Kim Walsh-Childers

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Professor Kim Walsh-Childers was one of seven educators commenting on challenges faced when teaching a solutions journalism class. Her experiences are included in the article “Here’s What You Should Know About Teaching Solutions Journalism,” published in The Whole Story on May…

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Posted: August 15, 2017

Eight University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty are the inaugural recipients of UF’s term professorships recognizing academic achievements and supporting the University’s preeminence initiative. UFCJC was granted four term professorships per year to award meritorious faculty for success in academic achievement — teaching, scholarship (research/creative activity) and service. Spring…

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Posted: May 2, 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

The Conversation on April 14, 2016 published, “The murky ethics of Gay Talese’s ‘The Voyeur’s Motel’,” an article co-authored by Journalsm Professor Kim Walsh-Childers.

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Posted: April 18, 2016

Kim Walsh-Childers, professor in the Department of Journalism, and Tim Sorel, professor in the Department of Telecommunication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, have won Faculty Summer Awards. Walsh-Childers has been awarded a Faculty Research Summer Award. She will spend the summer conducting research for a…

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Posted: March 30, 2016

Five University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty members have been awarded a total of $16,210 in College seed grants for proposed research. Rita Men, assistant professor, Public Relations Department In recognition of the constantly changing media landscape and communication technologies, the proposed research aims to provide theoretical…

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Posted: December 14, 2015

View the photo gallery on Facebook → Congratulations to our winners from the 2015 awards banquet, held April 20, 2015. Chad Furst, who will graduate this spring with a public relations degree, received the Ruth and Rae O. Weimer Award. This award, named for the founding director and first dean…

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Posted: April 21, 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