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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:
Carnegie-Knight News 21 Wins Prestigious RFK Award for Third Year in a Row
June 3, 2021
For the third straight year, students in the Carnegie-Knight News21 program won the RFK award for the best collegiate reporting in the country on social justice issues. The project revealed flaws in the U.S. juvenile justice system.
Cronkite Students Take Top Awards in Business Writing Contest
May 24, 2021
The students swept all three first-place prizes and an honorable mention in the student categories in the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing's 26th Annual Best in Business Awards contest.
Cronkite Hires Researcher Juan Mundel to Lead Global Initiatives
May 21, 2021
Juan Mundel, a researcher with deep experience in Latin America and Europe, was recently named director of Global Initiatives and associate professor at the Cronkite School.
Think Tank discusses new book on Arpaio, racial profiling, traffic stops
May 21, 2021
KTAR's "The Think Tank" hosts Terry Greene Sterling, Cronkite writer-in-residence, and local journalist Jude Joffe-Block to discuss their book "Driving While Brown: Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the Latino Resistance."
Cronkite School Condemns Arrests of Two Graduates Reporting on N.C. Protest and Calls for Re-examination of Police Policies
May 20, 2021
The Cronkite School joined with the larger journalism community to condemn the rising number of arrests and detentions of reporters who attempt to cover news events.
Phoenix police keep tabs on social media, but who keeps tabs on cops?
May 16, 2021
The Prescott publication features an investigation from Cronkite's Howard Center for Investigative Journalism examining social media policies for police departments that monitor the activities of social justice activists.
ASU hires veteran journalist, administrator as new dean of Walter Cronkite school
May 13, 2021
Battinto Batts talks about his new role and what he hopes for the Cronkite School. Dr. Batts assumes his new duties July 1.
AEJMC History Division Announces Book Award Winner
May 11, 2021
Associate Professor Craig Allen was selected as a runner-up for the prestigious Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication History Division Book Award for his book, "Univision, Telemundo, and the rise of Spanish Language Television in the United States."
Publiuc media's one-of-a-kind leadership training needs new funding. Here's why our industry can't let it end.
May 10, 2021
Participants in a training program for public media leaders praise Cronkite for a "transformational" experience and urge the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to continue its support.
Carnegie-Knight News21 Wins First Place in Best of the West Contest
May 7, 2021
News21's "Kids Imprisoned" project outperformed professional journalists from established newspapers such as The Los Angeles Times and the Seattle Times to win the award.
Women breaking the ceiling in sports journalism
May 7, 2021
Paola Boivin, director of Cronkite News Sports Bureau, is featured in a State Press video with current and former women sports journalism students who discuss how to break into the male-dominated sports industry.
PBS NewsHour's Alcindor Encourages Graduates to Seek What Inspires Them, Advocate for Change
May 3, 2021
PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor gives the keynote speech at the Cronkite School's spring 2021 convocation.
Smith Richardson Joins Cronkite School as Ida B. Wells Professor in Journalism
April 28, 2021
The trade news publication publishes the Cronkite School's announcement of Susan Smith Richardson joining Cronkite as the inaugural Ida B. Wells Professor in Journalism.
Cronkite Professor Launches Pilot Program Connecting Black Women Professors with Immersive Technology
April 28, 2021
Retha Hill, director of the New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, is using a grant from the Online News Association to help Black women professors learn about immersive technology in journalism.
Smith Richardson Joins Cronkite School as Ida B. Wells Professor in Journalism
April 27, 2021
Susan Smith Richardson, a nationally recognized journalist and media industry leader, is named the inaugural Ida B. Wells Professor in Journalism.
"He's Going to Say My Name" : When Joe Arpaio needed Donald Trump to pardon him, he hatched a troubling plan.
April 26, 2021
The online magazine publishes and excerpt from "Driving While Brown: Sheriff Joe Arpaio Versus the Latino Resistance" by Terry Greene Sterling and Jude Joffe-Block and calls the book "a deeply reported account of Arizona's bellwether immigration battles."
Think Tank discusses journalism, immigration and border issues
April 26, 2021
Fernanda Santos, Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor, discusses her career, the state of journalism and other topics on KTAR's "Think Tank."
Joe Arpaio, 'America's Toughest Sheriff' For Immigration Enforcement, And The Latino Resistance That Met Him Head On
April 25, 2021
Terry Greene Sterling, Cronkite writer-in-residence, and local journalist Jude Joffe-Block joins Texas Public Radio to discuss their book "Driving While Brown: Sheriff Joe Arpaio versus the Latino Resistance.
CBS News Names 2 Outsiders to Succeed Its President
April 15, 2021
Andrew Heyward, Cronkite senior research professor for TV News and former president of CBS News, reacts to the hiring of two CBS executives.
Merger set to create the world's largest Spanish-language media company
April 14, 2021
Cronkite Associate Professor Craig Allen provides insight into the merger of Televisa and Univision, which will create the largest Spanish-language media company in the world.
Journalist, Advertiser or Both: Reevaluating Legal Distinctions Between Journalistic and Commercial Speech in the Networked Era
April 22, 2021
Cronkite Association Professor Monica Chadha examines the legal distinctions between journalistic and commercial speech.
Cronkite Professor, Investigative Journalist Releases Book Documenting Former Maricopa County Sheriff's Immigration Enforcement
April 14, 2021
Cronkite Writer-in-Residence Terry Greene and local journalist Jude Joffe-Block's new book follows the story of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's relentless immigration enforcement and its effects on the Latino community.
Cronkite News Contributes to Award Winning COVID-19 Project
April 13, 2021
The students' work is part of "Lost on the Frontline," created by the Guardian and Kaiser Health News to collect the obituaries of more than 3.600 health care workers who died while fighting against the virus.
Cronkite Students Take Top Three Spots in Association of Health Care Journalists Award Competition
April 12, 2021
The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and Cronkite News swept the top three spots in the student category of the National Association of Health Care Journalists Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism.
Cronkite News Debuts TikTok Initiative to Further Engage Audiences
April 9, 2021
Cronkite News experimented with "30 TikToks in 30 Days," a project for which students produces TikToks that shared headlines, twists on viral trends or music videos, and other content.
Cronkite News Publishes More Solutions-Based Stories than Any Other School in the Country
April 5, 2021
According to the Solutions Journalism Network, Cronkite News published 53 stories that took a solutions journalism approach to issues ranging from the pandemic to immigration.
ASU to create 'algorithmic armor' to combat disinformation in media
April 5, 2021
The News Co/Lab has partnered with the Global Security Initiative and scholars from various disciplines at ASU to develop new methods of combatting disinformation.
Baquet to Next Generation of Journalists: Serve the Public Good
March 26, 2021
The executive editor of The New York Times urged Cronkite students to stay true to journalism's "grandest mission" during an hour-long question-and-answer session.
Arizona PBS Names First African-American GM in its 60-year History
March 25, 2021
Adrienne Fairwell, a proven media leader with years of communications and public television experience, has been named general manager of Arizona PBS.
NYT Executive Editor Dean Baquet Accepts 2020 Cronkite Award
March 25, 2021
New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet accepted the 37th annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism during a virtual ceremony attended by hundreds of Cronkite students, supporters, faculty, staff, alumni and media professionals.
'Must See Monday' Speaker Series Hosts Trans Journalist and Podcast Producer Oliver-Ash Kleine
March 24, 2021
OIiver-Ash Kleine made the case that gender inclusivity in newsrooms results in better coverage during a "Must See Mondays" lecture.
Virtual Internship Fair Opens New Opportunities for Cronkite Students
March 22, 2021
COVID-19 forced Career Services to switch to virtual internship fairs, and the result has been unexpectedly positive.
How student solutions journalism is thriving in the US and in Europe
March 22, 2021
Cronkite News is recognized for its participation in the Solutions Journalism Network's solutions-based journalism initiative.
Retired Assistant Dean B. William Silcock Establishes Scholarship to Give Students Global Experience
March 17, 2021
B. William Silcock and his wife, Angela, have established the Angela and Bill Silcock Global Experience Fund for students interested in international learning experiences.
Staying Ahead of the Education Curve
March 16, 2021
The Cronkite School's Public Relations Lab is recognized for its work providing students real-world experience creating strategies and PR campaigns.
Donations, Gifts Allow Cronkite Students to Pursue their Dreams
March 15, 2021
For Sun Devil Giving Day, Cronkite students shared their stories about how support from donors has allowed them to pursue their dreams.
Our new digital media literacy degree: A "user's guide" to 21st century digital life
March 15, 2021
Dan Gillmor, co-founder of the News Co/Lab, discusses the need for the school's new Digital Media Literacy degree.
43 Years After Melissa Ludtke, Female Sports Journalists Face the Same Treatment
March 12, 2021
Paola Boivin, director of the Cronkite News Sports Bureau, underscores how women sports journalists still face harassment.
Blaze Radio Wins Top Honors at IBS Media Awards
March 11, 2021
Blaze Radio, ASU's student-run radio station, takes home numerous top awards at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Media Awards on March 6.
ASU students gain career experience in a different kind of spring training
March 11, 2021
Brett Kurland, director of strategic initiatives and sports programs, and Paola Boivin, director of the Cronkite News Sports Bureau, describe how students have adjusted to covering MLB Spring Training during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How to Spot (and Cope With) Alarmist COVID Headlines
March 10, 2021
Kristy Roschke, managing director of the News Co/Lab, provides tips on how to spot and cope with alarmist headlines.
Who Is Arizona?
March 9, 2021
Cronkite Writer-in-Residence and longtime journalist Terry Greene Sterling shares her perspective of a changing Arizona.
News organizations that want journalists to engage with their audience may be setting them up for abuse
March 3, 2021
Assistant Professor Jacob Nelson writes about the predicaments and pitfalls of news organizations’ attempts to engage with audiences.
Life, Death and Grief in Los Angeles
March 2, 2021
Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor Fernanda Santos examines the stark racial divide in COVID-19 cases and deaths in Los Angeles during this winter’s coronavirus surge.
Journalists and the looming superstorm of climate disinformation
Feb. 24, 2021
News Co/Lab Managing Director Kristy Roschke shares tips for journalists on how to combat disinformation when reporting about climate issues.
