School of Journalism and Communication

A rest stop for the homeless in Eugene
April 7

Solutions journalism project tackles the issue of homelessness

The SOJC's Nicole Dahmen writes about a new approach to news writing for Poynter.org
NVC logo
March 31

Students vie for top prize in New Venture Championship

One of the world’s top student business plan competitions starts April 12 at UO Portland
UO journalism professor Alex Tizon
March 28

SOJC professor, Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Tizon dies at age 57

Tizon won more than a dozen journalism awards and fellowships during his 30-year career
'What is Life?' logo
March 20

Conference delves into how media permeates everyday life

The event will explore the connection between communication and a range of human endeavors
Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism
March 20

AP reporter wins SOJC's ethics award for Venezuela series

The reporters tackled health care in Venezuela, private prisons and a resort project
A hand holding a green ribbon, a symbol of mental health.
March 10

Student campaign works to change views of mental health

Ducks Change Together urges people to learn the five signs of emotional suffering
Blackboard with words 'solution' and 'problem'
March 7

'Solutions journalism' goes beyond basic news, profs write

The approach looks at problems as well as possible fixes
The presidential seal on a podium
February 27

Trump's media battles could make journalism stronger, profs say

Nicole Dahmen and Seth Lewis say reporters may have to find new sources
Fake news illustration
February 24

Library guide, SOJC offer tools and tips to combat fake news

These days, it seems everyone is aware of the “fake news” phenomenon.
Héctor Tobar
February 16

Journalism prof writes about Trump and facts in NYT op-ed

Héctor Tobar says the president only gives up a falsehood when he feels he won

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