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Photo by Alexis Marshall / Assistant News Editor The Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame welcomed MTSU professor Leon Alligood to the Class of 2017  Tuesday at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Murfreesboro for his contributions to the field of journalism. He was among four honored in the induction ceremony. Alligood is a …

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few months, you should be aware that a state of emergency was declared for Flint, Michigan, in January. Over a year ago, the water supply there was contaminated when Flint River’s corrosive water caused lead from aging pipes to contaminate the water supply, causing extreme health conditions and resulting …

Alex Nagey

Alexander “Alex” Nagy, longtime journalism professor and former dean of MTSU’s School of Mass Communication (now Media and Entertainment), died Sunday, Jan. 17, at Tennessee State Veterans Home in Murfreesboro. He was 90. Nagy came to MTSU in 1980 as a professor in the School of Mass Communication after five years as the founding chairman of the …

Music journalist Barry Mazor will speak on his book Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music on Monday. Mazor, who’s written for the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and Nashville Scene, will discuss the impact of Victor Records A&R agent and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame Ralph Peer. Peer brought genres …