Research

Books

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Hess, K. (contracted, due to publisher May 2018). Geographies of journalism: The imaginative power of place in making digital news. New York & London: Routledge. (peer-reviewed)

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (contracted, due to publisher May 2018). Reinventing journalism practice, education, and training: Addressing news as power and propagandaNew York: Bloomsbury. (peer-reviewed)

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2015/2017). Media control: News as an institution of power and social control. New York: Bloomsbury. (peer-reviewed)

Shumow, M. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). News, neoliberalism, and Miami’s fragmented urban space. Lanham, MA: Lexington. (peer-reviewed; authors’ royalties will be donated to a Miami-area charity.)

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2014). A transplanted Chicago: Race, place and the press in Iowa CityJefferson, N.C.: McFarland. (peer-reviewed; author royalties are donated to the Community Foundation of Johnson County [Iowa])

 

Edited Volumes

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (Ed.). (contracted, due to publisher September 2017). The Trump Presidency, Journalism, and DemocracyNew York & London: Routledge.

Hess, K. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (Eds.). (in progress). Contesting communities: Reimagining journalism and social order in a fragmented world. New York: Taylor & Francis.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Rafikova, A. (Eds.). (2016). Visual culture for a global audienceSan Diego, CA: Cognella. A portion of author royalties will be donated to Free Press.

 

Edited Journal Issues

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Hess, K. (forthcoming). “Special issue, Contesting communities: Reimagining journalism and social order in a fragmented world,” Journalism Studies.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Hess, K. (forthcoming). “Special issue, Contesting communities: Reimagining journalism and social order in a fragmented world,” Journalism Practice.

 

Articles in Refereed Journals 

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Hess, K. (forthcoming). Reimagining journalism and social order in a fragmented world. Journalism Studies. * Appears as introduction to guest-edited special issue

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Hess, K. (forthcoming). Reimagining journalism and social order in a fragmented world. * Appears as introduction to guest-edited special issue

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Shumow, M. (2017). ‘NO OUTLET’: A critical visual analysis of neoliberal narratives in mediated geographies. Visual Communication, 16(1), 109-137. doi: 10.1177/1470357216668692. PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E., Jacobson, S., Pinto, J., & Michel, C. (2017). Reciprocal (and reductionist?) newswork: An examination of youth involvement in creating local participatory environmental news. Journalism Practice, 11(1), 62-79. (DOI: 10.1080/17512786.2015.1111159). PDF

Shumow, M. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). Urban policy, press & place: City-making in Florida’s Miami-Dade County. Journal of Urban Affairs, 38(3), 450-466. (DOI: 10.1111/juaf.12225). PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Salkin, E. (2016). Behold the monster: Mythical explanations of deviance and evil in news of the Amish school shooting. Journalism. (DOI: 10.1177/1464884916657508). PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Salkin, E. R. (2016). Who lost what? An analysis of myth, loss, and proximity in news coverage of the Steubenville rape. Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, 17(4), 456-473. (DOI: 10.1177/1464884914566195). PDF

Jacobson, S., Marino, J. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). The digital animation of literary journalism. Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism. 17(4), 527-546. (DOI: 10.1177/1464884914568079). PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2015). Boosterism as banishment: Identifying the power function of local, business news and coverage of city spaces. Journalism Studies, 16(4), 497-512.  (DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2014.924730). PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E., Naranjo, C. & Martinez-Bustos, L. (2014). ’Now we can talk’: The role of culture in journalistic boundary work during the boycott of Puerto Rico’s La Comay. Journalism Practice, 9(3), 298-313. (DOI: 10.1080/17512786.2014.963358). PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2014). News place-making: Applying ‘mental mapping’ to explore the journalistic interpretive community. Visual Communication. 13(4), 487-510. (DOI: 10.1177/1470357214541754). PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2014). ‘Life between fingers’: A response to news photography of an ‘urban ghetto.’ Visual Communication Quarterly, 21(1), 14-23. PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2014). There’s no place like home: Storytelling of war in Afghanistan and street crime ‘at home’ in the Omaha World-Herald. Journalism Practice, 8(1), 65-79. (DOI: 10.1080/17512786.2013.778602) PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2013). Zombies, drugs, & Florida weirdness: ‘Imaginative power’ & resonance in coverage of Miami’s ‘Causeway Cannibal.’ Journalism Studies, 14(4), 555-567. (DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2013.779106) PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Salkin, E. R. (2013). “It’s better than blaming a dead young man:” Creating mythical archetypes in local coverage of the Mississippi River drownings. Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, 14(1), 61-77.(DOI: 10.1177/1464884912442452) PDF