Cronkite School Launches Digital Media Literacy Degree
Feb. 24, 2021
A new online Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Literacy gives students the knowledge and tools to combat the spread of misinformation and disinformation and use digital media responsibly.
'Must See Monday' Speaker Series Hosts CBS News Correspondent, Author and Journalist Wesley Lowery
Feb. 24, 2021
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Wesley Lowery was the featured speaker at a recent “Must See Mondays” event devoted to a discussion of racial justice and journalistic practice.
Hackathon will Give ASU Students a Chance to Create Alexa Commands for Cronkite News
Feb. 22, 2021
Cronkite News hosts a virtual Audio Hackathon, offering ASU students the chance to create their own designs and audible commands for smart devices.
Black Women Entrepreneurs Offer Advice on Building Successful Businesses
Feb. 22, 2021
Retha Hill, director of the New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, offers business advice as part of a “Celebrating Black Women” panel in honor of Black History Month.
Cronkite News will Use Twitch to Give Behind-the-Scenes Look at News Broadcast
Feb. 19, 2021
Cronkite Students show audiences how a newscast is produced, how sports teams are covered, how the weather “green screen” works and what it takes to be an anchor.
The Emancipation Oak where 'contraband' become free -- in XR
Feb. 14, 2021
Retha Hill, director of the New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, writes about the legacy of the “Emancipation Oak” tree in Hampton, Virginia, that stands as a symbol of freedom for Black people who were enslaved.
Pedreo Gomez Fund will Honor the Memory, Impact of Beloved Baseball Reporter
Feb. 11, 2021
The Cronkite School and the Gomez family have established the Pedro Gomez Foundation Fund to honor Gomez’s memory and to support sports journalism students.
Carnegie-Knight News21 Chooses Students from 15 Universities to Investigate COVID-19 Impact
Feb. 11, 2021
Top journalism students from around the country will join with Cronkite students to investigate COVID-19’s impact on marginalized communities.
Cronkite School Teams up with the University of Oklahoma to better Serve Native American Communities
Feb. 9, 2021
The Cronkite School is partnering with the University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication to expand coverage of indigenous communities.
Arizona doctors wary of controversial ivermectin treatment for COVID-19
Feb. 5, 2021
Terry Greene Sterling, Cronkite writer-in-residence, writes about the risks of a controversial medicine thought to be a treatment for COVID-19.
O.P. Jindal Global University launches PG diploma in data journalism
Feb. 4, 2021
Cronkite Professor Steve Doig talks about the importance of data journalism in a keynote address for the O.P. Jindal Global University, which launched the first Post Graduate Diploma in Data Journalism in India.
Cronkite's "Life Is..." Documentary to Reach a Million People
Feb. 3, 2021
A student-produced documentary on youth suicide awareness was simulcast Jan. 12 in English and Spanish on 27 television stations throughout the state, including Arizona PBS.
Cronkite Professor's Book Offers Solutions to Journalism's Transition into New Media Environment
Feb. 2, 2021
Assistant Professor Jacob Nelson examines the relationship between journalists and their audiences in his new book “Imagined Audiences: How Journalists Perceive and Pursue the Public.”
Cronkite School Visiting Professional To Be Inducted Into the National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame
Jan. 29, 2021
William C. Rhoden, a visiting professor at Cronkite, will be inducted into the National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame this summer.
A Home Heating Crisis. A Devastating Forest Fire Waiting to Happen. One Innovative Solution.
Jan. 29, 2021
Cronkite Writer-in-Residence Terry Greene Sterling reports on a program that provides firewood to help heat the homes of northern Arizona’s indigenous residents.
Communication Infrastructure, Social Media, and Civic Participation across Geographically Diverse Communities in the United States
Jan. 29, 2021
In a new paper, Associate Professor K. Hazel Kwon examines the relationship among social media, interpersonal discussion and civic participation in geographically diverse communities.
26th Annual Conference of the Forum on Communications Law
Jan. 27, 2021
Assistant Professor Sharon Bramlett-Solomon, Lincoln Center of Applied Ethics Professor of Media & Culture, participated in a plenary panel and presented a paper on the relationship between Black protests and the media.
Scripps Howard Foundation Announces Inaugural Class of Roy W. Howard Fellows
Jan. 25, 2021
Graduates of the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at ASU begin their yearlong assignments at five nonprofit news organizations with strong commitments to investigative journalism.
Vermont-based nonprofit develops class dedicated to media literacy
Jan. 25, 2021
Kristy Roschke, managing director of the Cronkite News Co/Lab, is interviewed about how ASU is educating students and the public to be more informed consumers of news and information.
Local news is struggling to survive, even when we need it more than ever
Jan. 20, 2021
David Bodney, member and past president of the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees, calls on the public to help save struggling local news organizations.
Public Relations, Digital Audience Labs Win Gold Awards in Three Competitions
Jan. 20, 2021
The Cronkite Public Relations Lab wins big at the 2020 NYX Marcom Awards, while the Digital Audiences Lab secures top prizes at the Education Digital Marketing Awards and the 2020 MarCom Awards.
Can Facebook and Twitter ban the president?
Jan. 12, 2021
Cronkite Professor Joseph Russomanno comments on former President Donald Trump’s ban from Twitter and Facebook and whether it’s a violation of the First Amendment.
Cronkite to Launch Inaugural Research Symposium Feb. 20
Jan. 12, 2021
Cronkite graduate and undergraduate students will showcase their academic research in this first-ever Cronkite research symposium.
One week into 2021 and we're already looking forward to 2022
Jan. 9, 2021
Rick Rodriguez, Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor and Professor of Practice, is quoted in an article about how the first week of 2021 was a news cycle unlike any other.
An adjustment to grazing patterns can provide huge returns, both to farmers and the environment, says ASU documentarian
Jan. 5, 2021
Professor of Practice and documentarian Peter Byck gets attention for his films on how new ways of farming can help combat climate change.
'60 Minutes' keeps on the news and is rewarded by viewers
Dec. 29, 2020
Andrew Heyward, Cronkite research professor and former CBS News president, is quoted in an article about how CBS’ “60 Minutes’” has remained relevant for so many years.
Local news is struggling to survive, even when we need it more than ever
Dec. 29, 2020
David Bodney, member and past president of the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees, issues a call for the public to support local news organizations.
Watch Cronkite's "Life Is..." Documentary on Youth Suicide in Arizona
Dec. 29, 2020
Cronkite students’ year-long project brings awareness to a concerning trend.
Cronkite Professor to Tech Power of Diverse Voices Workshop
Dec. 23, 2020
Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor of Practice Fernanda Santos will join a team of instructors in a national program to help journalists of color find their voices in opinion writing.
Visiting Professors To Tech Investigative Reportinig, Visual Journalism
Dec. 21, 2020
Veteran investigative journalist Fernando Diaz and photographer and documentarian Juan Arredondo will spend the spring semester teaching at the Cronkite School.
ASU Alumnus Al Michaels Receives National Baseball Hall of Fame's Frick Award
Dec. 18, 2020
Michaels, known as one of the preeminent sportscasters in the industry, has called some of the most memorable sporting events of all time.
Cronkite Graduate Receives AAJA Top Student Award
Dec. 16, 2020
Recent Cronkite graduate Jack Harris won the General Excellence Award in the student category of the annual Asian American Journalists Association awards contest.
Homeless Population Left Behind in Pandemic Relief Efforts
Dec. 15, 2020
"Homeless Population Left Behind in Pandemic Relief Efforts
The latest Howard Center investigation finds that communities across the country have been slow to access CARES Act relief for the homeless, one of the populations most impacted by the virus."
Where Do We Go From Here With Section 230?
Dec. 15, 2020
Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez, editorial director of Future Tense, moderated a Slack roundtable discussion on the Communications Decency Act.
Indian Country Today Editor Calls on New Graduates to Uphold First Amendment
Dec. 14, 2020
Mark Trahant delivered the Cronkite School’s spring convocation address, encouraging students to reshape journalism while upholding traditional values.
Cronkite Assistant Dean Silcock Retires After Nearly 20 Years
Dec. 9, 2020
B. William Silcock, curator of Cronkite’s Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program, developed the school’s study abroad programs and helped expand its global footprint.
How Buffy's "Hush" Speaks to Censorship
Dec. 7, 2020
Cronkite Professor Joseph Russomanno draws lessons about censorship from a classic episode of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”
Cronkite's Hill Wins ONA's Journalism 360 Challenge Grant
Nov. 30, 2020
Retha Hill, director of Cronkite’s New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, is one of 12 winners in the 2020 Online News Association’s Journalism 360 Challenge for a project to increase the number of women of color involved in immersive journalism.
Accomplished Journalism Graduates Reflect on their ASU Experience
Nov. 24, 2020
Fall 2020 Cronkite graduates José-Ignacio Castañeda Perez and Dylan McKim describe the most memorable experiences of their college years in a series of stories for ASU Now.
2020 Presidential Election Television Ratings Down Compared To 2016
Nov. 18, 2020
Cronkite Associate Professor Marianne Barrett appeared on KJZZ’s “The Show” to discuss ratings and viewing numbers for 2020 election coverage.
Cronkite News Briefings Available on Alexa
Nov. 13, 2020
Cronkite News can now be accessed on devices such as Amazon’s Alexa, allowing users to listen to news briefings without sifting through updates from multiple news outlets.
Cronkite Student Wins Collegiate Story of the Year
Nov. 5, 2020
Andrew Howard won Story of the Year in the breaking news category of the Associated Collegiate Press annual contest for reporting on Kurt Volker’s resignation as U.S. Special Envoy to the Ukraine.
Cronkite Captures Top EPPY Awards in Collegiate Division
Nov. 3, 2020
The Cronkite School earned five Editor & Publisher EPPY awards, including three first-place awards -- the most of any school in the country.
Russomanno Publishes Book On Free Speech on Campuses
Cronkite Professor Joseph Russomanno’s latest book features the perspectives of 10 scholars on various aspects of freedom of speech on college campuses.
Cronkite Students Report on COVID-19's Impact in the Southwest
Oct. 30, 2020
Cronkite students partnered with The Arizona Republic reporters to produce a series about COVID-19’s toll on some of the Southwest’s most vulnerable communities: Native Americans, immigrants and refugees.
