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Colleen McEdwards, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications online Master’s instructor and former CNN International anchor and correspondent, has received a Fulbright Program grant to work with the Trinidad and Tobago Publishers and Broadcasters Association for one month this fall. McEdwards will travel to the Port of Spain…

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Posted: August 21, 2019

Mindy McAdams, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Professor and Knight Chair in Journalism Technologies and the Democratic Process, has been selected as the 2019 winner of the Society of Professional Journalists’ Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award. The annual award honors a collegiate journalism educator and recognizes…

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Posted: August 21, 2019

Spiro Kiousis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications executive associate dean, is the co-author of the second edition of the textbook, “Political Public Relations: Concepts, Principles and Applications,” published by CRC Press on Aug. 16. Kiousis and Jesper Strömbäck, professor in the  Department of Journalism, Media and Communication…

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Posted: August 21, 2019

Five University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists are the recipients of National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) 2019 Salute to Excellence Awards. The annual awards honor college students, professionals and media organizations involved in print, broadcast and online journalism and marketing and communications. The digital and…

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Posted: August 13, 2019

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Suffering from a ‘Netflix Hangover?’ Here’s How to Cope with the Post-Binge Blues” published on nbcnews.com on Aug. 5. The story offers tips on how…

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Posted: August 12, 2019

Matthew Cretul, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student, has been selected for a fall 2019 UF Health Cancer Center cancer policy internship. Graduate student interns work with the team at the UF Federal Relations office in Washington, D.C., on legislative support related to cancer policy. They…

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Posted: August 12, 2019

You can read the transcript and watch the video of University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Department Chair Ted Spiker here: https://news.ufl.edu/2019/08/ted-spiker-addresses-summer-2019-grads/.

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Posted: August 11, 2019

Mary Ann Ferguson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations professor, is the recipient of the 2019 Journal of Public Relations Research (JPRR) Karen M. Russell Award for “Building Theory in Public Relations: Interorganizational Relationships as a Public Relations Paradigm,” the most-downloaded JPRR article during 2018.…

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Posted: August 8, 2019

Diane McFarlin, dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC), is quoted in “With Layoffs and Fewer Readers, What’s the Future of Our Hometown Newspaper?” published in Sarasota (Fla.) Magazine on Aug. 5. McFarlin, former longtime publisher of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, comments on how the newspaper…

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Posted: August 8, 2019

Ted Spiker, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Department chair, will be the speaker for the UF summer 2019 doctoral and the bachelor’s, master’s and specialist’s commencement ceremonies on Aug. 9 and 10 in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Spiker joined UF in…

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Posted: August 7, 2019

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, is the co-author of “Teach-Back Experience and Hospitalization Risk Among Patients with Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions: a Matched Cohort Study” published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine on Aug. 5. Fisher, with co-authors Young-Rock Hong, Michelle…

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Posted: August 7, 2019

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Could Red Flag Laws Prevent the Next Massacre?” published in Mother Jones on Aug. 6. The article focuses on a gun control measure known as red…

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Posted: August 7, 2019