School of Journalism and Electronic Media News

Learning to Deal with Change: Journalism Students Study Entrepreneurship

The journalism world is changing, and a new course at UT is helping students think about how they might carve out a niche in this evolving field. Entrepreneurial Journalism debuted this fall as a special topics course focusing on business models of journalism start-ups.

Students to Collaborate with ESPNU For Western Carolina Game

Neyland Stadium's Empty Seats. Photography by FJ Gaylor Photography.

Sixteen journalism and electronic media students will be assisting with the production of Saturday’s game, courtesy of ESPNU’s Campus Connection, a program designed to give viewers the latest student-generated news from college campuses around the country.

Journalism Professors Chronicle Custer Myth in New Book


Although what really happened to Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer and his command at the Little Bighorn remains a mystery, the man behind the myth is as inscrutable as his final battle, two UT journalism professors claim in a new book.

Inaugural Ida B. & Beyond Conference to be Held This Month


UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media will hold its inaugural Ida B. & Beyond Conference on Thursday, March 26. The conference begins at 9:30 a.m. in UT’s Black Cultural Center, 1800 Melrose Avenue. It is open to the university community and the public.

Former Dean, Longtime Journalism Professor Dwight Teeter Dies


Dwight L. Teeter Jr., 80, a journalism educator for more than four decades, an expert and author on media law and journalism history, and a mentor to countless graduation students, died February 27 in Knoxville following a long illness. A celebration of life will be held March 23 at Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan.