Student News: From Miami to Capitol Hill

Even though she was a journalism major, Alyse Mier never thought she’d be reporting on Capitol Hill. Until she did.

“As someone who is interested in and has done some work with magazine and fashion journalism,” Mier said, “I was a bit nervous about what this politically orientated city would have in store for me.”

Mier spent […]

Students’ Baynews.tv Highlights Social Issues, Future

Broadcast Media and Digital Media Studies students are continuing to produce Baynews.tv, including thematic, news magazine shows such as “Facing the Future” and “Literally, Miami.”

Each approximately 30-minutes long, these shows are hosted on a student-designed website and supplemented by web videos, infographics, and interactive maps, as well as full graphics packages.

These efforts […]

Digitizing Solutions to Rising Seas

Dozens of students and faculty from FIU’s Department of Journalism + Media and eyesontherise.org helped to organize and work the Sea Level Solution Center’s Sea Level Solution Day in Miami-Dade County on Oct. 16.

Using the School of Communication + Journalism’s Sea Level Rise Toolkit (eyesontherise.org/app) to collect and analyze flooding during that weekend’s King Tides, students […]