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The 18th Annual Brechner Center for Freedom of Information Award
Celebration was held Nov. 10 at the Thomas Center. The guest of honor
was Seth Rosenfeld, a reporter with the San Francisco Chronicle. Sandra
Chance presented the annual Brechner Award to Rosenfeld for his series,
"Campus Files: Reagan, Hoover and the UC Red Scare." The series details
how the FBI engaged in unlawful intelligence activities at the University of
California at Berkeley and spent 15 years and over $1 million trying to
cover up agency activities.

Left to right, Sandra Chance, Seth Rosenteld, Marion Brechner, Terry Hynes


To Magdela Labre (Ph.D. student)
and Lisa Duke, whose article, "Nothing
Like a Brisk Walk and a Spot of Demon
Slaughter to Make a Girl's Night: The
Construction of the Female Hero in the
Buffy Video Game," has been accepted
for publication in the April 2004 issue of
the Journal of Communication Inquiry.
To David Bulla (Ph.D. student) and
Greg Borchard (Ph.D. 2003), who
presented papers at the 11th Annual
Symposium on the 19th Century Press,
the Civil War, and Free Expression in

Chattanooga on Nov. 1. The sympo-
sium was sponsored by the Univer-
sity of Tennessee at Chattnooga.
Bulla presented a paper titled "The
Hascall-Edgerton Dialogues: A Free
Expression Debate in Civil War
Indiana." Borchard delivered his
paper titled, "No History So Unerr-
ing as a Bundle of Old Letters:
Clay's Alabama Letters Make Mud
of the New York Tribune's 1844
Election Predictions." Borchard,
who graduated in May, is a journal-
ism professor at UNLV.

To Xu Wu (Ph.D. student),
whose paper titled, "American
Newspapers' Agenda-sending
Function on Iraq and North Korea
News Coverage," has been accepted
for publication in
Media Asia. Wu's
paper, "China's New
Online Media Order,"
has been
published in "China & -
the Internet: Technology, Xu Wu
Economy and Society in Transi-
tion." Wu also presented "Two
Types of Web-keeping in China: A
Comparative Study of the Organiza-
tional Force in China's Online Gate-
keeping" at the Global Fusion
Consortium, held Oct. 24-26 in
Austin. He was invited as an discus-
sant at the "First U.S. Foreign
Policy Colloquium 2003," held June
5-8 in Washington, D.C. The
colloquium was co-sponsored by the
National Committee on U.S.-China
Relations and the Elliott School of
International Affairs at George
Washington University.
To Heidi Noble, Jennifer
Soporowski & Xavier Gonzalez
(M.A. students), won a case study
competition sponsored by Sports
Marketing Quarterly for their
article, "Cause-Related Marketing
as a Marketing and Communica-
tions Strategy: The Partnership
between Manchester United and
UNICEF." The students presented
their work at the Sport Marketing
Association conference in
Gainesville on Nov. 14.

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Sandra Chance was a speaker at the
University of South Florida's Forum of
Free Speech, held Oct. 29 in Tampa.
USF's Arab American Student Alliance
and Leadership Organization sponsored
the event.
Kaye Trammell (Ph.D. student;
M.A.M.C, 2002) recently spoke at
Harvard University as a part of
BloggerCon 2003. The conference, a
two-day user's conference about
weblogs hosted by Harvard's Berkman
Center for Internet and Society, invited
Trammell to speak on a special
"Weblogs in Education" panel.
Weblogs, often called the "unedited
voice of a person," is a type of

Web page that closely resembles an
online journal. Trammel has inte-
grated weblogs into the curriculum
of "Reporting and Writing for
Media," a
focuses on
communication Kaye Trammell
on weblogs maintained by Holly-
wood celebrities.

