AI at CJC News

On March 30, 2021, Telecommunication Professor and Director of Media Consumer Research Sylvia Chan-Olmsted discussed new research from her and Advertising Associate Professor Huan Chen, “Fairness in Information Access Through Culturally Competent AI Systems,” at the spring 2021 University of Florida HiPerGator Symposium.

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Posted: April 3, 2021

UF researchers and colleagues, led by the UF STEM Translational Communication Center, are exploring new approaches to communicating health interventions to patients, including use of an internet-based virtual humans that patients can access through an app.

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Posted: March 11, 2021

As part of the University of Florida's Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative, the College of Journalism and Communications is hiring faculty with an AI background. To learn more about the college’s work in the AI field, we interviewed Randy Bennett, executive director of external relations at the college.

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Posted: February 18, 2021

CJC researchers address AI’s negative impact on communities of color and how AI can be used to more effectively disseminate culturally relevant information to different audiences.

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Posted: February 8, 2021

Dr. Jieun Shin discusses her research on algorithms, AI and the spread of misinformation.

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Posted: January 10, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, was quoted in “From Whistleblower Laws to Unions: How Google’s AI Ethics Meltdown Could Shape Policy” published on venturebeat.com on Dec. 16. The article focuses on…

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Posted: December 17, 2020

Kun Xu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor in emerging media, has been named a 2020-2021 UF Global Fellow by the UF International Center and the Office of Global Research. As a fellow, Xu will conduct a study of how users’ feedback, social groups, and…

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Posted: December 11, 2020

Kun Xu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor in emerging media, is the co-author of “Using Machine Learning to Learn Machines: A Cross-Cultural Study of Users’ Responses to Machine-Generated Artworks” published in the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media on Dec. 9. Xu, CJC doctoral…

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Posted: December 11, 2020

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, has been named one of the “2021-100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics” during the virtual Women in AI Ethics Summit held Dec. 3-5. McNealy is a…

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Posted: December 7, 2020

Huan Chen, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, CJC Telecommunication professor and Media Consumer Research director, and UF College of Engineering Professor My Thai have received a UF Research Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Catalyst Fund award for their project “Fairness in Information Access…

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Posted: December 7, 2020

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, has received a 2020 Award for Inclusion Research sponsored by Google. Her proposal, “Mutual Aid and Community Engagement: Community-Based Mechanisms Against Algorithmic Bias,” was one of…

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Posted: October 22, 2020

In this video interview, Telecommunication Associate Professor Jasmine McNealy discusses her research on data trusts, equitable AI, communicating AI and how technology is amplifying “otherness.”

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Posted: September 22, 2020