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Eleven University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumni and Miami Herald staffers were awarded a 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting. Rick Hirsch, B.S. Journalism 1980 and Hall of Fame 2014, the Miami Herald Managing Editor at the time of the collapse, Al Diaz, B.S. Journalism 1983,…

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Posted: May 10, 2022

Washington Post Reporters Hannah Dreier and Andrew Ba Tran are the winners of the 2022 Brechner Freedom of Information Award for their coverage of hidden inequities in the way FEMA administers aid to victims of national disasters. Dreier and Tran spent 13 months investigating how FEMA distributes aid, filing records…

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Posted: April 11, 2022

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Rob Hiaasen Lecturer in Investigative Reporting, is quoted in “Inside the Plan to Make Jeff Bezo’s Washington Post the Everything Newspaper” published on washingtonian.com on Aug. 25 and in the Sept. 2021 Washingtonian print edition. The article focuses on the…

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Posted: August 25, 2021

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “It’s Not a Typical Trial. Lawyers in the Trump Impeachment Trial to Argue Big Constitutional Questions” published in The Washington Post on Feb. 8. The article…

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Posted: February 9, 2021

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, and Journalism senior Kyle Wood were quoted in “College Newspaper Reporters are the Journalism heroes for the Pandemic Era” published in The Washington Post on Sept. 19. The article focuses on college newspapers…

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Posted: September 22, 2020

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in Erik Wemple’s column “Stop Whining, Alan Dershowitz” published in The Washington Post on Sept. 16. Calvert comments on defense attorney and legal scholar Alan Dershowitz’s libel…

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Posted: September 17, 2020

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, was quoted in “Local Governments Are Hard to Find as Coronavirus Ends Public Meetings” published in The Wall Street Journal on April 19. The article looks at struggles by many communities to run…

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Posted: April 20, 2020

Christina Morales, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior and The Independent Florida Alligator editor-in-chief, was quoted in “Their College Year Upended, Gen Z Journalists Keep Breaking News on Coronavirus (Some from Home)” published in The Washington Post on March 18. The article focuses on how…

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Posted: March 19, 2020

Kim Walsh-Childers, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism professor, is quoted in “A Man Kissed a Reporter on Air Against Her Will. He’s Facing Harassment Charges” published in The Washington Post on Sept. 26. The article focuses on Eric Goodman interrupting an on-air news report by journalist…

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Posted: October 1, 2019

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “President Trump, Proven Leaker” published in The Washington Post on June 21. Erik Wemple, Post columnist and media critic, writes about a Time magazine interview with…

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Posted: June 24, 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

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism Department Chair Ted Spiker and doctoral student Rachel Damiani are the co-authors of “Everywhere in Your Body is Tissue Called Fascia. Scientists are Unlocking Its Secrets,” published in The Washington Post on Jan. 26. Damiani and Spiker’s article looked at…

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Posted: January 30, 2019