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Communicating Disaster Science: Media & academia

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.

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