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iPadJournos presentation at AEJMC Conference

My doctoral students Jeanine Guidry will be presenting the iPadJournos project at the AEJMC Conference in Montreal next week. The following are resources about and from the iPadJournos project that give an in-depth look at how the project works and … Continue reading

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Presentations at AEJMC Conference

I am attending the AEJMC Conference this week and will do three research and teaching presentations in Washington, DC. I am presenting findings from a Wikipedia health study with my research partner Marcia DiStaso from Pennsylvania State University and will … Continue reading

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Twitter and business journalists

Vivian Medina-Messner presented our latest Twitter study at the AEJMC Midwinter Conference at the University of Oklahoma last weekend. The study “Tweet-Biz: How leading business journalists engage on Twitter” analyzed the Twitter engagement of business journalists in the United States.

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Emerging Scholar Grant from AEJMC

My research partner Marcia DiStaso and I were recently selected as recipients for this year’s AEJMC Emerging Scholar Grants. We submitted a research proposal “Turning to the Wiki-Doctor” to examine the frequency of use of Wikipedia as a health information … Continue reading

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Meet the iPadJournos: Presentation, publication and grant support

The iPadJournos project is going into the second round this spring semester. Two weeks ago, we launched the new course, which is supported by a Knight News Challenge Bridge Grant from AEJMC that will help to add a collaborative video … Continue reading

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Wikipedia health information greatly based on academic articles

Our latest study on Wikipedia explored the referencing of nutritional articles on the online encyclopedia. A content analysis of the references of nine nutritional articles over a five-year period showed that they greatly rely on academic publications. The findings of … Continue reading

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KONY 2012: From perfect viral campaign to social media nightmare

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) is hosting a panel on public relations case studies “Tenacious Tweeting, Bellowing Blogging, Fanatical FaceBooking, Yappy YouTubing: Using Industry Cases as Teaching Tools” at its annual conference in Chicago this … Continue reading

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Social media supervision on the job

A state government department in Maryland has asked job applicants for their Facebook usernames and passwords. While questions about marital status and family background are generally off limits during job interviews, this trend raises many privacy concerns. At the same … Continue reading

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Citing blogs without proper attribution

My latest journal publication, which just appeared in the summer issue of the Newspaper Research Journal, tracks the source relationship between traditional news media and blogs. In the study, my co-author Bruce Garrison from the University of Miami’s School of … Continue reading

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2011 AEJMC Promising Professor Award

Every year, the Mass Communication & Society Division and Graduate Education Interest Group of AEJMC select tenure-track faculty members for their national AEJMC Promising Professor Awards. I am honored to have been chosen for this year’s third place award. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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