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The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications (CPIC) awarded Dr. Jeremy Yip, assistant professor of Management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, the annual $10,000 Prize for Research in Public Interest Communications for his paper, “Losing Your Temper and Your Perspective: Anger…

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Posted: February 22, 2019

The University of Florida Center for Public Interest Communications announces the finalists for the $10,000 prize for research in public interest communications. The Center for Public Interest Communications awards two $1,500 prizes and one $10,000 grand prize to peer-reviewed academic research that informs the growing discipline of public interest communications.…

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Posted: January 24, 2019

We are pleased to announce the first round of finalists for the 2019 Prize for Research in Public Interest Communications. We received a record 72 submissions this year, which we narrowed to 28 papers for review by our board of scholars and practitioners in the next round. The top three…

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Posted: December 21, 2018

Kelly Chernin, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Center for Public Interest Communications research associate and Journal of Public Interest Communications manager, is the author of “Hong Kong’s Legal System May be Only Hope for Democracy Movement” published in The Globe Post on Nov. 21. Kelly Chernin Chernin writes about Hong Kong’s struggle to…

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Posted: November 30, 2018

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Frank Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications and Center for Public Interest Communications director, was quoted in “Oregon Tries Humor in Fight Against Salmonella” published in the Central Oregon newspaper, The Bulletin, on Nov. 20. Ann Christiano The article focuses on a parody…

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Posted: November 26, 2018

No single organization or individual can pull off an effective storytelling campaign alone. Reaping the benefits of storytelling requires that we build better partnerships between three important players. Learn more from Stanford Social Innovation Review. by Samantha Wright and Annie Neimand

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Posted: November 9, 2018

Chelsea Schein is the 2018 Research Prize in Public Interest Communications winner. We spoke with her about her experience presenting and participating at the frank gathering in 2018. Schein is currently a post-doctoral fellow and lecturer in the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at Wharton. Her focus is…

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Posted: October 15, 2018

Read the Fall 2018 Stanford Social Innovation Review cover story. by Ann Christiano and Annie Neimand

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Posted: August 16, 2018

Things I learned from YouTube stars, ex-extremists, and storytellers about fighting hate by Annie Neimand    

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Posted: July 19, 2018

Read the article in Medium’s Science of Storytelling  by Kelly Chernin and Annie Neimand

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Posted: July 18, 2018