Cronkite in the News

The Cronkite School is frequently featured in the news for its work at the forefront of journalism education. Below is a selection of recent press coverage that focuses on the school, its faculty and its students' work.

Editorial Highlights Downie's Research on Obama’s War on Leaks
April 17, 2014
In an editorial, The Baton Rouge, La., Advocate cites the research into Obama's war on leaks by Leonard Downie Jr., vice president at large of The Washington Post and Weil Family Professor of Journalism.

Editor & Publisher Profiles Cronkite's New PIN Bureau
April 15, 2014
Editor & Publisher magazine spotlights the Cronkite School's new Public Insight Network Bureau, interviewing PIN Bureau Chief Rebecca Blatt.

Reynolds Visiting Professor Publishes Forbes E-book
April 15, 2014
Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor of Business Journalism Micheline Maynard publishes an e-book with Forbes on America's independence from the auto industry.

Edelman President Shares Experiences at Cronkite
April 14, 2014
Edelman President and CEO Mark Hass highlights how the Cronkite School and its students are leading the future of storytelling through high-impact professional programs.

New York Times Highlights Cronkite School Professional Programs
April 13, 2014
The New York Times features the Cronkite School and how its professional programs are filling an important civic role in the state of Arizona and beyond.

Cronkite Professor Discusses Online Teaching
April 10, 2014
Cronkite Professor Steve Doig, Knight Chair in Journalism, outlines in a PBS Mediashift article how to create a successful, high-impact online course.

Cronkite Emeritus Professor Releases Book on Film, TV Pioneer
April 7, 2014
Cronkite Emeritus Professor Donald G. Godfrey publishes book on the life of film and television pioneer C. Francis Jenkins and his numerous inventions.

New Graduate Business Journalism Certificate Featured in
April 4, 2014
Senior Associate Dean Marianne Barrett explains Cronkite’s new online graduate business journalism certificate in a interview.

Gaylord Visiting Professor Reflects on Career Leading The Oregonian
March 31, 2014
The Cronkite School’s Gaylord Visiting Professor Peter Bhatia discusses his career as the top editor of The Oregonian, Oregon’s largest newspaper.

Cronkite’s Dan Gillmor Highlights Advocate Writers
March 28, 2014
In Slate, Cronkite Professor of Practice Dan Gillmor examines the overlooked advocate writers who are making a difference in online media.

Cronkite Professor Pens Time Magazine Op-ed on 1st Amendment
March 26, 2014
In a Time magazine article, Cronkite Associate Professor Joseph Russomanno explains the Westboro Baptist Church's complicated relationship with the First Amendment.

Cronkite Professor Discusses Keys to Aging Well
March 26, 2014
Cronkite Associate Professor Mary-Lou Galician shares in an azcentral article that finding happiness is one important key to maintaining youthful looks.

PIN Bureau Featured on Mediabistro Blog
March 25, 2014
The Mediabistro blog 10,000 Words highlights the new Public Insight Network Bureau at the Cronkite School and its collaboration with citizen journalists.

Reynolds Visiting Professor Discusses Auto Industry on NPR
March 19, 2014
Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor of Business Journalism Micheline Maynard shares insights on the auto industry on NPR's "The Diane Rehm Show."

Phoenix Business Journal Highlights Cronkite's New Business Journalism Certificate
March 7, 2014
Cronkite Associate Dean Kristin Gilger explains the school's new online business journalism certificate program in the Phoenix Business Journal.

Cronkite's Gilger Explains New PIN Bureau on Knight Foundation Blog
March 3, 2014
Cronkite Associate Dean Kristin Gilger talks about the school's new PIN bureau in a blog post on the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's blog.

Aaron Brown Discusses His Career in Arizona.Newszap Interview
Feb. 25, 2014
Walter Cronkite Professor of Journalism Aaron Brown talks about the obstacles he overcame to become a top national news anchor at CNN.

Feb. 7, 2014
Cronkite Professor Steve Doig, Knight Chair in Journalism, discusses the Seattle Seahawks’ Super Bowl parade attendance in The Seattle Times.

Cronkite Professor Examines Seattle Seahawks’ Parade Attendance
Feb. 7, 2014
Cronkite Professor Steve Doig, Knight Chair in Journalism, discusses the Seattle Seahawks’ Super Bowl parade attendance in The Seattle Times.

