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Jasmine McNealy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Department of Telecommunication

Office: 3062 Weimer Phone: 352-846-0226 Email: jmcnealy@jou.ufl.edu

Bio

Jasmine E. McNealy is an assistant professor in the Department of Telecommunication, in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida, where she studies information, communication, and technology with a view toward influencing law and policy. Her research focuses on privacy, online media, and communities. She holds a PhD in Mass Communication with and emphasis in Media Law, and a J.D. from the University of Florida, and a Bachelor of Science degree in both Journalism and Afro-American studies from the University of Wisconsin.

Publications

Journal Articles

  • McNealy, Jasmine E. “Spam and the First Amendment Redux: Free Speech Issues in State Regulation of Unsolicited Email,” forthcoming at Communication Law & Policy.
  • McNealy, Jasmine E. “Online Commenters React Negatively to Newspaper Doxxing” forthcoming at Newspaper Research Journal, Summer 2017.
  • McNealy, Jasmine E. & Heather Shoenberger (2016) “Reexamining Privacy-Promising Technologies,” Tulane Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property, 19, pp. 1-25.
  • McNealy, Jasmine E. (2008). “Angling for Phishers: Legislative Responses to Deceptive E-Mail,” Communication Law & Policy 13(2), 275-300.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • McNealy, Jasmine. “Legal Problems of BYOP: Bring Your Own Persona.” (Abstract) Selected Papers of Internet Research, North America, 3, Oct. 2013, available at: http://spir.aoir.org/index.php/spir/article/view/804

Book Chapters

  • McNealy, Jasmine E., Flowers, A. (2015) “Privacy Law and Regulation,” in Privacy in a Digital, Networked World (S. Zeadally, Ed.).
  • McNealy, Jasmine E. (2013), “The Things They Carried (Away): The Intersection of Privacy, Property, and Information,” in Simon Denny: The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom (Matthias Michalka, Ed.) 57-64 (Book for art exhibit at Museum moderner Kunst Stifutung Ludwig Wien, Vienna).
  • McNealy, Jasmine E. (2011), “The Realm of the Expected: Redefining the Public and Private Spheres in Social Media,” in Social Media: Usage and Impact (H. Noor al-Deen & J.A. Hendricks Eds.) 255-269.

Other Publications

  • “The Emerging Right to be Forgotten,” Insights on Law and Society (a publication of the American Bar Association), vol. 12, iss. 3, Spring 2012.

Refereed Conference Presentations

  • “Online vs. Offline: Re-examining the Reasonable Consumer Standard in the Digital Context,” w/ H. Shoenberger, PrivacyCon, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, dc, January 14, 2016.
  • “‘Yet I am not ashamed’: A phenomenology of doxxing,” International Symposium on Digital Ethics, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, November 6, 2015.
  • “Differential Reasonableness: A standard for evaluating deceptive privacy-promising technologies” w/ H. Schoenberger, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention, Law & Policy Division, San Francisco, CA, Aug. 2015.
  • “The Right to be Forgotten as the Right to Evolve: Reexamining Melvin v. Reid,” International Communication Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 2015.
  • “Media Doxxing as Invasion of Privacy: An Analysis of Online Comments,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention, Communication Technology Division, Montreal, Canada, Aug. 2014.
  • “The Good Life: Privacy is Freedom,” at the International Communication Association Conference, Seattle Washington, May 2014.
  • “Legal challenges of BYOP: Bring Your Own Persona,” at IR14, Denver, CO, Oct. 2013.
  • “The Ethics of Unpublication,” International Symposium on Digital Ethics, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, Oct. 29, 2012 (with Laurence B. Alexander).
  • “Who owns your friends?: PhoneDog v. Kravitz and business claims of trade secret in social media information” at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, Aug. 2012.
  • “Spam and the First Amendment Redux:  Free Speech Issues in State Regulation of Unsolicited Email” at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, Aug. 2012.
  • “The Emerging Conflict between Newsworthiness and the Right to be Forgotten,” World Jurist Association’s Conference on Law and Technology: Innovation in the Digital Age, Washington D.C., April 2012.
  • “A Textual Analysis of the influence of McIntyre v. Ohio Elections Commission in cases involving anonymous online commenters,” at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention, St. Louis, MO, Aug. 2011.
  • “Balancing Privacy and the Public Interest: A Review of State Wiretap Laws as Applied to the Press,” at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention, Denver, CO, Aug. 2010.
  • “Plaintiff’s Status as a Consideration in Misrepresentation and Promissory Estoppel Cases against the Media,” at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention, Denver, CO, Aug. 2010.
  • “Still Have a Ticket to Ride (Along): An Examination of Media Joint Activities with Law Enforcement,” at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention, Boston, MA, Aug. 2009.

Invited Panels & Symposia

  • “Surveying the Wisdom of the Crowd:  4 Reactions to Media Doxxing,” Carter G. Woodson Lecture Series, African American and Africana Studies, University of Kentucky, Dec. 5, 2014.
  • “Social Media & Academic Freedom,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention Preconference, Montreal, Canada, Aug. 2014.
  • “Finding a “Home” on the Web: Rethinking Privacy Expectations in Online Media,” Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University, Nov. 22, 2013.
  • “Facebook, Friendship, and Freedom: Social Media and Relationships on the Internet,” 4th Annual Sisterhood Symposium, Syracuse, NY, Oct. 23, 2013.
  • “Privileges for the Press,” AEJMC Summit on Freedom of the Press in the Twenty-First Century, University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, April 11-12, 2013.
  • “Social Media Law 101: Think Twice Before You Blog, Tweet or Flickr,” Broadcast Education Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, April 3, 2013.
  • “Who owns your friends?: PhoneDog v. Kravitz and business claims of trade secret in social media information,” Syracuse University School of Information, January 29, 2013.
  • “The Emerging Conflict between Newsworthiness and the Right to be Forgotten,” International Law Conference, Perm State National Research University Department of International and European Law, Perm, Russia, March 23, 2012.
  • “The Right to be Forgotten vs. The Right to Know,” at Northern Kentucky Law Review & Salmon P. Chase College of Law’s Law & Informatics Symposium, University of Northern Kentucky, KY, March 1-2 2012.
  • “Challenging issues related to teaching communications law,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention, St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 2011.
  • “Graduate Research,” Syracuse University McNair Scholars Summer Academy, Syracuse, NY, Aug. 1, 2011.
  • “Law and Ethics in Multimedia and Photography,” 2011 Nation Press Photographers Association Multimedia Immersion, S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University, May 19, 2011.
  • “The privacy implications of digital preservation: The Library of Congress Twitter archive and the social networks theory of privacy,” at Elon Law Review’s Symposium: Transparency, Secrecy and the Internet: Striking a Balance Between the Ideals of Privacy and Accountability in the Digital Age, Greensboro, NC, Oct. 2010.
  • “Investigative Journalism in today’s working environment,” Sunshine Center of the North Carolina Open Government Coalition, Sunshine Day 2010, Greensboro, N.C., March 16, 2010.
  • “Legal Issues Affecting African-Americans in the Wake of the Obama Era,” Southern Region Black Law Students Association (SRBLSA) Law Journal Inaugural Symposium, Baton Rouge, LA, Jan. 16, 2010.

Research

Research Keywords

Privacy, reputation, social media, journalism, technology, surveillance, literacy, engagement, culture, intellectual property.

Courses

Syllabi from the current and three previous semesters: