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Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Why the First Amendment Can’t Protect Trump on Twitter or Save Parler” published on cnet.com on Jan. 11. The article focuses on the constitutional protection of…

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Posted: January 12, 2021

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists were recognized in the 2021 Hearst Journalism Awards Competition in the Television Features category. Telecommunication senior Chris O’Brien and Journalism senior Victor Prieto were two of the top 20 finalists placing sixth and twelfth, respectively. The Hearst Journalism Awards…

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Posted: January 12, 2021

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center Director Janice Krieger is a co-author of “An Electronic Tool to Support Patient-Centered Broad Consent: A Multi-Arm Randomized Clinical Trial in Family Medicine” published in the Annals of Family Medicine on Jan. 11. Krieger, Elizabeth Golembiewski, Arch Mainous,…

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Posted: January 12, 2021

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer and coordinator of the online master’s program with a specialization in social media, was interviewed in “Big Tech Censorship Expands to President Trump” posted on ntd.com on Jan. 8. Selpak was interviewed about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram banning…

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Posted: January 12, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “President Trump Permanently Banned from Twitter Over Risk He Could Incite Violence” published in USA Today on Jan. 9. The article focuses on Twitter’s permanent ban…

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Posted: January 11, 2021

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center Director Janice Krieger is the senior author of “Internet-Based Tailored Virtual Human Health Intervention to Promote Colorectal Cancer Screening: Design Guidelines from Two Users” published in the Journal of Multimodal User Interfaces on Jan. 2. Krieger, Mohan Zalake,…

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Posted: January 11, 2021

The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information today released a special edition of The Journal of Civic Information focused on critical issues of information accessibility raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. The papers were submitted as part of a September 2020 competition organized by the National Freedom of Information Coalition (NFOIC).…

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Posted: January 8, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Dominion CEO Says the Voting-Technology Company Will Bring a Defamation Lawsuit Against Sidney Powell and May Do So With Trump as Well” published in Business Insider…

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Posted: January 8, 2021

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, is the co-author of “’No Longer Interested in Convincing You of My Humanity:’ Undocuqueer Countervisualties Reclaim the Right to Exist” published in Visual Communication Quarterly on Dec. 22. Grant and Ayleen Cabas-Mijares examined how activists rely on…

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Posted: January 8, 2021

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer and coordinator of the online master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Donald Trump’s New Year’s Resolution – Give up Fox News” published in Newsweek on Jan. 1. The article focuses on President Trump’s…

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Posted: January 8, 2021

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in “COVID Amplifies Appeal Over Speech Rights of Health Care Workers” published on courthousenews.com on Jan. 6. The article focuses on the plight of health care workers who have been terminated…

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Posted: January 7, 2021

Jieun Shin, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, is the author of “How Do Partisans Consume News on Social Media? A Comparison of Self-Reports with Digital Trace Measures” published in Social Media + Society on Dec. 18. Shin examined if social media exacerbates the selective…

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Posted: January 6, 2021