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Brittany Wise, B.S. Journalism 2007 and M.A.M.C. 2010, is the new University of Florida Strategic Communications and Marketing Director of Communications effective Feb. 21. In this new role, Wise is responsible for developing strategies and implementing integrated communications and public relations plans to elevate UF’s stature and expand its national…

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Posted: January 24, 2020

Judy Hunter, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of Advising, is the recipient of a UF Division Three Superior Accomplishment Award. The prestigious award recognizes staff who contribute outstanding and meritorious service to provide a better experience for students and employees in the university environment. Hunter…

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Posted: January 24, 2020

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 “As Use of Facial Recognition Expands, Travelers Worry About Privacy” published in The Washington Post on Jan. 23. The article focuses on the controversial use…

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Posted: January 24, 2020

Kun Xu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor in emerging media, is the author of “Language, Modality, and Mobile Media Use Experiences: Social Responses to Smartphone Cues in a Task-Oriented Context” published in Telematics and Informatics on Jan. 16. In the article, Xu found that…

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Posted: January 24, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Tulsi Gabbard Sues Hillary Clinton for Defamation” published in the Washington Times on Jan. 22. The article features a $50 million defamation lawsuit filed by the…

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Posted: January 23, 2020

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project associate director and Telecommunication associate professor, was quoted in “One State May Become the First to Ban Law Enforcement Use of Genealogy Databases” published on routefifty.com on Jan. 21. The article focuses on the…

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Posted: January 22, 2020

Huan Chen, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, has been awarded a $350,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. As co-principal investigator, she will collaborate with scholars from the University of Missouri-Kansas City to look at bridging digital divides in undergraduate education of data science. The…

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Posted: January 22, 2020

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 “Is LinkedIn a Waste of Time?” published in The Wall Street Journal on Jan. 15. According to Selepak, “There are over 673 million users on…

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Posted: January 16, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC)online master’s program has been named the top online Media Communications program by Intelligent.com. In November, UFCJC was named Best Online Master’s in Communication by the site. Additional honors include first place in Web Development and second in Public Relations. The…

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Posted: January 16, 2020

Imani Jackson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information legal fellow, is the author of “Mold, Foundation Cracks, Sinking Houses: How a Florida Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Fell Apart” published in Scalawag Magazine on Jan. 15. The article focuses on problems at Fairway…

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Posted: January 16, 2020

The University of Florida sets a new standard as a modern research university, receiving national recognition for both traditional classroom programs and online pathways. UF Online, UF’s online undergraduate experience, has now risen to No. 4 in the country for best online bachelor’s programs according to U.S. News & World…

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Posted: January 14, 2020

Amy Jo Coffey, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor, is the author of a chapter in A Research Agenda for Media Economics published on Dec. 3. In chapter 3, “Research Traditions in Media Economics,” she focuses on future media economics research endeavors and suggests collaborating…

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Posted: January 13, 2020