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Photo courtesy of the MTSU College of Media and Entertainment Story by KeWana McCallum / Contributing Writer Chris Chivers, the winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing, spoke to students about his experiences covering military conflicts overseas and his award-winning story, “The Fighter,” which he wrote for The New York Times Magazine, in …

Photo and story by Daniel-Shaw Remeta / Contributing Writer  A lecture about media literacy was given by Peabody Award-winning investigative journalist Madeleine Baran Wednesday afternoon in the Keathley University Center Theater on campus.   The lecture, entitled “On the Frontline,” took a look at how investigative journalists go about digging into some of the most …

Photo and story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer Award-winning author and historian Anne Hyde presented a lecture in the Business and Aerospace Building at Middle Tennessee State University Tuesday evening. Students and faculty gathered to listen to Hyde discuss the historical reality of the treatment and lives of “half-breed” Native Americans during the 19th …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Eric Eyre, the 2017 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism and a recent speaker in MTSU’s ongoing Pulitzer Prize lecture series, has been praised for his investigative work in uncovering the thousands of opioids shipped to small-town, mom-and-pop pharmacies and “pill mills” in West Virginia. …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Story by Anthony Merriweather / Contributing Writer  Students and faculty gathered in the Student Union Building Thursday as a part of MTSU’s Pulitzer Prize Lecture series to gain insight into journalist Eric Eyre’s Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporting on the opioid crisis, alongside West Virginia attorney Patrick McGinley. …

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 …