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Publication Date: February 2, 2009
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Feb.2,2009


NEW HIRE
Penn State professor becomes College's
Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication
The College has
named nationally
acclaimed
Pennsylvania State
University Prof Clay
Calvert its new Joseph
L. Brechner Eminent
Scholar in Mass
Communication. He
starts in August.
In this role UF's
highest faculty level -
Calvert will teach
media law at the
graduate and under-
graduate level, direct
doctoral research and
coordinate the
College's media law
program.
Calvert has worked
at Penn State since Clay Calvert joins the faculty in August.
1996, currently as the John & Ann Curley
Professor of First Amendment Studies. He's published several books
and more than 100 research articles in a variety of journals and law
reviews. He earned his bachelor's degree from Stanford University, juris
doctorate from the University of the Pacific's McGeorge School of Law
and doctorate from Stanford.
Calvert won the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass
Communication's 2004 Krieghbaum Under-40 Award for Teaching,
Research and Public Service. A multiple winner of AEJMC's Top Faculty
Paper for the Law Division, he's appeared on NBC's "Today Show" and
CBS' "Saturday Early Show" and has been quoted by the Washington Post,
Los Angeles Times and The New York Times.


MOVING ON
Roberts joins
Zayed University
Marilyn
Roberts has
been named
dean and
professor in the
College of
Communication
and Media
Sciences at
Zayed Roberts
University in the United Arab Emirates.
The college offers undergraduate
specializations in Film and Broadcast
Media, Magazine and Multi-Media
Journalism and Public Relations and
Advertising.
Roberts'goals include providing
leadership and guidance, gaining
ACEJMC accreditation and building the
graduate program.
ALUMNI VISIT
Telecom alum screens her
documentary at Weimer
The Documentary Institute will host a
screening of "Zora Neale Hurston: Jump
at the Sun" Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. in Weimer
3032.
Kristy Andersen, TEL 1974, wrote
and produced the feature-length
documentary, which PBS broadcasted
last year as part of its American Masters
series.
Andersen will attend the screening.


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PICTURE PERFECT


This is one of John Freeman's winning entries in the 2009 Photo Imaging
Education Association's contest.
Freeman, senior place in photo contest
John Freeman and photojournalism senior Chen Wang recently won
international awards in the 2009 Photo Imaging Education Association's
contest.
Of 6,080 entries from 1,334 entrants, 114 schools and 10 countries,
Freeman placed third in the Faculty division's Single Image competition,
and Wang won honorable mention in the College/University Single Image
category.


Amy Jo Coffey's Audience Analysis students visit the Nielsen operational
headquarters in Oldsmar. From the left are Shivani Jaipershad, David Rountree,
Candace Holland, Mikael Chen, SeRin Zhang and Katie McAuliffe.


STUDENT SUCCESS
Three students receive
Most Promising
Minority awards
The American
Advertising
Federation
recently selected
Michelle
Arrazcaeta,
Ananda
Eidelstein and
Alysia Powell Morton
among
40 students
nationwide as the
Most Promising
Minority students
in its 13th annual
competition.
Cynthia Morton
nominated Powell,
and MikeWeigold Weigold
nominated Arrazcaeta and Eidelstein. He
will travel with the students to the event.
HEARST CONTEST

Students place in
broadcast competition

Two students from the College
recently placed in the Features category
of the Hearst Journalism Awards
Program's broadcast competition.
Alexandra Hill placed fifth in the
radio competition and received $600.
As a finalist, she will submit additional
tapes for a semi-final round. The top
five will compete in the program's
National Broadcast News
Championships in San Francisco.
Miles Doran placed eighth in the
television division and received $500.
The College received matching
grants.


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FACULTY FOCUS
Babanikos film
to receive 2009 Gold
Kahuna Award
"Somewhere Beyond," a short
film produced by James
Babanikos and shot by Tim
Sorel, will receive the Gold
Kahuna Award for Excellence in
Filmmaking at the 2009
Honolulu International Film
Festival in March.
The film festival, which
received hundreds of
submissions from 30 countries,
will take place March 6-8 in
Hawaii.


GATORS ON FILM
Documentary Institute
receives $6.5K from state
The Governor's Office of Film and
Entertainment recently awarded the
Documentary Institute $6, 500 to cover
costs for visiting filmmakers, student
participation in the SilverDocs Film
Festival and the annual screening of
student documentaries.
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seeks submissions
the open line is published monthly.
It can be accessed on the Web at
www.j ou.ufl.edu/pubs/openline/.
Boaz Dvir serves as editor, and
Olivia Jeffries coordinates
production.
Please send all news items to
bdvir@jou.ufl.edu.


CALENDAR
Feb. 21: CLAST
Feb. 26-27: Telecommunication
Advisory Council
Feb. 26 March 22: WUFT-TV/DT
March Membership Campaign
March 1: 20th Annual "A
Celebration of Wine," 1-4 p.m.
JWRU
March 7-14: Spring Break
March 16: Deadline for
undergraduate students to apply
for College-awarded scholarships
March 26-27: Public Relations and
Journalism Advisory Councils
March 26-29: AAA 2009 Annual
Conference
March 26: College Job and
Internship Fair, Emerson Hall,
9 a.m. -5 p.m.


PAPER TRAIL
AEJMC publication
accepts Cleary paper
Electronic
News, the
journal for
AEJMC's
Radio-
Television
Journalism
Division,
recently
accepted Cleary
Johanna Cleary's "A Contract
for Success: Conflicting Attitudes
about Professional Development
among Producers and News
Directors."
The Journal of Computer-Mediated
Communication has accepted Cory
Armstrong and Mindy McAdams'
"Blogs of Information: How Gender
Cues and Individual Motivations
Influence Perceptions of Credibility."
Norm Lewis' "A Dozen Best: Top
Books on Journalism and the Civil
Rights Era," will be published in
American Journalism.


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