Berkowitz, D. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2012). Drawing lines in the journalistic sand: Jon Stewart, Edward R. Murrow and memory of news gone by. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 89(4), 643-656. (DOI: 1077699012456020) PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2011). Building boundaries: A case study of the use of news photographs and cultural narratives in the coverage of local crime and in the creation of urban space. Visual Communication Quarterly, 18(3), 140-154. PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Salkin, E. R. (2011). News stories: An exploration of independence within post-secondary journalism. Journalism Practice, 5(2), 193-209. (DOI: 10.1080/17512786.2010.512494) PDF

 

Refereed Book Chapters 

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (forthcoming). News Boundaries of ‘Fakiness’ and the Challenged Imaginative Power of Journalistic Authority. In Robert E. Gutsche, Jr. (Ed.), The Trump Presidency, Journalism and Democracy. Routledge.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Trabazo, A. (forthcoming). Defining desirable youth and spaces of belonging: Ideological and physical territorialization in the news. In Garth Stahl, Sadia Habib, & Mike Ward (Eds.), Identities, Youth and Belonging: International Perspectives. Palgrave.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Rafikova, A. (forthcoming). Journalism & geography. In Tim P. Vos (Ed.), Journalism in Handbook of Communication Science series. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Estrada, C. (2017). Renewing the lease: How news characterizations of Baltimore realigned white reign of US cities. In Linda Steiner and Silvio Waisbord (Eds.), News of Baltimore: Race, Rage and the City. New York & Abington: Routledge, pp. 21-40.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E., Carviou, J., & Arif, R. (2012). Change that couldn’t happen: News medias’ commitment to hegemonic masculinity through collective memory in the 2008 presidential election. In Nicholas Yanes & Derrias Carter (Eds.), The Iconic Obama, 2007-2009: Essays on Media Representations of the Candidate and New President (pp. 133-150). McFarland. PDF

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2011). Missing the scoop: Exploring the cultural and sociological influences of news production upon college student journalists. In Bob Franklin & Donica Mensing (Eds.), Journalism education, training and employment (pp. 63-77). New York & London: Routledge. PDF

 

Reviews 

Gutsche, Jr., R.E. (2015). [Review of the book Image Studies: Theory and practice]. Visual Communication Quarterly, 22(1), 61-62.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2013). [Review of the book Journalism Studies: The basics]. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 14(8), 1110-1111.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2012). [Review of the book Is there a better structure for news providers? The potential in charitable and trust ownership]. Journalism Practice, 6(4), 586-587.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2012). [Review of the book On media memory: Collective memory in a new media age]. Journal of Communication Inquiry, 36(2), 172-174.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2011). [Review of the book Signs of the times: The visual politics of Jim Crow]. Journal of Communication Inquiry, 35(2), 181-184.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2010). [Review of film Burma VJ: Reporting from a closed country] in Asian Educational Media Service News and Reviews, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 37.

 

Interviews

Yanes, N., Carter, D., & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2012). Interview with Dr. Daniel Berkowitz. In Nicholas Yanes & Derrias Carter (Eds.), The Iconic Obama, 2007-2009: Essays on Media Representations of the Candidate and New President (pp. 184-8). McFarland. PDF

 

