Seventeen standout journalism change agents will attend the Online News Association 2017 conference to share insights and learn from others. Robert “Ted” Gutsche: Assistant Professor, Florida International University Gutsche teaches critical and cultural interpretations of the news and strive to help students and reporters explore better ways of producing storytelling through community based journalism. “Journalism [...]
Combining perspectives from media studies and political ecology, this book analyses socially constructed news regarding three environmental conflicts in South America. In recent decades, South American political administrations have tied national economies to neo-extractive development strategies, creating not only vulnerabilities to global commodity boom and bust pricing cycles, but also to conflict regarding environmental and [...]
Marilys Nepomechie, Associate Dean of CARTA on CBS Sunday Morning program: “Lessons from Holland on fighting rising sea levels”
Windmills are more than just a traditional part of the Dutch landscape; they have played a key role in the war Holland has waged against the sea for centuries. Today the Dutch are using ever-more innovative methods to combat rising sea levels, strategies that may also benefit other nations confronting the effects of climate change. [...]
Scott McCoskery spent 20 years in meetings clicking a pen or opening and closing a knife. At some point, he came up with an idea to build a tool designed simply to keep his hands busy, something personal and sturdy and small enough to slip in a pocket. […]
Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman share the microphone with a wide range of guests including community leaders, artists, scientists, historians, political thinkers and more who bring issues of interest to South Floridians. Topical Currents first started broadcasting in January 1999. Joseph Cooper is the host and executive producer, Richard Ives is the senior producer, Bonnie Berman joined [...]
It was a Thursday night, 20 years ago, when Allan Richards got a call from a university named FIU. A journalist for the Sun-Sentinel and PBS at the time, Richards was asked if he would like to teach a writing course – starting Monday. […]
Margo Berman, a Professor from the Department of Communication will be a guest on the WLRN Public Radio show.
Margo Berman, a Professor from the Department of Communication will be a guest on the WLRN Public Radio show, Topical Currents, from 1-2 on Tuesday, March 21st to talk about her career in advertising and higher education. This interview will be the first in a three-part series. In the second program, she will discuss FIU [...]
On Friday February 16, 2017 CARTA launched its 1st Annual Poster Session. Faculty from all eight CARTA’s Departments got together to share their research and creative projects in a well-attended poster session.
CARTA invites faculty to participate in a research retreat. Interested faculty are asked to submit a 200 word abstract of a project idea or their particular expertise in relation to one of the following areas: Human and Environment Interaction Education and Pedagogy Design, Visualization and Fabrication Communication and Socio-Cultural Interactions Health Care Design and Health [...]