Research News

Oct 30, 2017

Steinberg analyzes media trust impact of The Daily Show

With the help of associate professor Julia Fox, doctoral candidate Edo Steinberg analyzed if and how Jon Stewart influenced the public’s trust in the media.

Oct 27, 2017

Weaver, Wilhoit article on 40-year study published in Journalism Studies

The research explores the role of social media in journalism and is part of a series of studies conducted during the past four decades.

Oct 26, 2017

Comfort presents research on advocacy journalism

She studied three of the largest U.S. environmental nongovernmental organizations and interviewed some of the freelance reporters who wrote articles for their magazines.

Oct 25, 2017

Virtual soccer management game yields real-life lessons in economics, human behavior

The study confirmed the viability of conducting controlled research using “big data” on a scale many times larger than the typical social science experiment.

Oct 23, 2017

Kilgo conducts published study on Ice Bucket Challenge

The study focuses on emotional appeals and news values as factors of share-worthiness in Ice Bucket Challenge coverage.

Oct 20, 2017

Weaver presents data from 40-year ongoing study

The talk was based on research Weaver has conducted during the past four decades as part of the American Journalist study.

Oct 17, 2017

Malitsky analyzes government-funded Yugoslav films

The films showed a central theme of unifying Yugoslavia and creating a brotherhood at a time of global uncertainty post World War II.

Oct 5, 2017

Ireri publishes study on Kenyan journalists

Kioko Ireri, PhD’15, conducted a study on Kenyan journalists’ perspective on their autonomy.

Oct 2, 2017

Midberry discusses solutions journalism at research colloquium

The future of good media coverage can be seen in a style of coverage that reports on solutions to big problems as well as the issues themselves, according to Media School assistant professor Jennifer Midberry.

Sep 19, 2017

Rao discusses India’s caste system and its influence on media

Doctoral student Pallavi Rao presented research from her most recent paper, “The Brahmin as ‘Culture’ and the Dalit as ‘Death’,” Friday.

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