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As the inauguration of President Elect Joe Biden approaches, and one of the most contested elections in American history comes to a close, it is important to recognize that, in our country’s 245 years, very few presidential transitions have been as turbulent as 2020’s. “In large part, peaceful transitions of presidential power are all we...
The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular three-day Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival at the Jameson Auditorium, located inside the university’s Cole Hall. Free and open to the public, the 17th annual festival will feature student-film screenings from 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, and Wednesday,...
Bill Cassidy, associate professor in the Department of Communication, has been awarded a Kappa Tau Alpha Chapter Adviser Research Grant of $500. Cassidy will use the grant to continue his study of the coverage of gay and lesbian athletes in sports journalism, including how coverage has evolved in the eight years between the coming-out announcements...
Two WNIJ reporters have collected a total of three first-place awards in the annual Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters competition for 2016. The awards were presented Saturday, April 22, at the Illinois News Broadcasters Association (INBA) gathering in Urbana. There were 12 award categories in each division, and WNIJ News won three of them in the...
The Northern Illinois Newspaper Association (NINA) and NIU Department of Communication will hold a workshop on campus exploring how law enforcers and the media can work together to better serve the public. The workshop is set for 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Feb. 23, in Room 100 of the Campus Life Building, at the northeast...
The NIU Department of Communication and the NIU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) cordially invite the public to attend the 2016 Albert Walker Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Holmes Student Center, Sky Room (16th Floor), at 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. This year’s lecturer, Scott...
The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival in Cole Hall 100. Free and open to the public, the 15th annual festival will feature student-film screenings from 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 6. Actor, filmmaker and producer Kevin...
DVD cover of "Gut Renovation"
Avant-garde filmmaker Su Friedrich will visit NIU at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Cole Hall auditorium. Friedrich has made 23 films since 1978, in 16mm film and in digital video, both short-, medium- and feature-length, which range from experimental to documentary to narrative. Her films, which deal with themes of gender, family and...
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The NIU Department of Communication and the NIU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) welcome students to the annual Albert Walker Lecture, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. Free and open to the public, the lecture is of special interest to anyone interested in...
Book cover of “The Magic World of Orson Welles” by James Naremore
The NIU English Department will host film scholar James Naremore, Emeritus Chancellor’s Professor at Indiana University, who will deliver a graduate colloquium lecture titled “Orson Welles at 100.” Naremore will offer a retrospective on the career of Orson Welles, who is among Hollywood’s most famous actors, writers, directors and producers. Welles co-wrote, directed and starred...
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