Indian Country Today Editor to Deliver Fall Convocation Speech
Oct. 29, 2020
Veteran journalist Mark Trahant will address Cronkite students during a virtual ceremony on Monday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m.
The real reason Arizona will turn blue this year
Oct. 29, 2020
Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor Fernanda Santos explained why Arizona was expected to vote Democratic during the 2020 election in a column for The Washington Post.
Cronkite Students Create Audio Stories to Reach Native Audiences
Oct. 28, 2020
As part of the Southwest Health Reporting Initiative at Cronkite News, two students produced podcasts and radio segments about the pandemic’s effect on Native American communities.
News21 Wins First Place in ONA Contest
Oct. 28, 2020
Carnegie-Knight News 21’s 2019 project, “State of Emergency,” won the top collegiate prize in the national Online Journalism Awards.
Cronkite Students, Writer-in-Residence Win Top Press Club Awards
Oct. 21, 2020
Cronkite students took top prizes in the investigative reporting categories, while Terry Greene Sterling won first in community public safety reporting in the Arizona Press Club contest.
In-person college classes can work when implemented correctly
Oct. 15, 2020
Graduate student Megan Marples wrote a column for CNN detailing her experiences attending in-person classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Can big crowds help a golf ball drop into the cup? Our experts say it's possible
Oct. 13, 2020
Cronkite Professor Steve Doig, who specializes in data journalism, estimated the number of spectators who could fit at Augusta, home of The Masters, for Golf Digest.
How COVID-19 exposes a disability reporting gap
Oct. 12, 2020
Kristin Gilger, interim dean and director of the National Center on Disability and Journalism, discussed resources available to journalists to improve their disability reporting.
ESPN Anchor Inducted into Cronkite Hall of Fame
Oct. 1, 2020
Cronkite alum and ESPN SportsCenter anchor Matt Barrie was inducted into the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame during a recent “Must See Mondays” event.
How social media, debates could impact the 2020 election
Sep. 29, 2020
Kristy Roschke, managing director of the Cronkite News Co/Lab, discusses the growing role of social media during this year’s election season.
TikTok and the First Amendment
Sep. 29, 2020
Gregg Leslie, the executive director of the First Amendment Clinic at ASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, wrote in Slate about the First Amendment, TikTok and WeChat.
Arizona PBS to Host U.S. Senate, Congressional Debates
Sep. 28, 2020
The news division of Arizona PBS is partnering with The Arizona Republic, KJZZ, Arizona Public Media and the Citizens Clean Elections Commission to host several debates among candidates for public office.
A fake protest led to armed resistance in Prescott, showing the power and danger of social media
Sep. 24, 2020
Cronkite’s News Co/Lab course, Mediactive, gets credit for helping a Prescott resident sound the alarm about a fake protest.
Cronkite Professor Recalls Day after 2016 Election
Sep. 23, 2020
Cronkite Professor Joseph Russomanno described the first class he taught after the 2016 election in “The Best Class I Ever Led,” published on the Transformations blog.
Free Online Course Promotes Media Literacy for Adults
Sep. 23, 2020
“Mediactive: How to Participate in Our Digital World,” developed by the school’s News Co/Lab, is open to anyone with an email address through ASU’s Continuing and Professional Education..
New Book Traces Journey of One of the Nation's Top Editors
Sep. 22, 2020
In “All About the Story: News, Power, Politics and The Washington Post,” Leonard Downie Jr. recalls his career at the newspaper he helped elevate to international prominence.
Arizona PBS, Cronkite Sweep Up Emmys
Sep. 21, 2020
Arizona PBS collects eight Emmys in six categories at the 43rd annual Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards, securing the station’s most wins since 1981.
Downie's tips for covering the coming election chaos
Sep. 20, 2020
Leonard Downie Jr. offers guidance on covering the upcoming election.
Scripps Howard Establishes Investigative Fellowships for Graduates
Sep. 18, 2020
The foundation has pledged up to $1.5 million to place graduates of the Howard Centers for Investigative Reporting at Cronkite and the University of Maryland in jobs at nonprofit news organizations.
Cronkite Alums Make Sun Devil 100 List
Sep. 17, 2020
Seven Cronkite alumni who have made their marks as community leaders, innovators and creators are inducted into the Sun Devil 100.
How to Fight a Wildfire: Grueling Work and Managing Risks
Sep. 15, 2020
Professor of Practice Fernanda Santos talks about how climate change is impacting fires.
Cronkite Students Report on Teen Sucide in Arizona
Sep. 9, 2020
In partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation and the Arizona Broadcasters Association, the Cronkite School is launching a student reporting project on the growing problem of youth suicide in Arizona.
Endowment Fund Honors Former Journalism Chair
Sep. 9, 2020
A journalism alumna created an endowment fund in the name of a former Cronkite journalism chair to show her gratitude for his mentorship and support.
Mediactive Course Helps Adults Spot Misinformation
Sep. 2, 2020
The Cronkite School’s News Co/Lab is offering Mediactive, a free, three-week course that teaches adults how to be better consumers of news and information. Enroll today to gain access to educational videos, expert interviews, interactive activities and more.
National Geographic Story a Major Milestone for Cronkite Alum
Sep. 1, 2020
Cronkite alumni Misha Jones profiles an Australian woman who cared for baby wombats in her apartment during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Why Journalists Have A Responsibility To Conduct Ethical Polls
Sep. 1, 2020
K. Hazel Kwon, an associate professor at the Cronkite School, discusses the ethics of polling.
Howard Center Investigates Homelessness in a Time of COVID
Aug. 24, 2020
The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, a national reporting initiative at the Cronkite School, releases a three-month multimedia investigation that concludes homeless people are among the most vulnerable in the COVID-19 pandemic, yet they're largely invisible.
News21 Journalism Fellows Report on Juvenile Justice
Aug. 21, 2020
The Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multi-university reporting initiative headquartered at the Cronkite School, turns the spotlight on the nation’s juvenile justice system in its new report “Kids Imprisoned.”
Must See Mondays Highlight Diversity
Aug. 21, 2020
This fall’s “Must See Mondays” lecture series highlights diversity and inclusion in the news business as well as election coverage. Speakers include Maria Hinojosa, president and founder of Futuro Media and anchor/executive producer for Latino USA; Keith Woods, chief diversity officer at NPR; Manny Garcia, senior editor for the ProPublica-Texas Tribune Investigative Initiative; Susan Smith Richardson, CEO of the Center for Public Integrity, and many others.
Juvenile Justice System Investigation
Aug. 21, 2020
Jacquee Petchel, executive editor of Carnegie-Knight News21, talks about her students’ recent investigation into the juvenile justice system.
First Virtual Cronkite Fall Welcome
Aug. 20, 2020
Instead of shaking hands at the start of the fall semester, Cronkite faculty and staff welcomed more than 150 first-year students virtually. The distance didn't seem to dampen the students’ enthusiasm.
Arizona PBS, Cronkite Earn 35 Nominations for Emmy and Student Production Awards
Aug. 19, 2020
Arizona PBS received 19 nominations from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the most nominations the media organization has received in a single year since 2013.
Your election plan is toast: Why the 2020 vote demands a different approach
Aug. 13, 2020
Frank Mungeam, Knight Professor of Practice for TV News Innovation discusses how television stations can better cover elections.
Alumna Releases Book on TV News Consultant
"Madeleine Liseblad’s book, which is based on the dissertation she completed while a doctoral student at Cronkite, tells the story of how American news consultants reshaped British television news.
Vanessa Ruiz on Freedom of the Press
July 22, 2020
Cronkite Director for Diversity Initiatives Vanessa Ruiz discusses the importance of a free press in a democracy.
Convergence Lab event talks about defending truth in journalism amid polarization in the U.S. and Mexico
July 20, 2020
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication professor and editorial director of Future Tense Andrés Martinez worked with ASU's Convergence Lab to explore solutions to the problem of "fake news" in the U.S. and Mexico.
Veteran Journalist, Educator to Lead Communications Team at Cronkite, Arizona PBS
July 16, 2020
Karen Bordeleau, an award-winning journalist and veteran educator, has been named director of communications at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Arizona PBS.
Three ASU Women Leaders Selected for “Phoenix Herstories” to Celebrate 19th Amendment
July 9, 2020
Mi-Ai Parrish is among three Arizona State University women selected to participate in “Phoenix Herstories,” a photography and video project that commemorates the ratification of the 19th Amendment by honoring prominent female leaders in Phoenix.
Cronkite Graduate Recognized as Nation’s Best College Sportscaster
July 9, 2020
Cronkite graduate Scotty Gange won the 2020 Jim Nantz Award for the nation’s most outstanding collegiate sportscaster.
Cronkite’s Ruiz among Top Business and Civic Leaders Honored by Phoenix Business Journal
June 25, 2020
Vanessa Ruiz, director of diversity initiatives at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, was named one of Phoenix Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” honorees for 2020.
Carnegie-Knight News21 Selects 12 Cronkite Students for Summer Fellowships
June 22, 2020
The ASU students will join top journalism students from 15 other universities across the country to produce an in-depth, multimedia report on the juvenile justice system in America.
Cronkite Associate Professor Named to Prestigious U.S.-Korea NextGen Scholars Program
June 18, 2020
K. Hazel Kwon, an associate professor at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, was selected for the U.S-Korea NextGen Scholars program for 2020-2022.
Cronkite Public Relations Students Win Top College Awards
June 17, 2020
Students in Cronkite PR Lab earned top honors in three competitions that recognize excellence in public relations.
Cronkite Students Win Most Honors at National SPJ Student Awards
May 28, 2020
Students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University won 10 national Society of Professional Journalists awards – more than any other university in the nation – in a competition that honors the best in student journalism.
Two short films explore sustainable food and water harvesting
May 22, 2020
Students from the School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication produced two short films, under the direction of Peter Byck, highlighting the benefits of a local regenerative food system.
Call for Entries: NCDJ Disability Journalism Contest
May 14, 2020
The National Center on Disability and Journalism is accepting entries for its annual Katherine Schneider Journalism Award contest recognizing the best disability reporting in the country. Deadlines for entries is Aug. 17, 2020.
Cronkite Students Graduating in Virtual Ceremony Receive Encouragement from Prominent Journalists
May 13, 2020
The ceremony marked Cronkite’s first virtual convocation as more than 400 graduates were recognized along with their families, many of whom attended online and posted congratulatory messages on the school’s YouTube and Facebook Live feeds.