Refereed Conference Presentations 

Marino, M. I., Bilge, N., Gutsche, Jr., R. E., & Holt, L. (2017). Creating (and examining) immersive environments in virtual reality. Accepted for presentation at Medios y Sociedad Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 3.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Shumow, M. (2017). When local is national: Analysis of interacting journalistic communities in coverage of sea level rise. Accepted for presentation in Cultural and Critical Studies Division of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, IL, August 9-12.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E., Pinto, J., & Prado, P. (2017). “No one is running away”: A critical analysis of public and press discourses of sea rise impacts in South Florida. To be presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research conference, Cartagena, Colombia, July 16-20.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2017). What’s fake and why?: A theoretical landscape of discourse about “fake news.” To be presented at the 2017 Future of Journalism Conference, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, September 14-15.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2017). What’s what?: How the press does and doesn’t deal with “alternative facts.” To be presented at Journalism (Un)conference, Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation, Florida International University, North Miami, FL, April 1.

Pinto, J., Gutsche, Jr, R. E., & Prado, P. (2017). Press and public discourses of the ‘seen and unseen’ of sea level rise in Miami, Florida (USA). To be presented at COCE 2017, Leicester, England, June 28-July 2.

Jacobson, S., Pinto, J., Wilson, A., & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2017). Farewell, Miami: Reporting climate change and sea level rise as a local story. To be presented at COCE 2017, Leicester, England, June 28-July 2.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E., Devine, E., & Acosta, J. (2016). VirtualEyes, 8th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit, West Palm Beach, Florida, October 5 (accepted; cancelled due to hurricane).

Marino, J., Gutsche, Jr., R. E., & Jacobson, S. (2016). Groundbreaking storytelling or dancing hamsters? What eyetracking tells us about the future of digital longform journalism, Newspaper and Online News Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-7.

Jacobson, S., Marino, J., & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). Should there be an app for that?: An analysis of interactive applications within longform news stories, Newspaper and Online News Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-7.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E., Black, S., de la Fuente, M. C., de la Vega, S., Estrada, C., Orozco, A., Trabazo, A., Kopenhaver, L. L., Abreu, L., & Devine, E. (2016). Between you and me: What women tell women about working in communication, Kopenhaver Center Research Papers special session, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-7.

Marino, J., Gutsche, Jr., R. E., & Jacobson, S. (2016). Literary Journalism: Exploring the Genre, Panel for the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-7.

Jacobson, S., Pinto, J., Gutsche, Jr., R. E., & MacMillin, K. (2016). It takes a village to build a sea level rise app: Informing citizens about climate change in Miami, International Communication Association conference, Fukuoka, Japan, June 9-13.

Marino, J., Jacobson, S., & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). Read, watch or tap? Eyetracking long-form journalism on mobile devices, International Association for Literary Journalism Studies, Eleventh International Conference for Literary Journalism Studies, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre – Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil, May 19-21.

Black, S., de la Fuente, M., de la Vega, S., Estrada, C., Orozco, A., Trabazo, A., Kopenhaver, L., Abreu, L., Devine, E., & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). Between you and me: What women tell women about working in communication, FIU Undergraduate Research Conference, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, March 30-31.

Sanchez, S. F. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). Comic book superheroes: A strategy for cultural incorporation, Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography Graduate Student Association Conference on Identities and Inequalities, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, March 4.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E., Marino, J., & Jacobson, S. (2016). Cracking the code: Can long-form multimedia news attract – and keep – audiences?, Journalism Interactive 2016, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, February 26-27.

Salkin, E. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2015). Behold the monster: Mythical explanations of deviance and evil in news of the Amish school shooting, Association for the Education of Journalism & Mass Communication, Cultural and Critical Studies Division, August 6-9, San Francisco, California. (Top Poster Award)

Jacobson, S., Fu, J., MacMillin, K., Pinto, J., Gutsche, Jr., R. E., & Monson, R. (2015). It takes a village to build a sea level rise app: Civic hacking as an approach to inform citizens about climate change in Miami. Selected for presentation at International Association for Media and Communication Research, Mediated Communication Environment, Science and Risk Communication Working Group, July 12-26, 2015, Montreal, Canada.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Pinto, J. (2015). Blending technologies, classrooms & communities to communicate local concerns of sea level rise. The 2015 Conference on Communication and Environment in Boulder, International Environmental Communication Association, June 11-15, Boulder, Colorado.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Shumow, M. (2015). Nocturnal geosemiotics of forced migration: The gentrification of Miami’s Wynwood Arts District, International Communication Association, Ethnicity and Race in Communication Division, May 21-25, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Shumow, M. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2015). Urban policy, press & place: City-making in Florida’s Miami-Dade County, International Communication Association, Journalism Studies Division, May 21-25, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Shumow, M. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2015). Urban policy, press & place: City-making in Florida’s Miami-Dade County. Urban Affairs Association conference, April 8-11, Miami, Florida.

