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Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, was the lead author for the research paper, “Patient-Centered Communication in Digital Medical Encounters,” published in the Oct. 2017 issue of Patient Education and Counseling. The collaborative research paper, co-authored with Karen E. Dyer and Jennifer Elston…

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Posted: August 30, 2017

Clay Calvert, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, authored the column “When Controversial Speakers Come to Campus” published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 25. In the column, Calvert addresses the recent request made by Richard Spencer, white…

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Posted: August 29, 2017

  Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, commented in the article “Windowpanes Without Messages” published in Inside Higher Ed on Aug. 25. The article focuses on the Ohio State University ban on decorations in dormitory windows. The…

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Posted: August 29, 2017

Graduate students in University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications online master’s specializations in Social Media and Global Strategic Communication are teaming up with Winterfell Tours, one of the only “screen tourism” locales in the world for the award-winning HBO show Game of Thrones. For their capstone project, students…

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Posted: August 25, 2017

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Innovation News Center has launched a new weekly podcast exploring issues facing the local television news industry. Broadcast Bits: A Time of Change in TV News is hosted by CJC News Manager Harrison Hove. Each podcast will include multiple perspectives and guests…

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Posted: August 23, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism  senior Drea Cornejo received third-place in the 2017 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest. Her winning entry, “Waiting for Water in Cuba,” examines the water woes facing the 2.1 million residents of Havana, where some people lack running water and must rely…

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Posted: August 23, 2017

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