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University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and students presented their research at the 2019 International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH) hosted by the Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH) and EACH: International Association for Communication in Healthcare in San Diego from Oct. 27-30. Four CJC faculty…

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Posted: November 7, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Assistant Professor Jordan Alpert, Advertising Associate Professor Huan Chen and Alyssa Jaisle, Ph.D. 2019, are the authors of “A Content Analysis of the Promotional Strategies Employed by E-Cigarette Brands on Twitter” published in the journal, Health Marketing Quarterly on Nov. 7.…

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Posted: November 7, 2019

Diane McFarlin, dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was the keynote speaker at a celebration in Sarasota, Florida, on Nov. 6 honoring the 40th anniversary of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and the 20th anniversary of Season of Sharing, a charitable fund she founded…

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Posted: November 7, 2019

Benjamin Johnson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is featured in “Don’t Tell Me! The Science of Spoilers” published on Canvas8 on Nov. 1. Canvas8 is a consumer behavior insights practice offering expert analysis on the latest trends. Johnson has researched the effect that television and…

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Posted: November 7, 2019

Juliana Fernandes, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is a guest editor for the Journal of Advertising Education (JAE) Special Issue: Cases in International and Multicultural Advertising, Vol. 23(2) 2019. JAE solicited teaching cases for this upcoming special issue. A teaching case “encourages discussion and…

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Posted: November 5, 2019

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Advertising associate professor, is the co-author of “Explaining Acupuncture in Family Medicine: Patients’ and Physicians’ Use of Metaphor” published in the Journal of Communication in Healthcare on Nov. 4. The article, by Fisher and  Christy J. W. Ledford and…

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Posted: November 5, 2019

Donghee Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communications Center doctoral student, has been selected for a spring 2019 UF Health Cancer Center (UFHCC) Cancer Policy Internship. Graduate student interns work with the team at the UF Federal Relations office in Washington, D.C., on legislative support…

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Posted: November 5, 2019

Recent research from Public Relations Assistant Professor Jay Hmielowski.  This summary is also available in Research and Insights.  Research has shown that political satire could play an important role in informing people about political issues. Moreover, these increases in knowledge could then result in people increasing their use of hard…

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Posted: November 5, 2019

By Madison Hindo, Public Relations 2020 Advertising senior Megan Skaggs discovered her love of gymnastics in the middle of the night while recovering from the flu when she was three years old. There were few shows on television at the hour, so her mother settled on Cirque du Soleil. Skaggs…

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Posted: November 4, 2019

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the Center for Public Interest Communications and Frank Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications, is the recipient of the Junior Faculty 2019 UF International Educator of the Year Award. Christiano was recognized for her work across cultures and…

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Posted: November 4, 2019

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, and Brechner Journalism Fellow Miranda Spivack, will speak at a Freedom of Information Workshop on Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. at the UF Levin College of Law Chesterfield Smith Memorial Classroom. The public…

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Posted: November 1, 2019

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in “A Northern Kentucky Family Court Judge Has Her Own Divorce Records Sealed in Another County” published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Oct. 28. The article focuses on Kenton County Family…

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Posted: October 29, 2019