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University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Division of Graduate Studies and Research Associate Dean Tom Kelleher, Public Relations Associate Professor Rita Linjuan Men and Patrick Thelen, Ph.D. 2019, are the authors of “Employee Perceptions of CEO Ghost Posting and Voice: Effects on Perceived Authentic Leadership, Organizations Transparency, and…

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Posted: September 17, 2019

Cynthia Barnett, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Bob Graham Center for Public Service Environmental Journalist-in-Residence, is the author of “The Nasty Political Fight Over Our First Weather Forecasts” published in Politico Magazine. In the article, Barnett traces this history of weather forecasting back to the early…

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Posted: September 16, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Assistant Professor Jordan Alpert, Advertising Associate Professor Huan Chen and doctoral student Kelsy-Ann Adams are the authors of “E-cigarettes and Social Media: Attitudes and Perceptions of Young Adults to Social Media Messages” published in Addiction Research & Theory on Sept. 16.…

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Posted: September 16, 2019

NJ Advance Media and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel are the recipients of the 2019 University of Florida Award for Investigative Data Journalism presented annually by the Online News Association (ONA). The $15,000 prize, the largest offered by the ONA, will be shared by the winners. NJ Advance Media won in…

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Posted: September 15, 2019

The Florida Political Review is hosting their 2nd general body meeting in the O’Neill Room at Pugh Hall on September 26th from 7-8 p.m. The Florida Political Review is a student-run publication that focuses on public policy and political issues affecting the state. This is an opportunity for students with…

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Posted: September 12, 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 quoted in “Spent a Decade Online? Time to Do Some Cleaning Up” published on Rewire on Sept. 9. The article focuses on millennials and Gen Z’s who…

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Posted: September 11, 2019

Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication professor and Media Consumer Research director, is the co-author of“Substitutability and Complementarity of Broadcast Radio and Music Streaming Services: The Millennial Perspective” published in Mobile Media & Communication on Sept. 9. Chan-Olmsted, along with UFCJC doctoral student Rang Wang…

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Posted: September 11, 2019

Diane McFarlin, dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC), and Frank LoMonte, UFCJC Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, are the co-authors of “We Must Save Student Newsrooms” published in Inside Higher Ed on Sept. 11. McFarlin and LoMonte report on the current state…

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Posted: September 11, 2019

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) today announced that Vanessa Wakeman, founder and CEO of The Wakeman Agency, one of the nation’s leading social change agencies, has joined the College as a Public Relations Department Professional-in-Residence for the 2019-20 academic year. “We are extremely thrilled and…

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Posted: September 11, 2019

Diane McFarlin, dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC), has been named to the second annual Florida Trend Florida 500 list. Florida 500 is a Florida Trend special section that highlights the 500 most influential executives in different economic sectors throughout the state. The list…

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Posted: September 9, 2019

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Posted: September 9, 2019

By Lauren (Joos) Keys, B.S. Journalism 2012 As a borderline perfectionist, I was thrilled to set a lofty goal and accomplish it this year when I visited all 61 US National Parks in seven months. As an experienced story-teller, I felt my soul spark to life as we uncovered nuance…

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Posted: September 5, 2019