journalism

As more and more news sources publish and archive their articles online, publishers are increasingly asked by individuals to take down information that they believe paints them in an unflattering light. In a new article by Jasmine McNealy, assistant professor in the Department of Telecommunication at the University of Florida…

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Posted: April 21, 2017

The University of Florida has named Ted Spiker, UF College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Department chair and professor, the 2016-17 University of Florida Teacher of the Year. The award was presented on at UF’s annual Faculty Awards reception, hosted by UF President Kent Fuchs, on April 6, 2017.  The…

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Posted: April 7, 2017

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications on March 31, 2017 honored outstanding alumni, faculty, staff and graduate and undergraduate students during its annual awards banquet. The award winners include: 2017 Alumni of Distinction: Sandor Bondorowsky, B.S. Telecommunication 1992 Amy Burnett Gravina. B.S. Public Relations 1976, MAMC 1978…

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Posted: April 4, 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

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