SPJ recognizes Cronkite News for remote newscasts
April 23, 2020
The Society of Professional Journalists recognizes Cronkite News for excellence in creating remote newscasts as part of the College Coronavirus Coverage awards.
Cronkite supports public media leaders during pandemic
April 22, 2020
The Cronkite School’s Editorial Integrity and Leadership Initiative, a two-year program funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, is providing comprehensive leadership training for the next generation of public media leaders.
GMA’s Robin Roberts gives shout out, advice to Cronkite senior
April 22, 2020
Senior Frankie McLister is featured in a special tribute to the Class of 2020 by the National Press Club Journalism Institute – and gets a special shout-out from Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts.
Cronkite Students Covering the Pandemic
April 21, 2020
Student journalists at Cronkite News are continuing their coverage of the coronavirus.
Cronkite professor publishes on report on Trump’s media attacks
April 16, 2020
A new report authored by Leonard Downie, Jr., former editor of The Washington Post and a journalism professor at Arizona State University, documents the Trump administration’s attacks on U.S. news organizations and the consequences for media credibility and a free press.
Republic features student story on social isolation and addiction
April 14, 2020
In a story for the Republic, investigative reporting students Andy Blye and Jill Ryan write about how social isolation increases risks for those suffering from addiction. The story earned recognition in a SPJ contest for college students covering the coronavirus.
Arizona PBS hosts COVID-19 town hall, reaches 1 million viewers
April 3, 2020
An estimated 1 million Arizonans watched a live, hour-long virtual town hall with Gov. Doug Ducey answering questions about COVID-19’s health, economic and educational impact on the state.
Slate Interviews Dean Callahan
March 25, 2020
Dean Christopher Callahan talks about the current educational challenges – and opportunities – in an interview with Slate’s Future Tense.
Republic Features Student Work
March 24, 2020
Students Andrew Blye, Brendon Derr and Jill Ryan report for The Arizona Republic on the difficulties of grocery deliveries during the pandemic.
Cronkite Associate Dean Named Dean of Newhouse School
March 23, 2020
Mark Lodato, Cronkite Associate Dean, is named Dean of Newhouse School at Syracuse University.
Howard Center Investigation Reveals Shootings Across Nation by Little-Known ICE Investigations Unit
Feb. 24, 2020
Eight Cronkite students spent five months reporting and producing an investigation into federal agents with Homeland Security investigations high-risk tactics with a little public accountability.
Cronkite’s News Co/Lab Using Facebook Grant to Boost Media Literacy Ahead of 2020 Elections
Jan. 22, 2020
To improve digital media literacy in adults ahead of 2020 election, Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication's Co/Lab uses Facebook grant.
Humphrey Fellowship Program Renewed at Cronkite School by State Department
Jan. 21, 2020
U.S. Department of State awarded Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication another five years to host Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows.
Cronkite School Launches PBS NewsHour West
Jan. 15, 2020
TV Technology and PBS NewsHour West's senior producer talked about broadcast partnership that uses ASU as a starting point for the news and issues in the west.
Must See Mondays speaker series scores big ratings with '60 Minutes’ correspondent
Jan. 14, 2020
In an emotional address to ASU student Scott Pelley, a longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent, stressed the important role the journalism plays in democracy.
Cronkite Welcomes 16 Universities for Upcoming Carnegie-Knight News21 Investigation into Juvenile Justice
Jan. 6, 2020
As a part of the annual Carnegie-Knight News21 multimedia initiative, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication to welcome the nation's top journalism students from 16 universities across the country.
6 examples of newsroom-library collaborations
Jan. 3, 2020
International Journalists' Network shares the piece about the collaborative journalism by Celeste Sepessy of Co/Lab pointing out the importance of the collaboration between journalists and librarians.
ESPN Host Matt Barrie to be Inducted into Cronkite School’s Alumni Hall of Fame
Dec. 27, 2019
A great ambassador for the Cronkite School and Sun Devils Nation, Matt Barrie of ESPN, to become a new member of the Alumni Hall of Fame at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Award-Winning Sports Writer William Rhoden Joins ASU’s Cronkite School, Global Sport Institute
Dec. 20, 2019
The longtime New York Times columnist William Rhoden to become a visiting professor at the Cronkite School and to join the Global Sport Institute as a visiting senior practitioner.
Madison Magazine publisher accepts role with Indian Country Today
Dec. 17, 2019
Karen Lincoln Michel, Madison Magazine publisher, to become a new president of Indian Country Today.
Longtime CBS News Executive Encourages Cronkite Graduates to Seize Every Opportunity
Dec. 17, 2019
Andrew Heyward, the former president of CBS News, encourages Cronkite School graduates to shape their own destinies.
Cronkite Partners with Arizona Community Foundation to Launch Year-Long Effort Examining Teen Suicide in Arizona
Dec. 12, 2019
The year-long project will investigate teen suicide in Arizona and explore possible solutions to the problem
Cronkite School Writer-In-Residence Investigates Rural Mental Health Crisis
Dec. 4, 2019
"Out of Sight, Out of Mind" by filmmaker James Burns accompanies the investigative piece, "Sick and Alone" by Terry Greene Sterling, on the state of rural jails and inmates' mental health.
Cronkite Students Spend Thanksgiving Dinner with Dean Callahan – One Last Time
Dec. 2, 2019
An annual tradition in the Callahan household involved inviting Cronkite students who may not be able to see their families on the holiday to Thanksgiving Dinner. This year, Cronkite students had their last opportunity to attend before Callahan started his presidency at the University of the Pacific.
Cronkite School To Showcase Best in Visual Journalism by Hosting World Press Photo Exhibition
Dec. 2, 2019
The First Amendment Forum of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication to host the World Press Photo Exhibition after more than 25 years of its absence from downtown Phoenix.
Founding Cronkite School Dean Named Next President of University of the Pacific
Nov. 21, 2019
A leader, innovator, and founding Cronkite School dean, Christopher Callahan, named the next president of University of the Pacific.
On the Air
Nov. 15, 2019
AV Technology praises partnership between PBS NewsHour West and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Cronkite School Honors NBC’s Lester Holt with 36th Cronkite Award
Nov. 4, 2019
Lester Holt, the award-winning anchor of "NBC Nightly News" and "Dateline NBC," honored with 36th annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.
ASU journalism school to create data visualization wall with Google grant
Oct. 29, 2019
From Google grant the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication to tell data-driven stories through visualization.
News21 Wins Seventh National EPPY Award for Investigation into Disaster Recovery
Oct. 29, 2019
The Carnegie-Knight News21 wins seventh national EPPY award for investigation into disaster recovery.
Google Chooses Cronkite School Project in North American Innovation Challenge
Oct. 25, 2019
Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge funds projects that focus on increasing audience engagement in local newsroom. Cronkite school to receive funding in North America Innovation Challenge.
When the Student Newspaper Is the Only Daily Paper in Town
Oct. 19, 2019
The New York Times stresses the importance of student reporters and their role in the changing media environment by mentioning The State Press scoop on Kurt Volker's resignation.
Media Executives Pursue Innovation for Local TV News at Cronkite
News executives from around the country gathered to create change and innovation in local television.
PBS NewsHour West Begins Broadcasts from ASU’s Cronkite School
Oct. 14, 2019
PBS NewsHour West, the new bureau of the "PBS NewsHour," to broadcast from ASU Cronkite School.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Cronkite School Announce 2020 Public Media Editorial Integrity and Leadership Fellows
Oct. 10, 2019
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication selected fellows to participate in the Editorial Integrity and Leadership Initiative.
ProPublica and PBS Frontline, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and Milwaukee PBS Win Top Prizes in 2019 Schneider Disability Reporting Competition
Oct. 9, 2019
The National Center on Disability and Journalism at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication announced the winners of the 2019 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability.
Sandy Hook Promise PSA Uses Emotion, Storytelling In School Violence Message
Sep. 30, 2019
Mark Hass, professor of practice at ASU W.P.Carey School of Business and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, comments on the emotional impact of school shooting.
When Trump’s Envoy for Ukraine Resigned, a College Journalist Had the Scoop
Sep. 28, 2019
When Kurt Volker, the State Department's special envoy for Ukraine, abruptly resigned, Andrew Howard, a State Press managing editor and Cronkite student, broke the story.
Presidential Candidate Makes History with Interview at Cronkite School
Sep. 26, 2019
Montana Gov.Steve Bullock set down with Indian Country Today editor Mark Trahant to discuss issues that impact Indian Country and Native communities.
Journalists from Leading U.S. Media Organizations to Participate in Medical Journalism Fellowship
Sep. 19, 2019
Intensive medical journalism training at Cronkite School attracted journalists from leading national media organizations.
Cronkite School kicks off Must See Mondays speaker series with ‘Inside the Huddle with Herm Edwards'
Sep. 17, 2019
Herm Edwards, Arizona State University football Head Coach, inspires student journalists with pep talk.
Pedestrians die every 90 minutes in the U.S., and low-income areas are hurt most
While pedestrian deaths are dropping in the United States, a pedestrian dies every 90 minutes, and low-income area are hurt most.
.Pedestrians Die Every 90 Minutes in the U.S., and Low-Income Areas Are Hurt Most
Sep. 16, 2019
Students at Cronkite’s new Howard Center for Investigative Journalism examined the rising number of pedestrian deaths, including the commonality in underserved neighborhoods. The story appeared on PBS NewsHour on June 17, 2019.
Cronkite Welcomes 10th Class of Humphrey Fellows
Cronkite School welcomes 11 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows chosen for their leadership potential and commitment to public service.
Cronkite Senior Wins 2019 Crowder
Sep. 10, 2019
The 2019 Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award went to Cronkite School senior Nicholas Badders for his work in sports photography.
Care about the future of journalism? Maybe you should teach it
Sept. 3, 2019
Christina Leonard, a Cronkite professor of practice and executive editor of Cronkite News, discusses her transition to academia after spending nearly two decades at The Arizona Republic.
Bill Silcock Wins AEJMC’s Burkum Service Award for Dedication to Education
Aug. 12, 2019
For his dedication to education Bill Silcock was presented with AEJMC Larry Burkum Service Award.
