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Sponsor: Department of State Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Bamako PDS Annual Program Statement Key words: Mali, disinformation, media literacy, journalism, communication Link to RFP:  https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=344616 Deadline: 01/31/23 for February 2023 review Panel, 05/31/23 for June 2023 Review Panel Funding available: Minimum of $5,000 to maximum of $250,000 with average…

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Posted: December 2, 2022

NOTE: This is a limited submission and UF can only submit one application Sponsor: Department of State, ES Embassy Lilongwe Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Lilongwe PDS Annual Program Statement Key words: Malawi, government activity transparency, media Link to RFP:  https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=344611 Internal deadline: 01/23/2023 – submit project summary, budget, justification,…

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Posted: December 2, 2022

NOTE: This is a limited submission and UF can only submit one application Sponsor: Department of State, ES Embassy Dhaka Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Dhaka PDS Annual Program Statement Key words: Bangladesh, disinformation, misinformation, media literacy Link to RFP:  https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=344669 Internal deadline: 01/13/2023 – submit project summary, budget, justification,…

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Posted: December 2, 2022

Sponsor: Department of State Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy La Paz PAS Annual Program Statement Key words: Bolivia, disinformation, media literacy, journalism, climate change Link to RFP:  https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=344607 Deadline: 08/31/23, with applications accepted on a rolling basis. Funding available: Typical awards range from $5,000 to $40,000 Period of performance: 1-12…

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Posted: December 2, 2022

NOTE: This is a limited submission and UF can only submit one application. UF Research Development received no internal submissions, so it is now on a first-come, first-served basis. Agency:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Funding Opportunity Title: Developing a Public Health Tool to Predict the Virality of Vaccine Misinformation…

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Posted: December 2, 2022

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, is quoted in “State Laws Targeting Social Media Platforms Face First Amendment Challenges” published in the December 2022 edition of the ABA…

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Posted: December 2, 2022

Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology professor and Media Consumer Research director, is featured in “Like…It’s Alive!,” an episode of the podcast “How Does Tomorrow Sound?” from Podfly posted on Oct. 13. Host Corey Coats interviews Chan-Olmsted, Steven Schlozman, Martin Spinelli,…

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Posted: December 2, 2022

By Michelle Holder, B.S. Journalism 2022 Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) students, Rebeka Smolka, senior Public Relations and Political Science major, and Augustus Hoff, sophomore Journalism major and Geography minor, spent their summers interning in South Africa. From social media campaigns to wildlife photography, Smolka…

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Posted: December 1, 2022

Celeste Wagner, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, will be the featured speaker for a Northwestern University’s Center for Latinx Digital Media virtual seminar. Her presentation, “Feminism, Communication and Social Change in the Americas: A Comparative Analysis of the Argentina of Ni Una Menos and…

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Posted: November 30, 2022

The Harn Museum of Art is now accepting applications for the Museum University Student Educator Program (MUSE). MUSEs come from all majors and bring creative and dynamic energy with their unique perspectives into museum planning projects.

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Posted: November 30, 2022

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, is quoted in “Threatened with Jail for Livestreaming Traffic Stop, He Sued” published in The Washington Post on Nov. 29. The article…

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Posted: November 29, 2022

Caitlin Ostroff, B.S. Journalism 2018, was recently named to the “Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for Media for 2023” list. She was recognized for Journalism Mentors, an online organization she co-founded that helps connect aspiring journalists with new internships and job opportunities in the media field and with potential mentors. Ostroff…

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Posted: November 29, 2022