Faculty Profile

Cornelius Foote

Cornelius Foote

Title
Associate Dean
College/School
New College

    

Education

MBA, Southern Methodist University, 2000.
MS, Northwestern University, 1984.
Major: Journalism
BA, Wesleyan University, 1981.
Major: Government

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2022 Syllabus
JOUR 3340.203, Digital Media for Journalists, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3270.001, Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4280.201, Media Management, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5280.201, Media Management, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5220.001, Advanced Business Journalism, Fall 2021 SPOT
JOUR 4220.001, Business Journalism, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3270.700, Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Fall 8W2 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3270.750, Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Fall 8W2 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4280.700, Media Management, Fall 8W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4280.750, Media Management, Fall 8W1 2021 SPOT
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2021
JOUR 3270.001, Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4280.201, Media Management, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5280.201, Media Management, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4220.001, Business Journalism, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3270.001, Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5320.001, New Technologies of Mass Communication, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5350.001, Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Summer 5W1 2020
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2020
JOUR 3270.001, Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Spring 2020 Syllabus
JOUR 4280.201, Media Management, Spring 2020 Syllabus
JOUR 5280.201, Media Management, Spring 2020 Syllabus
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Fall 2019
JOUR 5910.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Fall 8W2 2019
JOUR 4220.001, Business Journalism, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3270.001, Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5350.001, Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3340.803, Digital Media for Journalists, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5280.801, Media Management, Spring 2019 SPOT
JOUR 4210.002, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3340.801, Digital Media for Journalists, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5350.003, Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication, Fall 2018 SPOT
JOUR 4210.003, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4210.005, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2018
JOUR 3340.004, Digital Media for Journalists, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5280.801, Media Management, Spring 2018 SPOT
JOUR 4210.002, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Fall 2017
JOUR 3340.001, Digital Media for Journalists, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3340.004, Digital Media for Journalists, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4210.003, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4800.705, Professional Internship, Summer 5W2 2017
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2017
JOUR 3340.001, Digital Media for Journalists, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3340.002, Digital Media for Journalists, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5280.801, Media Management, Spring 2017 SPOT
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Fall 2016
JOUR 5900.905, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Fall 2016
JOUR 3340.001, Digital Media for Journalists, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3340.003, Digital Media for Journalists, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4800.705, Professional Internship, Fall 2016
JOUR 5350.003, Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication, Fall 2016 SPOT
JOUR 4210.003, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Summer 5W1 2016
JOUR 4210.001, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2016
JOUR 5280.002, Media Management, Spring 2016 SPOT
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3340.002, Online Journalism, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4800.705, Professional Internship, Spring 2016
JOUR 5270.001, Advanced Reporting Techniques, Fall 2015 SPOT
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4800.705, Professional Internship, Fall 2015
JOUR 5350.003, Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication, Fall 2015 SPOT
JOUR 4210.003, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5210.001, Race, Gender and the Media, Summer 5W1 2015 SPOT
JOUR 4250.001, Race, Gender and the Media: A Methods Approach, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4900.705, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2015
