College of Journalism and
Daron Dean, JM 2004, took this photo during the recent Hearst shoot-out in San
Francisco. Last year he competed in the same event.
Photojournalist places second
for second time in Hearst
For the second consecutive year, Daron Dean, JM 2004, placed second in
the San Francisco shoot-out of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Journalism Awards Program. He won $4,000.
Dean is working for the Anchorage Daily News in Alaska for the second
The College placed second overall in the annual photojournalism competi-
tion, receiving $5,000. It placed seventh in the broadcast competition and
eighth overall in the Hearst awards program.
Western Kentucky placed first in the photo competition.
"Special kudos to John Kaplan and John Freeman for continuing this high
level of performance with our students," Dean Terry Hynes said. "The photo
area was particularly competitive this year, according to the judges and [Hearst
program director] Jan Watten, who has seen decades of these competitions."
Three students win SPJ awards
Three students recently won 2004 Mark of Excellence awards from the
Society of Professional Journalists. Jeff Butera won in TV Feature, Scott
Reynolds won in Radio Sports Reporting, and David Zentz won in Photo
Also, Andy Marlette was a finalist in Editorial Cartooning, and the News 5
staff was a finalist in Television Daily Newscast.
Artist takes a ride
on Highway 61
Florida artist Kathleen Wobie
recently interpreted William
McKeen's critically acclaimed
in a wax
painting. Bill McKeen
Wobie's work, which
features the number 61 "sus-
pended in fields of blue and
green," according to McKeen, is
displayed at the Melrose Gallery
this summer as part of the "Visu-
alize the Word" exhibit.
The exhibit includes other
McKeen read from Highway 61,
which is on sale in the gallery's
McKeen also recently ap-
peared on Fox's "O'Reilly Fac-
tor." He talked about the decline
of prime-time network news.
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Public relations dept.
The College's Department of Public
Relations is set to dominate the paper
presentations at the August AEJMC
Convention in San Antonio.
Ten of the 44 papers accepted by the
Public Relations PR Division feature the
names of faculty and/or graduate
students from the College.
"No other program comes remotely
close to our contribution," Kathleen
Public relations doctoral student
Trent Seltzer won top paper in a student
category for "The Dialogic Potential of
Web logs in Relationship Building."
Hye Min Yeon won third place in a
student category for "An analysis of
nonprofit organizations' Web pages for
public relations: Focus on media rela-
tions, donor relations, and interactive
Ph.D. Alumni Fellow Richard
Waters will present three papers. The
PR division accepted two of them:
* "The practitioner roles of fundraising:
An assessment of gender differences,"
co-authored by Kelly.
* "Fundraising on the Internet: A content
analysis of philanthropy trends on the
Internet sites of the organizations on the
The MCS division accepted the third
by Waters: "Explaining Charitable
Giving During Times of Crises."
Spiro Kiousis will present four
papers he coauthored, two to the Mass
Communication and Society (MCS)
Division, one to the Communication
Theory and Methodology Division, and
one to the Communication Technology
and Policy Division.
He coauthored the latter, "Agenda-
Setting and Blogs: Issue and Attribute
Salience Influence on Celebrity Web
Sites," with Kaye Trammell, Ph.D.
Other papers by College faculty
and students accepted by the
* "Ethical discussion in peer
reviewed public relations journals: A
content analysis" by Benton Danner
and Michael Mitrook.
* "Cross-national conflict shifting: A
case study of the DuPont Teflon crisis
in China" by Yimin Wang and Juan
* "Testing the linkages among the
organization-public relationship and
attitude and behavioral intentions" by
Eyun-Jung Ki and Linda Childers
* "The status of public relations
research in the leading journals
between 1955 and 2004" by Ki and
* "Building relations with child
publics: Study of the content of
nutrition Web sites for children" by
* "TV as a Gap Equalizer in Health
Knowledge and Behavior: Effects of
Media and Self-efficacy on Diabetes
Knowledge and Behavior Gaps," by
Jangyul Kim and Youjin Choi.
Michelle Hinson co-authored a
paper with Don Wright of the
University of South Alabama.
"UF will certainly be visible as a
leader in public relations scholarship
at the 2005 Convention," Kelly said.
win in the media
Sylvia Chan-Olmsted and Goro
Oba won Top Faculty Paper Award
for "Vertical Integration in the U.S.
