Journalism

Sports journalism has evolved from simply including play-by-play and color commentary during a live game to incorporating more audio and visual storytelling elements. As a result, the education provided to sports journalism students should reflect these changes. A new study by Roxane Coche, University of Florida College of Journalism Communications…

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Posted: February 3, 2022

NBCU Academy, NBCU News Group’s multi-platform journalism training and development program, will partner with the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) as one of 13 new higher education institutions to join the program in 2022, NBCU News Group Chairman Cesar Conde announced today. The new cohort grows…

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Posted: January 18, 2022

This article originally appeared in Human Rights, Vol. 47, No. 2, December 2021, by the American Bar Association. Reproduced with permission.  By Frank D. LoMonte Director, Brechner Center for Freedom of Information If you set out with a blank page to design a civics course meeting the challenges of the…

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Posted: January 5, 2022

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism degree program was named the seventh best in the country by College Choice. The ranking was based on retention, affordability and reputation. The CJC Journalism program was recognized for not having a one-size-fits-all curriculum and constantly updating and implementing courses…

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Posted: November 17, 2020

The Washington Press Club Foundation is pleased to host a series of webinars connecting aspiring journalists to Washington, DC reporters, editors and bureau chiefs. These programs are specifically designed for journalism students to gain practical insights into the changing culture and practices of media organizations as preparation for your future job…

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Posted: October 16, 2020

Following is an excerpt from an essay by Journalism Associate Professor Ron Rodgers in Journalism History on July 29. To read the full essay, click here. More than once in my journalism classes, I have heard my students attempt to suppress snickers whenever I use the contemporary epithet “woke” in…

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Posted: August 4, 2020

Is a journalism major right for you? Journalism Department Chair Ted Spiker shares why a journalism major, whether or not you want to pursue a...

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Posted: May 14, 2019

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) today announced the creation of The Collier Prize for State Government Accountability, a prize that will be awarded annually at the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner starting in 2020. The $25,000 prize, one of the largest journalism prizes in…

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Posted: April 25, 2019

News organizations are starting to experiment with automated content. Research suggests readers perceive news written by algorithms as less credible than if it’s written by a human. However, this perception can be reduced by exposure to robots in popular culture. That’s the finding of two studies examining the impact of…

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Posted: June 26, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications announced today that Joanna Hernandez will be joining the College in July as Director of Inclusion and Diversity and a lecturer in the Journalism Department. As Director of Inclusion and Diversity, a new position at the College, she will be responsible…

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Posted: May 15, 2018

Ron Rodgers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor, is the author of The Struggle for the Soul of Journalism: The Pulpit versus the Press, 1833-1923, published by the University of Missouri Press on April 30. The book examines several narratives involving religion’s historical influence on…

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Posted: May 3, 2018

Faced with dwindling resources, and a news cycle that never sleeps, today’s health journalists must meet a new challenge: provide complete, trustworthy content on health care issues with precision at the same breakneck speed with which the medical field innovates. In an article published this year in the journal Health…

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Posted: March 28, 2018