Welcome to the Department of Journalism
Our mission is to educate students and provide leadership in an evolving media landscape by promoting excellence, integrity, creativity and social responsibility in telling the stories of a multicultural world.
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Raul Ramirez Internship Offers Lessons about Journalism, Diversity and Life.
Avery Peterson has been named this year’s winner of the Otto J. Bos Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism.
The State of the First Amendment: Business as Usual or Panic in the Streets
Concentrations include Print and Online Journalism, and Photojournalism.
A retired San Francisco Chronicle editor and award-winning journalist and writer, Jim Toland is a Journalism Department alum. His byline has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, New York Newsday, San Francisco Chronicle and Sports Illustrated among others. He was chief writer for President Clinton’s Y2K Education website and edited an education newsletter and website for The New York Times. He is author of several books.
Xpress Publications and its staff members are dedicated to providing an independent and accurate information source for the San Francisco State University campus and the greater Bay Area community.
Research and Civic Engagement
CIIJ strives to improve the Four Rs of the Journalism Pipeline: Recruitment, Retention, Revitalization, and Research.
The Journalism Department and faculty members frequently partner with Renaissance Journalism and Storytelling Center, which sponsors strategic media projects addressing equity and social justice initiatives.