Is Local News Serving Your Community? A Public Forum in East Austin on the Crisis in Local Media Coverage
Event: The School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin, Huston-Tillotson University and KAZI-FM will co-sponsor a community forum to discuss and make recommendations on the crisis in local media coverage in the Digital Age. The forum will feature journalist Steven Waldman, lead author of a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) report on the… » Continue Reading
Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte, associate professor in the School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a $150,000 grant to explore the social consequences of displacement by gentrification in East Austin.
A real-life community project in East Austin will premiere in Second Life, the popular virtual environment, on Dec. 6, allowing organizations and individuals the opportunity to learn from and reproduce designs created by University of Texas at Austin architects in collaboration with community partners.