The Norman Transcript

February 14, 2014

Two OU journalism programs receive grant funds

Transcript Staff
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Two OU Gaylord College of journalism programs were among 19 recipients of grant funds announced today by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.

The Oklahoma City-based foundation will distribute $1.9 million in grants this spring. At OU, recipients include $90,000 to the Oklahoma Scholastic Media Initiative and $39,000 to the Oklahoma Institute for Diversity in Journalism.

The foundation also awarded $432,890 to the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation for the Breaking News & Reporting Terrorism Exhibit.

Founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord, Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation’s mission is to invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information.

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