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Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Is LinkedIn a Waste of Time?” published in The Wall Street Journal on Jan. 15. According to Selepak, “There are over 673 million users on…

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Posted: January 16, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC)online master’s program has been named the top online Media Communications program by Intelligent.com. In November, UFCJC was named Best Online Master’s in Communication by the site. Additional honors include first place in Web Development and second in Public Relations. The…

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Posted: January 16, 2020

Imani Jackson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information legal fellow, is the author of “Mold, Foundation Cracks, Sinking Houses: How a Florida Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Fell Apart” published in Scalawag Magazine on Jan. 15. The article focuses on problems at Fairway…

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Posted: January 16, 2020

Typically, existing decision aids for participation in cancer clinical trials (CCTs) focus on a single treatment option, and do not include information or resources for caregivers. But limited patient awareness and understanding of CCTs could lead, in part, to lack of adequate CCT participation. This is of concern, because clinical…

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Posted: January 16, 2020

The Agency at UF has opened applications for our Photographer and Copywriter positions. We are a student-run agency dedicated to staying on the cutting age of the industry. We’ve had the opportunity to work with clients like Orange Theory, Tommy Hilfiger and NBC Universal over the years, and are proud…

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Posted: January 15, 2020

The University of Florida provides a free academic access pass to the New York Times. You can create an account using your @ufl email at NYTimes.com/UF. The access allows you to search the New York Times historical archive dating back to 1851. The ability to search thousands of current events…

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Posted: January 14, 2020

Blacks in the United States reportedly spend over $1.2 trillion annually with projected spending of nearly $2 trillion by 2021.  The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the number of Blacks in the U.S. will reach 61.4 million by 2050, making this group an ideal target for researchers, marketers, advertisers and…

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Posted: January 14, 2020

The University of Florida sets a new standard as a modern research university, receiving national recognition for both traditional classroom programs and online pathways. UF Online, UF’s online undergraduate experience, has now risen to No. 4 in the country for best online bachelor’s programs according to U.S. News & World…

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Posted: January 14, 2020

The Palestinian American Research Center announced the opening of applications for two of its programs.  For more information: http://parc-us-pal.org/ PARC announces its 11th annual Faculty Development Seminar (FDS) on Palestine competition for U.S. faculty members with a demonstrated interest in, but little travel experience to, Palestine. Applicants may be from…

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Posted: January 14, 2020

Amy Jo Coffey, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor, is the author of a chapter in A Research Agenda for Media Economics published on Dec. 3. In chapter 3, “Research Traditions in Media Economics,” she focuses on future media economics research endeavors and suggests collaborating…

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Posted: January 13, 2020

Research has generally shown that use of liberal and non-partisan news outlets tends to be associated with people being concerned about the issue of climate change. By contrast, use of conservative leaning outlets tends to be associated with questioning the existence of climate change. But, two areas of interest in…

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Posted: January 10, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been touted by many as the transformational technology of the digital age that one day will power everything. It is being used in practically every industry sector, and the media industry is no exception. To understand how it is being used and potential challenges that might…

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Posted: January 9, 2020