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Symposium Highlights Investigative Journalism
Nov 13, 2019

Symposium Highlights Investigative Journalism

A star-studded group of panelists spoke on the importance of good investigative journalism during the 14th annual Povich Symposium at the University of Maryland Nov. 12.

Nov. 12 Panel will Spotlight Investigative Stories
Nov 7, 2019

Nov. 12 Panel will Spotlight Investigative Stories

The opening of the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism earlier this year helped inspire the theme of the 14th annual Povich Symposium.

For Alums, Covering Stanley Cup a Lifelong Dream
Jul 18, 2019

For Alums, Covering Stanley Cup a Lifelong Dream

For Merrill graduates Stephen Whyno ‘07 and Sammi Silber ‘19, covering hockey is the stuff of childhood fantasy.

Merrill Students Reflect on 2019 APSE Convention
Jul 1, 2019

Merrill Students Reflect on 2019 APSE Convention

Merrill College students Andy Kostka and Alex Murphy reflect on what they learned at the Associated Press Sports Editors conference in Atlanta this summer.

Soccer’s Journey onto American Television
Jun 21, 2019

Soccer’s Journey onto American Television

Across the world, television has enjoyed a long, fruitful relationship with sports, dating back to its experimental origins in the 1920s and 1930s. It would take some time, however, before soccer would make its way onto American television.

Povich vs. Auto Racing: The Disaster of ‘64
Jun 12, 2019

Povich vs. Auto Racing: The Disaster of ‘64

Perhaps no other sportswriter sought to put an end to the sport he was covering as much as Shirley Povich wanted to put an end to organized auto racing in the 1950s and 1960s.