Salkin, E. R. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2014). Who lost what?: An analysis of myth, loss, and proximity in news coverage of the Steubenville rape, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication, Cultural and Critical Studies Division, August 6-9, 2014, Montreal, Canada.

Jacobson, S., Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Marino, J. (2014). The re-animation of literary journalism as a digital genre, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication, Newspaper and Online News Division, August 6-9, 2014, Montreal, Canada.

Marino, J., Jacobson, S. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2014). History’s hold on an emerging genre: The literary side of the new digital journalism, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. Panel for International Association for Literary Journalism Studies, August 6-9, Montreal, Canada.

Durham, F. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2014). Integrating the digital curriculum: Critical and cultural approaches to journalism history, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. Panel for Cultural and Critical Studies and History Divisions, August 6-9, Montreal, Canada.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Shumow, M. (2014). NO OUTLET: A critical visual analysis of neoliberal narratives in mediated geographies, International Communication Association Conference, Visual Communication Division, May 22-26, 2014, Seattle, Washington.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2013). Location matters: A critical reading of place-based apps-as-business and as-news, The Future of Journalism Conference 2013. Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, September 12-13, 2013, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

Bourk, M. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2013). News-masking: A theoretical perspective on the rituals and artifacts of news during crisis, International Association for Media and Communication Research, June 25-29, 2013, Dublin, Ireland, UK.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2013). Mediated constructions and lived experiences of place: Applying ‘communication geography’ to news and mental mapping, International Communication Association Conference, June 17-21, 2013, London.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2013). Mediated place-making: Implicating news media as dominant definers of geography for panel titled Contested content: Mediated spaces, cultural spheres, & neoliberal discourse, International Communication Association Conference, June 17-21, 2013, London.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Kinney, D. (2012). Breaking bias boundaries: Using storytelling to bridge community, Scholarship in Action: Communities, Leaders and Citizens, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, August 9-11.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Durham, F.(2012). It’s ok to be mad, but not ok to be mean’: Storytelling of war in Afghanistan and street crime at ‘home’ in TheOmaha World-Herald, International Communication Association Conference, Phoenix, Arizona.

Gutsche, Jr., R. & Malewitz, J. (2011). Facing the future of online, nonprofit news: The challenges and prospects for emerging nonprofit journalism in the U.S., The Future of Journalism Conference 2011. Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

Gutsche, Jr., R. & Arif, R. (2011). Not paid to play: A case study of online community participants and the effects of non-monetary motivation upon public journalism, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. Civic and Citizen Journalism Interest Group, St. Louis, Missouri.

Salkin, E. & Gutsche, Jr., R. (2011). “It’s better than blaming a dead young man”: Creating mythical archetypes in local coverage of the Mississippi River drownings, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. Cultural and Critical Studies Division, St. Louis, Missouri.

Berkowitz, D. & Gutsche, Jr., R. (2011). Drawing lines in the journalistic sand: Jon Stewart, Edward R. Murrow and memory of news gone bye [sic], Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. Cultural and Critical Studies Division, St. Louis, Missouri.

Andsager, J.L., O’Gara, E., Gutsche, R. E., Jr., Carviou, J., & Yanes, N. (2011). Overweight and unworthy? The role of priming in attractiveness, gender, and credibility, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Mass Communication and Society Division, St. Louis, Missouri.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E., Kinney, D., & Baker, R. (2011). Opportunities for strengthening democracy through campus/community engagement, Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Baker, R.(2011). (E)Racing Iowa City: Using digital storytelling to reconstruct identity, community and home, James F. Jakobsen Conference, University of Iowa.

