MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (NELSON) -- More than 300 Tennessee education professionals are in the Mid-State this week to learn how to use the arts to make learning any subject more interesting.
The Tennessee Arts Commission is hosting their second annual Creativity in Education Institute July 15th-18th on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. Entitled Create 2012 the Institute is a professional development opportunity for teachers, superintendents and principals.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A Memphis woman has been sentenced to 29 years in prison for fatally stabbing a Middle Tennessee State University women's basketball player.
Rutherford County Circuit Court Judge Don Ash on Tuesday sentenced Shanterrica Madden of Memphis to 25 years for second-degree murder and four years for tampering with evidence. The sentences will be served consecutively.
Madden was convicted in May in the March 2, 2011, death of 21-year-old Tina Stewart at an off-campus apartment they shared.
NEW YORK (AP/WMOT) — A new study finds that viewers are increasingly turning to YouTube for their news.
Earlier today, The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism released its examination of 15 months of the most popular Google news videos. It found that while viewership for traditional TV news still easily outpaces those consuming news on YouTube, the video-sharing site is an increasingly common choice for consumers.
Stephan Foust directs the Center for Innovation in Media at Middle Tennessee State. He says the trend is clear.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — A Middle Tennessee woman is leading the charge to get 10,000 signatures on a suicide prevention petition.
Clarksville resident Cindy Johnson founded and leads the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network's advisory council for Houston, Stewart, Humphreys and Montgomery counties. Johnson and the council are urging people to sign a "Pledge to Prevent Suicide." She hopes to motivate people to actively seek a way to reverse the number of suicides in the state.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (ANFINSON) -- A new report shows a large swath of Tennessee is now officially drought stricken.
The U.S. Drought Monitor report represents a consensus of federal and academic scientists. Released Thursday, the report says that nutritious green grass is in short supply. Some farmers have begun feeding their herds winter hay reserves in summer.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The Center for Innovation in Media (CIM) at Middle Tennessee State University is traveling in some illustrious company.
CIM recently scored an honorable mention in the 2012 Associated Press Excellence in Journalism Awards.
This Year’s College Innovator of the year award went to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for its collaboration with The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS) -- I remember some 20 years ago everyone was concerned about what was called “netiquette,” proper behavior on the Internet. There were dozens or hundreds of web sites with all sorts of lists of what was, and was not, acceptable Internet usage. Unfortunately, all sorts of new technologies have led to all sorts of new etiquette issues.