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University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Professor Mary Ann Ferguson and alumna Hyejoon Rim, Ph.D. 2013, authored “Proactive Versus Reactive CSR in a Crisis: An Impression Management Perspective,” accepted for publication by the Journal of Business Communication. Rim, the first author on the article, is currently…

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Posted: August 23, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, was quoted in “Admins Inquire About Newspaper, Oversight in Question” published in The Crow’s Nest, the student newspaper for the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. In the article, LoMonte commented…

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Posted: August 23, 2017

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 “How Do American Youth Become Neo-Nazis?” published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on August 21. Selepak, who wrote his dissertation on how the Ku Klux Klan…

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Posted: August 22, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumna Shelby Webb, B.S. Journalism 2013, current education reporter for the Houston Chronicle and former Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune writer, won first place in the Beat Reporting category and second place in the Data Reporting category from the  Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Sunshine…

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Posted: August 22, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, was interviewed for a law and journalism podcast series on The jPod.  In episode four, “Protecting Student Journalists Protects All Journalists,” LoMonte discusses a variety of topics related to law and…

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Posted: August 15, 2017

  Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, was published in Sports, Ethics and Philosophy on Aug. 10 Her article, “Disparaging Trademarks and Social Responsibility” focuses on a study examining the use of disparaging and offensive trademarks and mascots by sports teams – specifically…

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Posted: August 15, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was recently quoted by three media outlets on the use of social media. In “#RoadRage Is All the Rage on Instagram,” featured on NBC News on Aug. 11,…

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Posted: August 15, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Professor Kim Walsh-Childers was one of seven educators commenting on challenges faced when teaching a solutions journalism class. Her experiences are included in the article “Here’s What You Should Know About Teaching Solutions Journalism,” published in The Whole Story on May…

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Posted: August 15, 2017

The idea of being a sportscaster always appealed to Rick Stern. He knew it might be a long shot, but was willing to give it a try. He became a Telecommunication major, took the required classes and even sought advice and direction from his instructor and trusted advisor, Dr. Sid…

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Posted: August 14, 2017

Within the confines of the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile hotel, academics, scholars, teachers and industry professionals will convene at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC ) annual conference to discuss and shape the future of journalism and communication education. Dr. Jennifer Greer, Ph.D. 1996, associate provost…

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Posted: August 11, 2017