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Communications ·

POLITICO Journalism Institute Opens Applications for Sixth Session

POLITICO today announced it is accepting applications for its sixth session of the POLITICO Journalism Institute (PJI), an educational initiative focused on supporting diversity in Washington newsrooms.
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Cara Kelly

Communications ·

SOC Alumna Uncovers the Numbers Behind #MeToo

How many women in Hollywood experience sexual assault?
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Emily Crawford

Communications ·

On the FRONTLINE of Documentary Filmmaking

Emily Crawford is the newest FRONTLINE Fellow and has been helping the team work on a new documentary series.
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Ali Latifi standing in a lake surrounded by mountains.

Communications ·

Covering Politics and Culture in Afghanistan

Ali Latifi (MA/SOC '11) built a career in international journalism by learning new skills and covering a variety of subjects.
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Man with glasses wearing with a blue sport jacket, in front of a microphone.

On Campus ·

Teju Cole Talks Art and Activism at AU

The prolific writer and photographer made a special two-day appearance on campus.
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Sample headline from the Factitious game: China Assigns Every Citizen A Social Credit Score to Identify Who Is and Is Not Trustworthy. Buttons let player vote true or false.

Communications ·

Teachers Find Fake News Fighting Game Useful in the Classroom

A fake news fighting game, Factitious, became an unexpected viral hit and continues to provide teachers with a useful classroom tool to help students spot the real from fake.
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Ben Stokes speaking into microphone

Communications ·

Building Community in DC through Game Design

American University professor Benjamin Stokes empowers neighborhoods and communities to build stronger social connections through digital media.
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SOC Dina Martinez

Communications ·

How AU Students and Crayola Gave Parents a Reason to Play

SOC strategic communication students created a new holiday to encourage families to spend time together enjoying Lehigh Valley attractions.
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Kristian Hernandez

Communications ·

Unanswered Questions Draw Journalist to El Salvador as AU-Pulitzer Fellow

Kristian Hernandez is traveling to El Salvador to uncover stories about the people and places left behind by migrants who perished on their journey to the US.
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Factitious 2018 Game Play

Announcement ·

Viral Game That Helps Users Spot Fake News Gets a Makeover

A viral game that helps users spot fake news is getting a makeover, just in time for the 2018 midterm elections.
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