11 Media School faculty, students to present at AEJMC conference
Eleven Media School faculty members and students will virtually attend the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s 103rd annual conference Aug. 5-9 to present research, attend poster sessions and participate in panels.
The theme of the organization’s 2020 conference is “Saving the Planet through Better Media and Communication.” The conference will take place online.
Associate professor Gerry Lanosga has been named one of 10 fellows in the 2020-21 class of AEJMC’s Institute for Diverse Leadership. The fellowship will begin at the conference.
Doctoral student Ejae Lee placed second in the Public Relations Division student paper competition for “What Makes Organizational Advocacy More Effective? The Moderating Effect of the Publics’ Perceptions of Issue Polarization.”
The following attendees will participate in the conference by presenting their research, judging competitions, moderating panel sessions and more.
Panelist, 2020 James Tankard Book Award Finalists: “Talking Book Writing with the Tankard Award Finalists”
“The End of the Affair: Can the Relationship Between Journalists and Sources Survive?” in the Law and Policy division refereed paper session: “Press Freedom: Past, Present, and Future”
Panelist, Political Communication and History divisions panel session: “U.S. News Media and Democratic Backsliding: How Did We Get Here? Is Journalism Complicit?”
Panelist, Cultural and Critical Studies division and Entertainment Studies Interest Group teaching panel session: “Mobilizing Culture: Using Popular Media to Teach About Race, Class, and Gender in the Digital Sphere”
“Explaining the Process: How Journalistic Transparency and Perceptions of Importance Can Promote Credibility and Engagement” in the Communication Theory and Methodology division session: “Characteristics of News”
“Framing COVID-19 in Sport: A Content Analysis of ESPN’s SportsCenter as a First Draft of History” in the Sports Communication Interest Group refereed paper session: “The Biggest Sports Stories of 2020: Kobe, COVID, and the Fight for Equality in Women’s Sport”
“Combining Media Effects and Media Uses and Gratifications: Agenda Setting and Agendamelding Theories as Exemplars” in the Newspaper and Online News division panel session: “From Media Agenda Setting to Agendamelding Theory: How We Use Digital Media to Create Personal Communities”
“Scientific Evolution of Public Relations Research: Past, Present, and Future” in the Public Relations division session: “Public Relations Through Time: Milestones in the Profession”
“What Makes Organizational Advocacy More Effective? The Moderating Effect of the Publics’ Perceptions of Issue Polarization” in the Public Relations division refereed paper session: “Top Papers: Student Competition”
“US Educational Programming about India in the 1960s: The Beginning of an Ecological Consciousness” in the South Asia Communication Association session: “Saving South Asia through Better Media and Communication”
“Wedging the Gap: A Multi-Level Analysis of Genre-specific Television and Internet Information Seeking Impacts on Health Knowledge Over 8 Years” in the Mass Communication and Society division session: “Information Consumption: Dynamics and Effects”