Tag Archives: John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies

Future of Journalism Education Roundtable draws a crowd

The School of Journalism hosted a Future of Journalism Education Roundtable in October in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building.

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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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Meacham draws 250 to discussion about Bush 41

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham gave MTSU students and faculty a look inside his latest book, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, when he spoke to a crowd of about 250 on Feb. 9 on campus. Skillfully leading the interview to span over six decades of the personal and political career of […]

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Pulitzer winner Meacham on campus Feb. 9

Pulitzer Prize-winning author, historian and journalist Jon Meacham will discuss presidential politics and his new book, The New York Times No. 1 best-seller “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” on Tuesday, Feb. 9, beginning at 4:30 pm at MTSU’s Student Union Ballroom.

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Social media pervasiveness subject of Rushkoff lecture

Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff will tackle the subject of social media’s pervasiveness in our culture on Monday, April 6, at 7 p.m.

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Attkisson to talk obstruction of investigative journalism

Award-winning investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson will discuss governmental intimidation of journalists, network news’ increasing reliance on pop-culture “reporting” over investigative news and more when she visits MTSU Tuesday, April 7.

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MTSU alum heads combined Nashville PR agency

New York-based public relations firm Finn Partners is buying and merging two veteran Nashville communications agencies, DVL Public Relations & Advertising and Seigenthaler Public Relations Inc., forming the city’s largest public relations group.

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Seigenthaler music project puts students in limelight

It has been a very busy and productive fall semester for the Music City Project, an offshoot of the Seigenthaler News Service from the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies.

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Pat Embry is new director of Seigenthaler Chair

Longtime Midstate journalist Pat Embry has been selected as the new director of MTSU’s John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies.

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