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Huan Chen, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, will receive a McGraw-Hill Distinguished Scholar Award at the 2019 Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference (EQRC) on Feb. 25-26 in Las Vegas. The sixth annual awards recognize quality scholarship among EQRC participants and encourage able scholars to…

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Posted: February 6, 2019

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications online Master’s Degree in Web Design was ranked number three for “Best Front-End Development” by OnlineMasters.com for 2019. The OnlineMasters.com team of industry experts, hiring managers, current student and alumni evaluated every online master’s degree program in Web Development to determine…

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Posted: February 6, 2019

The Agency at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC), UFCJC Ad Society and the UF chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of American (UF PRSSA), partnered to create the first-ever Brand Bowl during the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. The Brand Bowl was designed to…

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Posted: February 6, 2019

Jacqueline Olive, M.A.M.C. 2007, has won the 2019 Sundance Film Festival U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Moral Urgency for her film “Always in Season.” The documentary centers on the case of Lennon Lacy, an African American teen who was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, North Carolina,…

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Posted: February 5, 2019

Beginning in May 2019, the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications will launch an online master’s degree with a specialization in public interest communications, the country’s only master’s program in this emerging field. Public interest communications focuses on the development and implementation of science-based, planned strategic communication campaigns…

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Posted: February 5, 2019

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information  director, is the author of “The Legislative Response to a Perceived ‘Free Speech Crisis’ on Campus” published in the American Bar Association’s Communications Lawyer Winter 2019 edition. In the article, LoMonte surveys recent legislative…

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Posted: February 4, 2019

Erin Andrews, B.S. Telecommunication 2000 and 2018 Hall of Fame inductee, is the author of “I’m a Cervical Cancer Survivor. I Don’t Want Other Women to Become a Statistic” published in The Lily on Jan. 30. Andrews reflects on a life-changing phone call she received from her obstetrician-gynecologist about her…

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Posted: February 4, 2019

Cynthia Barnett, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Bob Graham Center for Public Service Environmental Journalist-in-Residence is the author of “The Environmental Issue Republicans Can’t Ignore” published in The Atlantic  on Jan. 30. Barnett writes on the rising concern about climate change, the effects of pollution and…

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Posted: February 1, 2019

Amy Jo Coffey, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor and director of the online master’s program in Audience Analytics, was one of 33 media faculty nationwide selected to participate in the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Faculty Fellowship in Miami during the week…

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Posted: February 1, 2019

Cynthia Barnett Is the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Bob Graham Center for Public Service Environmental Journalist-in-Residence. The National Book Award nominee’s writing wraps environmental insight in appealing packages from rain showers to seashells, while her teaching spans civics and storytelling. What will you explore in…

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Posted: January 30, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism Department Chair Ted Spiker and doctoral student Rachel Damiani are the co-authors of “Everywhere in Your Body is Tissue Called Fascia. Scientists are Unlocking Its Secrets,” published in The Washington Post on Jan. 26. Damiani and Spiker’s article looked at…

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Posted: January 30, 2019

Pam Fine, B.S Journalism 1979, has been named the eighth editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. As editor, she will lead the nation’s largest newsroom covering colleges and universities. Fine previously served as the John S. and James L. Knight Chair for News, Leadership and Community and as journalism…

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Posted: January 29, 2019