Diane McFarlin

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Dean Diane McFarlin’s opinion piece “Take ‘Journalism’ Out of Our School’s Name? No. Double Down on Journalism in a Chaotic World” was published in MediaShift on March 15. In the piece McFarlin writes “as if the economic challenges of the last decade…

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Posted: March 15, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Dean Diane McFarlin was quoted in the article College Students Protest Donald Trump’s Deportation Plans published in the Gainesville Sun on Nov. 16. The article focused on recent demonstrations at UF and at college campuses around the country since the presidential election…

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Posted: November 17, 2016

  The Gainesville Sun featured UF College of Journalism and Communications Dean Diane McFarlin in a May 23, 2016 profile. In “A Story to Tell,” McFarlin focuses on the evolution of journalism and her quest to ensure students have a career path following graduation.

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Posted: May 23, 2016

Dean Diane McFarlin is quoted in this October 18, 2015 op-ed column in the Ocala Star-Banner, “Tom O’Hara: The civic cost of Florida’s shrinking news staffs,” regarding newsroom staffing at Florida’s daily newspapers.

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Posted: October 19, 2015

Citing the necessity of a free press to report on international injustices and terrorist activities, faculty members of the University of Florida Department of Journalism praised the valor of two recently slain American journalists while condemning their beheadings by terrorists. Terry Anderson, adjunct faculty member and a former Associated Press…

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Posted: September 3, 2014

Are Girls Still in the Balcony? Dean Diane McFarlin offers her thoughts on the Jill Abramson/NYT affair in the op-ed piece, “Are Girls Still in the Balcony?,” published May 22, 2014 on Medium.

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Posted: May 23, 2014

The College of Journalism and Communications commissioned the Innovation News Center on the evening of Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. The state-of-the-art facility  houses the College’s sports, weather and news operations. Alumni, students, faculty, staff and donors came to Weimer Hall to enjoy tours of the center, a reception and a…

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Posted: September 20, 2013

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Dean Diane H. McFarlin has been selected as one of 17 participants in the sixth Scripps Howard Academic Leadership Academy, sponsored by the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University and the Scripps Howard Foundation. The 2013 Academy will be…

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Posted: May 28, 2013

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune features Dean Diane McFarlin in the May 2, 2013 article, “Panel of publishers and editors offer glimpse into future of news.“

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Posted: May 3, 2013

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Dean Diane McFarlin today announced the appointment of the College’s new leadership team. Spiro Kiousis, chair and professor of the department of public relations, has been named executive associate dean after serving more than six years as chair of the department. “Spiro…

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Posted: January 10, 2013

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the College of Journalism and Communications Alumni Weekend. We look forward to seeing you next year.

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Posted: September 24, 2012

[jwplayer file=”college/mcfarlin-3-20120807.mp4″ html5_file=”http://fms01.jou.ufl.edu/college/mcfarlin-3-20120807.mp4″ image=”http://my.jou.ufl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/McFarlin-Vettel.jpg”] On June 11, Diane McFarlin, JM 1976, was named the new dean of the UF College of Journalism and Communications. She will assume the position Jan. 1. Diane is the former publisher of the Herald-Tribune Media Group in Sarasota, one of the largest media companies in…

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Posted: August 7, 2012