Towards Journalistic Coherence: The Case of the Migratory Phenomenon
July 23, 2019
Fernada Santos, the Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor at Cronkite, recently wrote an opinion piece for Animal Politico regarding subjectivity in journalistic coverage.
Pedestrian Deaths Increasing on Roads Across the United States
July 18, 2019
Maud Beelman, executive editor for the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, appeared on “Arizona Horizon” to discuss the center’s recent investigation into the rising number of pedestrian fatalities.
There aren't many 'Stranger Things' than what women put up with in the newsroom
July 8, 2019
Senior associate dean Kristin Gilger and Julia Wallace, Frank Russell Chair in the Business of Journalism, wrote a column about the condition in newsrooms for female journalists during the 1980s and today.
High school graduates of azcentral's media innovation camp explore gentrification in Garfield district
July 4, 2019
The High School Media Innovation Camp explored gentrification in Phoenix's Garfield district during the June program that paired students with entrepreneurs, technologists, journalists and professors.
4 key tips for reporting on and writing about people with disabilities
June 26, 2019
More than 1 in 4 people in the U.S. has a mental or physical disability, yet media reports hardly reflect this statistic. Journalist's Resource, based at Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, offers four key tips for writing about people with disabilities.
This Is How Employers Weed Out Disabled People From Their Hiring Pools
June 17, 2019
A recent ad for a journalism job underscored the challenges that can face job candidates with disabilities.
ACLU Sues Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery Over Public Records
May 24, 2019
The ACLU and the ACLU of Arizona are suing Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery over public records.
‘Indian Country Today to open newsroom at Arizona State; goal is to create national TV news program
April 3, 2019
Indian Country Today is on the move. It has a new legal framework — and soon will have a new newsroom and partnership with Arizona State University.
‘PBS NewsHour’ is expanding with its first West Coast bureau
March 6, 2019
“PBS NewsHour” is opening its first-ever bureau — at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
‘PBS NewsHour’ is expanding with its first West Coast bureau
March 6, 2019
“PBS NewsHour,” public television’s nightly national newscast, is adding a full-time West Coast bureau aimed at providing more timely coverage for viewers in the region.
Cronkite Professor Reviews Malala Yousafzai's Newest Book on Refugees for ‘The New York Times’
Jan. 12, 2019
Fernanda Santos, a Borderlands Initiative professor of practice, reviews Malala Yousafzai’s “WE ARE DISPLACED: My Journey and Stories From Refugee Girls Around the World.”
Sue Clark-Johnson Professor Moderates Discussion on the Media
Nov. 14, 2018
Mi-Ai Parrish, the Sue Clark-Johnson Professor for Media Innovation and Leadership, leads a talk on the role of film and media in World War II fight against Nazism.
Washington Post Highlights New Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center
Nov. 12, 2018
The Washington Post takes a look at the new Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center, interviewing a Cronkite student about her experiences in the new center.
Robinson pens column on Catholic Church sex abuse scandal for Boston Globe
Aug. 30, 2018
Cronkite's Reynolds Visiting Professor Walter V. Robinson discusses the Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal in a column for The Boston Globe.
Cronkite Professor Discusses How the World Cup Is Influencing Brexit
July 10, 2018
Cronkite Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez draws a parallel between the globalization of English soccer and politics.
Cronkite Professor Explores 'Socially Mediated Vigilante Justice'
June 14, 2018
Cronkite Associate Professor Dawn Gilpin discusses a grassroots "American Idol" model on social media for addressing perceived wrongs.
Walter Robinson Discusses Student Investigation into NFL Concussions
June 11, 2018
Walter V. Robinson, Reynolds Visiting Professor at the Cronkite School, explores an investigation conducted by his students into Arizona Cardinals players who are suing the NFL for potentially concussion-related health problems.
Cronkite Professor Discusses the 'Harvey Weinstein Lesson'
May 29, 2018
Mi-Ai Parrish, the Sue Clark-Johnson Professor in Media Innovation and Leadership, discusses the importance of speaking up and it's impact on stopping sexual harassment.
Andrew Heyward Outlines New Local TV News Initiative
May 15, 2018
Cronkite Senior Research Professor Andrew Heyward discusses the school's new initiative to innovate local TV News in a Q&A with NiemanLab.
Cronkite Professor Explains Need for Degrees for College Athletes
March 30, 2018
Kenneth L. Shropshire, Adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport, discusses ways colleges can improve education for athletes and the value of obtaining a degree.
Cronkite Professor recounts the 1968 riots in Washington in a piece for The Washington Post.
March 27, 2018
Leonard Downie Jr., the Cronkite School's Weil Family Professor of Journalism, looks back on the riots in Washington, D.C. after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Cronkite Professor Explores the Role of Stadiums in Communities
March 1, 2018
Kenneth L. Shropshire, Adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport, discusses how new stadiums can work smartly to manage growth in underserved communities.
Frank Russell Chair Weighs in on Millenials and the #MeToo Movement
Feb. 19, 2018
In an op-ed for USA Today, Frank Russell Chair Julia Wallace discusses the role Millenials play in the rise of women reporting sexual assault in the workplace.
Downie to Write Memoir on Experiences at Washington Post
Feb. 2, 2018
Leonard Downie Jr., the Cronkite School's Weil Family Professor of Journalism, is writing a memoir about his experiences at The Washington Post.
Cronkite Professor Weighs in on Radio Host's Remark About Tom Brady's Daughter
Jan. 30, 2018
Brett Kurland, director of sports programs at the Cronkite School, talks with 12 News about what can be learned from one radio host's inappropriate comment.
Media Literacy Should be Taught in Schools, Says Cronkite Innovation Chief
Jan. 15, 2018
Eric Newton, Innovation Chief at Cronkite, stresses the importance of a media-literate populace in a healthy democracy.
Mai-Ai Parrish Reflects on Katherine Graham's Contribution to Democracy
Jan. 14, 2018
Mi-Ai Parrish, the Sue Clark-Johnson Chair in Media Innovation and Leadership and former publisher of The Arizona Republic an azcentral.com, pays tribute to the women that inspire her.
Cronkite Professor Gives Inside look at 'The Post' and the Pentagon Papers
Jan. 12, 2018
Leonard Downie Jr., the Weil Family Professor of Journalism and former executive editor and vice president of The Washington Post, talks about working as a consultant on Stephen Spielberg's "The Post."
Cronkite Professor Named to EducationShift20
Jan. 9, 2018
Jessica Pucci, Ethics and Excellence Professor of Practice, was named to the EducationShift20, which honors innovative journalism educators.
Innovation Lab Director Explores Virtual Reality Applications
Dec. 11, 2017
Retha Hill, director of the Cronkite New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, outlines how her students present data through virtual reality experiences.
Cronkite Professor Explores Celebrity 'Fauxpologies'
Dec. 6, 2017
Cronkite Associate Professor Dawn Gilpin discusses "fauxpologies" in the wake of the recent sexual harassment scandals in a Q&A with ASU Now.
Downie Discusses Washington Post Coverage of Roy Moore on NPR
Nov. 16, 2017
Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism, talks about the hostile climate journalists are facing covering Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama on NPR's "All Things Considered."
Cronkite Professor Calls for Modern-Day Muckrakers
Nov. 3, 2017
Frank Russell Chair and Professor of Practice Julia Wallace urges investigative reporters to take on the role of watchdog to keep big tech in check.
Frank Russell Chair Discusses Sexual Harassment
In an op-ed for The Arizona Republic, Frank Russell Chair Julia Wallace discusses sexual harassment in the wake of the Fox News and Harvey Weinstein scandals.
Retha Hill Discusses Impact of AOL Instant Messenger
Retha Hill, director of the Cronkite School's New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, recounts the legacy and impact of AOL Instant Messenger on communication.
Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor Shares Path from Journalist to Teacher
Fernanda Santos, Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor, discusses her move from The New York Times to teaching the next generation of journalists at the Cronkite School.
Cronkite Dean Explores Journalism Innovation
Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan discusses in a MediaShift article the importance of infusing innovation within journalism education.
Cronkite Professor Discusses Impact of Fake News Creator Paul Horner
Sept. 29, 2017
Cronkite Innovation Chief Eric Newton shares the role the late Paul Horner had on the growth of fake news.
Cronkite Professor Examines North Korea Threat
Sept. 21, 2017
Cronkite Assistant Professor K. Hazel Kwon discusses why South Koreans living in the U.S. are far more concerned about North Korea than those living 120 miles south of the DMZ.
Innovation Chief Discusses Importance of News Literacy
Sept. 21, 2017
Cronkite Innovation Chief Eric Newton explains in Science News for Students how news literacy can combat the tide of "fake news."
Cronkite Professor Discusses Arpaio-Trump Relationship
Aug. 27, 2017
Terry Greene Sterling, the Cronkite School's Writer-in-Residence, outlines the "bromance" between President Donald Trump and former sheriff Joe Arpaio in an article for The Guardian.
Newton Explores Disruption with Washington Post Editor
Aug. 18, 2017
Cronkite Innovation Chief Eric Newton led a discussion with Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron on fake news, technological disruption and more.
Vanessa Ruiz Featured in Phoenix Magazine
Aug. 17, 2017
Cronkite News Borderlands Director Vanessa Ruiz discusses her new role at the Cronkite School at ASU.
Fernanda Santos Writes Op-Ed About Wildfires for the Los Angeles Times
Aug. 6, 2017
Cronkite professor Fernanda Santos suggests accepting the reality that wildfires are here to stay rather than assuming they can be fought.
Phoenix Magazine Profiles 'The Deadline Dean'
Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan talks to Phoenix Magazine about everything from running marathons to running one of the best journalism schools in the country.
Adweek Praises Fernanda Santos' Move to Academia
July 24, 2017
Adweek details best-selling author and Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor Fernanda Santos' transition from working at the New York Times to teaching at the Cronkite School.
Downie Discusses Watergate on CNN's 'Reliable Sources'
July 16, 2017
Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism and the former executive editor of The Washington Post, examines the differences and similarities between Watergate and the Russia investigations.
American Press Institute Highlights Newton's Thoughts on Fake News
July 13, 2017
The American Press Institute features a quote from Cronkite Innovation Chief Eric Newton on the impact of fake news.
