March 27, 2015
SHSU groups kick off Mental Health Week with multiple events, talks
To help shine a light on this important issue, the Global Center for Journalism and Democracy at Sam Houston State University hosted a series of events and discussion during the group’s Mental Health Awareness week on the SHSU campus.
March 23, 2015
GCJD, Active Minds collaborate for Mental Health Awareness Week
As a part of Mental Health Awareness Week, the Global Center for Journalism and Democracy workshop class collaborated with the newfound Sam Houston State University chapter of Active minds to host a screening of “Silver Linings Playbook” last night.
February 25, 2015
SHSU's GlobalCenter for Journalism & Democracy "Goes Local" with Our Journalism Teachers and Zoriah Miller & Dr. Marcus Funk
Through a collaboration between Sam Houston State University's GlobalCenter for Journalism and Democracy (GCJD) and our Region 6 Education Service Center, journalism teachers from around our region got the chance to learn from experts in the field, enjoy a day of professional development and be inspired.
February 9, 2015
SKeyes and GCJD Host Conference on Covering Security Sector Institutions
The tense relationship between news media and the security sector has been especially prevalent in the last few years as the Snowden files catapulted the conversation about the methods of security institutions into the public sphere. Similarly, the Leveson Inquiry in Britain has also highlighted that some media institutions are capable of breaching the public trust.
February 2, 2015
Al-Massira Report on Beirut Journalist Training (Arabic)
Arabic language magazine, Al-Massira covered the Security Sector training hosted by GCJD in Beirut in January.
January 29, 2015
Award-Winning Photojournalist To Give Snapshot Of Experiences
He’s captured the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan; he’s collected images from the 2013 riots in Bangladesh; and he’s traveled along the Gulf Coast to record the damage caused by the 2010 BP oil spill. As an award-winning photojournalist, Zoriah Miller has documented some of the most horrific human crises in both developing countries and around the world.
January 28, 2015
Military and Law Enforcement Training in Beirut
Security forces and journalists are often at odds, even though they both serve the public. GCJD co-hosted a conference in Beirut to work with both sides to help increase understanding, transparency and to ultimately better inform the public about important security issues.
January 27, 2015
GCJD Announces Collaboration on Global Education Conference
GCJD is teaming up with Sam Houston State University's Center for International Education on their second annual Global Education Issues conference by bringing in keynote speaker Christi Hegranes, the Executive Director of the Global Press Institute
January 26, 2015
European Union Report on GCJD Beirut Training
Organised in partnership with the Thomson Foundation and the Global Centre for Journalism and Democracy, the Samir Kassir Eyes Centre for Media and Cultural Freedom organised a three-day workshop co-funded by the European Union from 23 to 25 January in Beirut entitled “Covering Security Sector Institutions”. It attracted representatives from the Lebanese security agencies, media professionals and Lebanese and international journalists.
Global Center for Journalism and Democracy
Dan Rather Communications Building, Room 201, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: (936) 294-4399