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Innovation in

Journalism Education

The Center’s clinical education model, enabled by close partnerships with a statewide public broadcaster and regional daily newspaper; its crossdisciplinary approach, with a focus on new technology and innovative business models; and its investment in transforming local communities uniquely position it to become a standard for journalism education and practice nationwide.

Tim Regan-Porter Director, Center for Collaborative Journalism

Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities, and foster the arts. The Foundation believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged.

As a publication of The McClatchy Company, The Telegraph, established in 1826, is Georgia’s third-largest daily newspaper by circulation. McClatchy is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States, a leading newspaper and internet publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression, and community service.

As one of the highest rated PBS stations in the nation, Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB Media), has been creating content worth sharing for over 50 years. With nine television stations, 17 radio stations and a multi-faceted web presence, GPB strives to educate, entertain and enrich the lives of our communities.

Office of University Admissions 1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, GA 31207 (800) 840-8577 • (478) 301-2650 admissions@mercer.edu

mercer.edu/admissions


The Center for Collaborative Journalism provides an opportunity for Mercer students to contribute to a unique community media initiative combining the University’s liberal arts-based Journalism and Media Studies program with the professional expertise of The Telegraph and GPB Media.

Media Education for the

Digital Age

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ercer’s Journalism and Media Studies Department helps students understand the ways in which information reflects and shapes the self, relationships, institutions and organizations, society, and contemporary culture. At the Center for Collaborative Journalism, students are part of a laboratory of critical thinking, writing, and community engagement. Through the use of the latest digital media and broadcast technologies, students draw from a range of disciplines to enrich their reporting and writing. Mercer students learn in an active multimedia newsroom, working alongside journalism professionals from The Telegraph and

GPB Media, on whose websites, pages, and airwaves their best work will appear. This unique experience teaches students how to adjust to a rapidly evolving media industry where technology is key to gathering ideas and information and to informing and engaging citizens. This practical experience gives our students an advantage as they enter highly competitive graduate programs and job markets in the journalism profession. Journalism and Media Studies graduates join the extensive list of influential journalists to have

graduated from Mercer, including Pulitzer Prize winners, renowned editors, and accomplished broadcasters, including: •

Reg Murphy, former president and vice chairman, National Geographic Society

Jack Tarver, former chairman of the Associated Press and publisher of The Atlanta

Journal-Constitution •

John Couric, former United Press International editor, father of Katie Couric

John F. Hogan Jr., founding president, Radio and Television News Directors Association

Journalism Advisers! Stay up-to-date with the latest news and opportunities to bring your student staff to campus for unique journalism experiences.

ccj.mercer.edu


The Center for Collaborative Journalism provides an opportunity for Mercer students to contribute to a unique community media initiative combining the University’s liberal arts-based Journalism and Media Studies program with the professional expertise of The Telegraph and GPB Media.

Media Education for the

Digital Age

M

ercer’s Journalism and Media Studies Department helps students understand the ways in which information reflects and shapes the self, relationships, institutions and organizations, society, and contemporary culture. At the Center for Collaborative Journalism, students are part of a laboratory of critical thinking, writing, and community engagement. Through the use of the latest digital media and broadcast technologies, students draw from a range of disciplines to enrich their reporting and writing. Mercer students learn in an active multimedia newsroom, working alongside journalism professionals from The Telegraph and

GPB Media, on whose websites, pages, and airwaves their best work will appear. This unique experience teaches students how to adjust to a rapidly evolving media industry where technology is key to gathering ideas and information and to informing and engaging citizens. This practical experience gives our students an advantage as they enter highly competitive graduate programs and job markets in the journalism profession. Journalism and Media Studies graduates join the extensive list of influential journalists to have

graduated from Mercer, including Pulitzer Prize winners, renowned editors, and accomplished broadcasters, including: •

Reg Murphy, former president and vice chairman, National Geographic Society

Jack Tarver, former chairman of the Associated Press and publisher of The Atlanta

Journal-Constitution •

John Couric, former United Press International editor, father of Katie Couric

John F. Hogan Jr., founding president, Radio and Television News Directors Association

Journalism Advisers! Stay up-to-date with the latest news and opportunities to bring your student staff to campus for unique journalism experiences.

ccj.mercer.edu


The Center for Collaborative Journalism provides an opportunity for Mercer students to contribute to a unique community media initiative combining the University’s liberal arts-based Journalism and Media Studies program with the professional expertise of The Telegraph and GPB Media.

