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Tampa Bay Times environmental reporter Craig Pittman, one of the nation’s top environmental reporters, shares raucous stories about the environmental beat: From covering secret Texas...

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Posted: February 2, 2015

In March 1985, Associated Press reporter Terry Anderson was abducted off the streets in Beirut and held at the mercy of his Hezbollah Shiite captors. He lived for nearly seven years in chains wondering fearfully if each day would be his last. But his spirit soared beyond captivity, and he…

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Posted: January 21, 2015

Preview story Tampa Bay Times environmental reporter Craig Pittman will give a public lecture at the University of Florida Monday, Feb. 2 at noon in Smathers Library (East), Room 100. Attendees are invited to bring their lunch for the discussion. The UF College of Journalism and Communications’ Hugh Cunningham Professorship…

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Posted: January 13, 2015

David Epstein, author of “The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance,” will spend Jan. 27-30 on the University of Florida campus as part of the university’s new Science Journalist in Residence Program. A highlight of Epstein’s visit will be a public talk held on Wednesday, Jan. 28,…

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Posted: January 6, 2015

Lucy Morgan will speak at the Bob Graham Center in Pugh Hall on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. Morgan has been a reporter at the Tampa Bay Times since 1968, where she served as Capital Bureau chief in Tallahassee and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1985 for investigative reporting.…

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Posted: November 17, 2014

Samuel G. Freedman, an award-winning author, professor and New York Times columnist, will speak about his book, “Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football that Transformed the Game and Changed the Course of Civil Rights” on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. in the MacKay Auditorium at Pugh…

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Posted: January 23, 2014

Panel of journalists, advocates and law enforcement officials to discuss A panel of journalists, advocates and law enforcement officials will discuss the issue of human trafficking, both domestic and abroad, on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. at Pugh Hall on the University of Florida campus. “A Conversation on Modern-Day…

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Posted: November 7, 2013

David Finkel, TEL 1977, currently the Enterprise Editor and Reporter for the Washington Post spoke to Professor Mike Foley’s reporting class about immersion journalism on October 24, 2013 . Finkel was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2006 as a staff writer for the Washington Post for his coverage of U.S.-funded democracy efforts in Yemen. He…

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Posted: October 29, 2013

  On Tuesday, March 26, UF PRSSA and the PR Advisory Council presented “Connected Minds Ignite Ideas” featuring Jonathan Jones in Gannett Auditorium. Jones is the Sr. Manager for Emerging Channels at NRG Energy.  In that role, he is responsible for identifying and developing new media, marketing & technology channels…

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Posted: April 1, 2013

Former New York Times Executive Editor Howell Raines talks with students and faculty of the College on Feb. 26, 2013 in Gannett Auditorium. Raines, a Pulitzer Prize winning writer, talks about a variety of topics, including the past, present and future state of journalism, his experience of stepping into the…

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Posted: March 1, 2013

Video of the event [iframe src=”http://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/3d38c4de15284f939a1c47ea9d9c60531d” width=”100%” height=”480″] Related: Howell Raines talks with students → Howell Raines, former executive editor of The New York Times and a current contributing editor for Condé Nast Portfolio magazine, will speak about his career in political journalism at 6 p.m. on Feb. 25 in…

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Posted: February 13, 2013

[jwplayer file=”college/Marks-Jankowski-2012-1102.mp4″ html5_file=”http://fms01.jou.ufl.edu/college/Marks-Jankowski-2012-1102.mp4″ image=”https://www.jou.ufl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Marks-2.jpg”] What do brands want and how are brands using a variety of media to achieve their communications goals? Cliff Marks (ADV 84, Alumnus of Distinction), president of sales and marketing, National CineMedia (NCM) and Ben Jankowski, group head of global media for MasterCard Worldwide, discuss this…

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Posted: November 6, 2012