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Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in the editorial “‘The Post’ Urges OU to Re-Open Access to Title IX Records” published in The Post (Athens, Ohio) on Feb. 14. The Post staff editorial focuses on the lack…

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Posted: February 15, 2019

Actuality Media leads global experiential education programs for people who want to tell stories that matter. Our students travel around the world to learn and practice the art of nonfiction storytelling. On each trip, students produce documentaries that feature the work of international changemakers during a month-long outreach. In 2019,…

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Posted: February 14, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication alumni and students were recently honored in the 2019 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts – News and Student Film and Video Competitions. In the Student Television News competition, Noticias WUFT, the student Spanish-language news program, received top honors…

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Posted: February 13, 2019

Spiro Kiousis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications executive associate dean, was quoted in “Social Media Wars: Ex-Water Board Member Retaliates Over Threats” published in The Palm Beach Post on Feb. 8. The article focuses on the social media and public criticism that several of the members of…

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Posted: February 13, 2019

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in “Denver Students Sharing Photos, Video with Media During Teachers Strike Say They’re Getting Pushback from Principals” published in The Denver Post on Feb. 12. The article focuses students who are…

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Posted: February 13, 2019

Update (Feb. 13, 2019) — Katherine Campione was interviewed about this story on the Feb. 12, 2019 broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered.” University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism seniors Katherine Campione and Christina Morales and CJC alumnus, Vincent McDonald, B.S. Journalism 2018, are the authors…

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Posted: February 13, 2019

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Jeff Bezos vs. National Enquirer: Did AMI Break Any Laws?” published in Variety on Feb. 8. The article features Amazon Chairman and CEO and Washington Post…

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Posted: February 12, 2019

Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center director, is a co-author on “Panel-Based Exhibit Using Participatory Design Elements May Motivate Behavior Change” published on Feb. 2 in the Journal of Science Communication. The research paper by Krieger, Lisa Lundgren, Kathryn Softer, Betty Dunckel,…

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Posted: February 12, 2019

By Max Chesnes, Journalism Senior When Telecommunication Lecturer Houston Wells isn’t teaching students about video production, he’s probably 6-feet under a Florida spring with a camera in his hands and a snorkel in his mouth. For the past nine months, Wells has worked alongside his wife, Brenda, a video production…

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Posted: February 12, 2019

The Fine Print is having its spring general body meeting in Anderson Hall Room 34, February 19th, at 7:30pm, to discuss pitches for our upcoming issue and assign stories. If you’re interested in writing for us, this is your last chance to work on an issue before the end of…

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Posted: February 12, 2019

By Lenore Devore, B.S. Journalism 1984 As a young girl, Roberta Oluwaseun Roberts, B.S. Public Relations 2012, loved writing and speaking. She started writing a book, then put that on hold — but fully plans to return to it one day. She had more pressing matters ahead of her. As…

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Posted: February 12, 2019

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Rob Hiaasen lecturer in Investigative Reporting, was cited in “Ronan Farrow Says He Also Faced ‘Blackmail Efforts from AMI’ for Reporting on the National Enquirer, Trump” published in The Washington Post on Feb. 7. The article features journalist Ronan Farrow’s…

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Posted: February 8, 2019