Kim Walsh-Childers

Kim Walsh-Childers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communication Journalism professor, and Janice Krieger, director, STEM Translational Communication Center, are co-authors of “Development of a Minority Prostate Cancer Research Digest: Communication Strategy Statement for Black Men” published in the Journal of Cancer Education, July 2020. In the study, Walsh-Childers,…

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Posted: July 14, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Professor Kim Walsh-Childers,  is quoted in ‘‘Dedicated Health Care Reporters Bring Necessary Background Knowledge to Newsrooms’ Coronavirus Pandemic Coverage” published on poynter.org on April 1. According to Walsh-Childers, many media outlets have seen layoffs for beat reporters including those covering health…

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Posted: April 2, 2020

Kim Walsh-Childers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism professor, is the co-author of “Restoring Trust in Journalism: An Education Prescription” published in Journalism & Mass Communications Educator on Feb. 25. Childers and co-authors Katherine Reed and Kenneth Fischer studied new challenges to journalism education and ways to…

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Posted: March 4, 2020

Kim Walsh-Childers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism professor, is quoted in “A Man Kissed a Reporter on Air Against Her Will. He’s Facing Harassment Charges” published in The Washington Post on Sept. 26. The article focuses on Eric Goodman interrupting an on-air news report by journalist…

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Posted: October 1, 2019

Kim Walsh-Childers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism professor, is the author of the book chapter “Reporting on Drugs, Diets, Devices, and Other Health Inventions” published in the 2019 volume of Ethical Reporting of Sensitive Topics. The book explores the underlying complexities that journalists face when covering…

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Posted: March 5, 2019

Norm Lewis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor was quoted in “How the Press Interacts with Mass Shooting Survivors May be a Crucial Part of Recovery” published in the Huffington Post on Feb. 23. The article references a scientific research paper, written by Lewis, CJC…

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Posted: March 7, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Health Communication Doctoral student Rachel Damiani won top honors for research presented at UF Health Cancer Center Research Day in Nov. 2017. Damiani presented the winning poster for the study “Bridging the Divide Between the ‘Regular Joe’ and Scientists: Exploring How Citizen…

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Posted: December 21, 2017

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

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