Media Roundtable - Saturday Sept. 17. Art 101.
Pre-event - World Tsunami Awareness Day
10:00 – 11:30 Roundtable: Narrowing gaps between academia and media – Art 101
Moderator: Gerald Kato, UH School of Communications
Why researchers on DRR began to realize the necessity of media-academia collaboration -
Natsuko Chubachi, IRIDeS
How journalists experienced the Great East Japan Earthquake, and the media’s expectation
towards the academic community after the disaster- Noriko Kinno, Iwate Nippo and Kazuhiko
Fujita, Kahoku Shimpo (newspapers), Ken Goto, Tohoku Broadcasting Co. (TV)
How Hawaii media and the academic community collaborate regarding disaster risk reduction
– Bill Dorman, News Director of Hawai‘i Public Radio, Catherine Cruz, KITV4 News (TV),
Dolan Eversole, Hawai‘i Sea Grant.