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USM journalism workshop to focus on Freedom Summer 1964

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The University of Southern Mississippi School of Mass Communication and Journalism is accepting applications for a multimedia journalism workshop to be held June 15-22 on the university's Hattiesburg campus.

The workshop focuses on the Freedom Summer events of 1964.

Participants will study under professional journalists and the Southern Mississippi journalism faculty.

They will meet with newsmakers and cover stories, produce television and radio newscasts, a newspaper and a website.

The workshop is free to students who are selected to attend.

The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, the Mississippi Press Association and Raycom Media have provided funding.

Students with an interest in multimedia stories about multicultural issues are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications and more information are available at the School of Mass Communication and Journalism website, www.usm.edu/mcj or by calling 228-229-2783.

 

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