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August 2017: Faculty News

August 2017 Faculty NewsHoward Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information Stuart N. Brotman will deliver a Haslam Scholars Program Faculty Lecture, “Expanding Global Internet Freedom,” on November 10, 2017.
JEM Associate Professor Bob Legg received credit from alum Ben Murphy (BS/JEM & Cinema Studies ‘15), assistant editor on The LEGO Batman Movie, for his film education. See the full story at
JEM Associate Professor Amber Roessner became a Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Fellow at the AEJMC conference in Chicago. She will be honored with the American Journalism Historians Association’s (AJHA) National Award for Excellence in Teaching at the 2017 AJHA convention in Little Rock, AR, October 2017. She will also present her research in progress at the conference, “L’affaire Lance: Investigative journalism and political crisis management in a post-Watergate world.”
JEM Professor Sam Swan has been honored by the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters with a Lifetime Membership recognizing his more than 30 years’ of service to TAB and the broadcasters of Tennessee.