Rita Men

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and graduate students were honored at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference in Washington, D.C. Award winners include: -CJC Journalism Professor and Chair Ted Spiker named Educator of the Year in the Magazine Division. –Sylvia…

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Posted: August 10, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations faculty and graduate students presented eight papers at the 2018 International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC) last week in Orlando.

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Posted: March 13, 2018

Rita Men, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications assistant professor of Public Relations, was recognized on the @UFNews Twitter feed for #EmployeeAppreciationDay for “It’s About How Employees Feel” posted on the CJC website Research & Insights page.

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Posted: March 5, 2018

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Educators Academy has awarded University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Associate Professor Rita Men their Top Faculty Research Paper Award for “Social Messengers as the New Frontier of Organization-Public Engagement: Antecedents and Relational Outcomes.” Men, who co-authored the paper…

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Posted: July 30, 2017

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty from the Departments of Advertising and Public Relations recently received promotions. Janice Krieger, STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) director, has been promoted to full professor of Advertising. Rita Linjuan Men is now a tenured associate professor of Public Relations and…

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Posted: June 28, 2017

Research & Insights

WATCH: The Social CEO

Rita Men, assistant professor in the Department of Public Relations, shares her research on the benefits of CEOs using social media to connect with employees. She calls for public relations professionals to train CEOs in how to best use social media to engage with various stakeholders in their organizations. This study was conducted…

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Posted: March 29, 2017

Dr. Linjuan “Rita” Men, assistant professor in the Department of Public Relations at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications co-authored a new book titled Excellence in Internal Communication Management, published by Business Expert Press. The book “integrates theories, research insights, practices, as well as current issues and cases into…

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Posted: January 26, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Assistant Professor Rita Linjuan Men has authored a new book Excellence in Internal Communication Management. The book integrates theories, research insights, practices, as well as current issues and cases into a comprehensive guide for internal communication managers and organizational leaders…

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Posted: January 3, 2017

By Linjuan Rita Men “There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things.” –Machiavelli An important prerequisite for modern organizations to grow and succeed in the dynamic and competitive global market is to scan…

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Posted: December 14, 2016
Posted: December 6, 2016

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Assistant Professor Rita Linjuan Men has been awarded the prestigious PRIDE Award for Outstanding Innovation, Development and Educational Achievement in Public Relations from the National Communications Association Public Relations Division. The selection committee reviewed more than 60 articles that appeared…

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Posted: November 17, 2016

By Rita Men We often hear people say communication failed because they missed the target. Similar to any strategic communication effort, employee communication requires a thorough understanding and accurate grasp of who the internal audience is—whom the company and its leaders are trying to reach, connect with, listen to, or…

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Posted: October 13, 2016