University of Mississippi Newswire

University of Mississippi Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for University of Mississippi.

Results 1 - 20 of 3,845 in University of Mississippi

  1. Billionaires buying up media: saviour complex or civic duty?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... of a masthead as publisher or editor or owner," said Samir A. Husni, journalism professor at the University of Mississippi. While some new billionaire owners say they are doing it for civic purposes and to ensure that journalism will continue as an ...

    Comment?

  2. Ole Miss School of Journalism namesake requests name be removed from schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... hat many said had racist undertones, sparking backlash from many on campus. Today I have asked the University of Mississippi to remove my name from the School of Journalism and New Media. This...

    Comment?

  3. Ole Miss: Donor wants his name removed after - racial' postRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sunherald.com

    University of Mississippi students walk across campus in Oxford, Miss. in 2010. The namesake of the Meek School of Journalism is under fire for a social media post over the weekend with an 'unjustified racial overtone.'

    Comment?

  4. Ole Miss: Donor wants his name removed after 'racial' postRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newms360.com

    A University of Mississippi donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone," the journalism school's dean said. Dean Will Norton Jr. on Saturday said Ed Meek sent him a statement apologizing for his post and requesting to have his name removed from the School of Journalism and New Media.

    Comment?

  5. Ole Miss: Donor wants his name removed after a raciala postRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAOW

    The University of Mississippi says a donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone." Journalism Dean Will Norton on Saturday said Ed Meek sent him a statement apologizing for his Facebook post and requesting to have his name removed from the School of Journalism and New Media.

    Comment?

  6. Billionaires buying up media: Savior complex or civic duty?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    ... of a masthead as publisher or editor or owner," said Samir A. Husni, journalism professor at the University of Mississippi. While some new billionaire owners say they are doing it for civic purposes and to ensure that journalism will continue as an ...

    Comment?

  7. Ole Miss faculty ask donor to remove name after racial postRead the original story

    Yesterday | Commercial Dispatch

    Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized by Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter for an "unjustified racial overtone." In a statement, faculty members asked that Ed Meek within three days request to have his name removed from School of Journalism and New Media, saying he had "violated the fundamental values of the school and the university."

    Comment?

  8. The Hon. Kenneth Griffis to speak at The W ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Case Management Systems. He is adjunct professor at the Mississippi College School of Law and the University of Mississippi School of Law. Judge Griffis is admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court of ...

    Comment?

  9. Faculty ask donor to remove name from school over racism claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Darien News-Review

    The Lyceum, oldest building on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss. in this file photo from April 12, 2008.

    Comment?

  10. Ed Meek has asked Ole Miss to drop his name from the school of journalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... too much to have it held back by having his name attached to the school. Today I have asked the University of Mississippi to remove my name from the School of Journalism and New Media. This past week I made a post on Facebook that reflected poorly ...

    Comment?

  11. Under the Radar: Ti'Quan ForbesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Side Sox

    ... prospect picture. Ti'Quan Forbes hit .427 during his senior season and verbally committed to the University of Mississippi as a six-foot-three, 175-pound senior from Columbia, Miss. However, a $1.2 million signing bonus was too much to resist after ...

    Comment?

  12. Why are billionaires buying up media companies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... of a masthead as publisher or editor or owner," said Samir A. Husni, journalism professor at the University of Mississippi. While some new billionaire owners say they are doing it for civic purposes and to ensure that journalism will continue as an ...

    Comment?

  13. Ole Miss considers changing name of journalism school after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Fox 23

    ... in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. The University of Mississippi is considering changing the name of its School of Journalism after receiving major backlash stemming from a controversial post ...

    Comment?

  14. The Latest Faculty ask donor to remove name from schoolRead the original story

    Saturday | My Mother Lode

    The Latest on a dispute at the University of Mississippi over a social media post by a donor : Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi are asking a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone." In a statement issued late Friday, faculty members asked that within three days Ed Meek request to have his name removed from School of Journalism and New Media.

    Comment?

  15. Ole Miss could distance itself from donor over racist postRead the original story

    Saturday | Commercial Dispatch

    The namesake of the University of Mississippi's journalism school apologized Thursday for his Facebook that had photos of two black women in short dresses and suggested that the women exemplify problems that cause real estate values to fall. University officials said they were considering removing Ed Meek's name from the journalism school.

    Comment?

  16. Ole Miss student slams big donor's postRead the original story

    Friday | Yahoo!

    ... hosted a listening session on Thursday night to address the issue. "The depiction of two of our University of Mississippi students in this post was inexcusable. We understand that many members of our community are feeling justifiably hurt by Dr. ...

    Comment?

  17. Laurel School District to make improvements after - F' ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... into our schools ," Watts added. Two of those principals were trained by the principal core at the University of Mississippi under former state superintendent Dr. Tom Burnem. "We did a calculation of our test scores when we got our information from ...

    Comment?

  18. University of Mississippi School of Medicine has record-breaking admissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The University of Mississippi School of Medicine opened a new state of the art facility last year. It's a big draw for potential students.

    Comment?

  19. Ole Miss could remove donor's name after 'racial' postRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MDJonline.com

    University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter said Friday that the university could consider removing a donor's name from its journalism school following a social media post that Vitter criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."

    Comment?

  20. Tilray, Canadian marijuana firm, sees stock price tumble days after DEA deal spurred surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Washington Times

    ... Only one facility in the entire country is currently licensed to grow pot for the government - the University of Mississippi - but legislation pending in the House would triple that number and pave the way to eventually permitting additional ...

    Comment?