2013-2014 Com-J projects are live
This year’s Com-J projects:
Open Arms | openarms.ua.edu (Ryan Phillips)
A Tuscaloosa-area jobs board for people with disabilities.
All About the “G” | fandom.ua.edu (Zac Al-Khateeb)
A profile of southern football culture in Gordo, Ala.
Oversupply: Unraveling the Student Housing Myth | oversupply.ua.edu (Taylor Manning)
A piece of explanatory journalism about off-campus housing in Tuscaloosa.
Food Insecurity | foodinsecurity.ua.edu (Elizabeth Manning)
A map-based examination of food insecurity in the Tuscaloosa area.
Caregivers | caregivers.ua.edu (Laura Monroe)
A documentary project about four families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s.
Brew Crew | brewcrew.ua.edu (Elizabeth Lowder)
A video profile of Alabama’s craft-beer community.
Backwaters | backwaters.ua.edu (Tim Steere)
A multimedia storytelling project about Alabamians connected to the Black Warrior River.
The University of Alabama’s one-year Master’s Program in Community Journalism, or ComJ, encourages students to think critically about the role news plays in community and to explore new ways to serve communities through the evolving practices of journalism.
Read more about the ComJ program.