FEBRUARY 03, 2004
WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE
The College of Journalism and Communications welcomes Cheryl
Bradley, who is the new office manager in the
deans office. Bradley most recently worked in the
UF Particle Engineering Research Center where
she was assistant to the director and associate
director for research for the past three years. Prior
to working at UF, Bradley worked for the Univer-
sity of Utah in the Department of Mining Engi-
The College also welcomes Boaz Dvir, the new
director of communications. Dvir will serve as the
new editor of The Communigator and as editor of
Open Line. He has approximately 15 years Bradley
of professional experience in journalism, as a
writer, reporter, managing editor, and editor. Most
recently, he worked for the American City Busi-
ness Journals in Jacksonville and South Florida.
Earlier, he was editor of the Jewish Times in Palm
Beach County and has worked with the Sun-
Sentinel Community Newspapers, Religion News
Service, the Jewish World/Tribune, the Jerusalem
Post and the Jewish Journal. He was an assistant
editor and professional officer with the Israel
Dvir Defense Forces Spokesman's Unit in 1990-91.
Dvir earned the bachelor of science degree in journalism from the Univer-
sity of Florida in 1988.
Molleda and Candace
2003), whose article
Conflict Shifting: a
4 Global Public Rela-
tions Dynamic," has
Molleda been accepted for
publication in Public Relations Re-
To Michelle Hinson, whose article,
"What's My Line: Breaking Down
Silos between PR
appeared in the
of The Measure-
ment Standard, the
newsletter on Hinson
public relations measurement.
To Journalism seniors Daron
Dean and Greg Undeen, whose
photographic work has been se-
lected for the news/sports round of
the Hearst Competition. Dean also
won third place sports action in
Popular Photography magazine's
10t Annual International Picture
Contest for a photo taken at UF's
2003 Orange and Blue game. Dean
is now president of the UF student
chapter of the National Press Pho-
Photo by Daron Dean
To Claudia Katz (M.A. Student),
who was named a student runner-up
in the International Photo Art 2003
Exhibition for her photo titled,
"Sunday Afternoon in Naples."
The Documentary Institute has
received a grant of $10,000 from the
National Endowment for the Arts to
support the purchase of music rights
for their documentary, Negroes n/ i/l
Guns: Rob Williams and Black
Power. The Institute also received a
grant of $5,000 from the North
Carolina Humanities Council to
support screenings and panel discus-
sions of the documentary in Char-
lotte and Monroe, N.C.
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To Josh Azriel (Ph.D. student),
whose paper, "The Internet and Hate
Speech: An Examination of the U.S.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Decision on the Nuremburg Files,"
will be presented at the AEJMC
Southeast Colloquium, to be held in
Tampa, March 4-6.
To Amanda Reid (J.D./Ph.D.
student), whose paper, "Play It Again
Sam: Webcasters' Sound Recording
Complement as an Unconstitutional
Restraint on Free Speech," has been
accepted for presentation at the
Southern States Communication
Association annual conference in
To Byeng Hee Chang (Ph.D),
Jiyang Bae (MA), and Seung Eun
Lee (Ph.D.), whose paper titled,
"Exploring Factors Affecting the
Evaluation of Cable Network Brand
Extension," has been accepted for
presentation at the World Media
Economics Conference, to be held in
Montreal, May 12-15.
To Seung Eun Lee (Ph.D.) and
Byeng Hee Chang (Ph.D. ), whose
paper titled, "Joint Venture as Brand
Extension: Focusing on Naming
Strategies in Media Industry," has
been accepted for presentation at the
AEJMC Mid-Winter Conference to
be held at Rutgers University, Feb.
Congratulations to students and faculty members who will present the
following papers at the International Communication Association annual
conference, to be held May 27-31 in New Orleans.
Jiyang Bae (Ph.D.) and Margarete Hall, "Corporate Philanthropic
Activity and Corporate Financial Impact."
Spiro Kiousis and Daniela Dimitrova (Ph.D. 2003), "The Differen-
tial Impact of Web Site Content: Exploring the Influence of Source
(Public Relations vs. News), Modality, and Participation on Audience
Spiro Kiousis, Michael McDevitt, and Xu Wu (Ph.D.). "The Gen-
esis of Civic Awareness: Agenda-Setting in Political Socialization."