Cronkite Associate Dean Speaking at National Women’s Leadership Event
Feb. 1, 2014
Cronkite Associate Dean Kristin Gilger is participating in a panel discussion at Take the Lead, a national women’s leadership event featuring a keynote address by Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg.

Carnegie-Knight News21 Investigation Featured in IRE Journal
Jan. 30, 2014
Carnegie-Knight News21 Executive Editor Jacquee Petchel discusses News21’s investigation into the enduring battles facing post-9/11 veterans.

PBS Mediashift Spotlights Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute
Jan. 28, 2014
PBS Mediashift highlights journalism’s dive into the startup culture through the Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute at Cronkite. Provides an Inside Look at the Cronkite School
Jan. 14, 2014 offers an in-depth look at the Cronkite School, interviewing Assistant Dean Mark Lodato about the school’s accomplishments.

Cronkite Professor Participates in New York Times Discussion
Jan. 7, 2014
Cronkite Professor Gregg Zachary engages in a New York Times online discussion on preventing Civil War in South Sudan.

Cronkite Professor Gregg Zachary Publishes Article on South Sudan
Jan. 3, 2014
Cronkite Professor Gregg Zachary discusses in The Atlantic why the U.S. should help govern the young country of South Sudan.

Cronkite Dean Callahan Named to Poynter Institute Advisory Board
Dec. 31, 2013
The Phoenix Business Journal highlights Christopher Callahan’s appointment to the National Advisory Board of The Poynter Institute.

Cronkite Professor Dan Gillmor Says Future of Journalism Is Bright
Dec. 27, 2013
Cronkite Professor Dan Gillmor shares his thoughts in the Guardian on the future of journalism involving media startups and investigative outlets.

Cronkite Alumnus Runs for State Senate
Nov. 28, 2013
ASU alumnus Taylor McArthur, a 2012 Cronkite graduate, is running for a seat in the Arizona State Senate in legislative district 16.

Disability Author Shares Experiences at Cronkite
Nov. 27, 2013
Katherine Schneider discusses the presentation of the first international award for disability issues in journalism, the Katherine Schneider Award, at Cronkite.

Cronkite Professor of Practice, Students Make Solar Documentaries
Nov. 24, 2013
Cronkite Professor of Practice Peter Byck and his journalism and sustainability students are making short five-minute films on solar energy.

Dan Gillmor Discusses NSA Surveillance in Slate
Nov. 22, 2013
Cronkite Professor Dan Gillmor writes an article outlining the role of tech companies in NSA surveillance and how they can prevent it.

Cronkite Associate Dean Reflects on Kennedy Assassination
Nov. 22, 2013
Cronkite Associate Dean Kristin Gilger shares thoughts on Walter Cronkite’s John F. Kennedy assassination coverage on the 50th anniversary of the tragic event.

Cronkite Luncheon Featured on CBS
Oct. 29, 2013
CBS 5 and "CBS This Morning" feature Cronkite Award recipient Bob Schieffer's acceptance speech from the awards luncheon.

Cronkite Alum Lands Position with NBC
Oct. 20, 2013
Cronkite alumnus Jarrod Nelson gets a position at NBC in the news associates program through the Arizona Broadcasters Association scholarship.

Downie Previews Report on Obama’s War on Leaks in Washington Post
Oct. 4, 2013
Leonard Downie Jr., vice president at large of The Washington Post and Weil Family Professor of Journalism, previews his report, “The Obama Administration and the Press,” from the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Cronkite Professor Shares Thoughts on Online Commenting
Sept. 25, 2013
Retha Hill, New Media Innovation Lab director, explains how Internet “trolls” disrupt online commenting on news articles during a radio segment on American Public Media’s “Marketplace.”

Cronkite Freshman Shines at Chicago Public Radio Station
Sept. 16, 2013
Cronkite freshman Aaron Atchison gets jumpstart on career aspirations with internship at Chicago’s public radio station WBEZ.

Downie Discusses Washington Post's Future on CNN
Sept. 8, 2013
Leonard Downie Jr., vice president at large of The Washington Post and Weil Family Professor of Journalism, examines the newspaper's future on CNN's "Reliable Sources."

