Tampa Bay Times

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, commented in “Mom Says Her 6-Year-Old Son Was Silenced by a Teacher After He Knelt for the Pledge of Allegiance” published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 27. LoMonte remarks…

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Posted: October 4, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, authored the column “Student Journalists Deserve More Protection” published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 27. In the column, LoMonte comments on decreasing newsroom employment and the increasing number of…

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Posted: September 29, 2017

Clay Calvert, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, authored the column “When Controversial Speakers Come to Campus” published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 25. In the column, Calvert addresses the recent request made by Richard Spencer, white…

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Posted: August 29, 2017

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations professor and Karel Endowed Chair in Public Interest Communications was quoted in, “Small Donations Add up to a Big Difference as Give Day Tampa Bay Returns Tuesday”, published in the Tampa Bay Times on April 28. Christiano comments…

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Posted: May 2, 2017

 University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert was quoted in the Tampa Bay Times article, Gawker and Hulk Hogan Reach Settlement in Sex Tape Case, published on Nov. 2. Calvert commented on the outcome of the four-year legal battle between…

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Posted: November 8, 2016

University of Florida Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert was quoted in the article, “Is videotaping police against the law in Florida? Experts say no, but it’s still a risk,” in the Tampa Bay Times July 8, 2016 edition. Calvert commented on the First Amendment right to…

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Posted: July 8, 2016

The Tampa Bay Times quotes Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert in the March 23, 2016 story, “Memo to Donald Trump: Hulk Hogan sex tape trial has nothing to do with libel law,” regarding Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent comments on the Hulk Hogan trial victory over…

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Posted: March 23, 2016

Journalism Master Lecturer Mike Foley‘s appearance as an expert witness in the Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker trial is featured in this March 9, 2016 story from the Associated Press, “Journalism professor testifies in Hulk Hogan lawsuit.”

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Posted: March 10, 2016

Preview story Tampa Bay Times environmental reporter Craig Pittman will give a public lecture at the University of Florida Monday, Feb. 2 at noon in Smathers Library (East), Room 100. Attendees are invited to bring their lunch for the discussion. The UF College of Journalism and Communications’ Hugh Cunningham Professorship…

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Posted: January 13, 2015