215: Media Visionaries
Thank you to all for a great final class
Thanks To Our Guest Speakers:
and ABC 7 News Anchor
be in class at 6 pm. Ashley will guest lecture via SKYPE
at 7:30 pm. See additional guest speaker info
Dan Ashley TV reports
GUEST SPEAKER VIDEO PRESENTATION BY
her video interview presentation
by MCOM 215 team
Special thanks to all the
students who brought that
wonderful selection of foods to our last class
MCOM 215 final
papers should be emailed to me
as a word document attachment and arrive not a
past 7:45 pm on Dec. 18th, your deadline.
Good luck on all your other final projects and
THE FUTURE IS NOW
and Public Relations students celebrate
the "awesome" new DBH 117
SPRING SEMESTER 2015:
To all students who may have registered
PR 190, Section 2, for Spring 2015:
Due to a computer error in the
University Academic Scheduling Office,
the time for PR 190, section 2,
was incorrectly listed as TR 1330-1445.
The originally scheduled time was TR
Because of this,
190 section 2
has been cancelled,
and a new section with the
correct time has been added.
You may now register for
PR 190, section
class number 29807, being held TR
to take the place of PR 190,
We truly apologize for any inconvenience
this may have caused you.
If you have any questions while I am
from campus this week, please
contact JMC staff
person Deborah Briese
through the JMC Office.
Dec. 19, 2014
JMC School Convocation Keynote Speaker
Spartan Daily and Update News Student
Winner of five local Emmy Awards in Atlanta,
Georgia for outstanding
news reporting. Fehely also won the prestigious
Edward R. Murrow Award,
a top regional honor given for excellence in
Your 1998 JMC School Update News classmates
and faculty at SJSU are very proud of you!
School Student Media
The Spartan Daily -
Update News -
SHiFT Magazine -
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Contact Prof. Matt Cabot, JMC Coordinator.
408-924-3240 or Email:
2015 Class Registration Underway
Due to university restrictions the JMC School is
unable to offer multiple sections of some
Please see JMC Adviser Cynthia Fernald
in DBH 125 for academic planning assistance.
JMC School Advising Information
degree worksheets and graduation
Eligibility requirements and course information:
MCOM 111: Internships
CURRENT EVENTS TO KNOW:
11/17: San Jose Mercury News Stories
San Jose State Clams Up on No-Bid Cisco Contract
NBC Bay Area - Channel 11
New allegations of
San Jose Mercury News:
$5 million lawsuit pending from
2013 SJSU dorm race incident
Hate Crime Panel:
School needs to take stronger stand
Nov. 20, 2013:
Report of Black student being tormented
In Other Local
Google focuses on Silicon Valley
USA Today 11/10/14 - Video Summary
Midterm Election Results 2014
NBC Bay Area
The Spartan Daily
Pressure on Hilliary Clinton to announce
Close San Jose Mayoral Race
1st African-American Senator
elected in the South since Reconstruction
The Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2014
A report from the
Women’s Media Center founded by Jane Fonda,
Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem to raise "the
visibility, viability and
decision-making power of women in media, and
women’s stories get told and women’s voices get
PBS 'Makers' project: Women in Business
on PBS women CEOs
Understanding Local Police
Director moderates forum for SJSU freshmen
campus info from
Produced by JMC
School convergence journalism students.
Streamed and aired on CreaTV, South Bay cable
Focused on exciting media careers in the future!
of Journalism and Mass Communications
San Jose State University
This program uses new technology
in new and exciting ways to connect students
global media experts!
John Delacruz showcases
use of JMC School Telepresence technology
in a Cisco Systems promotional video.
talk with us
Update News 2011: Behind the Scenes
Broadcast News Students at SJSU
JMC School maintains a reputation
for excellence in high education:
Meeting all deadlines is a
and an important learning
experience in all JMC majors.
Grade penalties may be imposed
for missing assignment deadlines.
Petitions to drop classes due to
low grades will not be approved.
Richard Craig - Fall Internships Coordinator.
Eligible students must READ thoroughly
and follow precise steps:
MCOM 111: Internships
( Information packet )
Internship forms needed
Students planning to do an internship for
credit next semester or summer should be
researching options NOW online.
Identify appropriate options and how
to apply. Discuss options now with JMC faculty
or the Fall Internship Coordinator.
Campus News and Information:
SJSU's costly high-tech upgrades with Cisco
faces setbacks and questions
FAQs on Tech Upgrade
JMC School Policy:
No late add or drop
Learning to meet deadline obligations is an
important part of media education in
Expect no exceptions.
