March 2006
Nieman Reports;Spring2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p94
The article reports on Jane Daugherty's account of her appointment as associate professor of journalism at Florida International University. According to Daugherty, the decision to leave the Palm Beach Post was difficult. She has been covering public health and emergency responses to things like hurricanes and terrorism. The school is engaged in an exciting expansion into some specialized coverage areas she cares a lot about, including public health, social welfare and aging.


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