It Takes More Than One to Dissect Public Data

Eyesontherise.org‘s Susan Jacobson writes for emergemiami.com about developing an app related to flooding in South Florida, as part of our project’s efforts to make data about sea level rise meaningful for public dissection. The piece focuses on her own experiences with flooding, which led to a larger group of South Florida students, technology professionals, and[…]

Students Stream Wash Post Editor

A dozen MAST @ FIU and FIU School of Journalism and Mass Communication students served as the social media team during a lecture given by The Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron this week (Nov. 19). The Hearst Distinguished Lecture event was co-sponsored by PBS MediaShift. See the discussion at @OurSJMC and #sjmc_hearst. But what’s[…]

Hacking the Curriculum: Creating Collaborative Classrooms

Florida International University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, through the eyesontherise.org project, is sending its faculty and students back to¬†high school.

SJMC graduate Melissa Mendoza, on Nov. 7, spent a morning with journalism and yearbook students at MAST @ FIU, a public high school that meets at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus. The collaborations continue activities between the two schools that have been backed by a grant from the Online News Association.

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