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CAF&DM celebrates Journalism Week 2019

CAF&DM celebrates Journalism Week 2019

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Every year, the Communication Arts, Film, and Digital Media (CAF&DM) honor Scholastic Journalism Week to bring attention to the benefits of journalism and celebrate all the students involved. This year, the week of Feb. 18-23 marked the start of numerous activities and events in honor of journalism...

The digital age of journalism

The digital age of journalism

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

As the journalism industry becomes more digitized and journalists grapple with how to use the Internet to reach their target audience, Google has started to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive digitally. In March, the company launched  The Google News Initiative, a three-year, $300...

NSPA Chicago 2018: The Student Experience

Ruben Escobar & Thomas Morcillo, highlights staff writers

January 7, 2019


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

At the beginning of November, the school’s Communication Arts, Film and Digital Media (CAF&DM) academy took a trip to Chicago to attend this year’s National High School Journalism Convention held by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) and the Journalism Education Association (JEA). Du...

Journalists Jump for Journalism Day

Journalists Jump for Journalism Day

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Every year, student journalists from around the district gather at Florida International University for a day-long conference centered around the journalism industry. Informational sessions were held on a variety of journalistic topics, ranging from how to improve general photography to the lawful rights...

A ‘Writefully’ Important Hallmark in Journalism: The Post

A ‘Writefully’ Important Hallmark in Journalism: The Post

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Reviews, Top Stories

Release Date: January 12, 2018 Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Meryl Streep (Katharine Graham), Tom Hanks (Ben Bradlee), Bob Odenkirk (Ben Bagdikian), Tracy Letts (Fritz Beebe), Bruce Greenwood (Robert McNamara), Matthew Rhys (Daniel Ellsberg), Bradley Whitford (Arthur Parsons) MPAA Rating:...

Journalists are Superheroes!

Journalists are Superheroes!

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

Florida International university (FIU) partnered with the Florida Scholastic Press Association (FSPA) on Saturday, Oct. 21 to host the 45th annual South Florida Journalism Day. Journalism day (J-Day) is a day in which students from various publications from all over Miami-Dade County (District 6), come...

CAF&DM Celebrates Journalism Week 2016

CAF&DM Celebrates Journalism Week 2016

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 1, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

The week of Feb. 1-5 marks the the fifth year that Ms. Zuniga, academy leader for the Communication Arts, Film, and Digital Media (CAF&DM) academy, puts on Journalism Week (J-Week) with the combined efforts of the academy and its publications. Throughout the week, the CAF&DM academy works...

The Return of Brian Williams to NBC News

The Return of Brian Williams to NBC News

John Hiaasen, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

In 2003, during a US invasion in Iraq, Brian Williams claimed to be in a helicopter that was shot by a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG), forcing an emergency landing when in fact, the helicopter in front was the one that was shot, claiming that he made a mistake in recalling the story from 12 years...

Click here for the hints to the CAF&DM Scavenger Hunt!

Click here for the hints to the CAF&DM Scavenger Hunt!

February 2, 2015


Filed under Briefs, News

This week CAF&DM is celebrating Journalism Week. To commemorate this week, loads of activities are being held, for instance a scavenger hunt! To win these items, take a picture with the corresponding publication's tag and post it on twitter with hashtag #cafdmjday.  The hints are below: Monda...

CAFDM Publications Take D.C.

CAFDM Publications Take D.C.

Albany Muria, Editor

November 10, 2014


Filed under Campus, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

From Nov. 4-8, students from Gables’ publications attended the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) convention held in Washington, D.C. The five days of cold adventures included everything from visiting monuments and museums to admiring the autumn leaves. Setting the site-seeing aside, students...

Journalism Day at FIU

Journalism Day at FIU

Bryce Scanlon, Orestes Gonzalez- Photographers, Oliver Robles- Contributing Photographer

October 27, 2014


Filed under Galleries, Photo Galleries

Was Censorship Justified in James Foley’s Case?

Was Censorship Justified in James Foley’s Case?

Annie Farrell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2014


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Recent Stories

On Tuesday, August 19, a shocking video depicting the savage beheading of American photojournalist James Foley was posted on YouTube by the Islamic State of Iraq in Syria (ISIS). This video was no doubt a response to recent airstrikes the U.S. ordered on the group. As if the group could not be more clear about...

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