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2015
JOUR 5280.001, Media Management, Spring 2015
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Spring 2015 Syllabus
JOUR 3340.003, Online Journalism, Spring 2015 Syllabus
JOUR 2300.001, Principles of News, Spring 2015 Syllabus
JOUR 4800.705, Professional Internship, Spring 2015
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Fall 2014
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Fall 2014 Syllabus
JOUR 3340.002, Online Journalism, Fall 2014 Syllabus
JOUR 2300.001, Principles of News, Fall 2014 Syllabus
JOUR 4800.705, Professional Internship, Fall 2014
JOUR 5350.003, Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication, Fall 2014
JOUR 4210.003, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media, Fall 2014 Syllabus
JOUR 2300.001, Principles of News, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
JOUR 5210.001, Race, Gender and the Media, Summer 5W1 2014
JOUR 4250.001, Race, Gender and the Media: A Methods Approach, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
JOUR 5350.002, Seminar in Journalism and Mass Communication, Summer 5W2 2014
JOUR 4210.002, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media, Summer 5W2 2014 Syllabus
JOUR 5280.001, Media Management, Spring 2014
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Spring 2014 Syllabus
JOUR 3340.002, Online Journalism, Spring 2014 Syllabus
JOUR 2300.001, Principles of News, Spring 2014 Syllabus
JOUR 4800.705, Professional Internship, Spring 2014
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Fall 2013 Syllabus
JOUR 3340.002, Online Journalism, Fall 2013 Syllabus
JOUR 2300.001, Principles of News, Fall 2013 Syllabus
JOUR 4800.704, Professional Internship, Fall 2013
JOUR 4410.001, Reporting of Public Affairs, Fall 2013 Syllabus
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Summer 5W1 2013
JOUR 5210.001, Race, Gender and the Media, Summer 5W1 2013
JOUR 4250.001, Race, Gender and the Media: A Methods Approach, Summer 5W1 2013 Syllabus
JOUR 5280.001, Media Management, Spring 2013
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Spring 2013 Syllabus
JOUR 3340.002, Online Journalism, Spring 2013 Syllabus
JOUR 4410.002, Reporting of Public Affairs, Spring 2013 Syllabus
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Fall 2012 Syllabus
JOUR 3340.002, Online Journalism, Fall 2012 Syllabus
JOUR 4410.001, Reporting of Public Affairs, Fall 2012 Syllabus
JOUR 4410.002, Reporting of Public Affairs, Fall 2012 Syllabus
JOUR 5210.001, Race, Gender and the Media, Summer 5W2 2012
JOUR 4250.001, Race, Gender and the Media: A Methods Approach, Summer 5W2 2012 Syllabus
JOUR 5280.001, Media Management, Spring 2012
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Spring 2012 Syllabus
JOUR 4800.705, Professional Internship, Spring 2012
JOUR 4410.001, Reporting of Public Affairs, Spring 2012 Syllabus
JOUR 4410.002, Reporting of Public Affairs, Spring 2012 Syllabus
JOUR 2200.002, Computer Applications for Journalists, Fall 2011 Syllabus
JOUR 2310.001, Introduction to Media Writing, Fall 2011 Syllabus
JOUR 2310.301, Introduction to Media Writing, Fall 2011
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Fall 2011 Syllabus
JOUR 4410.001, Reporting of Public Affairs, Fall 2011 Syllabus
JOUR 2200.002, Computer Applications for Journalists, Summer 5W1 2011
JOUR 2200.003, Computer Applications for Journalists, Spring 2011
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Spring 2011 Syllabus
JOUR 4410.001, Reporting of Public Affairs, Spring 2011 Syllabus
JOUR 2200.002, Computer Applications for Journalists, Fall 2010 Syllabus
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Fall 2010 Syllabus
JOUR 4410.001, Reporting of Public Affairs, Fall 2010 Syllabus
JOUR 5900.705, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2010
JOUR 4980.002, Experimental Course, Spring 2010
JOUR 5280.001, Media Management, Spring 2010
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Spring 2010 Syllabus
JOUR 4800.705, Professional Internship, Spring 2010
JOUR 4410.001, Reporting of Public Affairs, Spring 2010 Syllabus
JOUR 5910.706, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Fall 2009
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Fall 2009 Syllabus
JOUR 4410.001, Reporting of Public Affairs, Fall 2009 Syllabus
JOUR 4900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2009
JOUR 4900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2009
JOUR 5280.001, Media Management, Spring 2009
JOUR 4510.001, Newspaper Management, Problems and Ethics, Spring 2009
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Spring 2009
JOUR 5030.002, Visual Journalism, Spring 2009
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Fall 2008
JOUR 4410.001, Reporting of Public Affairs, Fall 2008
JOUR 4410.301, Reporting of Public Affairs, Fall 2008
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Spring 2008
JOUR 5030.002, Visual Journalism, Spring 2008
JOUR 2310.001, Introduction to Media Writing, Fall 2007
JOUR 3340.001, Online Journalism, Fall 2007

