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The Conversation on January 12, 2016 published, “Can schools punish students for off-campus, online speech?,” an article by Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert.

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Posted: January 12, 2016

Advertising chair and professor Tom Kelleher writes about Applying the Situational Theory of Publics: Net Neutrality in this case study excerpted from his forthcoming textbook, Public Relations in the Digital Age.

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Posted: January 6, 2016

Why we’re building Changeville Public Relations Professor and Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications Ann Christiano writes about the place of music in social change in the article, “Why we’re building Changeville,” published January 5, 2016 on Medium.

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Posted: January 6, 2016

The Academic Minute talks with Advertising Professor Jon Morris in this December 22, 2015 piece, “Jon Morris, University of Florida – Donald Trump’s Appeal.”

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Posted: December 22, 2015

The Independent quotes Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert in the December 21, 2015 story, “Killer Mike, Big Boi and T.I. petition Supreme Court for student disciplined over rap song,” regarding the case of a Mississippi high school student disciplined by the school for posting rap lyrics on…

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Posted: December 22, 2015

The Florida Times-Union quotes Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert in the December 21, 2015 story, “Religion study early raises ire of some Duval parents,” regarding the First Amendment nuances of teaching about religion in public schools.

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Posted: December 21, 2015

The Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, along with director Clay Calvert, are mentioned in the December 3, 2015 article in The Washington Post‘s The Volokh Conspiracy blog, “Second Circuit rules for accused ‘cannibal cop’” regarding an amicus brief filed in the case of United States v. Valle.

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Posted: December 7, 2015

The recently-launched The Student Body Magazine is featured in this November 24, 2015 article in Street Fight, “Classroom as Incubator: University of Florida Produces National Health Site for Young Adults“

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Posted: November 24, 2015

Social Media master’s program director Andrew Selepak was interviewed on CNBC’s “Power Lunch” on November 20, 2015. The interview is summarized in the story, “The push and pull of social media in a crisis,” on the CNBC website.

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Posted: November 23, 2015

Recently-published research by Yulia Strekalova, director of grants development and Ph.D. student, suggesting that social media postings through established public health sources engage a sizable portion of the general public is featured in this Healio: Infectious Disease News article published on November 10, 2015, “Social media activity engages general public in…

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Posted: November 12, 2015

The Conversation on November 10, 2015 published, “Businesses can actually sue you for posting negative reviews – and now Congress is fighting back,” an article by Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert. Calvert’s article was republished by Fortune magazine, “Why Consumers Should Think Twice About Writing Negative Reviews…

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Posted: November 10, 2015

Advertising chair and professor Tom Kelleher writes about Coca-Cola and Corporate Social Responsibility in this case study excerpted from his forthcoming textbook, Public Relations in the Digital Age.

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Posted: October 23, 2015