Journalism and Mass Communication faculty members and graduate students showcased their latest research at the annual conference for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Among the department’s 15 peer-reviewed papers accepted at the conference, two took home research awards in their divisions. Doctoral candidates Michael Mirer and Megan Duncan were awarded the MacDougall Student Paper award in the Newspaper and Online News division, and doctoral candidate Mallory Perryman was recognized among the top student submissions in the Communication Theory and Methodology division. These papers were recognized for their excellent quality amongst a group of nearly 950 papers accepted to the conference from a pool of almost 1,900 submissions.
More than 1,700 scholars attended AEJMC’s annual conference in San Francisco in August.
SJMC Research at the 2015 AEJMC Conference
“When Everyone’s Watching. A Motivations-based Account of Selective Expression and Exposure”
“Persuasive Social Media Inference: Online Social Climate and Perceptions of Public Opinion”
Stephanie Jean Tsang
“Citizen In-group Bias Effects on Credibility in Ebola News Coverage”
“Life Satisfaction and Political Participation”
Chang Won Jung
“Social Network Discussion: Life Satisfaction and Political Participation”
Chang Won Jung
“Healthy Concern for the Environment: How Health Framing Can Better Engage Audiences with News Coverage of Environmental Issues”
“The Audience Brand: The Clash Between Public Dialogue and Brand Preservation in News Comment Sections”
“‘I Did What I do’ vs ‘I Cover Football’: Team Media and Athlete Protest”
“Taking it from the Team: Assessments of Bias and Credibility in Team-operated Sports Media” *
“The Invisible Race: Analysis of Racial Hierarchy in Contemporary Mexican Cinema”
“The Reciprocal Relationship Between Hostile Media Perception and Presumed Media Influence” *
“What Health Risk? Constructions of Definitional Power and Complex Science in Policy News”
“Ethics in Design: The Public Sphere and Value Considerations in Online Commenting Development”
“When White Reporters Cover Race: The News Media, Objectivity, and Community (Dis-)trust”
“How Journalists Experience the Hostile Media Effect”
“What Comes After the First Click? A New Way to Look at Selective Exposure”
*student paper award