Michael McDevitt and Spiro Kiousis, "The Civic Bonding of Family
and School: Bridging the Domestic Sphere and the Public Sphere."
Belio A. Martinez, Jr. (Ph.D. student) and Juan Carlos Molleda, "The
Frames of Jornal Do Senado: A Public Relations Developmental Strat-
Mike Mitrook and Nancy Parish, "Arena Challenge: Public Relations
Efforts in Securing a New Arena by the Orlando Magic."
Roxanne Watson (J.D./Ph.D. student), "Toward a Model for the New
Jamaican Access Regime: A Comparison of How the Australian and
U.S. Courts Have Balanced the Competing Interests of Privacy and
Andrew P. Williams (Ph.D. student) and Spiro Kiousis, "Corporate
Bias: Time Magazine and the Coverage of America Online."
Andrew Williams (Ph.D. student), "Examining Agenda Setting and
Framing Theories from a Public Relations Perspective: Implications for
To Advertising student Annie
Tankhiwale, whose is a finalist in
the 2004 American Advertising
Federation's Most Promising
Minority Students Competition.
FOR THE RECORD
Sandra Chance has been ap-
pointed to serve on the Board of
Advisors of the Center for Govern-
mental Responsibility at the Uni-
versity of Florida Levin College of
Julie E. Dodd attended the
AEJMC Scholastic Journalism
Division's midwinter meeting at
the Poynter Institute in St. Peters-
burg, Jan. 9-10.
Linda Hon has been reappointed
to the Commission on Measure-
ment and Evaluation, sponsored by
the Institute for Public Relations.
She is one of four academicians
serving on the 23-member Com-
mission, whose mission is to
develop universal standards for
evaluating public relations.
John Kaplan is one of the
picture editors for the national best-
seller, America 24/7. The photogra-
phy book, culled from more than
two million digital photographs,
was recently listed in fifth place on
the New York Times bestseller list
for non-fiction titles, making it the
best-selling photographic book in
The Society for News Design has
appointed Mindy McAdams to a
two-year term as a judge for the
SND.ies: The Best of New Media
Helena Sarkio has been ap-
pointed to the review board of "Into
the Blogosphere: Rhetoric, Com-
munity, and Culture ofWeblogs,"
the first scholarly publishing venue
that exclusively deals with weblogs
as rhetorical artifact.
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AAA CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Congratulations to Department of Advertising faculty members and stu-
dents who will present the following papers at the 2004 American Academy
of Advertising annual conference, March 25-28 in Baton Rouge.
Chang-Hoan Cho and Hongsik (John) Cheon (Ph.D. Student), "Dimen-
sions of Interactivity: Face and Content Validity."
Chang-Hoan Cho and Hongsik (John) Cheon, "Standardization vs.
Localization: A Meta-Analytic Assessment."
Lisa Duke and John Sutherland, "The Central Properties of Creative
Concepts: A Qualitative Content Analysis of 583 Working Creative Profes-
John Sutherland, Steve Marshall (Ph.D. student) and Brian Parker
(Ph.D. student), "Real, Ideal and Undesired Self Concepts and Their Effects
on Viewer Preferences: Whom Do You Love?"
Jorge Villegas and Cynthia Morton, "An Exploration of the Relation-
ships between Source Credibility and Discrete Emotions in the Context of
Terrorism Associated Messages."
Faculty and staff members in the
College extend deepest sympathies to
Sue Wagner, whose father, Command
Sgt. Major (Retired) Anthony M.
"Tony" Wagner, 87, died Jan. 6 at
Holmes Regional Medical Center in
ON THE CALENDAR
Feb. 19-20: Advertising Advisory
Feb. 27: Board of Advocates
March 6-13: Spring Break
March 11-14: International Public
Relations Research Conference
March 23: College of Journalism
and Communications spring job
and internship fair.
March 24-25: Telecommunication
March 25-26: Public Relations
March 27-28: Beginners Flash
Workshop, Weimer Hall 3024,
FEBRUARY 3. 2004