Cronkite Students Featured on TODAY Show Website
Aug. 30, 2013
A group of Cronkite students' appreciation for the TODAY Show lands them in the limelight when hosts turn the spotlight on them.

Cronkite Professor Critiques Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s Tenure
Aug. 23, 2013
Dan Gillmor, director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, makes the case that a Microsoft antitrust breakup could have spawned more innovation.

Cronkite Student Reports on Transition to College for WBEZ Chicago
Aug. 9, 2013
Cronkite School freshman Aaron Atchison interviews incoming college freshmen for WBEZ in Chicago about their experiences of going away to school.

Cronkite Alum Captures Time in Peace Corps With Stunning Photos
Aug. 7, 2013
Cronkite School alumnus Deanna Dent shares her Peace Corps experience in Zambia through a remarkable photo gallery.

ASU's New Medical Journalism Program Featured in Biz Journal
June 18, 2013
The Phoenix Business Journal highlights ASU's new science and medical journalism program and its director, Cronkite faculty emeritus Ed Sylvester.

Cronkite Professor Critiques Obama’s War on Leaks
May 23, 2013
Leonard Downie Jr., vice president at large of The Washington Post, makes the case that the Obama administration is undermining investigative journalism.

CBS News Veteran to Get Cronkite Award
May 21, 2013
The Cronkite School has selected CBS News correspondent Bob Schieffer as the 2013 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Cronkite Alum Wins Peabody Honor
March 28, 2013
2011 Cronkite alum Lauren Gilger is honored with one of only four Peabodys given to United States news stations this year.

Cronkite Students Cover Canada Border
March 15, 2013
Canada's St. Catharines Standard writes about Cronkite students reporting from Canada border over spring break.

Dr. B. William Silcock on KJZZ
Feb. 27, 2013
Associate Professor B. William Silcock explains McCain's media presence on Sunday mornings.

Cronkite teams with SABR to host part of SABR Analytics Conference
Feb. 20, 2013
Cronkite and SABR team up to host part of the 2013 SABR Analytics Conference, presented by Major League Baseball and Bloomberg Sports.

Fox Sports Arizona Launches Cronkite Student Campaign
Feb. 12, 2013
For the fourth year, Fox Sports Arizona partnered with ASU to have Cronkite students create a marketing campaign for FSA.

Doig Quoted in NYT Story on Publishing Gun Permit Data
Jan. 6, 2013
Knight Chair in Journalism Steve Doig is quoted in a New York Times story on a New York paper that published the names and addresses of handgun permit holders in two counties.

Downie Urges Rejection of Intelligence Leaks Law
Dec. 6, 2012
In a Washington Post op-ed, Weil Family Professor of Journalism Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of the Post, urges the rejection of proposed legislation to stop intelligence leaks.

McGuire Discusses Campaign Advertising
Nov. 6, 2012
Tim McGuire, Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism, talks about the impact of advertising on elections on KJZZ-FM.

Downie Helps Lead WaPo's Election Night Coverage
Nov. 6, 2012
Weil Family Professor of Journalism Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of The Washington Post, ran the publication's election night decision desk, calling the presidential and Senate elections in approximately 20 key states.

Costas Interviewed on "Horizon"
Oct. 30, 2012
Sportscaster Bob Costas, recipient of the 2012 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, is interviewed on "Horizon" on Eight, Arizona PBS.

Arizona Republic Reports on Costas' Visit
Oct. 29, 2012
The Arizona Republic reports on sportscaster Bob Costas' visit to the Cronkite School to receive the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

"Monday Night Football" Broadcast Team Visits Cronkite
Oct. 29, 2012
The "Monday Night Football" broadcast team's visit to Cronkite Day is featured in an article in ESPN Front Row.

News21 Findings Cited in New Yorker Article
Oct. 29, 2012
The New Yorker cited findings from the Carnegie-Knight News21 voting rights investigation in the article "Who Created the Voter-Fraud Myth?"

Cronkite PR Lab Featured in Public Relations Tactics
Oct. 11, 2012
The Cronkite School's Public Relations Lab is featured in the October issue of Public Relations Tactics, a publication of the Public Relations Society of America.