Television Syndication Market" in the
Media Management and Economics
Chan-Olmsted will present three
other papers at the convention:
* "Content Development for the Third
Screen: The Business and Strategy
of Mobile Content and
Applications in the United States,"
to the MME division.
* "A Comparative Study of the U.S.
and Korean Mobile Telephone
Industries," to the Communication
Technology and Policy (CTP)
.* "Toward An Integrated Model of
Software Piracy Determinants," co-
authored by Byeng-Hee Chang, to
the CTP division.
Chan-Olmsted will also
participate in two panels: "Mergers
and Acquisitions in the Media and
and "Issues and Trends in Media
Cleary wins in
Johanna Cleary and Terry
Adams of the University of Miami
won Top Faculty Paper in the
Division for "The Family Business:
Entertainment Products and the
Network Morning News Shows."
Cleary will also present
"Walking the Walk: The Discon-
nect Over Minority Professional
Development in the Newsroom" to
the Minorities and Communication
Media law students
Doctoral student Roxanne
Watson will make two
presentations in the convention:
* "Humanitarian Law Project v.
Ashcroft," to the Law Division.
* "Marcus Garvey's Trial for Sedi-
tious Libel in Jamaica," to the
Doctoral student Nissa Laughner
will present "Non-Discriminatory
Compelled Speech" to the Law
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Freeman takes 15 students
to document life in Berlin
John Freeman, who lived in Berlin from 1968 to 1971, recently took 15
students to photograph and write about post-Cold War life in Germany's capital.
The students included 10 from UF, four from the University of Georgia and one
from San Jose State.
"We plan to post a Web site of student work," Freeman said, "and hold an
exhibition later in the year."
John Freeman took this self-portrait at Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie. He passed through it
as a kid with his U.S. Air Force father.
serve as panelists
Bill Chamberlin recently spoke at
"Piercing the Fog,"
an annual confer-
ence set up by the
Coalition and the
Society of Profes-
He participated in
the "Starting an
Bill Chamberlin Coalition" and
"Keeping Your Group Going Strong"
Marilyn Roberts served as a panelist
on a Special Topics Session, "Teaching
International Advertising," at the
American Academy of Advertising's
Third Asia-Pacific Conference earlier
She also pre-
tics of Award-
Advertising in the
Analysis of the
co-authored with Qichao Deng.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
participate in UF's
program this year
Nearly one-fourth of the faculty
- 16 professors served in UF's
minority mentoring program this
year, according to Dean Terry
"I realize how full your sched-
ules are," Hynes said, "and I hope
you know how important the
Minority Mentor role is in the
success of our students."
Participants included: Laurence
Alexander, Les Carson, Sandi
Chance, Lisa Duke Cornell,
Charlie Harris, Spiro Kiousis,
Michael Leslie, Jon Morris,
Cynthia Morton, Churchill
Roberts, Marilyn Roberts, John
Sutherland, Debbie Treise,
Bernell Tripp, Jorge Villegas,
and Julian Williams.
UF picks provost
from Michigan State
UF recently named Janie
as its new
job Aug. 15.
dean in 1999.
Fouke received her Ph.D. in
biomedical mathematics and
engineering from the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill in
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U.S., Korean Web users
The Journal of Current Issues and
Research in Advertising recently
accepted "Cross-Cultural Differences in
Motivations and Perceived Interactivity:
A Comparative Study of American and
Korean Internet Users," by Hanjun Ko,
Marilyn Roberts and Chang-Hoan
president, CEO of
Polly Anderson, former WUFT
director of corporate support, recently
became president and CEO of KWBU-
TV/FM in Waco, Texas.
She served as WUFT director of
corporate support for seven years. She
left WUFT in 2003 to become vice
president of development for Alabama
Public Television. She will leave that job
next month to start working at KWBU.
ON A SERIOUS NOTE
Linda Correll wrote the College the
"I'm sitting on my couch in front of
the lovely bouquet of flowers from the
College. It is a variety of jewel tones -
scarlet, garnet, amethysts and purples -
in clusters, petals and blooms.
"It's just lovely. And so was your
generosity in sending them. Thanks so
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July 4: Holiday
Aug. 5: Summer B ends
Aug. 24: Fall term begins
Sept. 5: Labor Day holiday
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