Downie Explores Importance of Anonymous Sources
June 30, 2017
Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism and the former executive editor of The Washington Post, explains why journalists use anonymous sources.
Knight Chair Discusses Professorship, Investigative Journalism
June 25, 2017
Sarah Cohen, the Pulitzer Prize-winning data editor from The New York Times, talks with the Phoenix Business Journal about her new professorship at the Cronkite School and data journalism projects.
Cronkite Innovation Chief Teaches with Robot
June 19, 2017
Cronkite School Innovation Chief Eric Newton shares how he uses a telepresence robot in the classroom in an article from The Arizona Republic.
Cronkite Professor Reviews CrowdTangle
June 6, 2017
Jessica Pucci, Cronkite's Ethics and Excellence Professor of Practice, examines CrowdTangle, a content discovery and social monitoring platform for publishers and brands.
Cronkite Senior Associate Dean Explores Bolles' Legacy
June 2, 2017
Cronkite Senior Associate Dean Kristin Gilger discusses the impact of Don Bolles' death on journalism on KJZZ's The Show.
Cronkite Professor Discusses Need for Standardized, Secure Voting
May 26, 2017
Cronkite Professor of Practice Dan Gillmor makes the case in The Atlantic for standardized and secure voting technology.
Cronkite Professor Interviewed for Politico's 'Birthday of the Day'
May 1, 2017
Politico features Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, for their "Birthday of the Day" column.
Cronkite to Participate in Global 'News Integrity Initiative'
April 3, 2017
Cronkite Professor of Practice Dan Gillmor explains the impact of the News Integrity Initiative, a global effort to increase trust in journalism.
Cronkite Professor Shares Thoughts on Facebook Working Group
March 9, 2017
Cronkite Professor of Practice Dan Gillmor discusses the recent News Literacy Working Group co-hosted by Facebook and the Cronkite School.
WalletHub Talks to Cronkite Professor About March Madness
March 6, 2017
WalletHub features Cronkite Assistant Professor Sada J. Reed and gets her thoughts March Madness and the money behind the big tournament.
New York Times Talks to Cronkite Professors About Adjusting Media Diet
Feb. 1, 2017
Dan Gillmor and Leslie-Jean Thornton, both professors at the Cronkite School, talk to the New York Times about over-consuming media and how to curb the need to stay connected.
Cronkite Professor Sees Potential Trouble in Future U.S.-Mexico Relations
Jan. 31, 2017
Cronkite professor Andrés Martinez presents his take on what he calls President Trump's assault on Mexico, and what it means for the future.
USA Today Asks Cronkite Ethics Professor to Weigh in on Fake News
Jan. 15, 2017
Jessica Pucci, Ethics and Excellence Professor at Cronkite, compares the pros and cons of social media's role in distributing news.
Cronkite Professor Comments on Crowd Sizes Estimations
Jan. 13, 2017
Steve Doig, the Cronkite School's Knight Chair in Journalism, provides expertise on crowd size estimation in an NBC piece discussing the presidential inauguration.
Journalists Should Engage and Measure Audience Impact, Says Cronkite Professor
Jan. 3, 2017
Cronkite professor Jessica Pucci emphasizes to MediaShift the importance of teaching journalism students how to both engage and measure their audience.
Cronkite Professor Discusses Washington Post Coverage of Trump's Charities
Dec. 22, 2016
Crowdsourcing played a key role in covering Trump's charities for David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post, writes Cronkite professor Dan Gillmor in The Atlantic.
Gillmor Stresses Importance of Media Literacy
Dec. 18, 2016
Cronkite Professor of Practice Dan Gillmor discusses in Nieman Lab the importance of media literacy among news consumers.
Borderlands Professor Reflects on the Media Landscape in the U.S. and Mexico
Nov. 21, 2016
Cronkite Borderlands professor Alfredo Corchado compares Trump's attitude toward the press to the media climate in Mexico.
Cronkite Professor Discusses Epidemic of False Information Shared Online
Nov. 19, 2016
Dan Gillmor, Cronkite professor of practice, discusses the proliferation of fake news stories with CNN's Brian Stelter.
Cronkite Professor Encourages Social Media Platforms to Champion Media Literacy
Nov. 16, 2016
Cronkite professor Dan Gillmor discusses the importance of media literacy and what platforms like Facebook, Google and Twitter can do to stem the spread of misinformation.
Cronkite News Students Earned Gold Medal Experience in Covering Rio Olympics
Nov. 7, 2016
Brett Kurland, Cronkite professor and director of the Cronkite News Phoenix Sports Bureau, reflects in Editor & Publisher on what Cronkite students learned while covering the Rio Olympics.
Cronkite Professor Discusses News21 Investigations Into Voter Fraud
Nov. 5, 2016
Cronkite professor Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of The Washington Post, talks with Soledad O'Brien about News21's investigations into voter fraud.
Cronkite Professor Emphasizes Importance of Media Literacy
Nov. 2, 2016
Writing for The Atlantic, Cronkite professor Dan Gillmor discusses the importance of media literacy, praising efforts by CNN's Brian Stelter.
Cronkite Professor Discusses Journalists' Campaign Donations
Oct. 20, 2016
Cronkite professor Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of The Washington Post, talks with NPR's Scott Inskeep about conflicts created when journalists contribute to political campaigns.
Cronkite Innovation Chief Discusses Change in Journalism Education
Oct. 5, 2016
A MediaShift piece on the future of journalism education quotes Eric Newton, Cronkite professor and innovation chief, on how well schools are adapting to the changing media landscape.
New York Times Editorial Quotes Cronkite News Interview
Sept. 30, 2016
A Cronkite News interview with Russell Begaye, president of the Navajo Nation, is quoted in a New York Times editorial on Obama's interactions with Native American groups.
Cronkite Professor Calls On Journalists to Call Out Political Lies
Sept. 16, 2016
Dan Gillmor, professor of practice, writes in The Atlantic about how media outlets could clarify the truth when politicians lie.
Cronkite Professor Shares Strategies for Communicating Metrics
Aug. 17, 2016
Jessica Pucci, Cronkite News director of engagement and analytics, shares her thoughts in a MediaShift article on reporting metrics in a newsroom.
Poll Captures Perspective of U.S.-Mexico Border Residents
July 21, 2016
Angela Kocherga, Borderlands director for Cronkite News, discusses the results of the Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News poll that explored the opinions of residents along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Cronkite Professor Weighs in on Social Media as a News Source
July 19, 2016
USA Today quotes Cronkite professor Jessica Pucci on how Americans use various social media platforms to follow the news.
Cronkite Professor Examines Trump and 1st Amendment
June 13, 2016
Cronkite Associate Professor Joseph Russomanno discusses Donald Trump's relationship with speech and press freedom in a commentary for The Arizona Republic.
Cronkite's Greg Boeck Shares Memories of Muhammad Ali
June 9, 2016
In an article for USA Today, Cronkite faculty associate Greg Boeck remembers Muhammad Ali and their 50-year friendship.
Cronkite Professor Shares Memories of Muhammad Ali
June 4, 2016
Greg Boeck, Cronkite faculty associate and former USA Today sports writer, shares his memories of Muhammad Ali in interview with MSNBC.
Cronkite Professor Helps Students Learn to Engage Under-represented Communities
June 2, 2016
Rebecca Blatt, director of the Cronkite News Digital Production Bureau, explains how to help students practice building relationships with sources and audiences.
Cronkite Professor Discusses Challenges and Opportunities Facing Journalism
April 28, 2016
Tim McGuire, Cronkite's Frank Russell Chair of Journalism, discusses the future of journalism amidst news of industry mergers and cuts.
Cronkite Innovation Chief Reflects on 1935 Political Satire 'It Can't Happen Here'
April 10, 2016
Eric Newton, Cronkite's innovation chief, reflects on still-relevant messages in Sinclair Lewis' 1935 satire 'It Can't Happen Here' for The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Cronkite News Crowdfunding Raises Funds for Borderlands Coverage
April 7, 2016
Editor & Publisher examines Cronkite News' successful crowdfunding campaign for increased border coverage.
Cronkite Associate Dean Discusses Reporting on Disability
March 31, 2016
Cronkite Associate Dean Kristin Gilger, director of the National Center on Disability and Journalism, shares in NiemanReports how the media often covers people with disabilities.
Cronkite Professor Examines Hyperlocal News
Feb. 16, 2016
The American Press Institute presents seven findings about hyperlocal news organizations from recent research by Cronkite assistant professor Monica Chadha.
Nieman Reports Notes Cronkite News' Dedication to Covering Native American Stories
Feb. 11, 2016
A Nieman Reports piece on the rarity of nuanced news stories about Native American issues notes that Cronkite News has produced 70 such pieces since 2011.
Cronkite Professor Emphasizes Value of Teaching Business to Journalism Students
Jan. 21, 2016
Tim McGuire, Cronkite's Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism, describes the importance of teaching journalism students about the business and future of journalism in an article for MediaShift.
Cronkite Borderlands Professor Discusses the Capture of El Chapo
Jan. 8, 3016
Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor Alfredo Corchado joins the PBS NewsHour to discuss the capture of cartel leader El Chapo and how it may affect Mexico's drug wars.
Cronkite Innovation Chief Discusses 'When Speech Becomes Hateful'
Jan. 5, 2016
Cronkite School Innovation Chief Eric Newton visits KJZZ to explore the essence of hate speech in the 21st century and the media's role in looking out for it.
Broadcasting & Cable Highlight DuPont Award Win by Cronkite News
Dec. 15, 2015
Broadcasting & Cable cover the 2016 duPont-Columbia University Awards and the Cronkite News documentary "Hooked: Tracking Heroin's Hold on Arizona."
Cronkite Associate Dean, Mother of a Priest and a Journalist, Weighs in on "Spotlight"
Dec. 10, 2015
Cronkite Associate Dean Kristin Gilger weighs in on the movie "Spotlight" as the mother of a priest and a journalist.
Examination of the 'Teaching Hospital' Model of Journalism Education Cites Cronkite Innovation Chief
Nov. 23, 2015
The Ryerson Journalism Research Centre cites Cronkite Innovation Chief Eric Newton in their examination of the "teaching hospital" model of journalism education.
