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Spring Semester 2018Mondays & Wednesdays, DBH 133, 1:30
- 2:45 pm
Final Projects Due:
Tuesday, May 22nd - 2:30 PM
SJSU Final Exam
Spring, 2018 MCOM
Summer media internships
students should apply by spring break.
News Headlines & Updates:
CBS Previews British Royal Wedding
Friday, 4/20 10 pm Ch.5
"Meghan Markle: American Princess"
Divorced biracial star of
the popular TV show
into the British Royal Family in May.
Two top stars leaving, but
'Suits' renewed for an eighth season
One of the most
popular and beloved shows on television
to continue after departure of key characters.
Syracuse University fraternity suspended for
racist pledge on video
2014 Dorm race incident at SJSU
Our campus made local and
national news headlines.
M en arrested at Philly Starbucks
Washington Post Commentary:
A reminder "liberal companies" have racism
Passengers offered $8,000 by company
Photos of people not heeding safety directives
MCOM 105 Guest Lecturer
Crisis communication, media training,
executive coaching, public relations
experienced at positioning and
messaging. She invited students to stay
America's Former First Lady
Barbara Bush Dies
President Trump will not attend the funeral
Two black businessmen in Philadelphia handcuffed and
paraded out of a
Starbucks after two employees call police claiming a
disturbance of the peace.
Issues an Apology
Public Outrage and Protests
Sunday Night: ABC News Interview Special
Former FBI Director James Comey
says Trump "morally unfit to be president."
Comey: "Some evidence of
obstruction of justice."
See Me: Latino
Reading Test #2:
Wednesday, May 2nd
Chapters 5, 6, 7 and 8
Videos - New York Times
A Conversation with Asians on Race
A Conversation with Latinos on Race
Moments Only Arab People Understand
A Conversation with White People on Race
Being Multiracial in America
Today - Class Gender Debate, Part 2
Male Gender Roles in Advertising
Gender Stereotyping Ads
Top 10 Most Sexist Commercials All Time
Sexism in Modern Advertising
Gender Stereotypes in Advertising
Messages to The Media
MCOM 105 Final Projects
Start thinking and developing your focus for
next month's final effort.
Final Project requirements, and
Advisory for MCOM 105 Students
Adobe Suite support technology available to SJSU
The World Remembers
50th Anniversary of the Assassination of
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Wednesday, April 4th
Nation Set To Commemorate
Hope & Fury, MLK, The Movement and The Media
Special Event: San Jose State University
at SJSU's MLK Library
On April 4, at
4:01pm, Bay Area community members will
participate in a campus ceremony to
commemorate the assassination 50 years
Fifty chimes will mark the time in
history the shot was fired at MLK.
Photo display in the library will
showcase JMC historic trip last week.
CBS reports the death of Dr. Martin Luther King,
Robert Kennedy tells crowd during presidential
Harmony in History
Why MLK Legacy Still Matters
While on Spring Break:
Women's History Month
Top Ten Most Famous Women in History
CBS Cares - Media Campaign
Top Ten Women In History
in The News:
Protests erupt in
Sacramento after police shooting
killing a black man in his grandmother's
National Arab American Heritage Month
To combat harmful political rhetoric with
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
National Asian/Pacific Heritage Month
Cinco de Mayo
Gay Pride Calendar
Worldwide Religious Commemorations
Student DB&H Agen cy
Innovate Against Hate
Survey to complete
The News This Semester:
March for Our Lives: 800 Efforts Worldwide
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Yolanda Renee King, MLK's granddaughter:
"Enough is enough"
Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star
dies at aged 76
Trump fires Secretary of State
First woman nominated for CIA Director
is a career spymaster who once ran a CIA prison
where terror suspects were waterboarded — a
technique President Donald Trump has supported.
The U.S. Senate must approve her nomination.
Students Lead The Nation
'March For Our Lives' - Saturday, March 24th
Nationwide gun control
rally in Washington D.C.
Students ultimately want
all lawmakers to pass meaningful gun reforms.
CNN - See Video:
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school
two weeks after the mass shooting that killed 17
Hollywood figures donate millions to March
George Cooney, Steven Spielberg each vow $500K
The National Rifle Association is feeling
some financial consequences
Dozens of companies have cut ties with NRA
after the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Common calls out the NRA
Call To Action By
Again' movement started by Florida High
March on Washington D.C. planned for 3/24/18.
Student Gunman Charged
Football coach dies shielding students
Teachers union responds to call to arm
instructors in school
ABC's Jimmy Kimmel on Florida School Shooting
A Mother's Passionate Plea
earns $404 million after second weekend
Worldwide it should pass Amazing
Spider-Man ($757 million in 2012),
Wonder Woman’s respective $821 million
global grosses left to top over the next week.
90th Academy Awards
A Celebration of
Women take center stage at Oscars
"Inclusion Rider" - During
contract negotiations, actors can ask
at least 50% of jobs on films be diversity
10 Best Moments at the Oscars 2018
"The Shape of Water" won
Growing list of incidents
Muslim Hip Hop Singer challenges Trump
Sharrief speaks/sings at the 2018 Women's March
More VIDEO than 500,000 protesters are estimated to be
in the nation's
capital protesting Donald Trump.
Groundbreaking gay lead character on CBS
Sunday, March 18th on channel 5.
Teen vaping (e-cigarette) dangers
Potentially they release significant amounts of
which users inhale.
"God's Ambassador," Billy Graham dies at 99.
Soft spoken Southern style
minister was welcomed and preached to
more than 200 million people in 15 countries for
nearly seven decades.
One of the most well-known figures in
Christianity, Graham twice
appeared on the Gallup Poll list of most admired
men and women.
Baptist evangelist welcomed Presidents and
In Case You
Missed It ...
USA Women's Hockey Team Win Gold Medal
Men's Hockey Team eliminated
from Winter Olympics
Oprah follows up with 2016 voters
60 Minutes: Candid discussion by pro and
anti Trump supporters.
Winfrey not running for president in 2020
She explains her
powerful Golden Globes speech in January.
Lebron James at war with Fox News
Raises comments of racism
by news anchor.
Facebook suspends British data company for
during the 2016 Presidential Election in America
shoot off your mouth,
make sure your brains are loaded."
Keep Up With The News...
Wake Up To What's Happening Every Day
Nightly updates on Trump scandals & reactions
Fast changing news
in The News:
Private Donations To Raise $50,000
MCOM 105 Class:
Archive Go back and see recent assignments and
past news stories.
In Search of
12 year old
in his own words.
among working aged adults
Super Bowl Ads
& The Church
The Big Think
'We Learn By Doing!'
Last day of:
Who We Are...
Pew Research Data
Pew Research: Social Media
Tech early adopters