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NOVEMBER 2017
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How to Counter Violence in Media  
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Viewing media that sanitizes, justifies or trivializes violent acts may normalize it and make it more enjoyable. Frank Waddell, assistant professor of Journalism, worked with a team of researchers to examine techniques for reducing the effects of viewing violence in media.

 
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Readers Prefer Privacy
Over Doxxing
 
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News organizations, in pursuing their role as watchdogs, have at times revealed an individual’s personal information in their stories, a practice known as "doxxing." Jasmine McNealy, assistant professor of Telecommunication, in this case study examines the reaction of online users to doxxing.

 
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Why People Use Instagram
and What Brands Can Learn
 
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Instagram “should make consumers feel good about themselves," says Huan Chen, assistant professor of Advertising, in a new study on how young consumers experience Instagram and their perceptions of marketing on the platform.

 
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It’s About How Employees Feel  
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More and more companies are striving to develop an emotional culture that emphasizes how employees feel. Rita Men, associate professor of Public Relations, asks the question: does emotional culture truly matter for an organization’s success?

 
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Rain: A History for Stormy Times
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In her TEDxJacksonville talk, Cynthia Barnett, environmental journalist in residence, challenges the perception of rain and storms as something to fear. Instead, she says rain is a gift that gives life to animals and nature and has brought people together from the earliest civilizations to today.
 
 
Research and Insights News
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Two Advertising professors receive research funding for e-cigarette study.

College Media Association creates the Frank LoMonte Ethics in Journalism Award.

CJC students and professors test virtual reality's ability to solve problems.

Herbert Lowe, journalism lecturer, pens article on project-based service learning.

Amy Jo Coffey, associate professor of Telecommunication, named to Fulbright Specialist Roster.

Andrew Selepak comments on redesigning social media platforms to remain competitiveRichard Spencer’s visit to UF, and how Facebook posts could provide access for hackers.

Cynthia Barnett, environmental journalist in residence, pens article on possible cooling options to deter hurricane formation.
 
 
 
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