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University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Professor Mary Ann Ferguson and alumna Hyejoon Rim, Ph.D. 2013, authored “Proactive Versus Reactive CSR in a Crisis: An Impression Management Perspective,” accepted for publication by the Journal of Business Communication. Rim, the first author on the article, is currently…

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Posted: August 23, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, was quoted in “Admins Inquire About Newspaper, Oversight in Question” published in The Crow’s Nest, the student newspaper for the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. In the article, LoMonte commented…

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Posted: August 23, 2017

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 Do American Youth Become Neo-Nazis?” published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on August 21. Selepak, who wrote his dissertation on how the Ku Klux Klan…

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Posted: August 22, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumna Shelby Webb, B.S. Journalism 2013, current education reporter for the Houston Chronicle and former Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune writer, won first place in the Beat Reporting category and second place in the Data Reporting category from the  Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Sunshine…

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Posted: August 22, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, was interviewed for a law and journalism podcast series on The jPod.  In episode four, “Protecting Student Journalists Protects All Journalists,” LoMonte discusses a variety of topics related to law and…

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Posted: August 15, 2017

  Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, was published in Sports, Ethics and Philosophy on Aug. 10 Her article, “Disparaging Trademarks and Social Responsibility” focuses on a study examining the use of disparaging and offensive trademarks and mascots by sports teams – specifically…

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Posted: August 15, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was recently quoted by three media outlets on the use of social media. In “#RoadRage Is All the Rage on Instagram,” featured on NBC News on Aug. 11,…

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Posted: August 15, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Professor Kim Walsh-Childers was one of seven educators commenting on challenges faced when teaching a solutions journalism class. Her experiences are included in the article “Here’s What You Should Know About Teaching Solutions Journalism,” published in The Whole Story on May…

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Posted: August 15, 2017

Within the confines of the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile hotel, academics, scholars, teachers and industry professionals will convene at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC ) annual conference to discuss and shape the future of journalism and communication education. Dr. Jennifer Greer, Ph.D. 1996, associate provost…

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Posted: August 11, 2017

Billy Jean-Louis, B.S. Journalism 2014, a health and education reporter at The Baxter Bulletin (Mountain Home, Ark.), received a first-, second- and third-place award from the Arkansas Associated Press Media Editors. Jean-Louis won first place in the education reporting category for “Teaching Money Management: You have to be responsible,” an…

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Posted: August 3, 2017

  Gary Green, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Innovation News Center deputy news editor and digital director, authored  “The new Norm: A case study of the Orlando Sentinel’s adaptation of new media technologies during high-profile trial coverage.” The article was published in Journalism Practice, Volume 11 –…

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Posted: August 2, 2017

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, is the author of “Spam and the First Amendment Redux: Free Speech Issues in State Regulation of Unsolicited Email” recently published in Communication Law & Policy, Volume 22, 2017 – Issue 3. The article focuses on unsolicited…

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Posted: August 2, 2017