Cronkite Professor Jeff Cunningham Pens Article on Walter Cronkite
Sept. 20, 2015
Cronkite Professor of Practice Jeff Cunningham writes an extensive article on Walter Cronkite and the anchorman's legacy on journalism for Medium.
Cronkite Professor Discusses Future of Community Journalism at UK Conference
Sept. 9, 2015
Journalism.co.uk quotes Cronkite Professor of Practice Dan Gillmor's discussion of the future of community journalism at a Cardiff conference.
Columbia Journalism Review Spotlights Cronkite Sports Journalism Program
Sept. 1, 2015
The Columbia Journalism Review highlights the growing sports journalism degree program at the Cronkite School and its numerous experiences for students.
Cronkite Director of Engineering Explores Productivity in the Cloud
Aug. 29, 2015
Cronkite Director of Engineering Ian MacSpadden examines the growth of cloud-based systems and their benefits on productivity in broadcasting environments.
How ASU Became the Gold Standard in Journalism
Aug. 7, 2015
Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan recounts in The Arizona Republic how ASU's journalism program went from a regional player to a national powerhouse.
FOX Sports University Program Provided Cronkite Alum a Unique Real-World Experience
July 31, 2015
Cronkite alum Austin Controulis, now a media relations intern for the Cleveland Indians, discusses his experience creating a marketing campaign for the FOX Sports University program.
Cronkite News Director Discusses Building a Mobile-First Multi-Platform Newsroom
July 21, 2015
Mike Reilley, director of the Cronkite News Digital Production Bureau, offers insight into the process of building the new Cronkite News website in an article for MediaShift.
Cronkite Professor Discusses Effects of Fake News and Value of Media Literacy
July 15, 2015
Cronkite professor Dan Gillmor writes for Slate about the effects of a fraudulent news story claiming Twitter would likely be sold and the importance of media literacy.
ADOT Displays Cronkite News Headlines in MVD Offices for In-Depth Local Coverage
July 13, 2015
Phoenix Business Journal reports that ADOT will display Cronkite News headlines in five MVD locations, an effort led by Cronkite professor and director of the Cronkite News Digital Production Bureau, Mike Reilley.
Cronkite Innovation Chief Explores Changes in Journalism
June 25, 2015
Cronkite Innovation Chief Eric Newton examines how journalists can look at the future with optimism, even with enthusiasm, in an interview with DN Laboratorio.
Cronkite Professor Describes What Life Is Like When Both Father and Son Are Disabled
June 18, 2015
Yahoo Parenting talks to Tim McGuire, Cronkite professor and Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism, about handling physical disabilities and raising a son who has Down syndrome.
Reynolds Center President Shares Thoughts on Media with Major Chinese Publication
June 18, 2015
Andrew Leckey, president of the Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, explores western media practices in a column for Oriental Outlook magazine.
Cronkite School 'Teaching Hospital' Model Featured in PBS EducationShift
June 18, 2015
PBS EducationShift highlights the Cronkite School and its "teaching hospital" method of journalism education and the "Hooked" heroin documentary created by students.
Cronkite Professor Offers Advice for Discussing Climate Change with Skeptics
June 17, 2015
Cronkite Professor of Practice Peter Byck describes how he figured out productive ways of talking about climate change with skeptics in an article for GreenBiz.com.
Cronkite Professor Discusses FIFA Corruption Charges and Growing Popularity of Soccer in the U.S.
May 29, 2015
Cronkite Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez suggests in Time Magazine that U.S. corruption charges against FIFA officials are the latest sign of Americans' growing enthusiasm for soccer.
The New York Times Cites Cronkite News Interview in Op-Ed About Selling Apache Holy Land
May 29, 2015
In a New York Times opinion piece about a controversial land transfer deal, Lydia Millet quotes a Cronkite News interview with former San Carlos Apache Chairman Wendsler Nosie Sr.
USA Today Profiles Cronkite's New Innovation Chief
May 27, 2015
USA Today media columnist Rem Rieder talks with Knight Foundation executive Eric Newton on media disruption and his new role as innovation chief at the Cronkite School.
Innovation Chief Eric Newton Discusses Why He Chose Cronkite
May 27, 2015
Cronkite's new innovation chief, Eric Newton, explains why he is becoming a faculty member at ASU and the "teaching hospital" model of journalism education.
Cronkite Students Behind 'Hooked' Beat the Pros for Arizona Press Club Award
May 18, 2015
The Arizona Republic highlights Cronkite students Erin O'Connor and Sean Logan, whose win at the Arizona Press Club Awards for their documentary on heroin marked the first time a student entry has won a professional category.
Cronkite Associate Dean Shares a Journey of Faith and Motherhood
May 8, 2015
Associate Dean Kristin Gilger reflects in The Arizona Republic on how her relationship to Catholicism has evolved as a result of her son's decision to become a Jesuit priest.
Cronkite Alumni Receive Knight-Cronkite Alumni Innovation Grant
May 5, 2015
Inside Philanthropy spotlights four Cronkite alumni who have been chosen as the 2015 winners of the Knight-Cronkite Alumni Innovation Grant for Journalism.
Cronkite Faculty Associate Examines Why Journalists Make Great Entrepreneurs
April 30, 2015
In an article for PBS MediaShift's DigitalEd, Cronkite School faculty member Kathryn McManus discusses the skills and qualities that can help journalists excel as entrepreneurs.
Cronkite Professor Discusses the Changing Media Landscape
April 23, 2015
Peter Bhatia, the Cronkite School’s Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics, comments on why many Pulitzer winners are moving to the PR industry.
American Public Media Highlights PIN Bureau
April 20, 2015
American Public Media takes a look at the Cronkite School's Public Insight Network Bureau, the recipient of the ASU President's Award for Innovation.
Cronkite Professor McGuire Discusses the Power of the Front Page
April 1, 2015
Tim McGuire, the Cronkite School's Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism, explains the impact newspapers have on the debate surrounding the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act in Indiana.
The Arizona Republic Previews 'Conflict Zone' Exhibition
March 30, 2015
The Arizona Republic highlights "Conflict Zone," a national exhibition featuring combat photos by award-winning photojournalists from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
NAU Student Shares Experiences at Cronkite J-School Hackathon
March 18, 2015
Northern Arizona University student Tresa Tudrick takes a look back at her experiences at the PBS Mediashift J-School Hackathon at the Cronkite School.
Police, Politicians Try to Capitalize on Cronkite Heroin Film's Success
March 9, 2015
The Arizona Republic reports the Cronkite School documentary, "Hooked: Tracking Heroin's Hold on Arizona," has made a significant impact on law enforcement and politicians.
Cronkite Professor Pens New Book on Arthur Legend
March 9, 2015
Cronkite Professor of Practice Virgil Renzulli writes a King Arthur novel, which describes how the young Arthur is unwilling to accept the life destiny ordained for him.
Arizona Republic Highlights Syria Forum at Cronkite
March 8, 2015
The Arizona Republic presents highlights from an in-depth panel discussion at the Cronkite School on the civil war in Syria and the rise of the Islamic State.
Cronkite Professors Applaud Gregory Favre in USA Today Article
March 4, 2015
Cronkite professors Peter Bhatia, Tim McGuire and Rick Rodriguez share their thoughts on how veteran editor Gregory Favre influenced their careers.
Sports Illustrated Profiles Bill Walton's Visit to ASU
Feb. 26, 2015
Sports Illustrated takes a look at ESPN basketball analyst and former NBA player Bill Walton and his tour of ASU and the Cronkite School.
PBS NewsHour Highlights Cronkite's 'Hooked' Heroin Documentary
Feb. 19, 2015
The PBS NewsHour takes a look at “Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona,” a documentary produced by the Cronkite School that reached more than 1 million viewers in January 2015.
Cronkite Professor Examines Obama's Stance on Cybersecurity
Feb. 18, 2015
Cronkite Professor of Practice Dan Gillmor shares his thoughts in an article for Slate on President Obama's stance on data encryption and cybersecurity.
Cronkite Professor Explores the Rise of Apple
Feb. 7, 2015
Cronkite Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez shares his thoughts in an article for Time on the staggering growth of Apple over the past decade.
Cronkite School Student Nabs Phoenix Magazine Cover
Feb. 4, 2015
Adweek blog FishbowlNY highlights a photograph taken by Cronkite photojournalism student Courtney Pedroza for the cover of Phoenix Magazine.
Cronkite Faculty Member Expresses Need for North American Unity in CNN Article
Jan. 28, 2015
Cronkite Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez discusses in a CNN article how a North American passport would be beneficial to travelers and the U.S. economy.
Reynolds Center Director Examines Newspaper Circulation
Jan. 27, 2015
Micheline Maynard, director of Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, explores recent newspaper circulation gains in Louisiana in an interview with The Acadiana Advocate.
Cronkite Visiting Professor Discusses Charlie Hebdo Cartoons
Jan. 15, 2015
Peter Bhatia, Cronkite's Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics, explains the context of the controversial Charlie Hebdo cartoons in an op ed for The Arizona Republic.
Cronkite Professor Tim McGuire Examines Ethics of Police Body Cameras
Jan. 14, 2015
The Los Angeles Times interviews Tim McGuire, Cronkite's Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism, on the ethics of police body cameras.
Humphrey Fellows Show Solidarity with France
Jan. 11, 2015
A report by azcentral highlights Hubert H Humphrey Fellows at the Cronkite School and their support for the victims in last week's terror attacks in France.
CBS 5 Spotlights Meredith-Cronkite Fellowship Program
Jan. 9, 2015
CBS 5, KPHO-TV, focuses on the 2015 Meredith-Cronkite Fellowship Program, a weeklong partnership between the Cronkite School and CBS 5's parent company, Meredith Corporation.
Byck Explores 'Carbon Nation' Documentary
Jan. 8, 2015
Cronkite faculty member Peter Byck discusses his documentary, "Carbon Nation," and the growing worldwide carbon footprint on Newsmax TV.
3TV Highlights Upcoming Cronkite Student Report on Heroin
Jan. 7, 2015
Phoenix television station 3TV previews "Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona," a Cronkite report airing on all Arizona broadcast television stations and most radio stations on the growing perils of heroin use.
Cronkite Professor Shares Thoughts on US-Cuba Deal
Dec. 26, 2014
Cronkite Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez provides insights into the unexpected and historic deal between presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro.
