Posts in tag

Ken Paulson


Story and photo by Joshua Tilton / Contributing Writer On Tuesday, a panel at MTSU addressed free speech, fielded questions and courted controversy as members of the panel discussed the limitations of free speech on college campuses across the United States. The panel was composed of Ken Paulson, Dean of MTSU’s College of Mass Communication, Joseph Cohn, legislative …

Photo by Olivia Ladd/MTSU Sidelines The WMOT 89.5/Roots Radio station launched this morning with a live kickoff event and marked the beginning of the new Americana music programming. MTSU’s station, WMOT, partnered with Music City Roots to convert the channel from jazz to Americana– inclusive of country, bluegrass, gospel and more. The event, which was live-broadcasted …

This article was published in cooperation with the Seigenthaler News Service. Tennessee would become the first state in the nation to make the Bible its official state book if Gov. Bill Haslam signs legislation recently passed by the General Assembly. Haslam has raised questions, as has Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery, about the constitutionality of such …

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham joined more than 150 MTSU students, faculty and community members to discuss his latest biography and patterns in modern presidential elections Tuesday afternoon. Meacham’s discussion, though largely focused on his biography, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, took place just hours before the New Hampshire primary and, fittingly, included plenty …

MTSU officially announced and celebrated the name of the College of Media and Entertainment, formerly the college of Mass Communication, during an event with faculty and alumni at Broadcast Music Industry Terrace on Tuesday night. University President Sidney McPhee joined media and entertainment Dean, Ken Paulson, in introducing the name change and explaining the thought process …

In an effort to modernize the college, what was formerly MTSU’s College of Mass Communication is now the College of Media and Entertainment. This change, effective August 2015, was “long over due” according to Media and Entertainment dean, Ken Paulson, who believes the rebranding will better represent the college. “Mass Communications isn’t what we are anymore,” Paulson …