Mass Media Announcements

June 25, 2024

For her reporting for The Concord Monitor as part of Report for America, DWC Journalism and Media alum Michaela Towfighi, class of 2022, was named the New Hampshire Journalist of the Year.

November 1, 2023

Join us on Tuesday, November 7th for a conversation with investigative journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Corey Johnson at 5:45pm in Sanford 04. For parking, the Science Drive Visitor Lot and the Bryan Center Parking Garage are the cloest and easiest options. Please email with any questions. Please RSVP for this event. 

April 19, 2021

Five Duke students have been honored with the annual DeWitt Wallace Center awards for excellence in journalism.

April 6, 2021

Frank Bruni, long-time journalist and columnist for the New York Times and the author of multiple best-selling books, has been chosen as one of two new Eugene C. Patterson Professors of the Practice for Journalism and Public Policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.

Bruni will join the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy, Duke’s hub for journalism education in the Sanford School, on July 1.

February 8, 2021

Please join the DeWitt Wallace Center on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. for a discussion with Washington journalists who covered the turbulent events of the last month. Rachel Chason of the Washington Post (’17), Mark Mazzetti of the New York Times (’96) and Sam Feist of CNN (P’23) will have a conversation about the challenge of covering breaking news, politics in our polarized age and the rise of misinformation. Moderated by Bill Adair.


February 5, 2021

Associate in Research Joel Luther and Professor Bill Adair make the case for more transparency in embedded fact-checking for Poynter. Click here to read their op-ed

October 23, 2020

Congratulations to the Chronicle for being awarded the 2020 Online Pacemaker Award!

The Pacemaker Award, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press, is the most prestigious award in college journalism. Volume 115 of The Chronicle was announced as the winner at the (virtual) Fall National College Media Convention award ceremony on Wednesday, October 22, 2020. 

October 20, 2020

Join us on Wednesday, October 21st at 3:30 p.m. as professor Jeremy Bowers and his Washington Post colleague, Lenny Bronner, discuss the data behind their 2020 election coverage. You can view the Washington Post’s Election website here


October 16, 2020

Posted Oct. 16:

The Washington Post is seeking an investigative reporter to bolster its sports coverage.

We are searching for an experienced, motivated reporter who has a relentless curiosity about the forces that shape the sports world and a drive to illuminate them and hold them to account.

October 16, 2020

Professors Jun Yang (computer science) and Bill Adair (journalism and public policy) will discuss their work in automated fact-checking on Tuesday, October 20th at 4:30 p.m..

September 28, 2020

 Join The Chronicle on Tuesday, October 6th at 6:30 pm for an interesting look at the election from John Harwood '78, White House Correspondent for CNN. John has previously worked for CNBC and written for The New York Times.

September 2, 2020

How do you launch and produce a current affairs podcast in 2020… you adapt. A lot.

July 7, 2020

Please join us in the DeWitt Wallace Center for a virtual event with Duke Alum and Author of Sisters In Hate: American Women on the Front Lines of White Nationalism , Seyward Darby ‘07.

March 20, 2020

Below is a list of Duke Alums who are covering COVID-19.


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July 2, 2019

DukeJournos has a regular newsletter including events, highlights of recent works by alums, introduction of new members and job listings! To view July's newsletter, click here.

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February 6, 2019

Welcome to the monthly Duke Journos newsletter -- complete with upcoming and past events, highlights of recent works by alums, an introduction to new members, and job listings! Follow this link to read the December 2018 newsletter

November 19, 2018

Duke student reporters are covering Durham news, in The 9th Street Journal.

They just published this great story on Steve Schewel, Durham's mayor and Duke alum.

Story by Julianna Rennie '21

Dat Analysis by Asa Royal '19