Sarah Freeman

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Articles by Sarah Freeman

Apr. 4 2017

Photojournalist receives 2017 McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage

A photojournalist who has visited more than 60 countries covering history-shaping events is the 2017 recipient of the McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage.

Jan. 10 2017

Look Forward Georgia examines Pulitzer Prize-winning work and civil rights in Georgia

A new website examining the civil rights movement in Georgia has been launched. "Look Forward: A Digital Exhibition on Civil Rights and the Pulitzer Prize in Georgia," a grant project produced by a team from the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, has unveiled LookForwardGA.org.

Dec. 8 2016

Papers in 1972 Supreme Court case have implications for journalist’s privilege today

Analysis of the papers of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. sheds new light on a nearly 45-year-old ruling involving journalist's privilege, according to William E. Lee at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Nov. 11 2016

Research finds consumers are more accepting of native advertisements

The line between online content written by journalists and story-like ads that are paid for by specific corporations can be blurry, but, according to a new study, consumers don't seem to mind-as long as the content meets certain criteria.

Mar. 8 2016

Grady College announces new class of Fellows

The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will induct eight members into the Grady Fellowship May 6.

Feb. 16 2016

Meteorologist David Chandley to receive Distinguished Achievement Award

The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication's national broadcast society, DiGamma Kappa, will present David Chandley with its annual Distinguished Achievement in Broadcasting and Cable Award.

Feb. 2 2016

Super Bowl 50 is going to be filled with celebrity endorsements, edgy content

This year's Super Bowl 50 ads will be packed with celebrities, say the faculty members at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Dec. 16 2015

Despite growth, native advertising is still difficult for consumers to recognize

The appearance of online editorial content and native, or paid, advertising is blurred in the minds of consumers, according to a research study from the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Nov. 5 2015

Study finds 75 percent of first-time moms plan to follow vaccine schedule

First-time expectant mothers who do not plan to follow the recommended childhood immunization schedule differ in a number of ways from mothers who do, according to a recent study led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the University of Georgia.

Jun. 15 2015

Personal experience a major driver in decision for or against flu vaccination

Convincing someone to receive the annual flu vaccine goes beyond clever messaging and well-written public service announcements, new University of Georgia research finds. The study, led by UGA's Glen Nowak, outlines both the barriers and facilitators that motivate people in their flu vaccine decisions.

Apr. 16 2015

UGA Grady College announces departmental restructure changes

The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has been restructured to create a single, digital-first journalism department and to have one department solely focused on entertainment and media studies, a rapidly growing sector of the media industry.

Mar. 25 2015

UGA Grady College announces centennial class of fellows

The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has announced the selection of 11 professionals into the Grady Fellowship class of 2015, along with three new honorees to the Sanford Circle. These fellows, honored by virtue of their accomplishments, friendship and service, will be recognized at the Grady Centennial Gala, April 18, when the 100th honoree in the Grady Fellowship will be inducted.

Feb. 27 2015

Reimagining communications lecture features APCO Worldwide’s chairman

The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host the Kennedy Symposium featuring Nelson Fernandez, chair of APCO North America and managing director of its New York office.

Jan. 27 2015

Super Bowl XLIX is going to be the Daddy Bowl, according to advertising expert

The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has several faculty members in its advertising and journalism disciplines prepared to provide commentary on the advertisements aired during the Super Bowl football game Feb. 1. Advertising and journalism faculty members ready to comment include:

Jan. 20 2015

Amy Robach to receive Distinguished Achievement Award from UGA

Journalist Amy Robach will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Broadcasting and Cable Award from the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication's national broadcast society, DiGamma Kappa.

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