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The study of journalism has both a practical and a theoretical side. The practical side emphasizes the development of writing, reporting, editing, design and photography skills used in the mass media. The theoretical side, closely tied to the social sciences, studies the social, political, psychological, historical and economic impact of the mass media and the ethical standards and practices of media professionals.

Special Featrures

The cornerstone of the journalism program at IU Southeast is the two-semester internship on the weekly campus newspaper, The Horizon. This internship gives students real world experience in reporting, editing, photography, page design and advertising sales. The paper, run by students, consistently wins awards from the Indiana Collegiate Press Association, the Hoosier State Press Association and Society of Professional Journalism.

Another special feature of the program is the individual attention journalism students receive. Enrollment in most journalism classes is restricted to 15 to 20 students so instructors can work closely and effectively with each student enrolled. Journalism students are also assigned faculty advisers who provide academic counseling and career planning.

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Campus News

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IU Southeast advisor receives award from NACADA

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The 2015 IU Southeast Commencement – Monday, May 11

The 2015 IU Southeast Commencement – Monday, May 11

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IU Southeast presents Mid-Year Economic Update

IU Southeast presents Mid-Year Economic Update

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The Horizon’s look at homelessness featured in News and Tribune

The Horizon’s look at homelessness featured in News and Tribune

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IU Southeast volunteers complete 2015 Campus Beautification Day

IU Southeast volunteers complete 2015 Campus Beautification Day

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IU Southeast journalism students receive awards at ICPA convention

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IU Southeast professor receives John W. Ryan Award

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APICS vice president of strategy to speak at IU Southeast

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Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner raises record-breaking funds for student scholarships

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“New Albany: City by the River” screening to occur April 16

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IU voices concerns over state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, reaffirms commitment to equality

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IU Southeast Activities Building to Close Temporarily for Construction

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New Vice Chancellor of Advancement to assume duties Feb. 2

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IU Southeast announces 2015 Commencement plans

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“Apprentice” winner Bill Rancic to speak at IU Southeast

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Holocaust survivor Eva Moses Kor to speak at IU Southeast Feb. 10

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The Van-Dells

May 29th, 2015

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Majors Expo

June 1st, 2015

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June 2nd, 2015

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Graduate Business Open House

June 24th, 2015

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