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Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer and coordinator of the online master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Blocking Content on Social Media May Actually Draw More Attention to It” published in Deseret News on Oct. 22. The article focuses…

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Posted: October 22, 2020

Harrison Hove and Herbert Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism lecturers, and CJC Telecommunication doctoral student Nili Cimand were nominated for 2019/2020 UF Career Influencer Awards. The awards celebrate the collaboration and innovation of those who have had an exceptional impact on a student’s career development…

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Posted: October 22, 2020

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, will be a participant in a webinar with ecowomanist Francis Roberts-Gregory  on Oct. 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Grant will provide the response to Francis Roberts-Gregory’s lecture “Resist, Recover and Reimagine: Black and Indigenous Women for…

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Posted: October 22, 2020

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, has received a 2020 Award for Inclusion Research sponsored by Google. Her proposal, “Mutual Aid and Community Engagement: Community-Based Mechanisms Against Algorithmic Bias,” was one of…

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Posted: October 22, 2020

UF BPRSS Presents: Chris Foster – Ahead of the Curve Thursday, October 29, 6-7pm CLICK HERE for details  

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Posted: October 22, 2020

Change, particularly organizational change, can be difficult for many people. By supporting change through positive leadership communication practices, employees are more apt to be open to supporting that change. This brings with it a wealth of potential for positive and productive business practices. Despite the crucial role of executive leadership…

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Posted: October 21, 2020

Huan Chen, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, is co-author of “An Expert With Whom I Can Identify: The Role of Narratives in Influencer Marketing” published in the International Journal of Advertising on Oct. 20. Chen, Yang Feng and Qian Kong, lecturer at the University…

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Posted: October 21, 2020

Interns will assist with daily operations of our team, identify and contact media outlets to obtain leads, draft media materials, pitch stories to media outlets, assist at press conferences and other special events, conduct research for business development and clients, develop and design digital content, create media lists, assemble media…

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Posted: October 21, 2020

On Oct. 28  at 2p.m., Public Relations Assistant Professor Myiah Hutchens will participate in a panel discussion on “Election Insights for Today’s Communicator.”  Topics will include: Identifying what stakeholders need to hear and recognizing where and when they will be receptive to it Pivoting your external and internal messaging in…

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Posted: October 20, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) today announced it has received a $30,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to study the financial state of college newspapers, with a focus on editorially independent student-run media and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the sustainability of campus journalism. COVID-19…

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Posted: October 20, 2020

Jon Morris, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising professor, will retire in December after a distinguished 36-year career at the College. During his tenure, Morris taught a wide variety of courses including Advertising Ethics and Problems, Advertising Campaigns and Creative Strategy and Research. He published six book…

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Posted: October 20, 2020

Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication professor and Media Consumer Research director, and CJC doctoral student Rang Wang are the authors of “Understanding Podcast Users: Consumption Motives and Behaviors” published in New Media and Society on Oct. 20. Chan-Olmsted and Wang examined podcast users in…

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Posted: October 20, 2020