Millennials and News Summit: The Real Challenge to the Future of Journalism and Journalism Education
Event: Millennials-the generation born between the early '80s and '90s-are digital natives who are constantly connected and ready to consume information day and night. But will the news—whether delivered in traditional formats, through social networking or smartphones—hold the interest of this well-educated, civically engaged generation? The University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism is… » Continue Reading
As the Tea Party movement tries to gain clout, Democrats struggle to hold onto power and Texans focus on a gubernatorial race, faculty experts at The University of Texas at Austin are offering analysis of next month's historic mid-term elections.
Paula Poindexter, associate professor and graduate adviser in journalism at The University of Texas at Austin, is the inaugural recipient of the Lionel C. Barrow, Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education presented by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).