Jasmine McNealy

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, and Jasmine McNealy, CJC Telecommunication associate professor, are quoted in “First, Do No Harm – But How?” published in Phi Delta Kappan on Nov. 6. The article focuses on requests to remove previously…

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Posted: November 8, 2019

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor, is quoted in “What the First Porta-Potty Can Teach Designers About Digital Privacy” published in Fast Company on Sept. 27. The article focuses on how to control and design for privacy in the digital realm and how…

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Posted: October 1, 2019

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Telecommunication associate professor, and Frank LoMonte, UFCJC  Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, are quoted in “Manatee School Board’s Public Meeting Rules Raise Constitutional Concerns, Experts Say” published in the Bradenton (Florida) Herald on Aug. 17. The article…

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Posted: August 22, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Advertising Assistant Professor Huan Chen and Telecommunication Assistant Professor Jasmine McNealy have been granted tenure and promoted to the rank of associate professor. Chen joined UFCJC in 2015 as an assistant professor in the Advertising Department. This past year, she was…

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Posted: June 25, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Assistant Professor Jasmine McNealy’s article “Newsworthiness, The First Amendment, and Platform Transparency” was featured in “First Amendment News’ 200th edition” published on Concurring Opinions on Sept. 20. McNealy was one of 15 women in various professions invited to draft an original…

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Posted: October 5, 2018

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor and attorney, was selected as a 2018-19 Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society Fellow. The Center is based at Harvard University. McNealy will examine the rise in community-based surveillance literacy and anti-surveillance advocacy groups, focusing on…

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Posted: July 24, 2018

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, was interviewed on public radio station WORT-FM in Madison, Wis. on May 21. “The Dangers of Doxxing” was broadcast during the “8 O’Clock Buzz” hosted by Brian Standing. In the interview, McNealy explains that “doxxing” is the…

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Posted: May 22, 2018

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Telecommunication assistant professor, is the author of “What is Doxxing, and Why is it So Scary?” published in The Conversation on May 16. In the article, McNealy focuses on the amount of personal information that is easy to find…

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Posted: May 17, 2018

Protecting an individual’s privacy online is a continuing concern in the digital world. The term “doxxing” describes the deliberate disclosure of a person’s identity online, whether that be contact information, photos or personal and family material. News organizations, in pursuing their role as watchdog over government and other social establishments,…

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Posted: November 28, 2017

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, is the author of “Readers React Negatively to Disclosure of Poster’s Identity” in the Newspaper Research Journal published on Oct. 17. In the article, McNealy states that negative consequences can face a news organization that “outs” an…

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Posted: October 23, 2017

  Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, was named a UF Warrington College of Business Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center 2017-18 Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellow. During her fellowship, McNealy will research and create a “lab” that connects business, communicators and the broader public to promote…

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Posted: September 22, 2017

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Is Spam Free Speech?

The protection of free speech guaranteed in the First Amendment is one of the most cherished — and familiar —rights Americans enjoy. Less well-known to the average citizen are legislative acts and various court rulings that make distinctions between types of “free speech.” In an age when smartphones and social…

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Posted: August 22, 2017