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Louis Carr 2023 convocation speaker

BET’s president of media sales to deliver keynote address at Cronkite School fall convocation

Louis Carr, president of media sales at Black Entertainment Television (BET), will serve as the keynote Fall 2023 convocation speaker.

Howard Center executive director Mark Greenblatt

Award-winning investigative journalist Mark Greenblatt to give annual Schatt lecture

Mark Greenblatt’s lecture, “Disrupting Emerging Hate and Violence in 2024,” will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m in the Cronkite School’s First Amendment Forum.

CronkiteLIVE: Only One Way Forward: The Vitality of a Democratic Ukraine. Photos by Paula Soria

Panel speaks of need for continued support of Ukraine

The Cronkite School marked the opening of the ‘Relentless Courage’ photo exhibit with a talk about war’s far-reaching consequences.

News21 America After Roe project

Carnegie-Knight News21 project investigates aftermath of U.S. Supreme Court abortion ruling

Carnegie-Knight News21 launched an in-depth look at the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. 

Cronkite School partners with The Diversity Pledge Institute, URL Media to host career development workshops

The Cronkite School has partnered with The Diversity Pledge Institute (DPI) and URL Media to host a comprehensive series of workshops geared towards helping students prepare for life after college.

Howard Center 'Constitutional Sheriffs'

Howard Center investigation examines increasing influence of ‘constitutional sheriffs’ group

The seven-month collaboration between the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting shows the sheriff’s group has been active in at least 30 states.

Rachel Kane

Cronkite content creators ascend in ASU California Center

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University has launched a new signature professional immersion program based at ASU’s California Center in Los Angeles.


Scripps Howard Fund announces summer class of Roy W. Howard Fellows

The Scripps Howard Fund has chosen the 2023-2024 class of Roy W. Howard Fellows as well as the nonprofit newsrooms hosting the Fellows.

Business journalists report widespread salary increases in annual Reynolds Center survey

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism released its annual survey examining business journalist salaries.

2023 Study of the United States Institute (SUSI) cohort

Cronkite School welcomes 18 journalists, scholars for SUSI program

The Cronkite School is hosting 18 international scholars, journalists and media educators from across the world.

Dow Jones News Fund Digital Training Program

Cronkite School will host Dow Jones News Fund digital media residency

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University's Downtown Phoenix campus will host the Dow Jones News Fund digital media residency.

Christine Dotts, president of the Cronkite Endowment Board

Brodeur Senior Vice President named president of ASU’s Cronkite Endowment Board

Christine "Chris" Dotts has been named the new president of the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees.

Human Rights Press Awards

Human Rights Press Awards announce 2023 winners

Stories focusing on Covid and the Myanmar Military took top prizes in the 2023 Human Rights Press Awards.

Joseph Russomanno

Cronkite professor discusses shakeups at major TV networks

The landscape of television news changed abruptly after three of the most prominent figures in the industry were either fired or separated from their positions within a 24-hour span.

Adam Symson, spring 2023 convocation keynote speaker

Scripps CEO to deliver Cronkite School convocation speech

Adam Symson, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company, will deliver the keynote address at the Cronkite School's Spring 2023 convocation.

How to use U.S. Government economic data for your stories

The Reynolds Center for Business Journalism and the Cronkite School hosted "Under the Hood with BLS: Finding and telling stories with government data" on March 30.

“CBS Mornings” co-host Gayle King accepts 39th Cronkite Award

Gayle King reflected on her life, career and rise to prominence as she accepted the 39th Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Viva Kreis, Heisman Scholarship

Incoming Cronkite student wins Heisman High School Scholarship

The Heisman High School Scholarship program is administered by the Heisman Trophy to award the most esteemed male and female high school senior scholar-athletes.

Voices Listening Project

Cronkite News Co/Lab initiative spent a year researching how to bolster, improve news for small communities

An Arizona State University student-led project has developed ideas for local news organization Wick Communications on how to engage the community.

ASU’s McCain Institute and Cronkite School launch task force on Defeating Disinformation Attacks on U.S. Democracy

The task force includes experts on disinformation, members of the media, civil society, corporate leaders and policymakers.