Gutsche, Jr., R. (2010). Creating cultural conflict: Biased geographic reporting of crime on the ‘Southeast Side,’ Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. Mass Communication and Society Division, Denver, Colorado.

Gutsche, Jr., R. (2009). Missing the scoop: The story behind the development of college student journalists through early media experience, The Future of Journalism Conference 2009. Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

Gutsche, Jr., R. & Salkin, E. (2009). News stories: An exploration of relationship between decision-making and independence within university journalism, National College Media Convention, College Media Advisers, Austin, Texas.

Gutsche, Jr., R. (2009). Understanding newsmakers: Exploring themes of interest surrounding the development and experiences of college student journalists, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Mid-Winter, Cultural and Critical Studies Division, University of Oklahoma, Norman.

Salkin, E. & Gutsche, Jr., R. (2009). Used, infused or abused: New technologies in introductory mass communication course syllabi, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Scholastic Journalism Division, The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Gutsche, Jr., R. (2009). Student media: The ultimate (and possibly most misunderstood) bridge to communities, University of Wisconsin Colleges Colloquium, Building Bridges: Connecting Education to the Worlds Around Us. University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, Menasha, Wisconsin.

Gutsche, Jr., R. (2009). Professional socialization of college student journalists: An ethnographic study of the intersection of personal values with newsroom and classroom values, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, Communication Crossroads 2009, Madison, Wisconsin.

 

Invited Presentations  

Seeing the unseen: Taking note of justice in designing data projects – A practical guide. Art + Hack + Data Miami Media Art Weekend, Audrey Love Gallery, Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, Florida, September 9, 2017.

Creating (and examining) immersive environments and nonverbal communication in virtual reality (with Bilge, N., Marino, M. I., Shumow, M., Holt, L., Castro, C., Ovalle, L., Falkenhagen, J., Hernandez, D., Garcia, E., de Armas, A., Forte, A., Hanna, T., Meléndez, C., & Reyes, L.). FIU College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts Research Retreat, Kampong National Tropical Botanical Garden, Coconut Grove, Florida, March 31, 2017.

Creating (and examining) immersive environments in virtual reality (with Castro, C., Ovalle, L., Falkenhagen, J., Hernandez, D., Garcia, E., de Armas, A., Forte, A., Hanna, T., Meléndez, C., Reyes, L., Holt, L., Bilge, N., Marino, M. I., Shumow, M.). 2017 Conference for Undergraduate Research at FIU, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, March 29, 2017.

Doing digital storytelling through virtual reality journalism (with Acosta, J., Briceno, J., Hernandez-Leiva, N., Quinones, N.). Online News Association Digital Storytelling Workshop, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, November 12, 2016.

The virtual reality of environment (with Black, S., Acosta, J., Gomez, J.). Digital Scholar Studio opening, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, October 28, 2016.

Critical and Cultural Studies primer, FIU Communication Arts Debate Team, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, September 20, 2016.

Capturing sea level rise through virtual reality (with Cando, C., Quiones, N., & Riveira, G.). Sea Level Rise Expo, Sea Level Solutions Center Community Opening, Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, August 30, 2016.

Digitizing sea level rise research and communication (with Cando, C., Quiones, N., Riveira, G., Fu, J., & Rogers, J.). Sea Level Rise Expo, Sea Level Solutions Center Community Opening, Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, August 30.

Update eyesontherise.org and the Mobile Virtual Reality Lab (with Albrecht, S. & Smith, S.). School of Communication + Journalism’s Dean’s Advisory Board, Florida International University, North Miami, Florida, July 29, 2016.

What women tell women about working in communication (with Black, S.). Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication 2016 conference, Florida International University, North Miami, Florida, April 21, 2016.

Action steps, Miami-Dade Water Summit: Why Water Matters, Palmetto Bay Village Council Chambers, Palmetto Bay, Florida, April 9, 2016.

News myth and the mediatization of race: Latinos and crime in the United States, Immigration and Crime course, Department of Criminal Justice, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, March 23, 2016

Panel for film Voices of Muslim Women From the US South. Counseling and Psychological Services event, Florida International University, North Miami, Florida, February 9, 2016.

