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The Department of Communication and Media offers many kinds of events, most free and open to the public. We organize and sponsor numerous lectures, workshops and conferences over the course of the academic year. Our programming covers a wide range of topics and features presenters from diverse disciplines and is designed to foster an understanding of the mass media and emerging media.


Michigan Symposium on Media and Politics

Online and Engaged: Political News in a Digital Media Environment
Friday, February 21, 2020
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Space 2435 North Quad Map
The Michigan Symposium on Media and Politics is an annual conference bringing together leading scholars and journalists focused on current issues in journalism, politics, mass media, and communication technologies.

This year, the event will feature:
Kjerstin Thorson (Michigan State University)
Markus Prior (Princeton University)
Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch (University of Connecticut)
Andy Guess (Princeton University)
Judith Möller (University of Amsterdam)
Brian Weeks (University of Michigan)

Nikki Usher (University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign)
Kelly Garrett (Ohio State University)
Jisu Kim (Yale University)
Sean Fischer (University of Pennsylvania)
Chelsea Butkowski (Cornell University)

This symposium is made possible through the generosity of the Morgan O'Leary Symposium Fund.
Building: North Quad
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Digital Media, Media, Politics
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Communication and Media, Institute for Social Research

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