College News

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 “Marketing Technology 2018: 350 Marketers, CEOs, and Influencers Predict the Future” published on Tune.com on Dec. 15. The article poses the question, “What technology will…

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Posted: December 20, 2017

Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication professor and director of Media Consumer Research, recently visited the University of Navarra in Spain to collaborate with faculty and to present “Media Seek ‘Emotional Engagement’ of Audiences.” Her presentation featured current trends in the media industry including a…

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Posted: December 20, 2017

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, was quoted in Sean O’Conner’s Public Comment column in The College Voice, Mercer County Community College’s student newspaper, on Dec. 11. In the column, O’Conner focuses on how regulating social media posts that propagate…

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Posted: December 18, 2017

Annie Neimand, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications communication manager and frank research director, authored “Can #MeToo Have Lasting influence?” published in Stanford Social Innovation Review on Dec. 13. The article focuses on how advocates and organizers need to think strategically to ensure women are supported as they…

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Posted: December 14, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, and CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg discussed social media risks versus rewards on CNBC’s “Power Lunch” on Dec. 12. The discussion, Positives About Social Media Greatly Outweigh Negatives, focused…

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Posted: December 14, 2017

Graduate students in University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications online master’s specializations in Social Media and Global Strategic Communication in partnership with Winterfell Tours, developed a communication marketing plan to promote one of the only “screen tourism” locales in the world for the award-winning HBO show “Game of…

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Posted: December 14, 2017

Norm Lewis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate professor of Journalism who does research on media ethics, was quoted in “Moonlighting of Florida Legislative Aides May Pose Conflicts” published online in US News & World Report Best States section on Dec. 8. The article focuses on Florida…

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Posted: December 12, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information was quoted in “Criminal Charges Rare in Public Records Violations” published in the Palm Beach Post on Dec. 8. The article focuses on the lack of criminal charges against public officials…

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Posted: December 12, 2017

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, was recently elected to the AcademyHealth Translation and Dissemination Institute Advisory Committee.​ AcademyHealth is the leading national organization for health services research and policy. The Institute helps the field of health services…

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Posted: December 12, 2017

Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications  STEM Translational Communication Center director, along with three team members, received funding to participate in the National Cancer Institute (NCI) SPeeding Research-tested INTerventions (SPRINT) program. The SPRINT program trains scientists and engineers to expedite the transfer or commercialization of cancer…

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Posted: December 11, 2017

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) faculty members have received UF Health Cancer Center’s Cancer Population Science (CPS) awards to support two pilot projects. Jordan Alpert, Advertising assistant professor, will serve as principal investigator and Public Relations Associate Professor Carma Bylund, will…

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Posted: December 7, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, is the author of “A Free Press Shouldn’t Stop at the Schoolyard” published on CNN’s new Free Press: What’s at Stake special section featuring opinions on press freedom. In the article,…

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Posted: November 29, 2017