Watching rising seas: Digital curation of SLR (Sea Level Rise) communication, Florida International University Sea Level Solutions Center All-Hands Meeting, Florida International University, February 3, 2016 (with Fu, J., Rogers, J., Devine, E., Albrecht, S., Hernandez, D., Pierre, J., Smith, S.

Faculty & Media Panel, Storytelling to Change the World conference, Florida International University, October 28, 2015.

Finding stories, making news, FIU Student Media Bootcamp, Florida International University, August 17, 2015.

Innovating your classroom, lessons of the Challenge Fund grants, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Panel for Newspaper & Online News Division, San Francisco, California, August 6-9, 2015.

Government influence & journalism, Digital Future Forum Mobile Journalism Round Table, Miami, Florida, June 25, 2015.

Introduction, Celebration of the Sea Foundation, Florida International University, North Miami, Florida, May 14, 2015 (with Matthew Welker, Ed.D.).

Place-making, race, and qualitative research, Audience Analysis, Public Opinion and New Media course, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Florida International University, February 13, 2015.

News, Engagement, and South Florida’s Rising Seas, Scripps Day, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Florida International University, October 27, 2014.

NO OUTLET: A critical visual analysis of neoliberal narratives in mediated geographies, Miami Metro course, Department of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Miami, October 28, 2014.

Reading for A Transplanted Chicago, The Iowa City Book Festival, Iowa City, Iowa, October 4, 2014.

Music, maps and mold: Updates from the 2014 Challenge Fund Winners. Online News Association, Chicago, September 25-27, 2014.

What now?: How to prepare for careers (and life) post-grad school. SJMC Graduate Student Association, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Florida International University, November 19, 2013.

News-masking: A theoretical perspective on the rituals and artifacts of news-making. School of Strategy, Marketing  and Communication & School of Cultural Studies and Humanities, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK. November 18, 2013. (Collaborative paper presented by Michael Bourk)

Media Anthropology: A briefing on the cultural meanings of news, power & ideology. Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies Colloquium, Florida International University, November 8, 2013.

Making Media Anthropology: Culture, communication, and careers, ANT 2000, Introduction to Anthropology, Florida International University, November 8, 2013.

Being white, PUR 5406, Multicultural Communications, Florida International University, November 15, 2012.

Panel on the 2012 Presidential Election, JOU 3317, News Reporting, Florida International University, October 15, 2012.

Understanding inquiry: The value of interdisciplinary graduate education, Guest Speaker, Media Communication Theory II graduate course, University of Iowa, April 2, 2012.

What’s social media done for ya lately?, Iowa High School Press Association Conference, University of Iowa, October 27, 2011.

News, diversity, and our community, New Media and Diversity undergraduate course, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa, September 13, 2011.

Is social media going to save mass media (Part II)?, Iowa High School Press Association Conference, University of Iowa, October 13, 2010.

Grad school 101: Bridging the gap between undergraduate and graduate school, panelist, James F. Jakobsen Conference, University of Iowa, March 27, 2010.

Democracy in danger: Issues of independence, economics, experience, and how student media can save it, Best of the Midwest College Journalism Convention, Associated Collegiate Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 12-14, 2010.

Is social media going to save mass media?, Iowa High School Press Association Conference, University of Iowa, October 29, 2009.

What’s happening? Dealing with the impact and result of good (and bad) student journalism surrounding student safety issues, Wisconsin College Personnel Association Conference, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, October 25-26, 2008.

Connecting with the media: Understanding our role together for the future, University of Wisconsin-Madison Student Personnel Association, Madison, Wisconsin, February 22, 2008.

