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Category: Communication and Media

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Semester in LA: Montclair Students Begin Residency Program

School of Communication and Media students will focus on the Los Angeles media industry through in-person classes, online coursework and internships

Screenshot of a Tweet by Twitter CEO Elon Musk, inviting users to vote in a poll that asks "Should Twitter offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, provided that they have not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam?" Out of 3,162,112 votes, 72.4% voted YES and 27.6% voted NO.

Study: Use of ‘Groomer’ Hate Speech Increased on Twitter After Colorado Springs Nightclub Shooting

Findings points to impact of CEO Musk’s ‘general amnesty’ on the social media platform

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Study Examines Qatar World Cup Controversy and Boycott

Human rights activists are ramping up protest efforts using hashtags like #boycottqatar2022

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Study Finds Hate Speech on Twitter Increased Quickly After Elon Musk Takeover

The billionaire CEO has promised to reduce “too woke” restrictions on the platform

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MSNBC President Rashida Jones Named Inaugural Recipient of Media Leadership Award

School of Communication and Media honor will be presented at a free public ceremony on October 27

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Montclair Film Festival to Screen Professors’ Documentary

Holocaust film by professors will be screened at the Clairidge Oct. 26, 27

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Pumpkin Spice is Still Nice in 2022, Study Finds

Just in time for National Pumpkin Spice Day on Oct. 1, new research shows that pumpkin spice is as popular as ever on social media

Multimedia Professor Featured on PBS Episode

New digital PBS series explores American history through iconic photographs

Professor Stacy Gitlin, student Gianna Daginis, Professor Steve McCarthy, Head Football Coach Rick Giancola and student Jason Naccarella

‘The Opportunity of a Lifetime’

Communication and Media students get real-life experience covering Pro Football Hall of Fame

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At Summer Residency, Lights! Cameras! Action!

Partnership with Ghetto Film School provides high school filmmakers a college setting to hone storytelling skills

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Hard News in The Big Easy

Montclair student journalists report on climate change and racial injustice in New Orleans

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School of Communication and Media Launches Hawk+ Digital Streaming Service

Partner Streamstak develops digital streaming service model that unifies content in one platform