An Extraordinary Summer 2014
JMC School New Upgrades
Future Is Taking Shape
Check out the changes JMC made
to excite your future!
Dwight Bentel Hall Re-OPENED
Tuesday Sept. 2nd
Classroom Assignments Fall 2014
More JMC Alumni News
Also see video:
Distinguished advertising graduate's
Spring 2014 JMC School Convocation
Class of 2014
Journalism & Mass
Spring 2014 Convocation
"Dare to compete." Words of advice from former
Secy. of State Hillary Clinton in April 2014.
SJSU Hosts Hillary Clinton on campus
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets
JMC Prof. Christine
Di Salvo, her son Zack and husband Joe. Chris
was part of the team
that organized the April 10th campus visit at
the Event Center
of the former U.S. Senator and First Lady.
Clinton dazzles crowd
Talks women's rights
Congratulations JMC School
Thank you to all our wonderful donors for
helping student dreams to come true!
How's your career going? Let us know!
Special Alumni Update
Reconnecting with our wonderful former students
in advertising, journalism and public relations.
Let's catch up!
Please take the
JMC Alumni Survey.
A postcard was mailed to alumni homes offering
information updates, and the password to use.
Call us if you have questions: 408-924-3240.
We want to hear about YOU & YOUR experiences!
Events - Spring 2014:
Talk About It
Race Incident and Protests
Georgetown scholar invited to
speak on race issues.
See the 2/24/14 video:
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson speaks at SJSU, and was
by an old friend, JMC School Photojournalism
Coordinator, Dr. Michael Cheers.
JMC School Presents
Spuler Media Ethics Symposium
More than 200 people attend and participate in
an extraordinarily candid and respectful
about how the media portrays race, culture,
ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,
religious cultures and disabilities.
& Candid Bay Area Discussion:
The SJSU School of Journalism and Mass
hosted the west coast university premiere of a
powerful new documentary
focused on what it means to live in
America as an undocumented immigrant.
The producer of "Documented", Jose Antonio
was given the 2014 William Randolph Hearst Award
for Excellence in Journalism.
The Pulitzer Prize winning newsman then
an audience of more than 600 people from the
and Bay Area communities. The 90 minute exchange
with Vargas was very personal and emotional. CNN
to broadcast "Documented" nationally during the
summer of 2014.
Award ceremony and audience interaction
Update News Special Coverage
is a public affairs local PBS television
produced by SJSU convergence journalism students
and hosted by JMC School Director Bob Rucker.
It provides an in-depth look and discussion
about timely issues, concerns and
trends in Northern California.
See videos of past programs
Protest of 2013 SJSU Dorm Race Crime Incident
African-American dorm student
files $5 million claim.
Media Case Study:
Fall 2013 dorm incident
NBC Bay Area:
California State Campus Climate
Hearing at San
Jose State University
African American dorm student victimized
Initial Investigation Report
SJSU Campus News:
CA State Universities raising fees
despite tuition freeze
Audit reveals no SJSU budget deficit
California Faculty Union's (CFA) offers
an independent audit of SJSU budget.
Forced to curb spending
Congratulations JMC School Students!
Spartan Daily students win nine 2014
advertising industry award.
More JMC School Good News:
Creative Happenings in
Spartan Ad Land
Advertising Prof. John Delacruz featured in 2014
Cisco Technology video
JMC Alumni Fundraising Campaign
Self study and visiting team expenses.
February 6, 2013:
SJSU announced a major gift
of $8.7 million for the
School of Journalism and Mass
Emma and Jack Anderson
2009 "Education on Wheels" Project
JMC student road trip to the inauguration in
unique way to learn about America's
Civil Rights Movement as they report on the
of the first African-American president.
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Last day to
DROP & ADD
No late add
Plan ahead for required
Dr. Richard Craig
Can We Talk?
Google focuses on
HBO Sports with
a faculty job
at the University
to cut 70 jobs
Are Trying To
Players accused of
cheating in school
Prof. Bob hosts
special focus PBS
Bay Area programs
New film looks
at soaring student
college loan debt:
Cost of raising
a child in U.S.
high tech giants
the right skills
on social media:
300 million Tweets
NBC Bay Area
$8.7 million gift
to JMC School
Dr. Ken Blasé
SJSU students report from
2012 Cuba Trip
landmarks of the
PLOs & CLOs
Format to use:
See pages 24-34.
the right skills
cut back on
State of the Media
In The News:
'Saint' on live
Let's Talk About It
and Tuesdays only.
Prof. John Delacruz
ADS & STUFF
Family Reunion 2014
College of Applied
Sciences & Arts