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Welcome to the School of Communications at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. We offer undergraduate and graduate study with two BA programs (Communication and Journalism), one MA program (Communication), an interdisciplinary PhD program, and a graduate certificate. We strive for excellence in all areas of teaching, research, and practice while embracing the contemporary challenges of complex and multicultural contexts involving communication and journalism.

Communication focuses on communication in intercultural and professional communities, information and communication technologies (ICTs) and policy, and the media arts. Journalism is professionally oriented and develops students’ critical thinking skills and ability to gather, analyze, and organize information, and to communicate it clearly and responsibly through print, broadcast, and online media.


🗣️ #UHohana President David Lassner made his report to the Board of Regents at their meeting on January 16, 2020 - Highlights include extramural funding, esports and updates on #UHManoa reorganizations and #Maunakea ➡️ https://bit.ly/3amNTXl

Improve your investigative reporting with digital tools & techniques in new Knight Center MOOC with @LiseDigger, @xanic, @LeeZurik and @DeniseMalan. Register now! http://journalismcourses.org/INV0120.html

"Community journalism projects can act as gatherers of information and as conveners of various groups that can work with residents to address local issues."

Covering Germantown: the road to community engagement

With colored pencils and sharpies scattered across a table, residents of Germantown, a majority-African American neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphi...

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What’s New in Civic Tech: Cities, states ramp up Census work http://bit.ly/2FW8Jyz #civictech #govtech @micensus @dccensus @codeforamerica @BloombergDotOrg @nypl

Do you know that a 10 per cent increase in mobile #broadband penetration in #AsiaPacific can boost the region’s economic growth by 0.5 per cent? For details download @ITU’s latest publication on the economic contribution of broadband https://bit.ly/2QS7qqZ #DigitalTransformation

🔔Announcement from Reuters Institute (@risj_oxford)

Applications for 'Journalist Fellowships' are open. It's an amazing opportunity for any journalist who wants to step back from her newsroom and think about the many challenges facing journalism today.

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Our Journalist Fellowship programme

The Journalist Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute is one of the world’s leading schemes for practising, mid-career journalists to tak...

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Just trying to make a living on the internet frontier.

A cartoon by Mick Stevens, with @CollectCartoons. https://trib.al/nFz4N30

Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Health Standardized Assessment Framework - Handling and Assessment Methods. Held at the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin, Germany.
@UN @ITU @WHO Focus Group on AI4Health

Tell me, why no uproar? Google quietly accruing health records from medical providers -- no transparency; no accountability. Individual consent is not the answer! (When last did you read HIPAA notice in doctor's office?) Chilling @WSJ article:

Inside Google’s Quest for Millions of Medical Records

Inside Google’s Quest for Millions of Medical Records

The tech giant has been pushing into health care, striking deals that grant it access to troves of patient data. The challenge: convincing the public ...

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