Dean Reflects on the State of the Media in the Age of Coronavirus

By: Barbara Gutierrez Karin Wilkins, dean of the University of Miami School of Communication, examines the challenges facing the media in the age of coronavirus. Karin Wilkins, the dean of the School of Communication at the University of Miami, arrived at her job on Sept. 1, 2019, under the threat that Florida could be hit by Hurricane Dorian, a powerful storm marching across the Atlantic that eventually decimated parts of The Bahamas. As her second semester at the helm winds down, she is now watching the impact the coronavirus pandemic [...]