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Randy Wright, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Division of Media Properties executive director, is the recipient of the 2019 Public Radio Regional Organizations (PRRO) Award for becoming a leader in public safety and emergency messaging by creating the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN). In presenting the…

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Posted: October 17, 2019

By Madison Hindo, Public Relations 2020 For many, career paths are not linear. Greg Mondshein, B.S. Telecommunication 2004 and Master’s of Science in Management 2005, started his college career with the intention of working in broadcast journalism. Now he’s a managing partner at SourceCode Communications, a public relations agency focused…

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Posted: October 16, 2019

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in “Expert Calls JSO Redactions on Duval School Theft Case ‘Unnecessarily Heavy’” published in the Florida Times Union on Oct. 15. The article focuses on a heavily redacted arrest report via…

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Posted: October 16, 2019

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Posted: October 15, 2019

Imani Jackson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information legal fellow, is the author of “Mother Nature Can’t Equalize All: Federal Prison Transparency and Environmental Exigencies”  published in the Brechner Report on Oct. 8. Jackson focuses on the Brechner Center’s investigation of how…

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Posted: October 15, 2019

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is the author of “Government Agencies Can’t Stop Employees from Talking to the Press. Here’s Why” published on Poynter.org on Oct. 15. In the article, LoMonte focuses on government employees being prohibited from…

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Posted: October 15, 2019

Matt Sheehan, managing director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications, is quoted in “No End in Sight for Digital Media Merger Madness Following Vice, Vox and Group Nine Deals” published in TheWrap on Oct. 13. “These moves are emblematic of the…

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Posted: October 15, 2019

Ron Rodgers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor and graduate coordinator, received the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) David Sloan Award for Outstanding Faculty Paper for “Journalism and the Concept of the Constructive.” He also received an Honorable Mention for Book of the Year for…

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Posted: October 15, 2019

Decolonizing Representations is a set of FREE workshops designed for those who want to learn to use digital tools to examine and re-imagine representations of Black, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, & LGBTQ+ groups and people with disabilities at UF. See below for more information and learn more here: decolonizingdepresentations.com   

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Posted: October 11, 2019

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumni were selected for the U.S. Softball team competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Aubree Munro, B.S. Telecommunication 2017, and Kelsey Stewart, B.S. Telecommunication 2016, along with Michelle Moultri, B.A Business Administration/Sports Management 2012, are the first players from the…

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Posted: October 10, 2019

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 “Following Your Kids on Social Media: Tips for Parents” published in Smart Social on Oct. 7. In the article, Selepak recommends that parents seek information…

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Posted: October 10, 2019