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Research Symposium provides sense of community for Cronkite scholars

Students at the Cronkite School showcased their research on artificial intelligence, cancel culture and other media-related topics during the 2024 Cronkite Research Symposium.

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Former Humphrey Fellow returns to Cronkite to attain doctorate degree

Elira Canga is pursuing her Ph.D. at the Cronkite School with a focus on political and health communication.

World Trade Center Cough Syndrome

Cronkite professor researches media coverage of World Trade Center Cough Syndrome before, after COVID-19 pandemic

Cronkite Professor Sada Reed examined the media coverage of World Trade Cough Syndrome before and after the pandemic and kept track of the number and location stories published or aired.

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.

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Cronkite School partners with Grambling State University to research emergency management resources at HBCUs

The Cronkite School, in partnership with Grambling State University, are recipients of a FEMA grant to assess emergency management resources and needs at the nation’s 103 HBCUs.

Beyond Objectivity

Can a journalist be trustworthy without being “objective?”

A new report from the Cronkite School asks news media leaders and experts — and what they say may surprise you.

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.

College athlete NIL market to be studied by joint research initiative

The non-profit NIL Education and Information Center, headed by sports industry veterans Oliver Luck and Bill Squadron, will partner with the Cronkite School to study the emerging NIL marketplace.

Reynolds Center survey shows U.S. business journalists command 37% salary premium; median 2022 salary of $66,204

The Reynolds Center has revived its annual salary survey of business journalists, last published in 2012, and expanded the survey this year to include demographic data.

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Cronkite School to host 15 international scholars for summer residency program

The scholars will participate in the Journalism, Technology and Democracy program, part of the Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI).

New MIDAS Lab at the Cronkite School to study misinformation, led by K Hazel Kwon

New MIDAS Lab at the Cronkite School to study misinformation

The Cronkite School will look to help combat misinformation and disinformation with its newly launched academic research Media, Information, Data and Society (MIDAS) Lab.

The Stanton Foundation has awarded Cronkite School a grant to research the evolving concept of journalistic objectivity in newsrooms.

Cronkite School receives grant to research and disseminate principles for fair and fact-based journalism in today’s newsrooms

The Stanton Foundation has awarded the Cronkite School a $150,000 grant to research the evolving concept of journalistic objectivity in newsrooms.

News Co/Lab Managing Director Kristy Roschke talking to a student.

Google announces funding for Wick, ASU’s Cronkite School research project

Wick Communications is partnering with the Cronkite School on a project supported by Google to research strategies for facilitating healthy online discourse. 

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Cronkite School launches series of Mexico initiatives

The Cronkite School is is launching several initiatives this fall with its Mexican partners to deepen the school’s engagement with our neighboring country and its dynamic media environment.

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Cronkite’s Southwest Health Reporting Initiative launches health newsletter

The Cronkite School’s Southwest Health Reporting Initiative has launched a new monthly health newsletter that aims to start a conversation about health disparities in underserved communities.