 

Scholarly Editorial Contributions 

Editorial Board Member, Journalism Practice

Manuscript Reviewer, Fairchild Books, Lexington Books

International Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journalism and Mass Communication Educator

Reviewer, Journal of Communication, International Journal of Communication, Journalism Studies, Memory Studies, Visual CommunicationJournalism and Mass Communication QuarterlyJournalism PracticeJournalism and Mass Communication EducatorDigital JournalismJournal of Communication InquiryCritical Studies in Media Communication, International Journal of Drug Policy, Australian Journalism Review, Visual Communication Quarterly

Book Reviews Editor, Journal of Communication Inquiry, 2011 – 2012

Associate Editor, Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, 2009 – 2012

 

Applied Research & Creative Works

Miami, anew, May 2017 – present. An invited and curated, immersive art exhibit featuring virtual reality of Miami environments, projected wall-sized data visualizations of sea level rise, and student-produced art. Exhibit included as part of the Art + Hack + Data Miami Media Art Weekend at the Pérez Art Museum Miami and Wynwood’s Bakehouse Art Complex and is scheduled to be on temporary permanent exhibition until November.

A Sea Change, August 2016 – April 2017. Collaborative and interdisciplinary theatre production within the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts at Florida International University focused on sea level rise and related to a CARTA seed grant. Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (Producer), Church, P. M. (Director).

Little Haiti Student Photography Exhibit, June 2016 – present. Curated and exhibited collection of student photographs, which initially appeared in an exhibit titled, “Focus on Little Haiti,” designed by Patrick Farrell at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex Caribbean Marketplace in Miami.

Submerging the Sunshine: Explore Sea Level Rise in South Florida digital curation project, May 2016. This student project worked to curate local research and storytelling about rising seas within Florida International University’s Digital Commons at http://submergingsunshine.omeka.net

Student Environmental Advocacy Corps. (SEA Corps.) summer program, June 2015. A four-week summer curriculum engaging Miami youth who attend MAST@FIU BBC, a public STEM magnet high school at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus, with water, science, and media production related to sea level rise (Co-founder and Co-director)

South Florida’s Rising Seas Impact documentary, June 2015. Student-produced documentary in collaboration with Miami’s WPBT2 public television, funded by an Online News Association 2014-2015 Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education grant (Script Consultant)

Sea Level Rise Toolbox application, www.eyesontherise.org/app, March 2015. This is an application development project funded by an Online News Association 2014-2015 Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education grant that allows citizens of South Florida to learn about their vulnerability to sea level rise and flooding (Team Member)

FIU Media Arts Festival, Miami Beach Urban Studios, March 26, 2013. Public event for showcasing digital media storytelling specific to Miami and South Florida (Committee Chair)

Return to Mayberry, Iowa City Public Library, Iowa City, Iowa, May 2, 2012. Public evening of storytelling by university students in an Interpretations of Literature class highlighted tales of marginalized and silenced populations in Iowa City (Co-organizer)      

Mayberry, South East Junior High, Iowa City, Iowa, May 1, 2012. Free community performance of a locally produced play about race relations in Iowa City featured a free meal and a talk-back among the play’s director, residents, and community leaders (Co-organizer)

Was the Word: Crossing the Line, Englert Theatre, Iowa City, Iowa, March 18, 2012. By collaborating with a local theatre troupe, this spoken word storytelling performance focused on stories of racial and ethnic interactions in Iowa City (Co-organizer)

Black American Gothic, Landlocked Film Festival, Iowa City, Iowa, August 28, 2011. More than 600 people attended locally produced documentary; 100 participated in small group discussions that followed the screening (Co-organizer)

Telling Stories of a City, University of Iowa, June 23, 2011. UI Upward Bound Program’s News and the Media Course students presented stories about local residents to media and community members (Co-organizer)

 

Industry Reports

Marino, J., Jacobson, S., & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). Scrolling for Story: How Millennials Interact with Longform Journalism on Mobile Devices. Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, https://www.rjionline.org/stories/scrolling-for-story-how-millennials-interact-with-long-form-journalism-on-m, August 1.

Black, S., Estrada, C., Devine, E., De La Fuente, C., C. Orozco, A., Trabazo, A., De La Vega, S., Gutsche, Jr, R. E., Kopenhaver, L. (2016). Kopenhaver Center Report: What Women Tell Women About Working in Communication. Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication, Florida International University, North Miami, Florida, April 21.