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As part of the University of Florida capital campaign, CJC alumni Juan and Sandy Andrade donated funds to create the Andrade Fund for Student Success. The fund was launched to give students in need the support to be able to accept internships they might not otherwise be able to afford…

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Posted: October 27, 2021

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Posted: October 27, 2021

The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) today announced that University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations Department Chair Marcia DiStaso is the winner of their 2021 Pathfinder Award. DiStaso will receive the award at IPR’s 2021 Annual Distinguished Lecture and Awards Dinner on Dec. 2, 2021 in New…

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Posted: October 27, 2021

Posted: October 26, 2021

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in “ACLU Lawsuit Looks to Take Down Oklahoma’s CRT Teaching Ban as Free Speech Violation” published on the74million.org website on Oct. 25. The article focuses on an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit challenging Oklahoma’s…

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Posted: October 25, 2021

Roxane Coche, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Sports Journalism and Communication associate director and Media Production, Management, and Technology assistant professor, is featured in “Advancing Journalism Education Through Virtual Cross-Border Collaboration” published in European Journalism Observatory on Oct. 21. The story references Coche’s recent Journalism & Mass…

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Posted: October 25, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and associate professor, Media Production, Management, and Technology, will be the guest speaker for the virtual Columbia University Data Science Institute Race + Data Science Lecture Series on Dec. 8.…

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Posted: October 25, 2021

The CJC Diversity Task Force is comprised of student representatives from all of the CJC student organizations.  There are also several “Member at Large” seats, allowing representation for interested students who may not be a part of CJC student organizations, yet represent the diverse perspectives of our student body.  If…

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Posted: October 25, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC), and Frank LoMonte, UFCJC Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, were quoted in “Alachua County Not Violating First Amendment by…

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Posted: October 25, 2021

The UF Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program cordially invites all students, staff, faculty, and community members to stop by our open house on Monday, November 8. The open house will take place at 6:00 – 7:30 pm in the Ocora at Pugh Hall (flyer attached). The McNair Scholars will have…

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Posted: October 22, 2021

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Assistant Professor Jay Hmielowski is the co-author of “Laugh, But Don’t Seek: A Reassessment of the Gateway Hypothesis” published in the International Journal of Communication, Vol. 15, 2021. Hmielowski and Michaele Myers examined the gateway hypothesis which argues that political…

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Posted: October 20, 2021

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, is the co-author of “As High as I Could: Media Discourse Shaping Patricia Okoumou’s Statue of Liberty Protest” published in Howard Journal of Communication on Oct. 19. Grant and Vicki Brown examined news coverage and Twitter responses…

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Posted: October 20, 2021