WMOT Roots Radio celebrates 50th anniversary with live special

It went live 50 years ago today as a student-run “educational radio station,” and MTSU’s WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 is still focusing on informing its audience about great music and ...

Media students enjoy “incredible opportunity” at ACM Awards

College of Media and Entertainment students and faculty got some behind-the scenes instruction at rehearsals before the April 7 Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.

WMOT Roots Radio brings new 895 Fest to Murfreesboro

Rodney Crowell, Lee Roy Parnell, Mandy Barnett and Sarah Potenza will be among the featured artists bringing their passion and performances to the inaugural 895 Fest, a two-day outdoor Americana music festival ...

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Keel leads panel on country radio gender equity pre-ACM

 LAS VEGAS — Chair of the Department of Recording Industry Beverly Keel helped lead an Academy of Country Music event in Las Vegas April 6 about the lack of gender equity in country radio.

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Alumna and indie star Julien Baker returns to campus

For singer-songwriter Julien Baker, representation matters. But, like most subjects she can (and will) intelligently pontificate about, it’s not that simple.

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Ribbon cut on state-of-the-art photographic archive

MTSU’s Baldwin Photographic Gallery now has a new state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled archive on campus that will allow faculty, staff and students to gain access to its extensive collection

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Young the Giant headlines Spring Concert

MTSU Signature Events has announced that the American rock band Young the Giant with Phoebe Ryan will be the headline act for the highly anticipated 2019 Spring Concert.

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Oscar-nominated ‘RBG’ co-director shares insights

Although “RBG” was a box-office winner and an Academy Award-nominated documentary, its funding and production took years to achieve, according to the keynote speaker for MTSU National Women’s History Month activities.

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Shut Up and Dance highlights music’s role as free speech

College of Media and Entertainment Dean Ken Paulson hosted a combination of presentation and performance, titled “Shut Up and Dance,” for the attendees of the Southeast Journalism Conference in the Student Union Building in February.

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Forbes inspires students to reach higher

If you’re like most curious students, you probably look up your professors before class has even started, hoping to get the scoop from fellow students on everything from attendance policies to whether they bring in snacks on test days.

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MTSU hosts and Sidelines wins at SEJC Conference

The Southeast Journalism Conference brought 336 journalism students and their advisers to Middle Tennessee State University, Feb. 14 to 16.

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Blackman High students visit several college programs

Blackman High School juniors who are part of the Blackman Collegiate Academy partnership with MTSU learned about biology research, the recording industry, how foreign languages can enhance their lives, photography, unmanned aircraft systems and more.

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Feinstein’s photography is a path to closely examine life

Students filled room 103 of the Bragg Building on Tuesday night, Feb. 12,  to hear Gloria Baker Feinstein’s lecture about her photographic work.

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Grammy-winning alum’s advice to students: Graduate

LOS ANGELES — Recording Industry alumnus Torrance “Street Symphony” Esmond, honored Saturday by his alma mater as part of its events before the Grammy Awards, had three pieces of advice to current students.

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NBC News features Recording Industry’s Grammy connection

On Sunday evening, Feb. 10, the College of Media and Entertainment’s Department of Recording Industry received some well-deserved recognition via the news media just hours before the Grammys aired live on network television. Kate Snow, weekend anchor for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, aired a two-minute and 13-second segment highlighting the Department of Recording […]

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