Ron Rodgers

Ron Rodgers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor and graduate coordinator, is the author of a chapter in the new book “Journalism’s Ethical Progression: A Twentieth-century Journey.” The book, to be published on Dec. 15, uses case studies and historical analysis to trace changes in the ways that…

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Posted: December 10, 2019

Ron Rodgers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor and graduate coordinator, received the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) David Sloan Award for Outstanding Faculty Paper for “Journalism and the Concept of the Constructive.” He also received an Honorable Mention for Book of the Year for…

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Posted: October 15, 2019

Ron Rodgers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor and graduate coordinator, is the author of “Lincoln’s Messengers:  Norman Hapgood’s and Ida Tarbell’s Biographies of the ‘Great Soul’ at the Dawn of the Progressive Era” published in Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present), Spring…

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Posted: June 28, 2019

Ron Rodgers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor and graduate coordinator, was a finalist for the Frank Luther Mott – Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA) Journalism & Mass Communication Research Award for his book The Struggle for the Soul of Journalism: The Pulpit versus the Press,…

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Posted: June 14, 2019

Ron Rodgers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor and graduate coordinator, will participate in a panel on religion and the media and also present a paper on “Baseball and the News” at the annual national convention of the American Journalism Historians Association in Salt Lake…

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Posted: September 28, 2018

Ron Rodgers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor, is the author of The Struggle for the Soul of Journalism: The Pulpit versus the Press, 1833-1923, published by the University of Missouri Press on April 30. The book examines several narratives involving religion’s historical influence on…

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Posted: May 3, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism Professor Ron Rodgers will be presenting a paper at the 2016 Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference on March 12 at New York University on “The Social Awakening and the Soul of News.” Abstract The paper argues that the impulse for the…

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Posted: February 29, 2016

Ron Rodgers, associate professor of journalism, has been named a UF Research Foundation Professor for 2012-2015.  He is one of 33 UF faculty members chosen by the UF Research Foundation to receive the honor this year. Rodgers is the 14th College of Journalism and Communications faculty member to receive this…

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Posted: November 27, 2012