media convergence

MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT)  --  The College of Mass Communication at MTSU celebrated the opening of its Center for Innovation in Media Thursday afternoon. The Center combines all of the University's media outlets - both student led and professional - under a single roof.

WMOT Radio is just one of several MTSU media outlets included in Center operations. WMOT's new media partners include Sidelines newspaper, MT10 television, MT Records record label, and WMTS Radio.

photo courtesy leonardpittsjr.com

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) --  Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. is making an appearance Wednesday in Middle Tennessee.

Pitts will deliver a speech in the State Farm Lecture Hall on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University Wednesday afternoon.

Pitts is a syndicated columnist for the Miami Herald and author of three books. His 2004 Pulitzer citation reads in part that Pitts writes, “fresh, vibrant columns that speak, with both passion and compassion, to ordinary people on often divisive issues.”