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Professor Caty Borum Chattoo presenting in front of a powerpoint at Story Movements in the Greenberg Theater.

Communications ·

Stories, Documentaries and Comedy As Keys to Social Impact

In 2018, CMSI will expand its efforts at the intersection of media, participatory and nonfiction storytelling for social justice and equity thanks to a $400,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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Zane Anthony

Journalism ·

Student Earns Byline for Post Investigation on Police Shootings

The Investigative Reporting Workshop's (IRW) senior editor and reporter John Sullivan and IRW graduate fellow Zane Anthony collaborated with The Washington Post on a third-year round-up of police shootings in the United States.
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(L to R) Joel Simon, Charles Lewis

Communications ·

Lewis Accepts $1 Million for Investigative Journalists

American University Professor Charles Lewis accepted a major grant for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a group he founded in 1997.
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Picture of comedian Bethany Hall on a TV show.

Communications ·

Meet AU SOC’s New Comedian in Residence

Bethany Hall, a talented comedy writer and performer, will work on the Center for Media & Social Impact’s “The Laughter Effect” initiative
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Ambar Pardilla

Communications ·

Student Covers the Human Impact of Ending TPS for Salvadorans

Journalism student Ambar Pardilla talked to families in the DC area who have built a life on TPS.
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Rafaella Pastor Ferrari holds up a script for talent to read from during a shoot.

Communications ·

How to Save Lives Using Strategic Communication

American University senior Rafaella Pastor Ferrari studying Public Relations & Strategic Communication provides a perfect case study of how you can create change - and literally save lives - when you practice strategic communication effectively.
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Communications ·

Students Earn Analytics Certification and Professional Experience

Jason Mollica's class was able to road test new software and earn more than a grade this semester.
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JOLT

Communications ·

Can Game Design Concepts Increase Journalism Engagement? New Report Says Yes

News outlets looking to increase engagement with readers should look to concepts from game design.
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Communications ·

AU Students Become First Class To Be "Meltwater Certified"

Students in Jason Mollica's Digital Communication Analytics class worked with Meltwater analytics this semester.
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Meltwater logo

Communications ·

AU Students Become First Class To Be "Meltwater Certified"

Students in Jason Mollica's Digital Communication Analytics class worked with Meltwater analytics this semester.
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