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International First Opportunity Sponsor: Department of State U.S. Embassy Namibia Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Namibia Media Literacy and Counter Disinformation Programs Key words: Namibia, media literacy, disinformation Link to RFP:  https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/355325 Agency Deadline: 08/16/24 Funding available: awards may range from minimum of $5,000 up to $10,000 with total available…

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Posted: July 22, 2024

International First Opportunity Sponsor: Department of State U.S. EMBASSY IN THE PHILIPPINES Funding Opportunity Title: YSEALI Regional Workshop: Advanced Media Literacy for Digital Creators Key words: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and Timor-Leste, media literacy, training Link to RFP:  https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/355047 Agency Deadline: 07/31/24 Funding available:…

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Posted: June 28, 2024

International First Opportunity 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, U.S. EMBASSY Algiers PAS Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Title: Annual Program Statement Key…

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Posted: May 24, 2024

A new study has revealed the innate ability of virtual humans within video content to persuade humans to engage in stopping misinformation and seeking scientific information about climate change. The findings by Won Ki-Moon, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, University of Texas at Austin…

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Posted: January 29, 2024

NOTE: This is a limited submission and UF can only submit one application. Sponsor: Department of State, US Embassy to the United Kingdom Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy to the United Kingdom Annual Program Statement Key words: U.K., disinformation, misinformation, democracy, climate change Link to RFP:  https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=351874 Internal deadline: 02/12/2024-…

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Posted: January 29, 2024

CJC Students are welcome to join us on November 1st, at 1pm for a Q&A session with Jeff Goodell. Please RSVP http://bit.ly/46H8lhX if you would like to join the Q&A in a smaller group setting before his 3pm talk. At 3pm Jeff will be at the Reitz Union Auditorium to…

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Posted: October 26, 2023

Cynthia Barnett, Environmental Journalist in Residence at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC), has been named director of Climate and Environment Reporting Initiatives for the college. Barnett, a senior lecturer in the Department of Journalism, joined UFCJC in 2015 as a Hearst Visiting Professional to develop…

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Posted: September 12, 2023

Cynthia Barnett, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Environmental journalist-in-residence and senior lecturer, is the co-author of “Missouri, Florida Journalism Professors Join Classes on Multistate Fertilizer Investigation” published on sej.org on Sept. 6. Barnett and Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Sara Shipley Hiles collaborated to build a…

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Posted: September 7, 2023

As we are weathering the hottest summer in human history, there’s little question that climate change is upon us. And effective science communication is more important than ever, particularly for members of Gen Z, who will soon become the caretakers of the planet and the problem-solvers in a world where…

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Posted: August 4, 2023

Cynthia Barnett, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Environmental Journalist-in-Residence, was the opening speaker at the Blue Tech Forum 2023 on May 16 held in Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland. Barnett’s presentation “A Short History of Rain and Witchcraft” focused on the role of Edinburgh Castle in the…

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Posted: May 30, 2023

By Lenore Devore, B.S. Journalism 1984 The biggest challenge for broadcast meteorologists today is keeping up with the changing needs of the audience, people who prefer getting their news and weather from social media and apps. Making sure they use the best method of communication is critical, but so is…

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Posted: March 31, 2022

To better understand another, try walking a mile in their…video? Virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video have made impactful contributions to immersive storytelling over the last decade. Both have come to be known as “empathy machines,” due to their ability to afford the viewer the perspective of another. They have…

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Posted: October 21, 2021