Yufan Qin

Fake news is on the rise. And it can be profitable. More than 100 fake news websites existed during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, with many sites making $2,500 or more a day from advertising sponsorship. But what is the risk for brands who, intentionally or unknowingly, sponsor content on…

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Posted: April 30, 2021

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and graduate students will be the recipients of prestigious awards from the International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC) at its 24th annual conference, to be held virtually from March 3-6. Rita Men, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public…

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Posted: March 1, 2021

The concept of “fake news” came to light during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Since that time, claims of fake news, defined as “fabricated news content that mimics news media content in form but is intentionally and verifiably false with the potential to mislead its audience,” has infiltrated the national…

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Posted: December 22, 2020