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Life Lessons at School

“We were really appalled by it. He’s really a good mentor for a lot of students at this school. He absolutely encouraged us to pursue journalistic integrity, absolutely encouraged us to be ethical, to be fair, to be thorough, to be objective and to do the best work that we could.” 

—Ryan Golden, college senior and managing editor of The Mountain Echo, Mount St. Mary’s University student newspaper, on the firing of faculty adviser Ed Egan for “disloyalty.” “Newspaper Adviser Is Fired After Students’ Scoop Roils Maryland Campus,” The New York Times, Feb. 10, 2016 

“This is hard for you because you think of the students as cuddly bunnies, but you can’t. You just have to drown the bunnies . . . put a Glock to their heads.”

—Simon Newman, Mount St. Mary’s president, discussing a plan to cull freshman students to improve retention numbers, in Rebecca Schisler and Ryan Golden, “Mount President’s Attempt to Improve Retention Rate Included Seeking Dismissal of 20-25 First-Year Students,” The Mountain Echo, Jan 19, 2016

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Latest News

Pulitzer finalist Pat Bagley to speak at Utah State University

Jan 26, 2016

Veteran Salt Lake Tribune editorial cartoonist Pat Bagley will be the first Morris Media and Society Lecture Series speaker of 2016. Read More

Pease Award For 2015 Honors Legendary Editorial Cartoonist

Dec 07, 2015

Salt Lake City’s irreverent, incendiary and irascible cartoonist in chief, Pat Bagley, has been named the 2015 winner of the Ted Pease Award. Read More

Rest Under the Shade of the Trees:’ Fourth Level Agenda Setting and Framing the Civil War and the Lost Cause through Obituaries of Union and Confederate Generals, 1863-1904

Nov 18, 2015

Professor Tom Terry shared his latest scholarship at the Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga in early November. Dr. Terry’s research paper Read More

Hate the First Amendment? That's OK, it's Free Speech Week

Oct 26, 2015

October 19-25, 2015 was Free Speech Week; seven days set aside each October to celebrate America’s constitutional rights of free expression. Mark Saal of the Ogden Standard-Examiner interviewed JCOM professor Tom Terry for his Friday, October 23 column, Read More

Agricultural communication and journalism students grab national spotlight

Oct 23, 2015

Agricultural communication students gained national recognition at the Ag Media Summit for their media and leadership skills. Read More

Of Foreign Fevers, Shot, and Shell: Constitutional Rights of Media Access to the Battlefield after Flynt v. Rumsfeld

Sep 17, 2015

Professor Tom Terry’s most recent article, “Of Foreign Fevers, Shot, and Shell: Constitutional Rights of Media Access to the Battlefield after Flynt v. Rumsfeld,” was published this past summer in the National Security and Armed Conflict Law Review. Read More

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Spring Break

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