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The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications and the International Labour Organization (ILO) FUNDAMENTALS Branch have collaborated to produce a new strategic communications training course for ILO staff entitled “Become a More Effective Advocate for Change.” The six-part course, designed to maximize the…

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Posted: February 12, 2021

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, will be an instructor for the virtual “Black Women Journalists” course offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) on Feb. 16. Grant will discuss the contributions of Black female…

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Posted: February 11, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is featured in the podcast “What the Politics?!: Analyzing the First Amendment” from the CBS television affiliate WNCT Channel 9 in Greenville, North Carolina. Calvert explains the First Amendment…

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Posted: February 11, 2021

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, will be a presenter at a virtual law school symposium, Workers’ Rights in the Wake of a Global Pandemic, presented by the Seattle Journal for Social Justice on March 5. LoMonte will present…

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Posted: February 10, 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 “TikTok’s Misinformation Prompt Won’t Be Enough for Users, Expert Says” published on lifewire.com on Feb. 8. The article chronicles TikTok’s latest feature…

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Posted: February 10, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “It’s Not a Typical Trial. Lawyers in the Trump Impeachment Trial to Argue Big Constitutional Questions” published in The Washington Post on Feb. 8. The article…

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Posted: February 9, 2021

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Department has been selected for the PRNEWS’ 2021 Education A-list. The inaugural list recognizes the top 35 educational institutions that are advancing the careers of Public Relations and communication professionals in the U.S. Many of the schools on the…

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Posted: February 8, 2021

Ryan Vasquez, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Innovation News Center multimedia news manager, Meisha Wade, Professional and Advising Teaching Hub academic advisor, and Journalism Lecturer Harrison Hove are the recipients of UF Division Three Superior Accomplishment Awards. The prestigious awards recognize staff who contribute outstanding and…

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Posted: February 8, 2021

Ella Kulak, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising sophomore, received a surprise response to her LinkedIn post for an analysis of her favorite brand’s parent company, Urban Outfitters. Kulak, a student in CJC Adjunct Lecturer Robert Hughes’ ADV 3001 Advertising Strategy course, completed an assignment asking…

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Posted: February 4, 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 “Gov. DeSantis Targets Big Tech Firms After Social Media Companies Crack Down on Lies, Conspiracy Theories” posted on firstcoastnews.com on Feb. 3.…

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Posted: February 4, 2021

Amanda Sams Bradshaw, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student, will participate in a UF One Health Student Association panel on current media misinformation with a focus on public health and science communication. The virtual panel will be on Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. Bradshaw will be…

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Posted: February 4, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Florida Lawmakers Challenge Silicon Valley Over ‘Censorship’” published in The Philadelphia Enquirer on Feb. 2. The article focuses on Florida lawmakers who are trying to reign…

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Posted: February 3, 2021