journalism

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 Journalism Professor and Chair Ted Spiker served as a contributing writer for the new book Age Proof: Living Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking a Hip written by Jean Chatzky and Michael Roizen, MD. The book, published on Feb. 28,…

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Posted: March 14, 2017

Ashley Lombardo, B.S. Journalism 2016, recently received eleventh place in the Feature Writing Category in the 57th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program. Lombardo wrote a powerful story about sex trafficking in Gainesville for Journalism Professor and Department Chair Ted Spiker’s Advanced Magazine Writing class last spring. The…

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Posted: January 6, 2017

Journalism Professor Kim Walsh-Childers has penned a new book Mass Media and Health: Examining Media Impact on Individuals and the Health Environment. The book covers media health influences from a variety of angles, including the impact on individual and public health, the intentionality of these effects, and the nature of the outcomes. We talked with…

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Posted: December 20, 2016

University of Florida Journalism Professor Kim Walsh-Childers has penned a new book Mass Media and Health: Examining Media Impact on Individuals and the Health Environment. The book covers media health influences from a variety of angles, including the impact on individual and public health, the intentionality of these effects, and…

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Posted: December 8, 2016

Ali Schmitz, BS Telecommunication 2016, has been selected for the highly competitive Carnegie-Knight News21 voting rights investigative journalism fellowship program. Schmitz is one of thirty-one journalism students from 18 universities selected to lead the national multimedia investigative reporting summer initiative. This year’s project focuses on the political divide between citizens…

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Posted: May 11, 2016