American Journalism Review Spotlights Cronkite's Super Bowl Reporting Class
Dec. 18, 2014
The American Journalism Review highlights the Cronkite School's Super Bowl Reporting Class as a new trend in journalism curriculum development.
McGuire Examines Reporting Missteps by Rolling Stone
Dec. 9, 2014
Tim McGuire, Cronkite’s Frank Russell Chair of Journalism, discusses the reporting mistakes made in a Rolling Stone magazine article about an alleged rape at the University of Virginia.
Frank Russell Chair of Journalism Talks Journalism Ethics in USA Today
Dec. 4, 2014
Tim McGuire, Cronkite’s Frank Russell Chair of Journalism, talks with USA Today about the reporting of an investigative piece by Rolling Stone magazine on an alleged rape at the University of Virginia.
Cronkite Professor 'Gives Thanks' in Time Magazine
Nov. 26, 2014
Cronkite Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez shares his thoughts in Time magazine on why people should be grateful and stop whining this holiday season.
Steve Doig Talks Data Journalism
Nov. 20, 2014
Steve Doig, Cronkite's Knight Chair in Journalism, shares his thoughts with All Analytics Academy about what it takes to be a data-driven journalist.
Cronkite Professor Examines Amazon Business Model
Nov. 4, 2014
Cronkite Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez discusses in Slate's Future Tense the current state of Amazon.com and possible future outcomes for the online retailer.
Reynolds Center Director Discusses Airbag Recall on 'PBS NewsHour'
Oct. 24, 2014
Micheline Maynard, director of Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, examines the recent airbag recall on "PBS NewsHour."
Leonard Downie Remembers Ben Bradlee
Oct. 21, 2014
Weil Family Professor of Journalism Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of The Washington Post, recalls working for the late Ben Bradlee at the Post.
Micheline Maynard Shares Insights on Auto Industry
Oct. 21, 2014
Micheline Maynard, director of Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, discusses on Marketplace auto parts suppliers and the recent airbag recall.
Cronkite Professor Suggests More International College Students Should Come from Mexico
Oct. 16, 2014
Cronkite Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez shares why U.S. colleges should accept more international students from Mexico in a piece for Time.
Cronkite Professor Explains Clickbait
Sept. 24, 2014
"The List" interviews Cronkite Associate Professor Dawn Gilpin on why people are tempted to click on the catchy online headlines known as clickbait.
Cronkite Professor Examines Tax Inversion Trend
Sept. 23, 2014
Cronkite Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez explores why some U.S. companies relocate overseas to avoid taxes in a piece for The Washington Post.
Cronkite Professor Explores the New Sharing Economy
Sept. 8, 2014
Cronkite Professor of Practice Andrés Martinez discusses the sharing economy and companies like Uber in a piece for The Washington Post.
Cronkite Professor Remembers Late Minneapolis Star Editor
Sept. 4, 2014
Tim McGuire, Cronkite’s Frank Russell Chair of Journalism, recalls the lasting legacy of his friend and mentor Steve Isaacs, the former Minneapolis Star editor who recently passed away.
Reynolds Director to Speak at Southern Automotive Conference
Aug. 26, 2014
Micheline Maynard, director of the Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, will speak at the Southern Automotive Conference in Birmingham, Ala.
State Press Reflects on Walter Cronkite's Legacy
Aug. 14, 2014
College Media Matters highlights a package of stories by The State Press honoring the legacy of the late Walter Cronkite and his impact at ASU.
Maynard Examines Americans' Changing Relationship with Cars
Aug. 14, 2014
Micheline Maynard, director of the Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, joins automotive reporters on "The Diane Rehm Show" to discuss the latest trends in driving and car-buying.
Downie Reflects on Impact of Nixon's Resignation
Aug. 9, 2014
On the 40-year anniversary of Nixon's resignation, Cronkite Weil Family Professor of Journalism Leonard Downie Jr., vice president at large of the Washington Post, recalls the reporting that led to the president’s downfall in an interview for NPR's Weekend Edition.
Cronkite Students Take Charge in Statehouse Reporting
July 31, 2014
The American Journalism Review highlights the Cronkite School's efforts to expand statehouse coverage through programs such as Cronkite News Service.
Reynolds Foundation Establishes Business Journalism Bureau at Cronkite
July 30, 2014
The Phoenix Business Journal talks with Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan about the school's new Reynolds Business Reporting Bureau.
Downie Discusses Obama on CNN 'Reliable Sources'
July 27, 2014
Former Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism at Cronkite, appears on CNN's "Reliable Sources" with Brian Stelter to examine the Obama administration's record on transparency.
Cronkite Hosts Arizona Republic Discussion on Migrant-kids Crisis
July 24, 2014
Arizona Republic reporters and photographers gathered at the Cronkite School to discuss their experiences documenting the mass migration of Central American children to the U.S.
Cronkite Professor Examines Future of Journalism
July 23, 2014
Yes! Weekly highlights Cronkite Professor of Practice G. Pascal Zachary's Association of Alternative Newsmedia Conference talk on the future of journalism.
Reynolds Center Director Forecasts Future of Transportation
July 16, 2014
Micheline Maynard, director of the Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, discusses the future of transportation on “MoneyTalk” with Bob Brinker.
Maynard Discusses New ‘Curbing Cars’ Forbes E-book
July 1, 2014
Landscape Architecture Magazine takes a look at “Curbing Cars: America's Independence From the Auto Industry,” a new e-book from Micheline Maynard, director of the Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.
Arizona Republic: ASU's Journalism School Picks Up Arizona PBS
June 27, 2014
The Arizona Republic highlights Arizona PBS joining the Cronkite School and how it will serve as a "teaching hospital" for professional learning.
AP: Arizona PBS Moving to ASU Journalism School
June 27, 2014
The Associated Press examines how Arizona PBS joining the Cronkite School can make for a better learning environment and open new opportunities for ASU journalism students.
College Media Matters: Arizona PBS Joining Cronkite Has 'Game-changing Potential'
June 26, 2014
College Media Maters discusses how the Cronkite School operating Arizona PBS has game-changing potential for journalism students and professional news outlets in the digital age.
The College Fix: Want to Get on TV Right Away? Go to Arizona State's J-school
June 26, 2014
The College Fix highlights Arizona PBS joining the Cronkite School and its benefits for college students considering careers in broadcast journalism.
USA Today Highlights Arizona PBS Joining the Cronkite School
June 25, 2014
USA Today media editor and columnist Rem Rieder discusses how Arizona PBS joining the Cronkite School could be game-changing to journalism education.
Cronkite Associate Dean Explores Disability Labels
June 13, 2014
In an interview with the NPR Ed blog, Cronkite Associate Dean Kristin Gilger discusses how journalists should refer to people with disabilities and to the disabilities themselves.
Cronkite Rewriting Journalism Education
June 13, 2014
Nieman Reports examines how the Cronkite School is connecting the classroom to the newsroom through its innovative professional programs and experiences.
Gillmor Explores New Journalism Resource in Slate
June 12, 2014
Cronkite Professor of Practice Dan Gillmor examines a new service from a company called CloudFlare, which protects media company websites from online attacks.
Robin Roberts Discusses 2014 Cronkite Award on 'Good Morning America'
June 5, 2014
“Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts talks about being named the recipient of the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism at Arizona State University.
Micheline Maynard Examines GM Recall
June 5, 2014
Micheline Maynard, director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, discusses on "PBS NewsHour" General Motor’s corporate culture and safety record.
Reynolds Center Director Explores GM's Corporate Culture
June 5, 2014
Micheline Maynard, director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, examines on American Public Media's "Marketplace" General Motor’s corporate culture.
Robin Roberts to Receive 2014 Cronkite Award
June 4, 2014
The Associated Press reports “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts will receive the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Robin Roberts Wins Cronkite Award
June 4, 2014
ABC15 reports Robin Roberts, the award-winning anchor of “Good Morning America” on ABC News, will be the 2014 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Cronkite Board of Advisor Chair Pens Washington Post Column on Internet Freedom
May 26, 2014
Cronkite National Board of Advisors Chairman and ASU Trustee Craig A. Newman shares his thoughts in the Washington Post on a European court decision impacting Internet freedom.
Downie Shares Success of Carnegie-Knight News21
May 20, 2014
Former Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr., Cronkite's Weil Family Professor of Journalism, discusses the success stories of Carnegie-Knight News21 in a post on the Knight Foundation blog.
Cronkite Professor Interviews Former IBM CEO
May 19, 2014
Cronkite Professor of Practice Jeff Cunningham, the founder and editor-in-chief of Directorship Magazine, sits down with former IBM CEO Samuel J. Palmisano to get his thoughts on rethinking the corporation.
Reynolds Center Director Discusses GM Fine on 'PBS NewsHour'
May 16, 2014
Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism Director Micheline Maynard shares insights on "PBS NewsHour" into the government's $35 million fine on General Motors.
Knight Foundation Announces $250K Grant for Cronkite Alumni
May 16, 2014
Knight Foundation President and CEO Alberto Ibargüen announced a new $250,000 grant for Cronkite alumni to accelerate newsroom innovation.
Students Pitch New Media Innovation Lab Projects
May 5, 2014
The blog AZ Tech Beat highlights digital media products developed by ASU students at the Cronkite School's New Media Innovation Lab, an entrepreneurial digital media experience.
Cronkite Professor Pens Slate Column on the Indie Web Movement
April 25, 2014
Dan Gillmor, professor of practice of entrepreneurial journalism and digital media literacy, examines the indie Web movement and its impact on the future of journalism.
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 MainStreet.com
April 4, 2014
Senior Associate Dean Marianne Barrett explains Cronkite’s new online graduate business journalism certificate in a MainStreet.com 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.
AZLatinos.com Provides an Inside Look at the Cronkite School
Jan. 14, 2014
AZLatinos.com 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 G. Pascal Zachary engages in a New York Times online discussion on preventing Civil War in South Sudan.
Cronkite Professor 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.
ABC15.com Reports on Cronkite Students' Coverage of Olympics
July 26, 2012
ABC15.com 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 BusinessJournalism.org 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 G. Pascal 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"
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
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 Canada.com 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 msnbc.com
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 msnbc.com 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
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, azcentral.com, 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.