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Recent Grads and Students at VA Conference Tout Digital Media Studies Skills

JULY 2, 2019 | BY ROBERT CUMMINGS Students at a recent conference in Virginia spoke about the role of soft skills in finding success in the digital media sector. Our Digital Media Studies interdisciplinary minor provides students with the opportunities to acquire these very skills. You can learn more by reading the original article in […]


Journalist Talks to UM About Social Media, Politics

Journalist presents lecture on how social media can influence voting patterns FEBRUARY 19, 2019 | BY CHRISTIE FORGETTE “How the Internet Broke Democracy, and What We Can Do About It Now” was the provocative title of a public lecture featuring journalist Sue Gardner on Nov. 13, 2017.  Digital Media Studies and the Sarah Isom Center for […]


UM Alum Speaks About Technology in Healthcare

Technology officer presents how blockchain technology can be used in healthcare field FEBRUARY 19, 2019 | BY CHRISTIE FORGETTE Digital Media Studies minors and others interested in technological innovation had an opportunity to learn more about blockchain during a presentation by Jim St. Clair on February 22, 2018, in the University of Mississippi’s Overby Center. St. Clair […]


NewsCheck Director Speaks to UM About Fake News

Speaker at UM discusses new technology to combat fake news at event sponsored by Digital Media Studies minor. FEBRUARY 19, 2019 | BY CHRISTIE FORGETTE In an era of fake news, digital tools are being developed to combat its pernicious effects. On Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, NewsCheck Founder and Director Robert Hendrickson discussed his work dismantling […]