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WMOT “Wired In” crew made up of students and alums

The WMOT Wired In Series kicked off Feb. 28 live from the new venue Aurora Nashville.

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Ken Perlman

Perlman and Taylor show how string band music is done

For MTSU Scholars Week 2017, The Center for Popular Music sponsored a free public concert featuring Ken Perlman and Bobby Taylor on March 27.

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“The Songwriters” premieres, thanks to MTSU know-how

The College of Media and Entertainment is pulling all hands into a new project with Nashville Public Television and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

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Pants on Fire! Bill Adair of PolitiFact on Feb. 2

Bill Adair, founder of PolitiFact, spoke on the future and relevance of fact-checking at MTSU on Thursday, Feb. 2.

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Gluckstein’s DIGNITY exhibit honors indigenous peoples

  DIGNITY is on exhibit at the Baldwin Photographic Gallery, beginning Feb. 1.

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WMOT-FM broadcasts Gatlinburg fire-relief concert

The College of Media and Entertainment’s WMOT-FM/Roots Radio and Center for Popular Music Director Greg Reish participated last month in a concert to help Gatlinburg, Tennessee, recover from November’s devastating wildfires.

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Campus free speech panel draws 150 to James Union

On Oct. 25, the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies hosted a panel discussion about the role of free speech on campus.

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Left to right: Emma Carew Grovum, assistant managing editor at The Daily Beast; Val Hoeppner, director of the MTSU Center for Innovation in Media; and Tony Gonzalez, enterprise reporter for Nashville Public Radio.

APME NewsTrain offers digital journalism training

MTSU hosted the annual Associated Press Media Editors (APME) NewsTrain journalism conference in the Student Union Ballroom on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

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McCurry photo exhibit like a trip around the world

The Baldwin Photographic Gallery’s new exhibit features iconic images from internationally renowned photographer Steve McCurry.

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Americana artists welcome the transition of WMOT-FM to an Americana format by performing “Sittin’ On Top of the World." The vocalists are, from left to right, Will Hoge, Jim Lauderdale, Suzy Bogguss and Mike Farris. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

WMOT-FM embraces new Americana music format

WMOT-FM, Middle Tennessee State University’s public radio station, is dramatically expanding its reach and range of music to launch a new format dedicated to Americana music and a new home on the dial for its current jazz format.

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Haines’ Animal Abecedary shown in Queensland exhibit

Leslie Haines’s Animal Abecedary headed down under! Two pieces — C is for Cat, S is for Slug — were accepted into the international juried Inkmasters Print Exhibition that took place in Cairns, Queensland, July 29 through Aug. 21.

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Central Magnet student Rebecca King focuses her camera as CMS freshman Ross Eady looks on as they cover the Stamps-Baxter Music Camp at MTSU for a video story. The budding journalists attended MTSU’s Innovation J-Camp July 11-15.

Innovation J-Camp offers multimedia experiences

Fourteen youngsters this summer delved into the world of professional journalism in a supportive, fun-filled multimedia environment.

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