Book News

1. My book, Media Control: News as an Institution of Power and Social Control (Bloomsbury) has been released in paperback.

2. My edited book, The Trump Presidency, Journalism, and Democracywill be published by Routledge in its series Research in Journalism in Spring 2018.

3. A new book, Trumpled, which looks at media during Trump’s presidency, has been accepted by Bloomsbury and is due to publishers in 2018. It will appear in paperback in 2019.

4. My co-authored book, Geographies of Journalism: The Imaginative Power of Place in Making Digital Newsis due to publishers in 2018 and will appear as part of the Disruptions: Studies in Digital Journalism series by Routledge.

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New Digital & VR Studio

I am co-PI on a $300,000 The Inter-disciplinary Educational E-immersive Production Studio at FIU that will include enhanced virtual reality tech, a digital music studio, and an immersive viewing space. The project begins in Fall, but see what we’ve done so far this summer.

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Research, Awards & Innovation

1. My new co-authored article in Journalism Studies examines the intersection of national and local news boundaries, specifically in terms of environmental coverage in Miami. Also, my co-authored article on mythical archetypes in times of deviousness has appeared in Journalism. Look here.

2. Much thanks goes out to the Images and Voices of Hope (IVOH) organization for an award this summer related to my engagement in storytelling of climate change and to the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for an Honorable Mention for a Best Practices in Service Learning in Journalism and Mass Communication award.

3. I am honored to be named as a Tow-Knight Disruptive Educator for the 2017 Online News Association conference and beyond this fall. More to come!

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