The first time award-winning photojournalist Billy Weeks ’84 flew to Central America, he was on assignment for the U.S. military in 1999. He was bound for El Salvador, where American troops were helping to rebuild schools and buildings in the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch.
Renovation in the Metro Annex features a new UTC TV Studio with a teaching lab and video editing bays. It’s where students produce “Mocs News.” Watch the video below to hear UTC student Bria Craig describe the new space.
Dr. David B. Sachsman, George R. West, Jr. Chair of Excellence in Communication and Public Affairs, and Professor of Communication, and Steven Cox, Team Lead of Special Collections and Archives, were recently interviewed as part of C-SPAN’s 2013 Cities Tour.
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The UTC Annual Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression is designed to share current research and to develop a series of monographs on the 19th century press, the Civil War and the press, and 19th century concepts of free expression.
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Beyond bearing the responsibility of writing an ethical story, journalists must “make our readers care,” said Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times and UTC alumnus.