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WUFT-TV/FM and the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN) today were honored with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) Community Lifeline Award for providing extensive coverage and non-stop emergency information during Hurricanes Michael, Irma and Matthew. The Community Lifeline Award recognizes public media stations that provide outstanding service to their…

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Posted: March 19, 2019

This upcoming week, UF’s ACCENT Speakers Bureau will be bringing the business mogul and long-standing Shark Tank actor Kevin O’Leary to our campus. O’Leary has been a powerful figure in business since 1986 and has become an icon to upcoming entrepreneurs and prospective business leaders, with his presence on Shark…

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Posted: March 19, 2019

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is the author of “What Killer Mike Can Teach SCOTUS” published on CNN.com on March 18. Calvert writes about the possible U.S. Supreme Court review of Knox v. Commonwealth…

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Posted: March 18, 2019

Kun Xu will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Department as assistant professor in emerging media this fall. Xu is currently an adjunct professor in Temple University’s Department of Media Studies and Production. His media effects research focuses on understanding people’s social interactions with and through…

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Posted: March 18, 2019

Her Campus at UFL, UF’s chapter of HerCampus.com, is hosting a watch party for “Get With The Times”, a live conversation series for college students hosted by The New York Times. The first watch party will feature designer, body-positive model and author Ashley Graham! WHEN: Sun., March 31, 6:30 pm WHERE: Turlington…

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Posted: March 18, 2019

By Lenore Devore, B.S. Journalism 1984 Many people say age doesn’t matter. But when you’ve accomplished a lifetime of work in your first 30 years, age matters. Think of how much time Caitlin Healy, B.S. Journalism 2010, has to continue contributing her talents to make the world better. Her accomplishments…

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Posted: March 18, 2019

Dr. Kun Xu will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Department as assistant professor in emerging media this fall. Xu is currently an adjunct professor in Temple University’s Department of Media Studies and Production. His media effects research focuses on understanding people’s social interactions with…

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Posted: March 14, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) students were honored in the 2018 Society of Professional Journalists Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards (MOE) competition. Students were recognized for their work on radio, television, print and online by professional judges with at least three years of journalism experience.…

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Posted: March 12, 2019

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, is the recipient of one of 22 2019 Wilbur Awards from the Religion Communicators Council (RCC). Her entry, “A Gunman Killed His Brother. Now Farris Barkat is on an American Journey,” received…

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Posted: March 12, 2019

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) will induct four alumni into the College’s Hall of Fame at its annual awards banquet on April 12, 2019. With more than 31,000 graduates with degrees in advertising, journalism, public relations and telecommunication, only 156 individuals have been selected to receive this honor…

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Posted: March 11, 2019

Benjamin Johnson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is the co-author of “Spoilers Go Bump in the Night: Impacts of Minor and Major Reveals on Horror Film Enjoyment” published in the Journal of Media Psychology on March 8. The article, co-authored by Johnson, Angel Udvardi,…

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Posted: March 11, 2019

Knight Talks is a show that will be produced, directed, hosted, and edited by students under the guidance of the Knight Division and its partners.  The show’s aim is to produce content that exposes students to real world career advice, options, diversity and professional development, by interviewing leaders in various…

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Posted: March 11, 2019