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Story by Toriana Williams / Contributing Writer Photo courtesy of the Montgomery Advertiser Wanda Lloyd, author of Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism, spoke to the students, staff and the general public about her experience as a female, African-American journalist on Monday at Middle Tennessee State University. Alongside her was Debra Fisher, director of the …

Photos and story by Brandon Donoho / Contributing Writer Students gathered in the Student Union’s Parliamentary Room on Tuesday to hear Jack McElroy, executive editor of Knox News, speak on the difficulties and importance of police accountability in modern journalism. The hour long talk began with the passage of the Freedom of Information Act in …

Beverly Keel, chair of the Department of Recording Industry at MTSU, has been named the next dean of the College of Media and Entertainment, University Provost Mark Byrnes announced Wednesday. I am honored and excited to announce that I will become dean of @MTSU College of Media and Entertainment in January! — Beverly Keel (@bevkeel) …

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 …

Spotlight

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 …