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Meet Journalism’s Dr. Christine Eschenfelder

Assistant Professor Christine Eschenfelder began teaching at the MTSU School of Journalism in the fall of 2015, bringing to the classroom years of professional experience in television news.

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College awards ceremony honors three alumni

The College of Media and Entertainment honored both students and alumni at the annual Wall of Fame and Student Awards ceremony on April 21.

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Animation program ranks first in state, No. 33 in nation

Animation Career Review, an online resource for aspiring animators, game developers and more, listed MTSU’s animation program as the top in Tennessee. 

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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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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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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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Britpop! class enjoys four weeks of study in London

Britpop! is back! Department of Recording Industry Professor Paul Fischer once again taught the very popular course “Britpop!” – a class that is part of the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) London Summer program.

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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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Students visit the Belizean Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers.

Belize summer class focuses on intellectual property

For three years in a row, Associate Professor Deborah Wagnon has taken Recording Industry students on an international journey to Belize to study the region’s developing entertainment and intellectual property-related industries. 

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EMC students document once-in-a-lifetime trip

Department of Electronic Media Communication students traveled to Puerto Rico as part of the new 4940 Advanced Production Maymester 2016 course taught by Paul Chilsen.

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Harris photo in New York’s Van der Plas Gallery

A photograph by EMC Professor Chris Harris entitled “Celebration of Life Rock Festival, McRea. LA 1971” was recently selected for a group showing at The Van der Plas Gallery in New York. Only 11 works were chosen for the exhibit out of 500 international submissions. The gallery sent out an open call to all artists, […]

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Conference explores themes of hit TV show Mad Men

About 50 panelists from across the country and around the world visited campus May 26-28, when professors from the colleges of Media and Entertainment and Liberal Arts teamed up to host Mad Men: The Conference.

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