College News

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was featured in “McCain Backs Bill to Regulate Political Ads” on CNBC on Oct. 19. Selepak joined Sara Fischer, Axios media and advertising reporter, to discuss the proposed…

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Posted: October 23, 2017

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, is the author of “Readers React Negatively to Disclosure of Poster’s Identity” in the Newspaper Research Journal published on Oct. 17. In the article, McNealy states that negative consequences can face a news organization that “outs” an…

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Posted: October 23, 2017

CMA EDU is a nationwide, campus-based program created by the Country Music Association to inform and prepare the next generation of music industry executives. Members of this organization have a variety of opportunities to explore the music industry through guest speakers, resume building, volunteer opportunities, and more! Below are our…

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Posted: October 23, 2017

Clay Calvert, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project was interviewed by several major publications regarding the Oct. 19 speech by Richard Spencer at the UF Performing Arts Center. In “University of Florida Braces for Richard Spencer,” published in The…

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Posted: October 23, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior Ethan Bauer tells the story of four CJC alumni working at the Las Vegas Review-Journal who covered the largest mass shooting in American history on Oct. 1. Scott Davidson, B.S. Journalism 2013, Wade Millward, B.S. Journalism 2014, Rachel Crosby, B.S.…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

By Ethan Bauer, B.S. Journalism 2018 The night of Oct. 1 was relaxing, like a cup of hot chocolate before bed. It was cozy. It was still. Wade Millward, B.S. Journalism 2014, was unpacking his suitcase. Scott Davidson, B.S. Journalism 2013, was enjoying a bowl of ramen noodles. Briana Erickson,…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications  STEM Translational Communication Center Director Janice Krieger, along with Diana Wilkie, Ph.D., R.N., will lead the Cancer Population Sciences (CPS) program at the UF Health Cancer Center. The program will host monthly meetings to focus on conducting person centered, family-focused, clinician engaged…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information was featured in “GUEST COLUMNISTS: Take a Stand or Take a Knee? Two Attorneys Weigh In on Divisive Issue” published in the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal on Oct. 14. In the…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Associate Professor Norm Lewis co-authored “Data Journalism and the Challenge of Shoe-Leather Epistemologies” published in the peer-reviewed journal Digital Journalism October 2017 edition. In the paper, co-authored with CJC Doctoral Student Stephenson Waters, Lewis chronicles a study on the effect of…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

Lauren Crawford, a Telecommunication major with a Sports Management concentration from c/o 2015, works as a writer and reporter for OKMagazine.com. In her current position, she writes and produces daily articles on breaking entertainment news, interviews celebrities (both on and off the red carpet), and provides weekly entertainment recaps. Though looking ahead…

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Posted: October 16, 2017

Canada’s The Globe and Mail and First Look Media’s The Intercept received the fourth annual University of Florida Awards in Investigative Data Journalism at the 2017 Online News Association (ONA) Online Journalism Awards ceremony on Oct. 7.  The $15,000 prize, the largest offered by the ONA, will be shared by…

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Posted: October 11, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, comments in “We Need These Consumer Laws Now” published in The Huffington Post on Oct. 9. In the article, Selepak argues that is it not against the law…

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Posted: October 11, 2017