Grand Opening Video

The Center for Media Innovation + Research (CMIR) hosted a grand opening ceremony for its first component, the 21st Century News Laboratory, on Sept. 24, 2010.

Speakers
  • Dean John Wright (00:00, 17:15, 39:48)
  • UF President Bernie Machen (2:13)
  • Sharyl Attkisson, CBS News, TEL 1982, keynote speaker (11:45)
  • Barbara Gore, retired Internet business executive, ADV 1982 (27:52)
  • Dean Emeritus Ralph Lowenstein (36:20)
  • David Carlson, CMIR Executive Director, Cox/Palm Beach Post Professor (39:48)

Student Presenters
  • Steve Johnson, Class of 2012 (45:25, 59:47)
  • Gaby Izarra, Class of 2011 (51:00)
  • Olivia Link, Class of 2011 (54:04)
  • Alli Langley, Class of 2013 (56:00)
  • Alex Orlando, Class of 2012 (58:37)

Running time: 1:03:39. Times in parentheses indicate where in the timeline the speaker begins.