Washington and Lee University journalism professor Toni Locy is the author of a column on MSNBC in response to reports that the Justice Department examined phone records of Associated Press reporters.
The Society of Professional Journalists has named Washington and Lee's "Rockbridge Report" newscast the Best Independent Online Student Publication in the nation, and has recognized a W&L senior and three alumni for the best Online In-Depth Reporting in the country.
Washington and Lee journalism professor Claudette Artwick, who studies social media, sees upsides and downsides of social media during the Boston bombing coverage.
Rockbridge Report, the multimedia newscast of Washington and Lee's department of journalism and mass communications, swept the awards at the Society of Professional Journalists' annual Mark of Excellence Awards for the organization’s Region 2.
Washington and Lee alumnus Hill Goodspeed '92 was featured in an interview on WALA-TV (FOX10TV) for Pensacola, Fla., and Mobile, Ala., earlier this month.
A series of investigative stories edited by John Dahlburg, of Washington and Lee's Class of 1975, in the Sun Sentinel of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., won the Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for public service journalism on Monday.
Arthur S. Brisbane, a longtime journalist who most recently served as public editor of The New York Times, will be the Visiting Knight Professor of Journalism Ethics at Washington and Lee University for the 2013-14 academic year.
Ray Suarez, the Washington-based senior correspondent for the “PBS NewsHour,” told a Washington and Lee University audience Monday that rather than talking about things that matter to the American people, too much of the national election was spent obsessing about "what Joe Biden might call 'malarkey.' "
Christopher Graves, CEO of one of the world’s largest public relations networks, Ogilvy Public Relations, will give the keynote address for the 55th Media Ethics Institute at Washington and Lee University.
Ray Suarez, Washington-based senior correspondent for “The News Hour” on PBS, is the Fishback Visiting Writer at Washington and Lee University for 2013 and will present a public lecture on March 11, at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater of Elrod Commons.