Research News

Sep 21, 2018

Weaver article analyzes journalists’ social media use

Nine of 10 journalists regularly use social media in their work, according to the article, which appears in Digital Journalism.

Sep 20, 2018

Smith article finds Twitter use impacts sports viewing enjoyment

“Tweet, Retweet, Favorite: The Impact of Twitter Use on Enjoyment and Sports Viewing” will appear in the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media.

Sep 17, 2018

Plotnick book, out next week, explores ‘push-button’ society

Power Button, which will be released next week, investigates the act of button pushing as a digital command that provides effortless and fool-proof control.

Sep 12, 2018

Comfort, Park article examines state of environmental communication research

“On the Field of Environmental Communication: A Systemic Review of the Peer-Reviewed Literature” provides the first signpost in environmental communication research since 2002.

Sep 12, 2018

Media School faculty, alumna to present at Framing the Global conference

Three faculty members and one alumna will participate as presenters and moderators.

Sep 6, 2018

Hale article examines vlogging as cancer coping mechanism

The authors suggest that the findings contribute to a body of research that could lead to doctors recommending patients vlog in clinical settings.

Aug 30, 2018

Thompson article assesses Ghanaian public relations education

“Public relations education in an emerging democracy: the case of Ghana,” appears in the latest issue of the Journal of Communication Management.

Aug 30, 2018

Rao article examines caste effects on LoSHA discourse

“Caste and the LoSHA discourse” appears in the latest issue of Communication, Culture & Critique.

Aug 30, 2018

IU’s communication program ranks 6th worldwide

The Academic Ranking of World Universities rates programs on five indicators focused on faculty research and productivity.

Aug 28, 2018

Fall research colloquium schedule announced

This year’s fall research colloquium features talks from faculty and graduate students.

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