Tag Archives: Dean Ken Paulson

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 local, national and international news.

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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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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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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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C-SPAN bus pulls into Media and Entertainment lot

MTSU students and community leaders spent part of their day Jan. 16 surrounded by communication wizardry aboard the C-SPAN Bus.

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Center for Popular Music included in Tennessee Music Pathways Phase 1

MTSU’s Center for Popular Music will be among locations to be included in Phase I of the Tennessee Music Pathways, a statewide initiative that identifies, interprets, promotes and preserves well-known and lesser-known music events, locations and stories across the state.

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Paulson testifies at congressional committee about First Amendment

Dean Ken Paulson of MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment joined other free speech experts for testimony Wednesday, Sept. 26, before a congressional committee examining how First Amendment rights are expressed on college campuses.

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Students cover Bonnaroo for fifth straight year

Students in the College of Media and Entertainment celebrated their fifth year of multimedia coverage at the 2018 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

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Students get experience ‘beyond … wildest dreams’

LAS VEGAS — As the clock ticked to showtime for the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 15, Pete Fisher reflected on his journey from Middle Tennessee State University student to CEO of one of music’s biggest events.

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Students and faculty watch “The Post” for primer on journalistic integrity

A cold, rainy weekend didn’t stop a small group of MTSU media students, faculty and staff from recently viewing a cinematic snapshot of First Amendment history.

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MTSU At Grammys 2018

MTSU students pitch in for MusiCares at the Grammys

NEW YORK — Middle Tennessee State University was out front Friday, Jan.26, as Fleetwood Mac was honored as this year’s Person of the Year by MusiCares, the centerpiece charitable event of the Grammys.

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