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Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, is quoted in “The Time is Right for a Journalism Protection Law. But We Need a Federal Shield Law” published in the Columbia Journalism Review on Feb. 9.

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Posted: February 16, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, was quoted in “Judge Orders Las Vegas Review-Journal to Destroy Autopsy Report” written by Rachel Crosby, B.S. Journalism 2015, and published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Feb. 9.

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Posted: February 16, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Interest Communications (PIC) program has been granted center status by UF and the Florida Board of Governors. The new Center for Public Interest Communications will be first of its kind in the nation and demonstrates CJC’s leadership and dedication to the growing public interest communications discipline.

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Posted: February 13, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications lecturer and director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “CNN Boss Jeff Zucker Slashing Digital Operations by Cutting Jobs, Scaling Back ‘High Profile’ Initiatives” posted on FoxNews.com on Feb. 12.

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Posted: February 13, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, was quoted in “A Las Vegas Newspaper Killed a Story on Steve Wynn. Why Can’t Anyone Recall the Details?” published in The Washington Post on Feb. 5.

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Posted: February 8, 2018

Jeff Klinkenberg, B.S. Journalism 1971 and 2010 University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications’ Alumni of Distinction, is the 2018 recipient of the Florida Humanities Council Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing.

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Posted: February 8, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was featured in “How Online College Can Cost Less Than a Campus Program” published on Accredited Schools Online. Selepak also was featured in “99 Thought Leaders Share the…

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Posted: February 8, 2018

Newsworthy video from school surveillance cameras can’t be withheld from the public on the grounds of student privacy, a group of open-government groups argues in a brief filed with a Pennsylvania appeals court. The brief, authored by the Brechner Center’s Frank LoMonte and David Jadon, supports television journalists from Harrisburg…

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Posted: February 2, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication seniors Christophe Charre and Sabrina Simpson will receive a prestigious “Best of” award from the 2018 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts – Student Film & Video Competition for their film “Ability.”

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Posted: February 1, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was featured in “Social Media Expert Andrew Selepak Shares Tips on Social Media Marketing in 2018” published in USA Weekly on Jan. 28. The article focuses on the…

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Posted: January 31, 2018

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information is the author of the column “Break MSUs Secrecy Addiction” published in The Detroit News on Jan. 25. LoMonte comments on the culture of secrecy at Michigan State University (MSU) and…

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Posted: January 31, 2018

Carma Bylund, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications cancer communication scholar and Public Relations associate professor, was featured in The Bloodline LLS podcast on “Effective Communication with Cancer Care” posted on stitcher.com on Jan. 7. During the podcast, Bylund talks about the importance of good patient/doctor communication. She…

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Posted: January 22, 2018