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.
The research explores the role of social media in journalism and is part of a series of studies conducted during the past four decades.
She studied three of the largest U.S. environmental nongovernmental organizations and interviewed some of the freelance reporters who wrote articles for their magazines.
The study confirmed the viability of conducting controlled research using “big data” on a scale many times larger than the typical social science experiment.
The study focuses on emotional appeals and news values as factors of share-worthiness in Ice Bucket Challenge coverage.
The talk was based on research Weaver has conducted during the past four decades as part of the American Journalist study.
The films showed a central theme of unifying Yugoslavia and creating a brotherhood at a time of global uncertainty post World War II.
Kioko Ireri, PhD’15, conducted a study on Kenyan journalists’ perspective on their autonomy.
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.
Doctoral student Pallavi Rao presented research from her most recent paper, “The Brahmin as ‘Culture’ and the Dalit as ‘Death’,” Friday.