College News

Benjamin Johnson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, was quoted in “Why People Love Spotify’s Annual Wrap-Ups” published in The Atlantic on Dec. 12. The article features details on Spotify’s annual release of the Wrapped tool to users of the online music-streaming service. Wrapped offers…

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Posted: December 13, 2018

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, was quoted in “Privacy Law Jeopardizes Student Safety and Facilitates School Cover-Ups” published in the South Florida Sun Sentinel on Dec. 9. The editorial focuses on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act…

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Posted: December 13, 2018

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, was quoted in “Can Public Officials Block Users on Facebook? This Texas Case Could Help Answer That” published in The Texas Tribune on Dec. 6. The article features Deanna Robinson’s free speech case…

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Posted: December 7, 2018

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 “Shouldn’t Every Piece of Content Be Clickbait?” published on the Content Marketing Institute website on Dec. 4. The article features a debate on “clickbait,” defined…

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Posted: December 7, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and the University of Texas at Arlington are the lead institutions for “Telemundo University,” a first-of-its-kind specialized curriculum designed to train undergraduate bilingual broadcast journalists. Following is the announcement from Telemundo about Telemundo University: In an effort to help shape the…

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Posted: December 7, 2018

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in “University of Arizona Spends $1.4 Million on Legal Bills Related to FBI Basketball Investigation” published in The Arizona Republic on Nov. 29. The article focuses on the University of Arizona’s use…

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Posted: December 6, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Associate Professor Tim Sorel’s film, “My Kid is Not Crazy: A Search for Hope in the Face of Misdiagnosis,” has won a National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Suncoast Chapter Regional Emmy Award in the Topical Documentary category. The…

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Posted: December 5, 2018

Cynthia Morton Padovano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, is the co-author of two articles published in national academic publications. Morton and CJC doctoral student Summer Shelton co-authored “The Framing of Adoption: A Content Analysis of Print Newspapers 2014-2016” accepted by the Journal of Public Interest Communications…

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Posted: December 4, 2018

Kasey Windels, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is the co-author of “New Advertising Agency Roles in the Ever-Expanding Media Landscape” published in the Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising on Nov. 27. In the article, co-authored with University of Kentucky College of…

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Posted: November 30, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted “Are NFL Players Addicted to Instagram? Let the Colts Explain” published in the Indianapolis Star on Nov. 29. The article focuses on the NFL’s apparent obsession with social media and, specifically, the…

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Posted: November 30, 2018

Kelly Chernin, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Center for Public Interest Communications research associate and Journal of Public Interest Communications manager, is the author of “Hong Kong’s Legal System May be Only Hope for Democracy Movement” published in The Globe Post on Nov. 21. Chernin writes…

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Posted: November 30, 2018

By Alexa Asendorf, B.S. Public Relations 2013 Most collegiate paths are circuitous: The average college student changes their major at least three times over the course of their higher education journey. Not Adrienne Chance, B.S. Public Relations 2007. In high school, Chance (née Browne) decided she would pursue a career…

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Posted: November 29, 2018