Department of Journalism

News organizations are starting to experiment with automated content. Research suggests readers perceive news written by algorithms as less credible than if it’s written by a human. However, this perception can be reduced by exposure to robots in popular culture. That’s the finding of two studies examining the impact of…

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Posted: June 26, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has named Ted Spiker chair of the Department of Journalism, effective immediately, Dean Diane McFarlin announced Friday. He has been interim chair since last fall. Spiker brings both professional experience and academic discipline to this role. He joined the College’s faculty in 2001 after…

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Posted: March 9, 2015