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SOC alumni picked up four Emmy Awards in 2009

Alumni Net Four Emmys

School of Communication alums win for work with Discovery, National Geographic, and the Pulitzer Center.

Nick Clooney posed tough questions to panelists Floyd Abrams, a First Amendment lawyer who appears in the film, and SOC Ethics Professor John Watson, about the decision by the movie’s main character not to reveal a confidential source. 

Reel Journalism: When Ethics and Morals Collide

Students and alumni joined First Amendment experts Floyd Abrams and John Watson in a debate over what should happen when a journalist’s ethics and her morals collide.

Larry Engels filming a scene with potatoes for his carbon neutral film in Minnesota

SOC Film Classes Go Green

Professor pushes for sustainable filmmaking around the world, starting with his own students and his own films