Arizona Republic Reports on Debate Viewing Party at Cronkite
Oct. 4, 2012
The Arizona Republic reports on the Oct. 3 presidential debate viewing party at the Cronkite School.

Reynolds Center Announces Barlett & Steele Winners
Oct. 4, 2012
The New York Times, USA Today and The Charlotte Observer and The (Raleigh) News & Observer are the winners of the 2012 Barlett & Steele Awards, the Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced.

Pac-12 Students Help Produce Broadcasts
Sept. 26, 2012
Students at ASU and other Pac-12 universities help produce broadcasts for the Pac-12 Networks.

Cronkite Featured in USA Today College Blog
Sept. 24, 2012
The Cronkite School is featured in a USA Today College blog post about journalism schools' efforts to adapt to the changing media industry.

Downie Praises Teaching Hospital Model
Sept. 12, 2012
In a piece for the Nieman Journalism Lab, Weil Family Professor of Journalism Leonard Downie Jr. writes about the benefits of the teaching hospital model of journalism education.

Cronkite Prof, Endowment Board Members Discuss Business of Journalism on PBS
Sept. 10, 2012
Tim McGuire, Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism, and Cronkite Endowment Board members Randy Lovely and Ed Munson discuss news business models on "Horizon" on Eight/Arizona PBS.

Cronkite National Board Chair Named CEO of Freedom2Connect Foundation
Aug. 23, 2012
Craig Newman, chair of the Cronkite National Board of Advisors, has been named CEO of the Freedom2Connect Foundation, which raises awareness of global Internet censorship and supports the tools to circumvent it.

Cronkite National Board Chair Writes About "Winning the Internet Arms Race"
Aug. 23, 2012
Craig Newman, chair of the Cronkite National Board of Advisors, writes in The Wall Street Journal about threats to cyber freedom.

Cronkite Student Profiled in Wrangler News
Aug. 8, 2012
Blake Wilson, one of 19 Cronkite students in London this summer to cover the 2012 Summer Olympics, is profiled in Wrangler News.

3 Cronkite Grads Among Candidates for Award Recognizing Best U.S. Public-Relations Campaigns
Aug. 8, 2012
A public-relations campaign created by three recent Cronkite graduates in the school's Public Relations Lab has been nominated for honors in the PR News Platinum Awards Competition.

Cronkite Prof Publishes Article on Pandemic Risk
Aug. 7, 2012
Cronkite Professor Ed Sylvester and co-author Lynn Klotz have published an article in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on the potential risks of man-made pandemics.

Cronkite Adjunct Blogs About Journalism Entrepreneurship
Aug. 7, 2012
Cronkite faculty associate Francine Hardaway blogs for the Phoenix Business Journal about journalism entrepreneurship.

Journalism Schools Are Urged to Adopt Teaching Hospitals' Approach to Hands-On Education
Aug. 3, 2012
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on an open letter from six foundations urging universities to embrace the "teaching hospital" model in journalism education, pointing to the Cronkite School as a model.

Cronkite Grads Featured in Latina Lista
July 27, 2012
Cronkite alumnae Maritsa Granillo and Lisa Blanco are featured in a Latina Lista story about Cronkite students covering the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Reports on Cronkite Students' Coverage of Olympics
July 26, 2012 reports on the Cronkite students in London this summer to cover the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Cronkite Profs Comment on Media Coverage of Movie-Theater Massacre
July 25, 2012
Cronkite professors Aaron Brown and Tim McGuire are quoted in an Arizona Republic article on the media coverage of the July 20 mass shooting in a Colorado movie theater.

Doig Interviewed on Australia's "Planet America" About Computer-assisted Reporting
June 22, 2012
Steve Doig, Cronkite's Knight Chair in Journalism, is interviewed on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "Planet America" about computer-assisted reporting.

Allen Quoted in AJR Article on New Spanish-language Network
June 19, 2012
Cronkite Associate Professor Craig Allen is quoted in "Entering the Fray," an American Journalism Review article on the launch of MundoFox, a new Spanish-language television network.

Downie Writes About State of Investigative Journalism 40 Years After Watergate
June 7, 2012
Leonard Downie Jr., Cronkite's Weil Family Professor of Journalism and former executive editor of The Washington Post, writes in the Post about the state of investigative journalism on the 40th anniversary of the Watergate scandal.