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Foote, C. F. (2012). HaterNation: How Incivility & Racism Are Dividing Us Related Links: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/247429.
Book Chapter
Foote, C. F. (2011). Race, Gender, Class, and Media: Studying Mass Communication and Multiculturalism. Researched and wrote Chapter 16, "Multiculturalism and Online Voices" and Chapter 17, "Social Media in Political Communication and Social Activitism"..
Journal Article
Foote, C. F. (1998). "Neil", "Newspapers and the Digital Age: Information at Your Finger Tips.".
Foote, C. F. (1994). "The Multicultural Newsroom- How to Get the Best from Everybody.".
Foote, C. F. (1993). "Covering the Community - Conducting the Newspaper Content Audit.".
Magazine/Trade Publication
Foote, C. F. (2007). "Broad Reach".
Other
Foote, C. F. (2018). Diverse Voices. Other. New York, NY: Public Relations Society of America Foundation. https://www.diverseleadership.net/
Popular Press Article
Foote, C. F. (2018). Why Diversity Matters: H&M’s Hoodie Crisis and Other Unfortunate Missteps. New York, NY: CommPro.biz. https://www.commpro.biz/why-diversity-matters-hms-hoodie-crisis-and-other-unfortunate-missteps/
Foote, C. F. (2018). MLK Would Want the Cycle of Hate to End. New York, NY: CommPro.biz. https://www.commpro.biz/mlk-would-want-the-cycle-of-hate-to-end/
Foote, C. F. (2018). Oprah: We Need Your Voice Outside of the White House. https://www.commpro.biz/oprah-we-need-your-voice-outside-of-the-white-house/
Foote, C. F. (2017). Transparency and Credibility: Inappropriate Behavior in the Workplace. https://www.commpro.biz/transparency-and-credibility/
Foote, C. F. (2017). Houston: We Have a Problem & We Need Your Help. New York, NY: CommPro.biz. https://www.commpro.biz/houston/
Foote, C. F. (2017). Avoiding the Discussion of Race & Hatred In The U.S. is Not an Option. New York, NY: CommPro.biz. https://www.commpro.biz/avoiding-the-discussion-of-race-hatred-in-the-u-s-is-not-an-option/
Foote, C. F. (2017). Chasing Squirrels: Tweet Storms & ‘Weapons of Mass Distraction’. New York, NY: CommPro.biz. https://www.commpro.biz/chasing-squirrels-tweet-storms-weapons-of-mass-distraction/
Foote, C. F. (2017). The Daily White House Crisis: Time to Reset – Again. New York, NY: CommPro.biz. https://www.commpro.biz/the-daily-white-house-crisis-time-to-reset-again/
Foote, C. F. (2017). Megyn Kelly v. Alex Jones: The Free Press Always Wins. New York, NY: CommPro.biz. https://www.commpro.biz/megyn-kelly-v-alex-jones-the-free-press-always-wins/
Foote, C. F. (2017). Trust Me on This: Credibility Matters – The Ouster of Bill O’Reilly. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/trust-me-on-this-credibility-matters-the-ouster-of-bill-oreilly/
Foote, C. F. (2017). Quashing the Free Press: Not a Good Idea. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/trust-me-on-this-credibility-matters-the-ouster-of-bill-oreilly/
Foote, C. F. (2017). Media to Bannon: We Will Not Shut Up. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/media-to-bannon-we-will-not-shut-up/
Foote, C. F. (2017). A Time to Listen, A Time to Embrace. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/a-time-to-listen-a-time-to-embrace/
Foote, C. F. (2017). The Post-Election Prescription: Double Dosages of Racial Healing Required. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/the-post-election-prescription-double-dosages-of-racial-healing-required/
Foote, C. F. (2016). The Post-Election Prescription: Double Dosages of Racial Healing Required. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/the-post-election-prescription-double-dosages-of-racial-healing-required/
Foote, C. F. (2016). If Diversity Is Important, Let’s Do This: Let’s Support Each Other. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/if-diversity-is-important-lets-do-this-lets-support-each-other/
Foote, C. F. (2016). Britain’s Image: Democracy at its Best or Worst?. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/if-diversity-is-important-lets-do-this-lets-support-each-other/
Foote, C. F. (2016). PR Lessons from The Champ. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/pr-lessons-from-the-champ/
Foote, C. F. (2016). Shirley Chisholm: We Must Reject Stereotypes. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/shirley-chisholm-we-must-reject-stereotypes/
Foote, C. F. (2016). Donald Trump – Who Needs the Media?. Other. New York:. http://www.commpro.biz/donald-trump-who-needs-the-media/
Foote, C. F. (2011). State of the News Media 2011 Report, An Annual Report on American Journalism.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Foote, C. F., "Scripps Howard Academic Leadership Academy," Sponsored by Scripps Howard / LSU Manship School of Mass Communications, State, Funded. (June 11, 2017June 14, 2017).
Foote, C. F., "Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute," Sponsored by Scripps Howard, Private, Funded. (January 5, 2014January 9, 2014).
Foote, C. F., "Business Journalism Professor Fellow," Sponsored by The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, Private, Funded. (January 2, 2014January 5, 2014).
Grant - Research
Fuse, K. (Principal), Foote, C. F. (Co-Principal), Skinner-Luker, K. (Co-Principal), "Barbara B. Colegrove Research Fund for Diversity, Equity and Mass Communication Projects," Sponsored by Mayborn School of Journalism, University of North Texas, $1500 Funded. (October 2020August 2021).
Grant - Teaching
Foote, C. F. (Co-Principal), Bland, D. M. (Co-Principal), "Scripps Howard Emerging Journalist Program," Sponsored by Scripps Howard Foundation, National, $300000 Funded. (March 2021May 2024).
Foote, C. F. (Principal), "NBCU Academy," Sponsored by NBC Universal, International, $500000 Funded. (December 31, 2020June 1, 2023).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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