Anchorage attorney Troy Nkrumah on Libya and the media blackout

2011-10-25 by

Attorney Troy Nkrumah is the President/CEO of the Anchorage Urban League. He is former Chair of the National Hip Hop Political Convention and has traveled extensively throughout Africa having just recently returned from Libya. He has worked for the United Nations at the Rwanda Genocide Tribunals.

His talk at the UAA Campus Bookstore was a Global Opportunities Week event. This podcast was recorded Sept. 27, 2011.

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UAA Campus Bookstore
Website, with bookstore event details

JPC Professor Joy Chavez Mapaye delivers the 2011 Relevant Research lecture on the future of television

2011-10-25 by

Dr. Joy Chavez Mapaye, assistant professor in the Department of Journalism and Public Communications, is this fall’s speaker for the College of Arts and Sciences Relevant Research Speaker series.

Since its inception, television has shaped our lives: from our health and relationships to our culture. In her presentation, Mapaye will trace how television has evolved and struggled to find its place in the new digital media landscape. The presentation will also go over the latest research findings on television consumption, television’s relationship with promotion
and how mediated personalities influence our media habits and perceptions of the world.

Mapaye was recognized with the Broadcast Education Association’s Harwood Outstanding Dissertation award in 2011 as the author of the top broadcasting and electronic media dissertation in the nation. She has received several awards in journalism and in research. She was recently nominated for the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The podcast was recorded Oct. 21, 2011.

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Dr. Joy Chavez Mapaye
Bio information, Journalism & Public Communication site