Gangplank to Expand to ASU Journalism School
June 5, 2012
The East Valley Tribune reports on how Arizona nonprofit Gangplank is partnering with ASU to provide a popup workspace at the Cronkite School this summer.

McGuire Discusses Future of Journalism on "Horizon"
June 4, 2012
Cronkite Professor Tim McGuire discusses the future of journalism on "Horizon" on Arizona PBS.

Ben Silver, Former CBS Newsman, ASU Journalism Professor, Dies in Minn. at 85
May 3, 2012
The Washington Post reports on the death of former Cronkite professor and CBS News correspondent Ben Silver.

Emmy Award-Winning Sportscaster to Receive Cronkite Award
May 1, 2012
The Arizona Republic reports that Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Bob Costas will receive the 2012 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Cronkite Global Initiatives Suite Named in Honor of Seversons
April 30, 2012
The Arizona Republic reports that the international program headquarters at the Cronkite School was named in honor of Cronkite alumna Adelaida Severson and her husband, Barry.

Brown Discusses TV News Corrections
April 22, 2012
Cronkite Professor Aaron Brown discusses television news corrections in the New York Times' "Media Equations" column.

Allen Quoted in Slate Column on Changing Nature of 'Breaking News'
April 20, 2012
Cronkite Associate Professor Craig Allen talks to Slate columnist David Weigel about how social media has altered the concept of "breaking news."

Cronkite Student Wins Collegiate Reporting Prize
April 19, 2012
Cronkite student Jack Highberger is one of nine journalism students from across the country to win the 2012 Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition.

CBS President to Speak at Cronkite Convocation
April 18, 2012
The Arizona Republic reports that CBS News President David Rhodes will be the keynote speaker at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication commencement next month.

WaPo Features Cronkite Grad
April 10, 2012
An article in The Washington Post features Cronkite graduate Griselda Nevarez, a Chips Quinn Scholar who now works at Hispanic Link News Service.

Gillmor Comments on Social Media's Role in Backlash Over Video of Baseball Fight
April 9, 2012
In an article in The Arizona Republic, Dan Gillmor, director of Cronkite's Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, discusses how social media helped fuel a backlash over a video of a fight between community-college baseball players.

Zachary Writes About Nigeria in Christian Science Monitor
April 8, 2012
Cronkite Professor G. Pascal Zachary blogs about a militant Islamist group's threat to Nigeria for the Christian Science Monitor.

McGuire Quoted in NYT Public Editor's Column
March 24, 2012
Cronkite Professor Tim McGuire is quoted in New York Times public editor Arthur Brisbane's column on how a publication's presentation of a story can affect its intended meaning.

Gilpin Comments on Komen Controversy
Feb. 3, 2012
Cronkite Assistant Professor Dawn Gilpin speaks on NPR about how the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation can restore its image after a recent public relations crisis.

Reynolds Center President Writes About the Future of Business Journalism
Feb. 2, 2012
Andrew Leckey, president of the Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, writes in his column on that the "Greatest Generation" of business journalists will come from today's university students

Cronkite Alumna Publishes Book on Free Media Access
Jan. 30, 2012
Cronkite alumna Sherry Sacino has published "A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Article 17 – Access to a Diversity of Mass Media Sources," which provides legal analysis of the treaty's provision that children have access to appropriate information.

Cronkite Alumnus Shares Experiences as Middle East Correspondent
Jan. 27, 2012
Cronkite alumnus Ian Lee speaks to Wyoming PBS about his experiences as a CNN correspondent in the Middle East.

Silcock Comments on Brewer-Obama Photo
Jan. 27, 2012
Bill Silcock, director of Cronkite Global Initiatives, shares his take on the now-famous photo of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and President Obama.

Doig Discusses Cyber-security for Journalists
Jan. 24, 2012
Steve Doig, Cronkite's Knight Professor of Journalism, talks about teaching cyber-security to journalists in the Columbia Journalism Review.

Sylvester Writes About Concern Over New Flu Research
Jan. 19, 2012
Cronkite Professor Ed Sylvester and co-author Lynn Klotz have published an article in the journal Nature on the possible publication of research on a potentially deadly avian influenza virus.

