College News

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior Ethan Bauer tells the story of four CJC alumni working at the Las Vegas Review-Journal who covered the largest mass shooting in American history on Oct. 1. Scott Davidson, B.S. Journalism 2013, Wade Millward, B.S. Journalism 2014, Rachel Crosby, B.S.…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

By Ethan Bauer, B.S. Journalism 2018 The night of Oct. 1 was relaxing, like a cup of hot chocolate before bed. It was cozy. It was still. Wade Millward, B.S. Journalism 2014, was unpacking his suitcase. Scott Davidson, B.S. Journalism 2013, was enjoying a bowl of ramen noodles. Briana Erickson,…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications  STEM Translational Communication Center Director Janice Krieger, along with Diana Wilkie, Ph.D., R.N., will lead the Cancer Population Sciences (CPS) program at the UF Health Cancer Center. The program will host monthly meetings to focus on conducting person centered, family-focused, clinician engaged…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information was featured in “GUEST COLUMNISTS: Take a Stand or Take a Knee? Two Attorneys Weigh In on Divisive Issue” published in the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal on Oct. 14. In the…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Associate Professor Norm Lewis co-authored “Data Journalism and the Challenge of Shoe-Leather Epistemologies” published in the peer-reviewed journal Digital Journalism October 2017 edition. In the paper, co-authored with CJC Doctoral Student Stephenson Waters, Lewis chronicles a study on the effect of…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

Lauren Crawford, a Telecommunication major with a Sports Management concentration from c/o 2015, works as a writer and reporter for OKMagazine.com. In her current position, she writes and produces daily articles on breaking entertainment news, interviews celebrities (both on and off the red carpet), and provides weekly entertainment recaps. Though looking ahead…

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Posted: October 16, 2017

Canada’s The Globe and Mail and First Look Media’s The Intercept received the fourth annual University of Florida Awards in Investigative Data Journalism at the 2017 Online News Association (ONA) Online Journalism Awards ceremony on Oct. 7.  The $15,000 prize, the largest offered by the ONA, will be shared by…

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Posted: October 11, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, comments in “We Need These Consumer Laws Now” published in The Huffington Post on Oct. 9. In the article, Selepak argues that is it not against the law…

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Posted: October 11, 2017

The Florida Capitol Press Club is asking that you help us spread the word to college students or high school seniors about the Barbara L. Frye Scholarship. This scholarship is available to students from Florida or attending school in Florida who are pursuing careers in journalism, regardless of their major. Winners will receive awards up to $2,000. Because of…

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Posted: October 9, 2017

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development and Janice Krieger, UF STEM Translational Communication Center director, co-authored, “Beyond Words: Amplification of Cancer Risk Communication on Social Media,” published in The Journal of Health Communication on Sept. 28. In the…

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Posted: October 4, 2017

  Amy Jo Coffey, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor and director of the online Masters’ program in Audience Analytics, was the author of “Catapult Your Career by Tracking and Analyzing Human Behavior,” published in American Psychological Association Psychology Student Network September 2017 edition. In…

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Posted: October 4, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, commented in “Mom Says Her 6-Year-Old Son Was Silenced by a Teacher After He Knelt for the Pledge of Allegiance” published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 27. LoMonte remarks…

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Posted: October 4, 2017