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Katy Robinson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student, has received a 2017-18 UF Graduate Student Teaching Award. Each academic year, a committee administered by the UF Graduate School selects graduate teaching assistants to be recognized for their excellence in teaching in the classroom and laboratory. Robinson,…

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Posted: April 3, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “Marketable Skills Every Job Seeker Should Have,” published in The Washington Post on March 20. The article encourages job seekers to define their marketable skills to get noticed…

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Posted: April 3, 2018

Clay Calvert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project director, and Austin Vining, J.D./Ph.D. student, co-authored an article included in the fall issue of the First Amendment Law Review published by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. “Filtering Fake News Through a Lens…

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Posted: March 30, 2018

The Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information announced that Bethany Barnes, education reporter at The Oregonian in Portland, is the winner of the annual Brechner Freedom of Information Award. Barnes won for her dogged coverage of teacher sexual misconduct in Portland schools, which required her to battle repeatedly…

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Posted: March 29, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Center for Public Interest Communications (CPIC) has formed a year-long partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) to explore how communication strategies rooted in behavioral, cognitive and social science can accelerate the spread of innovative approaches to…

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Posted: March 29, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) announced today that award-winning filmmaker Iman Zawahry will join the College in the fall as a full-time lecturer teaching beginning and advanced field production and narrative filmmaking. Zawahry has been an adjunct telecommunication production professor at UFCJC since 2014. Zawahry…

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Posted: March 29, 2018

Frank LoMonte, Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is the author of “How #MeToo Will Change the Way Colleges Choose Presidents” published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on March 25.

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Posted: March 27, 2018

Clay Calvert, Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project director, was quoted in “Do Crisis Pregnancy Centers Have the Right to Mislead Women? The Supreme Court Will Decide” published on Refinery29.com on March 20.

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Posted: March 27, 2018

Darlena Cunha, an adjunct Journalism lecturer in the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is the author of “I Have the Scary Cancer Mutation. When Should I Have My Breasts Removed?,” published in The Washington Post on March 18.

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Posted: March 27, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “Mobile Apps Usage Statistics 2018” published on themanifest.com on March 15.

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Posted: March 27, 2018

Bienvenido "Benny" Torres, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising lecturer, was named the first chief idea officer of SRW.agency, an independent, full-service Chicago marketing agency with a penchant for growing natural health and wellness brands.

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Posted: March 27, 2018

Eric Esterline, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of Sports Journalism and Communications, embarked on a one-week excursion with 11 Telecommunication students to cover Major League Baseball Spring Training. The class trip, held Mar. 5-9, included stops in Tampa, Ft. Myers and Orlando.“While it sacrificed spring…

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Posted: March 22, 2018