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NEXT WEDNESDAY: OC to host Religion & Politics panel

The Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics will present its closing program of the fall semester, “Religion and Politics: Looking Ahead to the 2024 Elections,” next Wednesday night.  Overby Fellow Terry Mattingly and Charles Overby will discuss the role […]

STUDENT VOICE: ‘Sisterhood’ helped me understand working journalists

By Christina Waisner, UM freshman Typically when one pictures the editor of a newspaper, she pictures an older white man. This panel, however, includes only black women––each accomplished in her own right. Jewell Walston, for example, is executive editor of […]

Drafting History: Sixty years later, coverage of Meredith’s integration still evokes strong memories

by Xander Norris The Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics continued its fall programming on Tuesday, Sept. 27, with a unique panel discussion on the 60th anniversary of James Meredith’s integration into The University of Mississippi and how various […]

Around the South

Around the South Weekly Top News Stories in the South (11/19/22)

by Xander Norris The South is a big, complicated place. The irregular happens regularly, and many of the nation’s most important debates and happenings seem to either start or end somewhere within our borders. That’s why every Saturday morning, the […]

Around the South Weekly Top News Stories in the South (11/12/22)

By Xander Norris The South is a big, complicated place. The irregular happens regularly, and many of the nation’s most important debates and happenings seem to either start or end somewhere within our borders. That’s why every Saturday morning, the […]

Around the South Weekly Top News Stories in the South (11/05/22)

By Xander Norris The South is a big, complicated place. The irregular happens regularly, and many of the nation’s most important debates and happenings seem to either start or end somewhere within our borders. That’s why every Saturday morning, the […]

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