Why a Greenlee Summit? And why a conference on Civility?

Recently, I was chatting with a friend and was telling her that I volunteer to assist the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa… Read More

headshots of S.E. Cupp and Leslie Gaines-Ross
Registration is open for the 2019 Greenlee Summit on communications, politics and civility

S.E. Cupp of CNN and Leslie Gaines-Ross of Weber Shandwick will present at the second annual Greenlee Summit, which will take place Sept. 5-6 on the Iowa State University campus. Hosted by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, the summit will bring industry professionals, community leaders, educators and students together to discuss strategies for fostering civil discourse. Read More

Civility, Politics, and Social Media

  The news that caught my ear on NPR on May 23 was, “Facebook says it removed 3.39 billion fake accounts from October to March.”… Read More

Kim Guthrie honored with Greenlee School’s 2019 James W. Schwartz Award

Kim Guthrie ('84 journalism), president of Cox Media Group, has been named the recipient of the 2019 James W. Schwartz Award. The annual award recognizes distinguished service to journalism and communication and is the highest honor conferred by Iowa State University’s Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. Read More

Responsibility for civility lies with all of us

Two very different people are on my mind as I consider the problem of a lack of civility in our political discourse today: U.S. Representative… Read More

Civility in the Media, and its Role in Culture and Politics

The Greenlee Summit this fall at Iowa State University will focus on “Communications and Civility in our Democracy.” It is a timely topic (right… Read More

Q&A with WOI-TV Anchor Elias Johnson and Greenlee School Director Angela Powers

Q&A with WOI-TV Anchor Elias Johnson and Greenlee School Director Angela Powers January 31, 2019 Elias: Why is civility in media important? Angela: We must learn… Read More

Women, Civility and Media in the 2020 Campaign

  Six. That’s how many women are running for the Democratic party’s presidential nomination in 2020. Eight. That’s how many women have ran for a… Read More

Labels and Civility: irreconcilable or synergistic?

One contributing factor to polarization on our campuses, our towns and cities, and seemingly the whole nation, is the almost-automatic labeling of others based on… Read More

Communications and Civility in our Democracy

The inaugural Greenlee Summit in 2018 focused on trending strategies for journalism, advertising and public relations. Its theme resonated with more than 200 professionals who wanted to connect with and keep the attention of audiences, embrace digital evolution, and better understand what channels play a dominant role in reaching our targets. Read More