News Articles in College of Communication Information and Media

April 22, 2014
A new study finds that while smartphone usage has increased, college students are not embracing tablets as many experts had expected. And students are still annoyed by mobile ads.
April 3, 2014
An immersive learning class at Ball State University has created a documentary and website providing a detailed look at the Delaware Native American experience in Indiana.
April 2, 2014
Ball State University’s Department of Journalism will award Kansas City Star reporter Eric Adler the 2014 Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award.
April 2, 2014
Book cover of 'Will Cuppy' by Wes GehringBall State telecommunications professor Wes Gehring examines the tragic life of Hoosier-born Will Cuppy, one of the nation’s leading satirists in the first half of the 20th century.
March 17, 2014
Sports Link will produce social media content for NCAA March Madness Live on more platforms than ever.
February 20, 2014
Four new immersive learning seminars at Ball State's Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry will enhance visitors’ experience at the David Owsley Museum of Art, help launch a traveling museum called Freedom Bus, examine religion in comic books and produce a series of short documentaries on the use of rail-based mass transit systems.
November 11, 2013
Twenty-four students are preparing to pack up their newsroom and head to Russia, for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. They will have the opportunity to gain experience in journalism, telecommunications, photojournalism, public relations and graphic design by providing behind-the-scenes coverage of the winter international competition through BSU at the Games, which serves as a student-managed news agency.
October 24, 2013
Telecommunications instructor, Chris FlookTelecommunications instructor Chris Flook documents Indiana’s courthouse squares to showcase the historical structures.
September 16, 2013
Fall speaker line up touches all interestsA notable broadcast journalist, legendary basketball coach and A-list film star are among those headlining this fall's line-up of speakers coming to Ball State University.
August 8, 2013
April 8, 2013
Rukmini Callimachi, West Africa bureau chief with The Associated Press, has won the 2013 Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award presented annually by Ball State's Department of Journalism.
March 20, 2013
SportsLink oversees social media for March MadnessSports Link will play a major role in covering one of the largest sporting events in the country — the 2013 NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament.
March 20, 2013
Alumnus Mike Smith has donated $125,000 to establish the Marilyn Weaver Faculty Fellowship.
February 26, 2013
The smartphone may be the center of the world for many college students, but they’re growing weary of the ads, says a Ball State researcher.
October 31, 2012
Ticket Distribution Process for ‘A Conversation with David Letterman and Oprah Winfrey’
October 18, 2012
West Lafayette, Ind., businessman Mark Holden gives Ball State $1 million to build the Holden Strategic Communications Center and launch the Unified Media Lab.
October 16, 2012
Ball State University alumnus and CBS "Late Show" host David Letterman will return to campus on November 26 for a conversation with media icon, philanthropist Oprah Winfrey
October 1, 2012
A Ball State University student-produced documentary, "Stories and Legends: Historic Preservation in Muncie, Indiana," will screen at the prestigious Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis in late October. The film is part of the Historic Muncie project.
September 28, 2012
Late Muncie resident and Burris alumnus William F. Stout has donated $25,000 through his estate to increase funds for scholarships assisting Ball State students in journalism and medical education.
July 9, 2012
Members of Ball State's Digital Policy Institute will participate in a national forum on broadband issues and the nation's economic recovery.
June 27, 2012
Immersive learning classes' collaboration with national organization results in major honor.
June 20, 2012
Ball State University has continued its regional Emmy Awards winning streak by bringing home six honors from the 43rd annual awards ceremony on June 2.
May 14, 2012
An immersive learning class will spend several weeks at the 2012 London Olympics this summer creating original content for select news organizations.
April 30, 2012
Ball State professor is one of 23 people nationwide to be named a Fulbright Alumni Ambassador.
April 12, 2012
Immersive learning class creates a website with a documentary examining the rich stories of Muncie's history homes and neighborhoods.
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