College News

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, and Jack Barry, a post-doctoral research associate for the Center, are the authors of “Coronavirus Vaccines: Health Experts Identify Ways to Build Public Trust” published on The Conversation on Nov. 24. Christiano and Barry…

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Posted: November 25, 2020

Martha Paz-Soldan, B.S. Public Relations 2020, is one of the 2020 PRNEWS People of the Year and is the recipient of the PRNEWS Outstanding Student of the Year. Paz-Soldan served as a 2019 LAGRANT Fellow, was chosen by the PR Department faculty as CJC’s top PR graduate, and was selected…

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Posted: November 23, 2020

Iman Zawahry, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Lecturer, is the author of the guest blog post “Is Hollywood Ready for Muslim Women Leads?” published on thewrap.com. on Nov. 21. Zawahry comments on how women are often missing in lead film roles. She asks, “How are we…

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Posted: November 23, 2020

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in “Proposed Limits on e-Communication for Florida Prisoners Raise Censorship Fears” published in the Orlando Sentinel on Nov. 20. The article addresses proposed restrictions on inmates’ use of email to share…

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Posted: November 23, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Amanda Kastrinos will receive the coveted UF Health Cancer Center 2020 Pre-Doctoral Award to support her research in health and family communication primarily focusing on cancer coping and caregiving. The award, selected by a committee UF Health Cancer Center faculty,…

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Posted: November 23, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Michael Munroe is the author of the opinion column, “American Youth Are on the Right Side of History” published in the Tampa Bay Times on Nov. 19. Munroe focuses on the recent presidential campaign and the high participation rate of…

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Posted: November 20, 2020

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, and Jack Barry, a post-doctoral research associate for the Center, collaborated with four scholars for “An Urgent Plea to Philanthropy: Help Us Persuade People to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine” published in The Chronicle of…

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Posted: November 20, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Assistant Professors Jay Hmielowski and Myiah Hutchens are quoted in “In Volusia, Many Trump Supporters Still Refuse to Believe Biden Won” published in The Daytona Beach News Journal on Nov. 16. The article focuses on why people believe that Donald…

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Posted: November 18, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism degree program was named the seventh best in the country by College Choice. The ranking was based on retention, affordability and reputation. The CJC Journalism program was recognized for not having a one-size-fits-all curriculum and constantly updating and implementing courses…

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Posted: November 17, 2020

Myiah Hutchens, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations assistant professor, was quoted in “Dis-United States: Biden’s Team Faces Reality of Rule During Trumpism” published in the South China Morning Post on Nov. 16. The article focuses on the recent Presidential election and the impact of possible…

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Posted: November 17, 2020

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in “The Public Has a Right to Weigh in at Government Meetings. Does Playing Voicemails All Night Cut It?” published on South Florida public radio station WLRN-FM’s website. The story focuses…

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Posted: November 16, 2020

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer and coordinator of the online master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Parler Social Media Users Double in Week After Election” published on wptv.com. The story focuses on the social media app Parler that…

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Posted: November 16, 2020