Hill Discusses Creating a Startup Culture at Cronkite
Jan. 3, 2012
Retha Hill, director of the Cronkite School's New Media Innovation Lab and former vice president for content at BET Interactive, talks about developing an entrepreneurial culture at Cronkite on PBS MediaShift's Idea Lab blog.

NBCLA Staffer Named a Cronkite School Visiting Professor
Dec. 22, 2011
NBCLA producer-editor Sharon Bernstein has been named the Cronkite School’s newest Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor in Business Journalism.

Downie Discusses Journalism Education on PBS
Dec. 15, 2011
Leonard Downie Jr., the Cronkite School's Weil Family Professor of Journalism and former executive editor of The Washington Post, discusses journalism education and the future of journalism on the PBS program "Overheard With Evan Smith" on KLRU-TV in Austin, Texas.

Program to help ASU students 'Discover Phoenix'
Sept. 15, 2011
A new ASU program will expose students to a wide range of cultural, sports and entertainment options and introduce them to downtown leaders near the Downtown Phoenix Campus.

NPR: How Aaron Brown became CNN’s voice of Sept. 11
Sept. 11, 2011
Aaron Brown discusses covering 9/11 for CNN on "All Things Considered."

ASU creates 'Discover Phoenix' program for students
Sept. 10, 2011
Arizona State University's Downtown Phoenix Campus creates a new series of events that encourages students to explore all downtown has to offer.

Florida Center for Investigative Reporting Runs Cronkite Students' Reporting
Aug. 24, 2011
The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting will run stories by 17 students who spent their spring break reporting on stateless peoples in the Dominican.

Recent Alumna Nabs Byline in Washington Post
Aug. 24, 2011
A story about Haitian mothers-to-be by Cronkite alumna Lauren Gilger ran in The Washington Post.

Cronkite Intern Makes an Impact
July 29, 2011
Cronkite intern Shala Marks made a difference to community she covered, wrote her Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald editor.

Grad Students Appear on Horizonte Talking About News21
July 28, 2011
Cronkite grads Lauren Gilger, Lisa Ruhl and Rebekah Zemansky appear on Arizona PBS’s “Horizonte” to discuss their News21 immigration project.

SmartPHX App Featured in News Stories
July 27, 2011
Local media outlets feature innovation by Cronkite School students.

Cronkite Career Services Director Shares Expertise With Job Applicants
July 24, 2011
Mike Wong, Cronkite's director of career services, explains to Arizona Republic readers how candidates can follow up courteously.

Knight Chair in Journalism Steve Doig Reports for California Watch
July 23, 2011
Cronkite computer-assisted-reporting specialist contributes to investigative reports for California Watch.

ASU Helps Make Downtown Great, Says Local Businessman
July 22, 2011
Gene Urban of The Urban Team for Realty Executives blogs about the contribution the Cronkite School has made to enhancing the urban downtown Phoenix community.

McClatchy-Tribune News Service Announces New Partnership
July 19, 2011
Major news outlet McClatchy-Tribune News Service will distribute CNS stories to its client newspapers.

Gillmor Quoted About News Corp. Scandal's Impact
July 19, 2011
"Mediactive" author, media critic and professor of practice Dan Gillmor comments on the recent News Corp. phone hacking scandal in an article in Media Life.

Cronkite Staff Member is Expert Source on 3TV
July 18, 2011
Robin Phillips, the Web managing editor for the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism, discusses News of the World scandal on 3TV.

Professor's Writing Featured in The Atlantic
July 11, 2011
Professor of Practice Gregg Zachary writes about Africa in The Atlantic.

Cronkite Expert Discusses Journalism, Activism
July 7, 2011
Veteran journalist and citizen media expert Dan Gillmor talks about how to identify organizations producing investigative journalism in a complex media landscape.

Dan Gillmor Quoted in Washington Post on Journalists and Social Media
July 1, 2011
Dan Gillmor, the founding director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Cronkite School, is quoted in The Washington Post ombudsman's July 1 piece on the need to push reporters to social media and the potential dangers.

Cronkite Staff Member's Reporting Published by Reuters
June 28, 2011
Kelly Carr, senior online producer for the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School, collaborated with Brian Grow on a Reuters investigation.

