Journalism and Media Management Projects

  • Haiti's Lost Children

    Journalism
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    There are many factors that contribute to Haiti's status as one of the least developed countries in the Western Hemisphere. Centuries of political violence, social disarray and environmental degradation have led to widespread human suffering and unacceptable levels of absolute poverty in Haiti. T...

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  • Inside Nemiah

    Journalism

    Nemiah Valley is home to the Xeni Gwet'in Aboriginal people, who have been fighting a relatively unknown battle to protect their land and home. Although the Xeni Gwet’in have lived in the Chilcotin mountains of British Columbia centuries before Europeans arrived in Canada, they have still not bee...

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  • Giants of the Seas

    Journalism

    Giants of the Seas: Jamaica Meets the Mega-Ships was produced as a thesis project for the University of Miami Multimedia Journalism program. Graduate student Jesse Swanson made three trips to Jamaica to document the transformation of a small town into a major port of call for the world’s largest ...

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  • Overtowner

    Journalism

    I began shooting video stories in Overtown in late 2009 as part of my work toward a Master’s in Multimedia Journalism degree at the University of Miami. When it came time to begin my thesis/capstone project, I decided to use the opportunity both to continue my work in Overtown and to purposefu...

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  • Just for Fun

    Journalism

    Founded in 1923, the Strates Show is the last traveling train carnival in the United States. Passed down through three generations, the Strates Show is struggling to stay relevant in an era of technology. My theses project, "Just For Fun" was filmed over one month in Fall 2010 and offers a look i...

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  • A Life With Aids

    Journalism

    A Life with AIDS is a collection of video stories and information exploring AIDS and AIDS activism in the United States. The project began after I was assigned a story about AIDS in Florida and struggled for months to find the right subject. I first met Dab Garner at the Miami AIDS Walk on April...

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