Book: Meanings of Trump News

I have several projects underway that focus on the role of the press and the power of the press in the eyes of the new president, including editing a book for the Routledge Research in Journalism series, titled The Trump Presidency, Journalism, and Democracy. The book will be published in Spring 2018. I am also presenting a paper “What’s fake and why?: A theoretical landscape of discourse about ‘fake news'” at the 2017 Future of Journalism Conference, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, September 14-15.

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Updates: New Paperback, Grant for Mapping

My book, Media Control: News as an Institution of Power and Social Control (Bloomsbury) has been released in paperback. Take a look at it here, and read a review of of it here.

Also, I am honored to be leading a journalistic investigation supported by the Fund for Investigative Journalism to map and visualize through virtual reality Miami’s luxury development during sea level rise.

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Art: Exploring the “Unseen” of Data

My students will be exhibiting their work that highlights the art of data visualization and virtual reality at Art+Hack+Data in Miami this fall. The exhibit includes wall-size projections of sea level rise that highlight the beauty within data presentations and in environmental change, despite the threats.

The weekend event will then be displayed in Wynwood’s Bakehouse Art Complex for about a month.

Similar student work appeared in “A Sea Change,” a multi-disciplinary theatre experience I produced this spring.

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