Media panel suggests relations between the West and Muslims will worsen

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Panelists at the “Covering Islam 2015: Muslims, Politics and the Media” symposium were not hopeful that the media will portray Islam less judgmentally anytime soon. Arsalan Iftikhar, an international human rights attorney, media commentator and author led the panel discussion of how American media “otherizes” Muslims […]

Panel at IU Bloomington will discuss U.S. news media’s coverage of Islam and Muslims

Millions worldwide join the Japanese people in mourning the latest victim beheaded by Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Muslims in France and elsewhere decry the recent attack on satire magazine Charlie Hebdo by extremists. Militant Islamist group Boko Haram has created havoc in Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria, through a series of bombings, assassinations […]

Margaret Warner shares 25 years of experience in foreign affairs reporting during her visit to IU

Guest post courtesy of IU Communications colleague Emily Davis Nothing can ever be predicted. After 25 years of covering some of the world’s most important stories, this is one thing that Margaret Warner, chief foreign affairs correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, can say with certainty. Warner kicked off the Media School spring speaker series at […]

Ernie Pyle’s legacy to be remembered as part of IU’s new Media School

Nearly 30 years ago, I was happy to graduate with a degree in journalism from Indiana University. Like so many of my classmates, I looked up to fellow Hoosier Ernie Pyle, someone who was a master storyteller, and sought to emulate his work. Ernie Pyle Hall became something of a second home for me as […]

Journalism students reporting on HIV/AIDS in Africa

A dozen students from Indiana University’s School of Journalism are again in Kenya, reporting with guidance from their professor about the African continent’s continuing HIV/AIDS epidemic. Since 2000, Jim Kelly, an associate professor of journalism, has organized reporting workshops in South Asia and Africa for working journalists covering social issues such as HIV/AIDS. For the […]

IU School of Journalism’s worldwide legacy continues

At a time when many wonder about the future of journalism, it’s encouraging to see how Indiana University continues to be influential in developing the skills and expertise of reporters entering the profession worldwide. In the past couple of weeks, an IU School of Journalism faculty member and an alumna were honored for their educational […]