Telecommunication

Protecting an individual’s privacy online is a continuing concern in the digital world. The term “doxxing” describes the deliberate disclosure of a person’s identity online, whether that be contact information, photos or personal and family material. News organizations, in pursuing their role as watchdog over government and other social establishments,…

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Posted: November 28, 2017

Stephanie Tinoco, B.S. Telecommunication 2015, recently joined the WSOC-TV Channel 9 Eyewitness News team as a reporter. WSOC-TV is the ABC-television network affiliate in Charlotte, N.C. Prior to her new position, Tinoco served as a reporter and fill-in anchor for FOX affiliate WFTX in Fort Myers, Fla. While at WFTX,…

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Posted: September 18, 2017

Research & Insights

Audience Analytics 101

Weather affects the foods we crave, so it’s no surprise that people drink more hot chocolate in the winter and sweet tea in the summer. But did you know that juice sales spike when it’s windy outside?  Not all correlations of weather condition and brand sales are intuitive, so this…

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Posted: July 25, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumni Ben Murphy, B.S. Telecommunication 2017, placed sixth overall in the Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA) All-America Program. The national competition recognizes the most outstanding collegiate radio and TV sports broadcasters. Judges included leading members of the sports broadcasting industry and…

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Posted: June 2, 2017

As more and more news sources publish and archive their articles online, publishers are increasingly asked by individuals to take down information that they believe paints them in an unflattering light. In a new article by Jasmine McNealy, assistant professor in the Department of Telecommunication at the University of Florida…

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Posted: April 21, 2017

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications on March 31, 2017 honored outstanding alumni, faculty, staff and graduate and undergraduate students during its annual awards banquet. The award winners include: 2017 Alumni of Distinction: Sandor Bondorowsky, B.S. Telecommunication 1992 Amy Burnett Gravina. B.S. Public Relations 1976, MAMC 1978…

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Posted: April 4, 2017

Amaury Sablon, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication junior, received an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2017 OPC Scholar Awards Luncheon in New York City.  Sablon was among 15 aspiring foreign correspondents selected by a panel of leading journalists from a pool…

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Posted: March 7, 2017

  Sports make up an enormous amount of global media consumption and are deeply ingrained in our lives. Modern technology now goes beyond the game; our mobile devices and social media accounts can connect us closer than ever with other sports fans, teams, and even our favorite players. But what…

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Posted: January 25, 2017

Government agencies charged with regulating digital technologies such as Snapchat and Whisper should do so under a standard that assumes most people don’t fully understand the technology and how it protects their privacy, argues Jasmine McNealy, assistant Telecommunication professor at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, and…

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Posted: January 25, 2017

An article by University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Assistant Professor Jasmine McNealy was recently published in the Tulane Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property. The article, entitled “Reconsidering Privacy-Promising Technologies,” was co-authored with University of Oregon Assistant Professor Heather Shoenberger. The article examines the idea of…

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Posted: January 6, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Assistant Professor Yu-Hao Lee has been awarded one of only four grants from the 2017 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Emerging Scholars Program. Lee’s proposal, ““Feeling Right about the News: A Motivated Information Processing Examination of the Effects…

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Posted: January 6, 2017

Scott Tatter, B.S. Telecommunication 1984, had his defining moment one night at a music nightclub. Tatter graduated from the CJC with a degree in hand and had no clue what his future held. He was supposed to be a football phenomenon, but that never happened after he blew out his…

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Posted: August 2, 2016