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Cal Poly Student Media Wins 46 Awards

Cal Poly students returned from a joint CCMA/ACP/CMBAM national conference, Feb. 28 - March 3, with 46 awards across multiple categories, including Best Website and Best Print Weekly Newspaper.

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Journalism Department to Host Screening of 1980's film "Ethnic Notions"

The Department will host a screening of “Ethnic Notions,” a documentary exploring African-American stereotypes and anti-black prejudice in American society, on May 20, from 6-8 p.m.

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Hall of Fame Inductees and Ceremony

Four accomplished alumni have been inducted into the Cal Poly Journalism Department’s Mustang Media Hall of Fame.

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Five Key Takeaways from the 2018 Jim Hayes Symposium

Five panelists, including Vox Editor-in-Chief Lauren Williams, wrestled with the question, “Is Journalism Broken?” at the Journalism Department’s third biennial Jim Hayes Symposium.

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Scholarship in memory of Cal Poly student Jordan Grant awarded to two journalism students

The family of Cal Poly student Jordan Grant have funded two $5,000 journalism scholarships in his honor.

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Cal Poly’s Mustang Media Group Wins 17 National College Media Awards

Mustang Media Group received national recognition last month from two of college media’s most distinguished organizations.

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Journalism Department Celebrates 50 Years of KCPR

A weekend of events to mark the 50th anniversary of campus radio station KCPR-FM kicked off on Friday, Oct. 12, with a concert at SLO Brew Rock.

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Mustang News Digital

Student Media: Digital is a fully converged multimedia journalism platform featuring news, arts, sports and opinion.

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Ben Bradlee Jr. speaking at CPSU Spotlight Gala

Spotlight on Ben Bradlee, Jr.

Ben Bradlee Jr. presented "Journalism @ 100: Why it Matters Today More Than Ever" at our centennial Spotlight Gala Dinner and Inaugural Hall of Fame.

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Student Media: Print

Mustang News is Cal Poly’s award-winning newspaper that provides students the opportunity to produce in-depth news, arts and sports stories.

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Student Media: Broadcast

Mustang News TV is an on-campus broadcast lab that gives students the opportunity to work in a live television newsroom.

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CPPR students and department chair

Student Media: Public Relations

Central Coast PRspectives is Cal Poly's on-campus, student-run public relations firm.

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KCPR Anniversary

A weekend of events to mark the 50th anniversary of campus radio station KCPR-FM kicked off on Friday, Oct. 12, and continued through Saturday, Oct. 13 with the Hall of Fame Gala. View photos of the weekend here.