News from the School of Journalism and Communication

Find out what SOJC students, faculty, and alumni are up to on campus, on the national stage, and beyond.

Ahead of Deb Morrison’s induction into the One Club Educators Hall of Fame, her friends and colleagues share stories about what makes the advertising professor tick.
Talia Paz, library liaison for the SOJC, worked in publishing and marketing before finding her dream job as a subject specialist at the University of Oregon Knight Library.
What skills can help journalists in a time of polarization, mistrust, and disinformation? SOJC instructor Emily Harris wants to hear from journalists. Fill out her survey to contribute your views. 
SOJC journalism, advertising and public relations students travel abroad to create multimedia stories depicting music, dance and life in Colombia.
"The Shadow Gospel," by SOJC Assistant Professor Whitney Phillips, offers a fresh perspective on the demonization of the left and its impact on the future of U.S. democracy.
In a story on KLCC’s website, Journalism Master's alum Bart Brewer ’24 delved into the often-contentious relationship the University of Oregon has with its neighbors on the east side of campus.
Andrew Griffin has joined the “Highway 58 Herald” in Oakridge as a full-time assistant to the editor. Griffin graduated in June with a degree in journalism.
Jonathan Bach has been hired by the Oregonian to cover housing and commercial real estate. While at UO, he was editor of “Ethos” magazine. He graduated in 2016 with a degree in journalism.
The looming uncertainty and dangers of climate change can be paralyzing, but they can also be a motivating force to inspire activism, according to research by Communication and Media Studies PhD candidate Emmanuel Maduneme.
Malya Fass ’25, an SOJC journalism major, explores how Gen Z students feel about being immersed in a world of distractions from technology. "Do Not Disturb" aired on KLCC’s Morning Edition.