PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University announced Monday that Dean Baquet, the first Black executive editor to lead both The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, will be presented with this...
PHOENIX (AP) — A student manager at Arizona State University's student-run radio station has said she was involuntarily removed from her position Thursday after weeks of debate surrounding her...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The president of Loyola University of New Orleans has apologized for the way the school handled allegations that the former head of its communications department mistreated...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University rescinded a job offer to the newly hired dean of its prestigious journalism school following allegations of racism and mistreatment of...
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — It's one of America's leading sources for news about the government, yet also among the least trusted. Social media, a new poll finds, is America's political news...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University has won funding from Google for a digital story project.
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication announced Tuesday that its...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is awarding its 2019 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to Lester Holt, news anchor for NBC.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Herm Edwards is adding a new title at Arizona State: Professor.
The school announced Thursday that the Arizona State head football coach will become a professor of...
PHOENIX (AP) — Indian Country Today, an online publication billed as the largest news site covering tribes and indigenous people across North America, announced Wednesday it is relocating its...
PHOENIX (AP) — The "PBS NewsHour" is expanding its West Coast presence in a new partnership with Arizona State University.
The nightly news broadcast announced Wednesday it will open a...
The 1969 mission to the moon has been seen in many phases before but never with the shining, crystal-clear fullness of Todd Douglas Miller's extraordinary "Apollo 11," a documentary culled from...
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Veteran sports broadcaster Lesley Visser has been named this year's winner of the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence.
Visser got her start with the Boston Globe in 1974...
NEW YORK (AP) — His nation celebrated George H.W. Bush this week as a statesman, a veteran, a loving and committed family man who was a totem of respect, humility and mildness. But something else seeped into all the praise as Americans gathered Wednesday to send him on his way.
Bush was also remembered as an emissary from, to use his own idiom, a kinder, gentler America of seemingly clearer challenges — which were, in reality, as complicated as the fragmentary problems we face today.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The president of Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph plans to retire next year.
Robert Vartabedian announced his intention to retire to the campus Friday. He has been the university's president since 2008.
Western Board of Governors chairman David Liechti praised Vartabedian's contributions to the university. He said the board of governors is already discussing the search process for a new president.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ornate former headquarters of the defunct Los Angeles Herald Examiner will be renovated for an expansion of Arizona State University.
The university has announced plans to lease the century-old building in a part of downtown LA undergoing a sweeping resurgence.
NEW YORK (AP) — A generation ago, the likes of Walter Cronkite, Peter Jennings and Diane Sawyer were the heroes of television news. Now the biggest stars are arguably Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow.
Notice the difference? Cronkite, Jennings and Sawyer reported the news. Hannity and Maddow talk about the news, and occasionally make it. But you never doubt how they feel about it.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is awarding its 2018 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.
He will receive the award on Oct. 17 in Phoenix from the university's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Cooper says he's honored and humbled to receive the award because Cronkite "sparked my interest in journalism at a young age."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diahann Carroll recalls a date with Marlon Brando that yielded a slap and career advice. Robert Adler tells how he co-invented the TV remote control. Walter Cronkite shares his dismay over learning that White House pressure trimmed a CBS report on Watergate.
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents says a vice president at the University of South Dakota is among four finalists to become the school's president.
Sheila Gestring is vice president of finance and chief financial officer at the Vermillion college. She and the other three finalists will be on campus next week to meet with faculty, students, staff, alumni and regents.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Keith Jackson was remembered as "the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting" and a loving husband, father and grandfather away from the broadcast booth in a memorial service at the Rose Bowl.
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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University's journalism school on Thursday was awarded nearly $2 million in funding to research the future of television news.
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication received the $1.9 million grant from the Knight Foundation that will provide funding over three years to fund initiatives aimed at ensuring TV news companies remain competitive in broadcast and digital storytelling.
PHOENIX (AP) — The president of The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com will resign effective Jan. 5 to take a position at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
PHOENIX (AP) — Charlie Rose, who was fired this week by CBS News and whose program was canceled by PBS in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women, had accolades from two universities rescinded Friday.
Panels at both Arizona State University and the University of Kansas met this week and coincidentally came to the same decision on the same day.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is considering revoking an award given to Charlie Rose after several women who worked with him at CBS News and PBS alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them.
The university's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication issued a statement on Monday describing the reports as "deeply troubling." Rose was given the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2015.
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News stayed within its ranks on Wednesday to name correspondent Jeff Glor as anchor of the "CBS Evening News," the flagship broadcast that was led by Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather in the past but is now a distant third in the television ratings.
Glor replaces Scott Pelley, who was forced out awkwardly this spring after six years. Anthony Mason has been filling in since Pelley returned to "60 Minutes" full-time.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University's journalism school has partnered with Facebook on a project to increase news literacy and combat false news.
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication launched a news laboratory Tuesday that will work with news organizations to fight the proliferation of misinformation.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is awarding its Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism for 2017 to Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill, co-anchors and managing editors of the "PBS NewsHour."
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ATLANTA (AP) — A library at Emory University in Atlanta has acquired the papers of a civil rights journalist.
The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library is now home to the papers of Pulitzer Prize winner Eugene Patterson. The school says Patterson who was an editor for The Atlanta Constitution and The Washington Post and "a significant voice for civil rights in the 1960s."
PHOENIX (AP) — "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley is set to receive the 2016 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Pelley will get the award Monday in Phoenix.
The newscast will be broadcast that day live from the Cronkite School on the university's downtown Phoenix campus.
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain and Democratic opponent Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick will face off in what will likely be their only debate next month.
Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication announced Friday that the two candidates will meet for a live televised debate on Oct. 10 in Phoenix.
The topics of discussion will include foreign, domestic and regional issues.
The questions will include inquiries submitted by the voters through social media.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Joe W. Milner, a longtime Arizona State University professor credited with laying the foundation for the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 1984, has died.
School officials say Milner died Sunday at his home in Tempe at age 87.
Milner taught at ASU from 1967 until his retirement in 1991 when he became a professor emeritus at the Cronkite School.