Pulitzer winner to work at ASU as prof, editor
June 27, 2011
Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist William K. Marimow will lead the Carnegie-Knight News21 in-depth digital journalism program at the Cronkite School.

Graduate Samuel Burke Reports for CNN Abroad
June 24, 2011
Local alumnus Samuel Burke now anchors CNN's "Europa Hoy" show.

Christiane Amanpour is 2011 Cronkite Award recipient
June 20, 2011
Christiane Amanpour is named recipient of this year's Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

ASU Named Among 10 Best Colleges for the Money
June 17, 2011
ASU is listed in Fox Business roundup as one of the 10 best values when taking into account generous scholarships and financial aid packages for in-state and out-of-state students.

Besieged Newspapers Need Outside Help
June 17, 2011
Leonard Downie Jr. shares his views on nonprofit media outlets and the role of university-produced journalism in the future of news for U.S. News & World Report.

News21 Funded for Next 10 Years at Cronkite
June 16, 2011
The News21 program headquartered at Cronkite, which promotes in-depth, investigative and interactive journalism, receives long-term funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Carnegie Corporation.

FCC Report Features Cronkite School
June 14, 2011
Major FCC report on the state of American journalism in the digital age features Cronkite School prominently in a chapter on university-produced journalism content.

Cronkite School Named Among "Smart Green Learning Facilities"
June 2011
The Cronkite School is listed in a roundup of "smart, sustainable schools" adhering to green architecture tenets.

Career Services Director Mike Wong Tells Students to Plan Ahead
June 12, 2011
Cronkite Career Services Director Mike Wong talks about the importance of internships.

ASU Named One of Seven Best Free Speech Colleges
June 5, 2011
Arizona State University is the only university in the state to obtain a "green light" rating from Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

Steve Doig Reports on School Funding with Center for Investigative Reporting’s California Watch
June 3, 2011
Knight Chair in Journalism Steve Doig's data analysis with Center for Investigative Reporting finds school funding in California is neither equal nor an indicator of academic success.

Dean Christopher Callahan on PBS' “Horizon”
June 2, 2011
Dean Callahan speaks about opening of new Cronkite News Service Washington bureau.

Cronkite Scholarship Honors KEZ Radio's Bill Austin
May 19, 2011
A new scholarship for students is founded in memory of the late radio personality Bill Austin.

Dan Gillmor Comments on Yankee Sportscaster's Contract Expiration
May 19, 2011
Dan Gillmor, director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Cronkite School, is quoted in an article on play-by-play announcer John Sterling's contract expiration.

Dean Comments on Lehrer's Decision to Leave "NewsHour" as Daily Anchor
May 12, 2011
Dean Christopher Callahan, who presented Lehrer and MacNeil with the 25th annual Walter Cronkite Award in 2008, commends Lehrer's achievements as a journalist.

Cronkite School Faculty and Deans Talk Entrepreneurial Journalism
May 11, 2011
An American Journalism Review feature story on entrepreneurship education in journalism schools features interviews with Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism Tim McGuire, Director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship Dan Gillmor and Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan.

Director of Cronkite's High School Journalism Programs Anita Luera Profiled in Navajo Times
May 6, 2011
The Navajo Times covers Anita Luera’s recruitment efforts as director of the Cronkite School's High School Journalism Institute.

Humphrey Fellow Malik Siraj Akbar Publishes Book on Conflict in Balochistan
April 24, 2011
Malik Siraj Akbar, one of 10 Humphrey Fellows in Journalism at the Cronkite School, analyzes solutions to the conflict in the largest province of his home country, Pakistan.

Cronkite Professor Joseph Russomanno Quoted in Story About Westboro Baptist Protests
April 20, 2011
Associate Professor Joseph Russomanno, who has been studying the Westboro Baptist Church's protests in recent years, says little is likely to deter the members' demonstrations.

Professor Tim McGuire Quoted re. Memo of Possible FBI Mole at News Station
April 5, 2011
Tim McGuire, Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism, says journalists should not act as agents of the government and may endanger their colleagues if they do so.

Callahan Continues Quest to Make J-School Best in Country
April 2011
Valley magazine Arizona Foothills profiles Dean Christopher Callahan and his vision to "take what was already a very solid professional journalism school and make it the best in the country."

