

  • Keith Herndon, the William S. Morris Chair in News Strategy and Management; Executive Director, James M. Cox Jr. Institute, is interviewed on the Evening Debrief by Scripps News about the importance of news literacy during #NewsLiteracyWeek. (Jan. 26, 2023)
  • Karin Assmann of the Journalism Department has her research on the state of whistleblowers’ trust in journalism picked up by Nieman Lab. (Jan. 17, 2023.)
  • Keith Wilson of the EMST faculty is producer of the film, “Joonam,” which will be premiered in 2023 at the Sundance U.S. Documentary Competition. (Dec. 8, 2022)
  • Booker T. Mattison is interviewed while he is in class by Coast Live on 3 about his new movie, “Sound of Christmas.” Check out the interview on YouTube.  (Dec. 8, 2022)
  • Sun Joo “Grace” Ahn talks with WSB-TV about her research involving VR hurricane simulation (Nov. 19, 2022)
  • Joseph Watson, Jr. talks with 11Alive about how political polls report different results. (Oct. 17, 2022)
  • Glen Nowak talks with the Society of Professional Journalists about Former media relations head: Restrictions tightened on CDC reporting long before the pandemic,  (Sept. 22, 2022)
  • Jonathan Peters talks with Vanity Fair about the Dominion v. Fox libel litigation, in which Dominion claims that Fox “intentionally and falsely” blamed the voting-tech company for Trump’s loss in 2020. (Sept. 22, 2022)
  • Glen Nowak talks with WalletHub for its piece on states that vaccinate the most. (Sept. 13, 2022)
  • Congratulations to Bill Lee, professor emeritus, and Jonathan Peters, head of the Department of Journalism, on publishing the 12th edition of The Law of Public Communication. Daxton Stewart of TCU is also an author. (Aug. 10, 2022)
  • Glen Nowak talks with Columbia Journalism Review about reporters working through PIOs at government agencies. (Aug. 10, 2022)
  • Karin Assmann speaks with WDUN about the legacy of journalism following the Watergate scandal. (June 23, 2022)
  • Joseph Watson, Jr. talks with Fox News about media coverage of the Georgia Voter Law. “I think that the media coverage of voting law has been incredibly hostile,” Watson said. (May 24, 2022) fxn.ws/3wOsDXK  
  • David Clementson talks with “Press,” a magazine published in Poland, about the U.S. political media and the ongoing battles between the White House press secretary and the White House Press Corps. (May 23, 2022)
  • David Clementson talks with Newsweek about Putin’s health. “When a political leader’s humanity is on display…perfect health is especially expected by a judgmental audience,” he said. (May 7, 2022)