John Freeman

John Freeman, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor, was one of 33 graduates of Berlin American High School invited by the city’s mayor to attend an exclusive ceremony recognizing the 70th anniversary of the end of the Berlin blockade on May 12. Freeman, coordinator of…

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Posted: May 13, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism Associate Professor John Freeman’s article “An Ethnographic Study: The Duality of Collaborated Smartphone Images” was published in Visual Communication Quarterly, Volume 24, 2018, Issue 4. The article features 10 of his photographs including one image used for the cover. The…

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Posted: January 25, 2019

John Freeman, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor, asks Adrian Dennis, B.S. Journalism 1993 and 2016 Alumni of Distinction, what it’s like to cover the 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in “World Cup Soccer: Life on the Road with UF Photojournalism Alum Adrian Dennis”…

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Posted: July 20, 2018

A photo essay by University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications May 2017 Berlin Study Abroad students, as well as a feature story by CJC Journalism Associate Professor John Freeman,  are included in the September/October issue of Our Town magazine. “Berlin’s Graffiti” offers a photo montage of the city’s…

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Posted: September 1, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students traveled to Berlin, Germany in May for a two-week photojournalism study aboard program led by CJC Journalism Associate Professor John Freeman. Seventeen students created multimedia pieces ranging from a Syrian refugee to artists to musicians. An online gallery, produced on-site in…

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Posted: June 27, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students have placed in the top 20 in the 2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Team Multimedia category. Students created the team entries in Journalism Associate Professor John Freeman’s Special Topics Hearst #Winning class.  “The Invisible Disease: PTSD” by Kaitlin Hall, Grace King, Zachariah…

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Posted: May 11, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior Drea Cornejo is the first place finalist in the Multimedia News category in the 2016 Hearst Journalism Awards. She will now advance to the national competition. Cornejo also placed sixth in the Picture Story category. Her Photo Story project, “From…

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Posted: March 30, 2017

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

What is the American Dream? What does it look like? These questions posed by The Atlantic magazine inspired readers, including Journalism Professor John Freeman, to submit a photo of what a successful life looks like. The Atlantic, in conjunction with EchoSight (co-founded by Danny Ghitis, JOU 2006), culled through hundreds…

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Posted: September 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