Matt Sheehan


The Chronicle of Higher Education on June 3, 2015 published “Journalism Center Experiments With Delivering Campus News on Yik Yak,” featuring Innovation News Center Director Matt Sheehan and graduate student Whitney Lavaux.

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Posted: June 4, 2015

PBS MediaShift on June 2, 2015 published “Why the University of Florida Partnered with Yik Yak for Content,” an interview with Innovation News Center Director Matt Sheehan.

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Posted: June 2, 2015

Innovation News Center Director Matt Sheehan is interviewed by Dan Reimold of College Media Matters on this episode of the College Media Podcast published May 27, 2015. https://soundcloud.com/dan-reimold/college-media-podcast-matt-sheehan-innovation-news-center-university-of-florida

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Posted: May 28, 2015

PBS MediaShift on May 28, 2015 published “Why We Messed with a Good Thing by Converging Our Florida Newsrooms,” an article by Innovation News Center Director Matt Sheehan.

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Posted: May 28, 2015

‘Breaking’ News: Why we’re examining many of the things we’ve spent the last 18 months building in our newsroom Innovation News Center Director Matt Sheehan gives an update about the INC in the article, “‘Breaking’ News: Why we’re examining many of the things we’ve spent the last 18 months building…

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Posted: May 6, 2015

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has partnered with messaging app Yik Yak to create a customized content feed for local Yik Yak users. The feed, called Swamp Juice, is available as a Peek to any Yik Yak user around the University of Florida campus. On Swamp…

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Posted: April 9, 2015

The College’s Innovation News Center and center director and journalism professor Matt Sheehan are featured in this June 18, 2014 NetNewsCheck article, “Florida’s News Center Preps for Multimedia.”

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Posted: June 19, 2014

The College’s Innovation News Center is featured in this June 6, 2014 MediaShift interview with center director and journalism professor Matt Sheehan, “A Rising Model for Newsrooms at the Innovation News Center at Florida.”

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Posted: June 6, 2014

The College of Journalism and Communications commissioned the Innovation News Center on the evening of Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. The state-of-the-art facility  houses the College’s sports, weather and news operations. Alumni, students, faculty, staff and donors came to Weimer Hall to enjoy tours of the center, a reception and a…

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Posted: September 20, 2013

Matthew C. Sheehan has been named director of the Innovation News Center for the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, effective immediately, Dean Diane McFarlin announced today. He also holds a faculty appointment as a lecturer in the College’s Department of Journalism. As the INC director, Sheehan will…

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Posted: July 29, 2013

U.S. News & World Report quotes 21st Century News Lab director Matt Sheehan in the Feb. 15, 2012 article, “Embattled News Industry May Offer Options for M.B.A.’s.”

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Posted: February 16, 2012