Join trans reporter Lewis Raven Wallace on the myth of "objectivity." His research includes stories of journalists who have fearlessly described power and oppression in spite of being pushed to the margins. As a transgender activist and racial justice advocate, they share a vision for justice-driven journalism in the 21st century, journalism that is capable of standing up to authoritarian tendencies, and defending free speech and liberation for all.
By Victoria Leal Victoria Orrego Dunleavy, an associate professor in the School of Communication, believes that “using communications in public health can [create] a greater impact.” Her recent research strives to educate residents and prevent HIV in rural Guatemala. Victoria Orrego Dunleavy’s latest research is focused on developing an HIV prevention intervention in rural Guatemala, utilizing a culture-centered approach. The associate professor of communication studies at the University of Miami School of Communication has been sharing her research from her more than 30 projects, focusing on organ donation, HIV prevention, [...]
By Barbara Gutierrez The School of Communication course “Covering Global Issues in Miami” includes a cohort of students from the Universidad de Navarra in Spain and a group of lecturers that exposes these students to the intricacies of covering worldwide concerns in a sensitive way. At the Black Archives in Overtown, a group of students gazed at the remnants of a scorched cross that was planted at a Miami Shores church by the Ku Klux Klan. In Little Havana, they stood solemnly in front of the monument and a flame [...]
By Karina Valdes As the incidences of “fake news” in the U.S. continue to grow, media outlets across the country are reporting that misinformation is also targeting immigrant and diasporic communities. Hannah Artman, a third-year Ph.D. student at the School of Communication, was recently awarded a 2023 Tinker Field Research Grant by the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas to investigate the connection between disinformation campaigns, culture, and language across the Western Hemisphere. “Lately, a lot of my research has been heading in the direction of [...]