The Our City project is the first in a series of topic specific global journalism experiments committed to solving the most pressing problems of our time through local reporting on global issues. Instead of depending on a strategy of journalists from influential institutions fanning out to hot spots around the world to produce authentic reports, this experiment focuses on enabling local storytellers to report on global issues with training and assistance from the Knight Center for International Media at the University of Miami.

Our City:  Global Issues, Local Stories


This series about the dreams and aspirations of young people in Miami and Havana, was launched by Franco-German public media company ARTE site at The Miami stories were created as part of Sanjeev Chatterjee's honors colloquium class "Portraits from a World City: Miami." Havana-Miami is a co-production of the Knight Center for Internatioal Media, Tamouz Media (New York) and Allegria (France).

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