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COMM’s Art Raney discusses social TV in Shanghai

November 6, 2014

Art Raney, Ph.D., delivered a keynote address at the 2014 International Forum on New Media in Shanghai, China, on October 24. The conference was jointly sponsored by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Media and Design & the International Communication Association. “The conference brought together scholars from more than half a dozen countries to discuss how new media technologies are influencing individuals, society, and the academic study of media and communication,” shared Raney.

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Meet COMM alumnus: Guy Stephens

November 4, 2014
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Guy Stephens is the epitome of an FSU Ad Man. He prefers to have lunch meetings at any place with FSU football highlights on the big screen, authentic Southern BBQ and an oversized glass of iced tea on the side. When he gets down to business, Stephens “directs client experiences” for popular brands like Stein Mart, McDonald’s and ABC Fine Wine & Spirits. He shapes the Niagara Falls brand, and other brands like: Hardee’s, Sprint and Cracker Barrel. This regular, BBQ-eating guy is the senior VP of Strategic Planning at Fry Hammond Barr.

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COMM undergrad awarded by Florida Communication Association

October 30, 2014

Shauna Gillooly, a second-year sophomore at Florida State University, was given the Best Undergraduate Paper award at the 84th Annual Convention of the Florida Communication Association in Orlando on October 16-18. Shauna’s paper, ‘A Media Framing Analysis: The Coverage of Rape in Indian and Western News Sources’ examines the framing techniques news sources used in representing India’s “rape epidemic” after the widely publicized New Delhi gang-rape case of December 2012.

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COMM Professor wins Best Documentary for “The Packinghouse”

October 28, 2014

Brian Graves, recent addition to the College of Communication & Information faculty, has a film that’s being screened and celebrated.
The film, The Packinghouse, is a short documentary about the ghost tales surrounding an abandoned meat packing facility in Statesboro, Georgia. The urban legends date back to the early 1900s, with tales of an owner locking his employees inside, setting the building ablaze and taking his own life. Today, you can sometimes see a woman standing on the third floor.

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