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Journalism professor and Emmy-winning broadcast news producer Jerry McCormick is looking to start the first ever NABJ at SDSU.

National Association of Black Journalists look to start new chapter at SDSU

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor // September 25, 2020

This semester, the National Association of Black Journalists is looking to start their first chapter at San Diego State. “I really wanted to start...

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Temple Northup is the new Director of the School of Journalism and Media Studies.

Journalism and Media Studies welcomes new director with background in sitcom writing, academic leadership

by Johann Derek Oribello, Senior Staff Writer // May 10, 2020

San Diego State is welcoming a new director of the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Temple Northup, current Director of the University of Houston’s...

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Journalists have a responsibility to vote

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer // March 4, 2020

Objectivity and neutrality are concepts that have been debated amongst journalists and media scholars for decades, while audiences use those concepts to...

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Media needs more black journalists

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

When I arrived at San Diego State as a journalism major, I set myself out to become what I quickly noticed there was not enough of in the media world:...

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AB 5 hurts student journalists

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer // December 11, 2019

For journalism students graduating this spring in California, or writers merely looking to work in the state, there is a new law that will affect their...

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The Journalism and Media Studies department lowered the passing score of the GSP test.

Journalism department announces lowered GSP score requirements

by Johann Derek Oribello, Staff Writer // October 2, 2019

San Diego State’s Journalism and Media Studies department announced they are lowering the score required to pass the Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation...

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Fundador de Mundo Azteca da consejos a estudiantes de SDSU

Fundador de Mundo Azteca da consejos a estudiantes de SDSU

by Diane López, Asist. de Editora // September 18, 2019

  Egresado de la Universidad Estatal de San Diego visitó la universidad para hablar sobre su experiencia como estudiante universitario latino...

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The myth of objectivity in journalism failed the Latinx victims in El Paso

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer // August 21, 2019

Earlier this month, in El Paso, the U.S. saw one of the deadliest anti-Latinx hate crimes in decades. 22 people lost their lives.  The motive of the...

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JMS classes aren’t doing enough

Most of the graduating seniors on The Daily Aztec’s editorial board are students in JMS. We know the territory. We know what’s taught in these classes. There...

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SDSU journalism introduces class on Selena, identity for spring 2020

SDSU journalism introduces class on Selena, identity for spring 2020

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // April 24, 2019

Tejano pop culture idol Selena Quintanilla-Pérez will be the subject of a course on Latin identity and representation in the media at San Diego State...

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SDSU Adaptive Athletic Sports seek to take athletes to the Paralympics

March 12, 2019

Paralympic hopefuls get one-on-one training and mentorship from SDSU Adaptive Athletic sports *An early version of this video was uploaded and taken...

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Preparing for graduation amidst industry layoffs

Preparing for graduation amidst industry layoffs

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // February 6, 2019

Senior year was supposed to be an exciting time. Between sessions of working on my multimedia capstone project and practicing my photojournalism and video...

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