Journalism's Future ... Now

The Mānoa Mirror

Journalism's Future ... Now

The Mānoa Mirror

Journalism's Future ... Now

The Mānoa Mirror

Young journalists from across the world share their thoughts on the state of the news media.
Navigating AI and Ethics in Journalism: Insights from Young Journalists on Truth, Engagement, and Cultural Responsibility
Lili Hurd, Contributor • June 27, 2024

Young journalists are navigating the journalism industry in a digital era where AI and social media have taken over. "Now more than ever, the next generation of journalists are needed," said Alyssa Salcedo, leading a conversation among panelists Cristina Chi, a reporter for, Billi...

Prof. Usborne Observes a Deep Fake  --Of Himself
A Social Media Nation: The Opportunities and Pitfalls of a New Media Reality in the Philippines
Summer Steinsrud, Contributor • June 25, 2024

The Philippines is a maelstrom of news narratives and breaking stories fueled in part by a tide of 86 million social media users, many of whom are not just consuming news but making it also. The challenge, as Audrey Domasian, social media manager for...

Conceptual renderings of the New Aloha Stadium Entertainment District, courtesy of Crawford Architects.
The New Aloha Stadium Entertainment District to open doors in 2028
Kaihehau Goo, Contributor • December 31, 2023

The original Aloha Stadium was closed in 2020, forcing the UH football team to its on-campus field at the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletic Complex....

Big wave surfer Greg Long demonstrates how to tie a tourniquet using a surf leash and water bottle.
Riding the Waves of Safety: Highlights from the 2023 Big Wave Risk Assessment Surf Responder Summit
Justin Gardner, Contributor • December 15, 2023

The North Shore of Oahu recently hosted a gathering of big-wave surfers, safety experts and ocean enthusiasts for the 2023 Big Wave Risk Assessment...

Brian McInnis wrote sports stories for the Star-Advertiser for more than a decade. He shared those experiences with the Jour 323 Sports Media class this Fall.
McInnis returns to UH Mānoa to share what he's learned
Colby Duncan, Contributor • December 13, 2023

Life has a special way of coming full circle at times. For Brian McInnis, one of those moments came when he spoke in front of a University of...

At the Crossroads: From a Filipino-Born, Hawaii-Raised Child
Alyssa Francesca Salcedo, Contributor • June 22, 2024

As a Filipino immigrant, I find that there are many ties between the Philippines and Hawaii. Our cultures and histories overlap, along with shared...

Expect an Oppenheimer-themed affair
Devin Hung, Contributor • March 7, 2024
Team unity is an under-appreciated part of football.
What it means to be a Rainbow Warrior
Julia McFarland, Contributor • February 12, 2024
Big Duos EP 5: NECC has some west side bangahs on the throne
Tanner Haworth and Nevan-Isaiah Pak May 2, 2024

As the school year comes to an end and all the sports and esports on UH Mānoa campus are coming to an end, champions have been crowned and new...

Big Duos EP 4: Mobile games the next rising stars of esports
Nevan-Isaiah Pak and Tanner Haworth May 2, 2024

This episode of the Big Duos recaps the playoff runs of UH Athletic and UHEsports teams as most of the sports on campus wrap up with the end...

Big Duos EP 3: What it's like to cover sports in the middle of the ocean
Nevan-Isaiah Pak and Tanner Haworth May 2, 2024

This episode of the Big Duos Pod has the guys talking about being a first timer in Hawai'i with Hawai'i Sports Radio Network (HSRN) reporter...

Sound Bath on Earth Day at Ala Moana Beach Park
Kelly O'Leary, Contributor • May 4, 2024

Kaori Isomura, owner of Sound Healing Hawaiʻi, and Tsutomu Nakai, leader of Dragon Beat Hawaiʻi, collaborated to make the event come to life.

Rally for our Reefs: Oʻahu's coral reefs need you
Flynn Hamlin, Contributor • May 3, 2024

Coral reefs are extremely important to life in Hawaiʻi. They provide habitat for marine organisms, boost the local economy, and are crucially important to...

Native Americans offer cultural contributions in Hawai'i
Mackenzie Olivo, Contributor • May 2, 2024

Here are voices and perspectives from various Native American community members. All were filmed at the Oahu Native Nations Organization's Powwow...