Cronkite Professor Retha Hill Quoted in AZ Republic Story on iPad2
March 4, 2011
The Arizona Republic features Retha Hill, director of the Cronkite School's New Media Innovation Lab, in a story on the growing popularity of tablet apps.

Cronkite Professor Tim McGuire Quoted on Credibility in Media Matters
March 2, 2011
Professor Tim McGuire says Mike Huckabee's inaccurate statement in the press that Barack Obama grew up in Kenya hurts both Huckabee's credibility and that of the news outlet.

Professor John Craft Quoted in Story on Digital Television and Brand Placement
Feb. 25, 2011
Professor John Craft explains the literal blurring of boundaries between television programming and advertisers.

Times of London Story Features Cronkite School
Jan. 13, 2011
The Times of London features the Cronkite School prominently in a story about the future of U.S. journalism education in the digital age.

Carnegie-Knight News21/Center for Public Integrity Investigation of Transportation Safety Published by The Washington Post and
Sept. 10, 2010
A major investigation into transportation safety in America, conducted by journalism students from 11 universities participating in the Carnegie-Knight Journalism Initiative in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity, is published by and The Washington Post.

Dean Talks About Cronkite News on Eight's "Horizon"
Sept. 14, 2010
Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan talks about Cronkite News on Eight, Arizona’s PBS station, with host Ted Simons.

ASU’s School of Journalism Embraces Urban Community With its Downtown Campus
September 2010
GreenSource Magazine covers how the Walter Cronkite building adds to the downtown community with its unique architectural design.

Diverse Magazine Profiles Carnegie Professor Rodriguez
July 26, 2010
Carnegie Professor Rick Rodriguez is profiled in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education for his work teaching students how to cover immigration issues.

New York Times Story Features Cronkite School
April 18, 2009
The New York Times features the Cronkite School and its focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and the digital future in a major story about journalism education.

Apple Features Cronkite School in Video
March 31, 2009
The Cronkite School is featured in a new video by Apple highlighting the unique relationship between the journalism school and the technology giant.

McGuire Discusses Journalism Future on KAET
Feb. 12, 2009
Cronkite Professor Tim McGuire comments on new business models as journalism shifts from print to online during an interview on Eight/KAET’s HORIZON program.

HORIZON Interviews Leonard Downie Jr.
Feb. 4, 2009
Ted Simons, host of HORIZON on Eight/KAET, interviews the newest member of the Cronkite School faculty, former Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. about his decision to join the Cronkite School and his new fiction book, “The Rules of the Game."

Cronkite Professor Subject of Poynter Interview
Feb. 4, 2009
Rick Rodriguez, the Cronkite School’s Carnegie Professor of Journalism, talks about teaching students to cover Latino issues in an interview with Gregory Favre of the Poynter Institute.

Horizon Interviews Cronkite Dean
Nov. 23, 2008
Ted Simons, host of HORIZON on Eight/KAET, interviews Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan about the school’s new building and new programs during a week-long celebration marking the school’s grand opening and the 25th anniversary of the Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Reinventing Journalism Education for the Future
Nov. 16, 2008
The Arizona Republic highlights the past, present and future of the Cronkite School on the eve of Cronkite Week, a historic and unprecedented five-day celebration.

Fox10 Features Cronkite School on ‘Newsmaker Sunday’
Oct. 26, 2008
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University was the focus of a recent “Newsmaker Sunday,” the 30-minute public affairs show on Fox10.

ASU's cash-infused Cronkite journalism school in elite company
Aug. 24, 2008
The Arizona Republic writes about the Cronkite School's emergence as a national leader in journalism education.

Arizona’s PBS Station Airs Two Cronkite Projects
April 24, 2008
Eight/KAET-TV, the Arizona PBS station that reaches 1.3 million viewers each week, will air two specials created by Cronkite School.

TV Reports by Cronkite Students Featured on MSNBC
Oct. 23, 2006
Top broadcast news students at the Cronkite School now have their best TV work featured on MSNBC under a new partnership with the national news network.

Arizona Republic Publishes Cronkite Students’ Don Bolles Project
May 29, 2006
The Arizona Republic and its Web site,, published a nine-story package created by a Cronkite School class that explores the slaying of investigative reporter Don Bolles on the 30th anniversary of his murder.