Communication Blog

Include Links in Media Outreach

August 6, 2018
Introduce journalists to expertise with links to faculty and department pages

Are Animated GIFs the Future?

August 3, 2018
If you're looking for a visual hook, animated GIFs can help show a transformation, illustrate steps, and engage your audience.

DIY Accessibility Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Accessible Documents

July 27, 2018
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors on Thursday, August 23, for a workshop on how to create accessible documents (including PDFs), with Ben Peck from University Relations.

Send us your State Fair Events

July 18, 2018
We will post all U of M State Fair events on

News Media Today: The Numbers

July 17, 2018
Annual report examines data and trends in U.S. news media industry.

What journalists say catches their eye

July 13, 2018
In a survey, journalists indicate what grabs their attention and their preferences for social media tools.

Americans believe research pays off

July 9, 2018
According to a Pew study, government investment in medical and scientific research is widely supported. UMN Research Briefs put us in a great position to share our work.

DIY Accessibility Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Guest Presentation (rescheduled)

July 2, 2018
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors on Thursday, July 26th for a demonstration of the JAWS screen reader by Phil Kragnes, Computer Accommodations Program Manager from the Disability Resource Center!

Folwell Web Theme Update

July 2, 2018
Project status and expected timing.

National surveys measure what the public and the press understand about each other

June 18, 2018
The Media Insight Project recently announced the results of twin national surveys of the public and journalists.


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