Vol. 40, No. 8
College of Journalism and Communications
PAPER TRAIL I
Amy Jo Coffey and Sylvia Chan-Olmsted presented papers at the World Media
Economics and Management Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, last month.
Coffey, Chan-Olmsted present in Portugal
Amy Jo Coffey and Sylvia Chan-Olmsted presented papers at the
eighth World Media Economics and Management Conference in Lisbon,
Portugal, last month.
Coffey presented "Seeking Market Value: Ethnic Audiences,
Advertiser Preferences, and the Pricing Paradox." Chan-Olmsted
presented "Developing a Mobile Television Market: Lessons from the
World's Leading Mobile Economy," which she co-authored with doctoral
students Sangwon Lee and Jun Heo.
At the conference, doctoral student Seonmi Lee also presented a
paper, which she co-authored with Lee and Chan-Olmsted.
The International Journal on Media Management published Coffey's
"The Case of Audience Isolation: Language and Culture as Predictors of
Audience Investment" in April.
Documentary Institute raises $200K
for its latest project, a Holocaust film
The Documentary Institute recently received a $200,000 pledge from the
Miami-based Jerome A. Yavitz Charitable Foundation for its latest project,
"The Flight of Petr Ginz," a film about an artist and writer who perished as
a teenager at Auschwitz.
Foundation trustee Stephen Cypen, a 1965 UF graduate, will become
executive producer of the documentary.
Cox wins first place,
College places second
John Cox, JM 2008, won the
$5,000 with a
match for the
The College John Cox
overall this year
in the Hearst
place in the
Hearst's Radio Miles Doran
Championship, earning $1,500.
Earlier this year, Cox won first place
in the Hearst competition's in-depth
reporting category. He was one of
eight Hearst top finishers from such
universities as Penn State and
Northwestern invited to compete in
San Francisco. They wrote three
stories in 48 hours: a profile, a news
piece and a spot-news article.
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Jangyul Robert Kim's "An
Experimental Test of Effects of
Message Sidedness, Organizational
Trustworthiness, and Goodwill in the
Public Discussion in Weblogs" won
month from the
Public Relations Ferguson
Division of the International
Mary Ann Ferguson directed
Reakes reaps rewards
Patrick Reakes received tenure
earlier this month from the UF Board
He also was
oversight of the
Education Library, Reakes
Music Library and Journalism
June 30: Summer B classes begin
July 3: Fanfares and Fireworks starts
at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:40 p.m.
July 4: Independence Day
Aug. 8: Summer B & C classes end
Aug. 11-22: Summer C Break Weeks
Aug. 25: Fall classes begin
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Bill Chamberlin retires June 30. (Photo
by Jason Henry)
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WAY TO Go
In the weeks leading up to Bill
Chamberlin's June 30 retirement,
he has won several honors. They
include being inducted into the
"Heroes of the 50 States: The Open
Government Hall of Fame" and
receiving a Lifetime Achievement
Award from Florida's First
Amendment Foundation at the
annual Florida Society of
Newspaper Editors meeting in
Also, the UF Journal ofLaw and
Public Policy recently dedicated an
issue to Chamberlin.
The Melrose Bay Art Gallery is displaying Hank Conner's digital images.
Conner makes digital statement
Hank Conner's digital imagery debuts at the Melrose Bay Art Gallery in
Melrose July 5 from 6 to 9 p.m.
The gallery also can be visited during the month of July on Saturdays
from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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