Realizing the Mission + Vision of the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media


Dear CARTA Community,  

In support of our Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media’s mission to prepare career-ready journalists and media professionals in English and Spanish and our vision to shape the future of journalism and media education, I am excited to announce the launch of a series of new student-produced and faculty-directed content-creating platforms within the Caplin School:

  • Caplin News – daily news and information
  • Caplin Media – video, film, games, animation and immersive media projects
  • Caplin News en Espanol – daily news and information in Spanish
  • Caplin Media en Espanol – video, film, games, animation and immersive media projects in Spanish
  • Art Speak – e-magazine of video interviews with contemporary artists

These platforms support our promises to provide students with:

  • the opportunity to learn from and be mentored by a diverse, dedicated, innovative, and acclaimed faculty of professional practitioners and scholars.
  • an engaging, inclusive, content producing curriculum that supports our experiential “learn by doing” teaching philosophy.
  • instruction in the use of industry standard equipment, software, and the latest immersive and emerging technologies.
  • information, media, and digital literacy skill sets required to combat misinformation and disinformation.
  • access to participate in and engage with our local, national, and global media partnerships.
  • need-based and merit-based financial assistance.
  • the opportunity to complete their degree in a timely manner with career ready skills sets.

For more information and to experience the award-winning work of our talented students, including our daily Newsbreak morning newscast, visit our updated website at (formerly,, and follow us on social media at @_artspeak @fiujournalism @fiucarta

In Support of the Blue + Gold,  
Brian Schriner                                             

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