Department of Journalism + Media
The Department of Journalism + Media in the School of Communication + Journalism is a dynamic, digitally centered environment, focused on creating innovative and entrepreneurial content while maintaining a commitment to the tenets of writing and the aims of journalism. Our faculty are internationally recognized for their work in researching the effects of social media, media literacy, and issues of power, race, and ideology in journalism.
Students in the journalism and broadcasting majors work directly with career professionals, conducting research and not just learning the trade of journalism in a digital age, but producing it; while students in the Digital Media Studies major become some of the industry’s up-and-coming media professionals and innovators, tackling the trials of social media and enhancing communication through art, music, journalism, and other forms of expression.
Courses in the Department of Journalism + Media, allow students to:
• become empowered to create change locally through documentaries
• develop advanced and nationally recognized web-apps related to sea level rise
• hone visual storytelling skills through virtual reality
• publish in leading media outlets, books, academic journals, and public art installations
The Department of Journalism + Media is the place to position one’s self among professionals and scholars with networks and experiences that help students gain internships, produce meaningful messages, and prepare for innovative and advanced careers in building the next generation of media.
Degree Programs in the Department of Journalism + Media
Journalism + Media News
Digital Media Studies major and soon-to-be graduate Jessica Grioua landed an internship with OutLoud Multimedia, where she is manages social media and edits multimedia digital content. Below, she shares the importance of networking and doing what she loves in a professional environment. Name: Jessica Grioua Major: Bachelor of Science in [...]
The future is female. This fall, nine female members from FlU’s BOLD Communications Agency traveled to Chicago to visit various agencies and network with top-level company executives. The trip, which spanned three days (from November 6th to 8th), included tours of seven companies specializing in public relations, social media management, [...]
School of Communication + Journalism students in the Fall 2018 Social Media and Globalization course created an educational website to inform the public about online privacy rights and how to securely navigate the internet. The informative website is called Secure the Net: Your guide to privacy in today’s digital landscape. [...]