Blog Archive

Students combat election misinformation at What the Hackathon

As the U.S. continues through another election cycle, University of Georgia students learned how to identify and combat election-related misinformation at the spring 2024 What the Hackathon. The event was sponsored by the What the Hack podcast, hosted by Adam Levin. Students learned how fake online content deepens political divisions while eroding trust in democracies […]

The Peabody Awards and Center for Media & Social Impact launch “We Disrupt this Broadcast”

Quinta Brunson, Damon Lindelof, Ramy Youssef, Pamela Adlon, Charlie Brooker, and more medium-defining industry showrunners and writers are the featured guests on We Disrupt This Broadcast, a new podcast debuting this month from the Peabody Awards in partnership with the Center for Media & Social Impact ​​and distributed by public media organization PRX. Featuring intimate […]

Grady College graduate students earn recognition

It’s been an active spring of recognition for the outstanding work of graduate students at Grady College. Several students from the Grady College Graduate Studies program have been recognized for their early research contributions to the industries they will serve. “Our Ph.D. students consistently receiving awards and recognition for their teaching, research, and scholarship illustrates […]

Kim Landrum’s teaching practices, career and favorite local food

Listen to the full episode on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. Kim Landrum is a senior lecturer in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations at Grady College and the program director for the Summer Studio Creative Portfolio Program. She teaches Social Media Content and Production, Integrated AdPR Campaigns, and Podcast Branding and Production, among other courses, at the […]

Journalism Innovation Lab team finishes third in national innovation competition

The Journalism Innovation Lab’s second student innovation team, from the University of Georgia’s Cox Institute of Innovation, Management and Leadership, finished in the top three teams in the nation in the 2024 Reynolds Journalism Institution Student Innovation Competition.  It is a UGA team’s highest placement ever, and the students involved — journalism majors Sarah Fredrickson, Allison […]