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The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) today announced that Olivia M. Bullock will join the College in the fall as an assistant professor in the Department of Advertising. Bullock, currently assistant professor of communication and director of the Undergraduate Communication Program at George Washington University, is…

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Posted: February 26, 2024

Jane Bambauer, Brechner Eminent Scholar and the director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is the cohost of “Free Speech Unmuted” with Hoover Institution fellow Eugene Volokh, one of the foremost U.S. experts on the First Amendment and…

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Posted: February 26, 2024

A new study has found that Google Fact Check could not provide sufficient fact-checking information for most false claims. The findings by Juliana Fernandes, University of Florida (UF) College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, UF Electrical and Computer Engineering doctoral student Qiangeng Yang, UF Florida Institute for Cybersecurity…

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Posted: February 26, 2024

A new study has found that the lack of women’s sports coverage outside the Summer Olympics gives audiences the idea that women’s athletics may not matter. The findings by Roxane Coche, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology (MPMT) interim department chair and associate…

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Posted: February 26, 2024

Mariano German Coley, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising lecturer in creative, has been selected to be an international jury member for The AdForum PHNX Festival 2024. The AdForum PHNX Awards were created in 2020 to celebrate a diverse range of skills and outstanding ideas from creative…

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Posted: February 26, 2024

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism juniors have placed in the top 20 in the 2023-24 Hearst Journalism Awards Audio News and Features competition. Siena Duncan tied for 12th place and Ailee Shanes received 15th place. The contest included 70 entries submitted from 41 universities.…

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Posted: February 26, 2024

Let this serve as notice that the search committee for the STEM Translational Communication Center will meet Thursday, February 29 at 10 am, to discuss next steps in the candidate selection process. Agenda: Discuss Zoom interviews Identify candidates for on-campus interviews

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Posted: February 26, 2024

NOTE: This is a limited submission and UF can only submit one application. Sponsor: Department of State, US Embassy Tokyo, Public Affairs Section Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Tokyo PAS Annual Program Statement Key words: Japan, climate, disinformation Link to RFP: https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/350706 Internal deadline:03/19/24- submit project summary, budget, justification, and…

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Posted: February 23, 2024

NOTE: This is a limited submission and UF can only submit one application. No internal submissions have been received, so it is now open to the first application submitted. Sponsor: Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) Funding Opportunity Title: DRL Protecting Free Expression in Ethiopia…

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Posted: February 23, 2024

NOTE: This is a limited submission and UF can only submit one application. No internal submissions have been received, so it is now open to the first application submitted. Agency: Department of State Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon PDS Annual Program Statement Key words: Lebanon, free speech/expression Link…

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Posted: February 23, 2024

Sponsor: Department of State Consulate General of the United States in Karachi, Pakistan Funding Opportunity Title: Strengthening Sindh-Balochistan Radio Media Key words: Pakistan, radio, broadcast journalism, training Link to RFP: https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/352291 Deadline: 04/15/2024 Funding available: Awards may range from a minimum of $200,000 to a maximum of $250,000. Period of…

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Posted: February 23, 2024

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising students and staff were the recipients of 2024 American Advertising Federation (AAF) North Central Florida student and professional ADDY awards. The annual contest, coordinated by AAF North Central Florida chapter, honors creative work completed in 2023. The awards were presented at…

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Posted: February 23, 2024