Garafano discussed reporting during a pandemic and answered student questions about the transition from student to working journalist. She specifically addressed the power of Gen Z in shaping news and stories, and encouraged students to find their voice. Recently, Garafano has gone viral on Tik Tok and shared tips on using social media to engage a greater audience. Garafano also offered feedback on the class launch of TwoTwoOne.NYC, MMC’s first nonfiction digital journal (still accepting submissions via Submittable!).
MMC Alum (Digital Journalism and CTEM, 2019) and Buzzfeed Junior Staff Writer, Lauren Garafano, zoomed into Professor Serafin’s COMM 328 Digital Journal of Ideas and Culture.