Communication Crossroads 2017

CROSSROADS 2017. March 10.

Communication Crossroads is a graduate student conference in the department of Journalism & Mass Communication.This is a chance for emerging scholars to share research, give feedback and hone presentation skills in a welcoming environment. See how colleagues and potential collaborators from cross campus are engaging issues of media, communication and society. All are welcome to come along to the Nafziger Room, Vilas Hall. Full details below.

Follow the conversation on Twitter: #CrossroadsUW

Committee Email address: jschoolgradconf@gmail.com

March 10, Nafziger Room, Vilas Hall8:45 a.m.: Breakfast begins

#CrossroadsUW9 a.m.: Welcome and Introductions

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.: New Media Platforms
Moderator: Josephine Lukito, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Jianing Li, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Social Sharing of Emotions on Gun Violence: Learning How Much, When, and Why through Computerized Linguistic Analysis

Dhavan Shah, School of Journalism and Mass Communication , Ayellet Pelled, SJMC, Josephine Lukito, SJMC, Fred Boehm, Department of Statistics, JungHwan Yang , SJMC
Trumped Topics: recurring themes in Trumps tweets during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.

Yidong Wang, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
The Guy Next Door, Who Also Does Porn: The Visual Discourse of Gay Porn Performers on Twitter

JungHwan Yang, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Franziska Barbara Keller, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, David Schoch, University of Konstanz, Sebastian Stier, GESIS
How to Manipulate Social Media: Analyzing Political Astroturfing Using Ground Truth Data from South Korea

 

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: Political Communication
Moderator: Ayellet Pelled, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Chau Tong, Haley Winckler, Hernando Rojas, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
How Perceptions of Media Influence and Bias Contribute to Affective Polarization

Margarita Orozco, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Talk Needs Positive Feelings: The Impact of Emotions on Deliberative Attitudes

Jiyoun Suk, David Coppini, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
“The more you know, the more you hate”: How news and political talk shape political knowledge and affective polarization in Colombia, Mexico and the United States

Ceri Hughes, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
God on our side: Presidential Religious Rhetoric, Issue Ownership and Competing Gospels

Meredith Metzler, Jeff Tischauser, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
The Importance of Cultural Narratives in Political Communication: A Case Study of the 2010 Wisconsin Gubernatorial Race

 

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Research Group and Lab Open House

 

1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.: Health Communication
Moderator: Yangsun Hong, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Eunyoung Myung, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
The Effects of Media Use on Physical Activity in diabetes

CV Vitolo-Haddad, Department of Communication Arts
Augmented Realities: Transgender Medicine as Change, not Treatment

Ornella Hills, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Christy Erving, University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Neighborhood Social Interactions and Mental Health: Exploring Ethnic and Nativity Distinctions among Black Americans

Yan Liu, Department of Life Sciences Communication, Ceri Hughes, School of Journalism and Mass Communication,Laura Witzling, Department of Life Sciences Communication, Jiwon Kang, School of Journalism and Mass Communication,Sunghak Kim, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Joanne Peters, School of Pharmacy
The Effect of Group Identity and Source Credibility on Attitude toward OTC Medications Counseling: An Experimental Design

Sunghak Kim, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
The Dynamics of News Coverage on Obesity Issues: An Application of Semantic Network Analysis

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.: Journalism and Culture
Moderator: Mark Mederson, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Josephine Lukito, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Colonial Communities and Empire Consciousness: Understanding Early Newspapers in India, Vietnam and the Philippines

HyungJin Gill, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Foreign Crises during Election Periods: A Comparison of US News Coverage of North Korea’s Nuclear Tests

Brooke Weiland, Department of Life Sciences Communication
Understanding Science Communication: Cross Examination of the Journalism Identity and Science Relevancy Crises

Catherine Turng, Department of Life Sciences Communication
An Environmental War: Patterns in Magazine Narratives on Wildlife Poaching in Africa

Patrice Kohl, Department of Life Sciences Communication
Tweaking Wildlife Genes for Conservation; Unnatural and, especially for Killing, Morally Reprehensible

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Mass Communication and Society
Moderator: Jiawei Liu, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Shreenita Ghosh, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
“Credibility” in Non-Profit Communication A Rhetorical Analysis of League of Women Voters Wisconsin Strategic Communication

Xiaomei Sun, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
An Analysis of Rumor: Panic-buying for Salt in China

Jordan Foley, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Wisconsin Debate Extends the Wisconsin School: Translating Research Findings into Praxis

Yangsun Hong, Catasha Davis, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Presumed Media Influence on Communicative Actions about Same-Sex Marriage: How Mass Media Promote Social Change?

5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks