Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
|START OF THE FALL 2015 SEMESTER
The Department of Journalism & Mass Communication would like to welcome new
freshman and transfer students to CSULB, and welcome back returning students!
As always, the Department – its faculty and staff – are looking forward to helping you
in this semester. This website contains many tools to help you, including the schedule
of our advisers (on the golden box to the right) and other advising information (including
key dates and frequent questions), and a list of faculty members in the Department,
and much more. We look forward to a great new semester, with you as a part of it!
|JOURNALISM ALUMNUS WINS PULITZER PRIZE
Congratulations to Michael Anastasi, vice president of the Los Angeles News Group and a member of our Advisory Board, for winning a Pulitzer Prize on Monday. Anastasi, a 2001 CSULB journalism graduate, and his colleagues at the Daily Breeze have won their first-ever Pulitzer Prize for their local reporting in a six-month investigation that revealed possible corruption in the Centinela Valley Union High School District and resulted in the removal of the superintendent. The Daily Breeze reporters credit Anastasi for pushing them to write Pulitzer-worthy work, according to the Daily Breeze’s own announcement of its Pullitzer Prize, which can be found here: http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-breeze-pulitzer-20150421-story.html.
|BATEMAN CASE STUDY COMPETITION TEAM RECEIVES HONORABLE MENTION
The 2015 Bateman Case Study Competition Team received an Honorable Mention for their campaign “Rethink Home,” which focused on gaining awareness about poor quality housing for the competition’s client, Home Matters. Click here to read more about it.
|SENIOR JOURNALISM STUDENT WINS HEARTS MULTIMEDIA AWARD
Kelsey Cruz, one of our own senior journalism students, was one of 20 winners of the Hearst Multimedia Award for her piece on Brian Gimmillaro, head coach for Long Beach State’s women’s volleyball team. Click here to read more about it.
|Barbara Kingsley-Wilson, Daily49er faculty adviser and professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, is the current president of the California College Media Association (CCMA). The California College Media Association is a statewide organization founded to support college journalism students, advisors and programs.Gwen Shaffer, assistant professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, won a faculty stipend award from the Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership for Integrating Ethics Across the Curriculum for her proposal on “The Ethics of Reporting on Sensitive Information and Classified Information.” Click here to read more about these and other facts.|