Media Education for the

Digital Age

M

ercer’s Journalism and Media Studies Department helps students understand the ways in which information reflects and shapes the self, relationships, institutions and organizations, society, and contemporary culture. At the Center for Collaborative Journalism, students are part of a laboratory of critical thinking, writing, and community engagement. Through the use of the latest digital media and broadcast technologies, students draw from a range of disciplines to enrich their reporting and writing. Mercer students learn in an active multimedia newsroom, working alongside journalism professionals from The Telegraph and

GPB Media, on whose websites, pages, and airwaves their best work will appear. This unique experience teaches students how to adjust to a rapidly evolving media industry where technology is key to gathering ideas and information and to informing and engaging citizens. This practical experience gives our students an advantage as they enter highly competitive graduate programs and job markets in the journalism profession. Journalism and Media Studies graduates join the extensive list of influential journalists to have

graduated from Mercer, including Pulitzer Prize winners, renowned editors, and accomplished broadcasters, including: •

Reg Murphy, former president and vice chairman, National Geographic Society

Jack Tarver, former chairman of the Associated Press and publisher of The Atlanta

Journal-Constitution •

John Couric, former United Press International editor, father of Katie Couric

John F. Hogan Jr., founding president, Radio and Television News Directors Association

Journalism Advisers! Stay up-to-date with the latest news and opportunities to bring your student staff to campus for unique journalism experiences.

ccj.mercer.edu


Innovation in

Journalism Education

The Center’s clinical education model, enabled by close partnerships with a statewide public broadcaster and regional daily newspaper; its crossdisciplinary approach, with a focus on new technology and innovative business models; and its investment in transforming local communities uniquely position it to become a standard for journalism education and practice nationwide.

Tim Regan-Porter Director, Center for Collaborative Journalism

Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities, and foster the arts. The Foundation believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged.

As a publication of The McClatchy Company, The Telegraph, established in 1826, is Georgia’s third-largest daily newspaper by circulation. McClatchy is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States, a leading newspaper and internet publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression, and community service.

As one of the highest rated PBS stations in the nation, Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB Media), has been creating content worth sharing for over 50 years. With nine television stations, 17 radio stations and a multi-faceted web presence, GPB strives to educate, entertain and enrich the lives of our communities.

Office of University Admissions 1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, GA 31207 (800) 840-8577 • (478) 301-2650 admissions@mercer.edu

mercer.edu/admissions


Innovation in

Journalism Education

The Center’s clinical education model, enabled by close partnerships with a statewide public broadcaster and regional daily newspaper; its crossdisciplinary approach, with a focus on new technology and innovative business models; and its investment in transforming local communities uniquely position it to become a standard for journalism education and practice nationwide.

Tim Regan-Porter Director, Center for Collaborative Journalism

Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities, and foster the arts. The Foundation believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged.

As a publication of The McClatchy Company, The Telegraph, established in 1826, is Georgia’s third-largest daily newspaper by circulation. McClatchy is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States, a leading newspaper and internet publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression, and community service.

As one of the highest rated PBS stations in the nation, Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB Media), has been creating content worth sharing for over 50 years. With nine television stations, 17 radio stations and a multi-faceted web presence, GPB strives to educate, entertain and enrich the lives of our communities.

Office of University Admissions 1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, GA 31207 (800) 840-8577 • (478) 301-2650 admissions@mercer.edu

mercer.edu/admissions


Mercer's Center for Collaborative Journalism