Graduate students in the College of Journalism and Communications
contributed an entire panel at the Florida Communication Association
Annual Convention, held Oct 16-18 in Kissimmee, Fla. The panel, which
was moderated by Lynda Lee Kaid, was entitled, "Through the Eyes of
the Media: Framing Mass Media Messages." The following papers were
Cristina Popescu (Ph.D. student), "Legitimate Strategy versus Smoke
Screen: Framing Philip Morris' Name Change to Altria"
Adam Leonard (master's student) "The Hermeneutics of Developmen-
tal Psychographics in Mass Communication"
Jennifer Ann Soporowski (master's student ), "A Comprehensive
Literature Review of Framing and Agenda Setting Theory"
Xu Wu (Ph.D. student), "Newspapers' Agenda Setting Function on
Foreign Policy Issues."

To Meg Lamme, whose dissertation
received honorable mention for the
2003 American Journalism Historians
Association awards. The awards,
newly renamed the
Margaret A. Blanchard
Dissertation Awards,
are given in honor of
Peggy Blanchard, UF
Alumnus of Distinction
Meg Lamme and University of North
Carolina professor. Lamme was
recognized at the AJHA annual con-
vention held Oct. 2-4 in Billings,
Mont., where she presented a paper
titled, "The Campaign Against the
Second Edition of Hell: An Examina-
tion of the Messages and Methods of
the Anti-Saloon League of America
Through a Framework of Public
Relations History, 1893-1933," and
participated in a panel titled, "Genera-
tions: A Celebration of Women Defin-
ing the Westward Experience." She
also was elected to a three-year term
on the AJHA board of directors.
Lamme also will be a guest contributor
to the next issue of Atlanta Review of
Journalism History with an article
titled, "Snatching Defeat from the
Jaws of Victory: Communications of
the Anti-Saloon League of America,
To Helena Sarkio, who presented
"Describing and
Interpreting Specific
Instances of Teenage
Girls' Online Commu-
nication: Why Qualita-
tive Research Works
So Well in Helena Sarkio
Cyberspace" at a symposium titled,
"New Research for New Media,"
organized by the Institute for New
Media Studies at the University of
Minnesota. Sarkio also presented
"Teenage Girls And Feminism Online:
Could It Work?" at the Association of
Internet Researchers conference held
Oct. 16-19 in Toronto.

Left to right, Cristina Popescu, Adam Leonard, Jennifer Ann Soporowski, Lynda Lee Kaid, Xu Wu.

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Polly Anderson, WUFT Direc-
tor of Corporate Support, who has
accepted the position of vice
president of development with
Alabama Public Television. In
announcing Anderson's resigna-
tion, Brent Williams, WUFT's
director of development and
community relations, said that the
financial support for Classic 89
and Nature Coast 90 has increased
significantly under Anderson's
direction. Her last day working at
WUFT is Dec. 4.


Congratulations to the following
Telecommunication students who have
been selected as WUFT-TV News Five
anchors for spring semester 2003.

News Anchors

5:30 Newscast: Hannah Langford
and Carlos Torres
Cox Cable Updates: Michelle Smith
First Edition: Monica Buchanan,
Ashley Glass, Cristina Koniver,
Suzette Laboy, Thuy Phan

Sports Anchors

5:30: Jordan Hess
First Edition: Adam Barron, Bret
Brillante, Ryan Fenton, John Rubin,
Jaime Yoss
(First Edition backups: Marissa Bagg,
Blake Cox, Lakendra Tookes)

Weather Anchors

5:30: Harrison Hove
First Edition: Talita Baca, Carissa
Kranz, Alana Rocha, Lauren
Rodriguez, Lakendra Tookes


To Brent Messer, whose grandfa-
ther, Theodore Messer, passed away
Oct. 1.


Nov. 20-23: NCA Convention
Nov. 27-28: Thanksgiving
Dec. 10: Classes End
Dec. 11-12: Reading Days
Dec. 12: End of Semester Faculty
Meeting, lla.m.
Dec. 12: Holiday Luncheon, 12 noon
Dec. 13-19: Exams
Dec. 20: Commencement
Dec. 22: Grades Due

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