John Freeman

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students were recognized in the 2016 Hearst Journalism Awards Competition Multimedia News category. Journalism senior Drea Cornejo received 13th place for “Lightnin’ Salvage Lives On” chronicling a fire in a business behind a popular Gainesville pizza place. Telecommunication freshman Grace King received…

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Posted: March 15, 2017

Journalism Associate Professor John Freeman was in Washington, D.C, January 8, 2016 as one of nine professors selected nationwide to review and recommend proposals worthy of Fulbright Awards to be funded through the State Department. His committee reviewed and ranked 53 proposals involving international outreach plans and nine months of…

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Posted: January 13, 2016

Journalism Associate Professor John Freeman was one of nine speakers selected statewide to present a 75-minute session at the Florida Consortium for International Education’s annual conference Oct. 1-2, 2015, at the Paramount Plaza Hotel in Gainesville. Freeman’s talk, “Berlin Study Abroad — How an Immersion Experience Continues to Grow after…

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Posted: October 8, 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

Photojournalism professors John Freeman and John Kaplan are quoted in the Dec. 4, 2012 Gawker story, “Would You Have Taken the Post Subway Photo?: Pulitzer-Winning Photographers Respond.”

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Posted: December 5, 2012

Growing up in Berlin during the Cold War, Professor John Freeman never thought the wall would fall nor did he think he would return once he moved back to the United States. Freeman now runs an annual study abroad trip back to the once divided city. For two weeks, Freeman…

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Posted: August 24, 2012