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Ron Rodgers Authors Essay for Journalism History

Ron RodgersUniversity of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor, is the author of The Social Awakening’s Resonance in a Time of Inflection, Infection and Insurrection – a research essay to accompany the publication of “The  Social Awakening and the News: A Progressive Era Movement’s Influence on Journalism and Journalists’ Conceptions of Their Roles” in the Summer 2020 issue of Journalism History. 

Ron Rodgers
Ron Rodgers

According to Rodgers, “Whether the social awakening of a century ago or the inflection point of our present, these critical junctures reveal how vital journalism is to a democratic society as it acknowledges our very pluralism, valorizes the voices of our diversity, and helps accelerate the arc of history toward social reconstruction.”


Posted: August 5, 2020
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