Journalism

Antoine Haywood will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications in August 2024 as assistant professor in the Department of Journalism. Haywood currently is a Ph.D. candidate and Penn Presidential Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication. His studies have focused on local media…

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Posted: January 2, 2024

This article by Jieun Shin, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications assistant professor, originally appeared in the Dec. 7 issue of InContext, a publication by Digital Content Next. People are increasingly opting out of the news. According to the Digital News Report 2023 from Oxford University’s Reuters Institute, 36% of…

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Posted: December 21, 2023

Sponsor: Department of State Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy La Paz PAS Annual Program Statement Key words: Bolivia, disinformation, media literacy, journalism Link to RFP:  https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=351241 Deadline: 08/31/24, with applications accepted on a rolling basis. Funding available: Typical awards range from $5,000 to $40,000 Period of performance: 1-12 months Program…

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Posted: December 15, 2023

Wayne Wanta, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism professor and former Journalism Department chair, is retiring at the end of this year after a 12-year tenure at the College. Wanta will pursue a Fulbright Scholar Award at the University of Wroclaw in Poland and write a…

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Posted: December 13, 2023

Celeste Wagner, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, has been chosen to participate in the Spring 2024 UF International Center Global Learning Institute. The Global Learning Institute equips faculty to internationalize their courses through engagement with campus resources, technology and collaboration with other faculty members…

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Posted: December 1, 2023

Celeste Wagner, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, is the recipient of a 2023 National Communications Association (NCA) Gerald R. Miller Doctoral Dissertation Award, the NCA Political Communications Division Lynda Lee Kaid Outstanding Dissertation Award and the NCA International and Intercultural Communication Best Dissertation and/or…

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Posted: November 17, 2023

Linjuan Rita Men, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations professor and director of Internal Communication Research, and UFCJC Journalism Assistant Professor Celeste Wagner are the recipients of the College’s 2023 International Educator of the Year Senior Faculty and Junior Faculty awards, respectively. The awards presented…

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Posted: November 17, 2023

Ted Spiker, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism professor and department chair, is the author of “Eight Creativity Tips for a Stronger, Happier Brain” published on WebMD on Nov. 2. The story focuses on the science and health benefits of creativity and explores the brain-related mechanisms for…

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Posted: November 6, 2023

Sponsor: Urban Communication Foundation Funding Opportunity Title: The Gene Burd Award for Excellence in Urban Journalism Key words: Journalism, urban media Link to RFP:  https://urbancomm.org/awards#1419ee1a-376a-4bf3-adc9-854d6e9d7f9d Deadline: 4/15/24 Funding available: $5,000 Period of performance: n/a Program Objective: The purpose of the Urban Journalism Award is to reward and thereby improve the…

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Posted: October 16, 2023

Celeste Wagner, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, will be part of a hybrid University of Central Florida (UCF) Spanish Graduate Association panel on Hispanic heritage on Oct. 12. Wagner is on one of three participating academic scholars. She will discuss her research on the…

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Posted: October 9, 2023

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism assistant professor, and doctoral student Ernest Makata participated in the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) 42nd Annual Convention in Columbus, Ohio, from Sept. 28-30. Grant was a member of a panel discussion on “Black Power to Work: This…

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Posted: October 3, 2023

Celeste Wagner, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, is the recipient of a 2023 National Communications Association (NCA) Gerald R. Miller Doctoral Dissertation Award and the NCA Political Communications Division Lynda Lee Kaid Outstanding Dissertation Award. Wagner defended her doctoral dissertation, “Responding to Media Coverage…

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Posted: September 29, 2023