Ted Bridis

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Rob Hiaasen Lecturer in Investigative Reporting, was quoted in “Glasser: What the President Gets Wrong About the Press” published in The Daily Caller on April 16. Charles J. Glasser, Jr., NYU professor of Media Ethics, asks Bridis to comment on…

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Posted: April 18, 2019

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Rob Hiaasen Lecturer in Investigative Reporting, was part of an Associated Press team that was named a 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist in National Reporting. Tampa Bay Times editor Kathleen McGrory, a journalism adjunct professor at the College, was a…

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Posted: April 16, 2019

A team of investigative journalists at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, whose reporting led the City of Atlanta to overhaul its practices for responding to public-records requests, is the winner of the 2019 Brechner Freedom of Information Award. The award, presented annually by the Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information…

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Posted: April 1, 2019

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Rob Hiaasen lecturer in Investigative Reporting, was cited in “Ronan Farrow Says He Also Faced ‘Blackmail Efforts from AMI’ for Reporting on the National Enquirer, Trump” published in The Washington Post on Feb. 7. The article features journalist Ronan Farrow’s…

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Posted: February 8, 2019

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) today announced the launch of Fresh Take Florida, an effort to provide coverage of Florida state government at a time when state capitals are increasingly under-covered. Six student journalists, all graduating seniors, will be covering executive-branch agency operations as well…

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Posted: January 29, 2019

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Rob Hiaasen lecturer in Investigative Reporting, was quoted in “With Andrew Gillum in the Media Spotlight, FBI Investigation Gets National Attention” published in the Tallahassee Democrat on Aug. 31. The article focuses on coverage of an FBI corruption probe in…

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Posted: September 3, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications announced today the addition of 15 new full-time faculty members, an expansion of faculty ranks that is believed to be unprecedented in the field. Included among the new positions is the Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer in Narrative Nonfiction. Both Connelly,…

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Posted: August 6, 2018

Award-winning investigative journalist Ted Bridis will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications as the Rob Hiaasen Lecturer in Investigative Reporting this fall. The new Journalism Department position honors Rob Hiaasen, B.S. Telecommunication 1981, who was killed on June 28 in the Capital Gazette shooting. Since 2007,…

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Posted: July 24, 2018