(AEJMC) Scholar-to-Scholar Refereed Paper Research Session

Date & Time

Aug 10th at 1:30 PM until 3:00 PM




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History Division

1. The CSI Imaginary: British Newspaper Coverage of the Beginnings of Modern Criminal Forensics and “Trace" Evidence
Brian Carroll, Berry

Law and Policy Division
2. Reforming the Lifeline Program: Regulatory Federalism in Action
Krishna Jayakar and Eun-A Park, Pennsylvania State

3. Half the Spectrum: A Title IX Approach to Broadcast Ownership Regulation
Caitlin Carlson, Seattle
4. Revisiting Copyright Theories: Democratic Culture and the Resale of Digital Goods
Yoonmo Sang, Howard
5. Depictions of Obscene Content: How Internet Culture and Art Communities Can Influence Federal Obscenity Law
Austin Linfante, Ohio
6. Beyond “I Agree": Users' Understanding of Web Site Terms of Service
Eric Robinson and Yicheng Zhu, South Carolina

Chris Terry, Minnesota

Mass Communication and Society Division
Topic — Adolescents, Teens, and Media
7. Toxic Peers in Online Support Groups for Suicidal Teens: Moderators Reducing Toxic Disinhibition Effects
Nicholas Boehm and Jamie Switzer, Colorado State
8. Exemplification of Child Abduction in U.S. News Media: Testing Media Effects on Parental Perceptions and Assessment of Risk
Jane Weatherred and Leigh Moscowitz, South Carolina
9. Socially-Shared Children Coming of Age: Third-Person Effect, Parental Privacy Stewardship, and Parent Monitoring
Betsy Emmons, Nia Johnson and Lee Farquhar, Samford
10. The Role of Media Use and Family Media Use in Children's Eating Behaviors, Food Preferences, and Health Literacy
Kimberly Bissell, Kim Baker and Xueying Zhang, Alabama; Kailey E. Bissell, South Sewanee; Sarah Pember, Yiyi Yang and Samantha Phillips, Alabama

Jack Karlis, Georgia College

Media Ethics Division
11. Taking the White Gloves Off: The Portrayal of Female Journalists on Good Girls Revolt
Chad Painter, Dayton and Patrick Ferrucci, Colorado-Boulder

Nicole Kraft, Ohio State

Visual Communication Division
12. Networked Photographic Repertoire and Capital: Prosumption of Selfies
Among Taiwanese Gay Men on Instagram
Hong-Chi Shiau, Shih-Hsin University
13. Professional Photographers and Platforms and the Perceived Credibility of Photographs on the Internet
Gina Gayle and Andrew Wirzburger, Syracuse
14. The Evolution of Story: How Time and Modality Affect Visual and Verbal Narratives
T.J. Thomson, Missouri
15. What Makes a Meme a Meme? Five Essential Characteristics
Maria Molina, Pennsylvania State

Alia Yunis, Zayed

16. The Graphicness of Renowned Imagery: A Content Analysis of Pulitzer Prize Winning Photography
David Morris II and Nicole Dahmen, Oregon
17. “Sight Beyond My Sight" (SBMS): Concept, Methodology, and a Tool for Seeing
Gabriel B. Tait, Arkansas State
18. Priming Effects on Instagram: An Analysis of How Pictures on Instagram Affect Individuals' Risk Perceptions and Information Seeking Behaviors
Nicole O'Donnell, Washington State
19. Attributes of Likable Organizational Logos: An Exploratory Study Using Q Methodology
Angie Chung, Auburn and Dennis Kinsey, Syracuse

Matt Haught, Memphis

20. Using Angle of Sight to Confirm Media Bias of a Political Protest
Michael Friedman, Tennessee at Chattanooga
21. Profile Pictures and Political Expression: The Perceived Effectiveness of Avatar Activism (an Austrian Case)
Judith Schossboeck, City University Hong Kong
22. Fire, Ice or Drought? Picturing Humanity in Climate Change Imagery
Kim Sheehan, Nicole Dahmen,
and David Morris II, Oregon
23. Chaos, Quest and Restitution Narratives of Depression on Tumblr
Ali Hussain, Michigan State
24. Resignifying Alan Kurdi: News Photographs, Memes, and the Ethics of Visual Representation
Meenakshi Gigi Durham, Iowa

Mary A. Bock, Texas at Austin

Commission on the Status of Women
Topic — The Future is Female: Mediated Protest Movements and Television Portrayals
25. #WhyIMarch: Protest Frames and Feminism Discourses on Women's March Facebook Pages
Hong Vu and Hyunjin Seo, Kansas
26. Activist Knitting: How Stitching Together Something So Simple
Has Created a Movement
Robert Rogers, Mia Moody-Ramirez,
and Franci Rogers, Baylor
27. Cocks, Glocks & Culture Shocks: Feminist Expression and the Protest
Paradigm in Coverage of a Demonstration Against Texas' Campus-Carry Law
Deepa Fadnis, and Kelsey Whipple, Texas at Austin
28. Gender Representation and Occupational Portrayals in Primetime Television: Has There Been Any Progress?
Brittany Smith and Jan Wicks, Arkansas
29. Domestic Violence in Appalachian Newspaper Coverage: Minimizing a Problem or Mobilizing for a Solution?
Natalee Seely and Daniel Riffe, North Carolina at Chapel Hill
30. An Exploratory Study on Chinese Female College Students' Sexual Information-seeking via Internet
Yuanjie Xia and Xiao Wang, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ellen Gerl, Ohio and Stephanie Madden, Memphis

Entertainment Studies Interest Group
31. Social Comparison on Facebook and the Impact on Life Satisfaction
Lee Farquhar, Samford
32. Facebook vs. YouTube Manners: Effects of Pseudonymity on Posting Politeness
Gi Woong Yun, Nevada, Reno
33. The Efficacy of Radio Entertainment Education in Disseminating Health Messages:
A Meta- Analysis
Pratiti Diddi, Sushma Kumble and Fuyuan Shen, Pennsylvania State
34. In Contempt of Court?: Unintended Consequences of Watching Courtroom Shows
Khadija Ejaz, Joon Kim, Nandini Bhalla,
and Jane Weatherred, South Carolina
35. Binge-Watching: A Concept Explication
Stephen Warren, Massachusetts
36. My Sexual Entertainment, My Vote: How Attitudes Toward Condom Use in Pornography Related to Support for California's Condom Law
Kyla Garrett Wagner and Joseph Cabosky, North Carolina at Chapel Hill
37. Appealing to Niche Markets: A Typology of Transmedia Storytelling for Digital Television
Ryan Stoldt, Iowa
38. Co-op Mode: Players' Parasocial Interactions with Video Game Characters
Kyle Holody, Coastal Carolina
and Sommersill Tarabek, Savannah College of Art and Design
39. Television for Good? An Examination of Depictions of African American Families in Situation Comedies
Brittany Jefferson, Georgia
40. Effects of Customized Ratings on User Evaluations of Television Shows
Jeremy Saks and Carson Wagner, Ohio

Gregory Adamo, Morgan State

Graduate Student Interest Group
Topic I — Graduate Student Research in Journalism and News
41. Sources Say ... He May Have Been Depressed and Angry
Jacqueline Fellows, affiliation
42. Chinese Watchdogs: Journalistic Role Performance in Chinese Media
Emeka Umejei, University of the Witwatersrand
43. Meeting the New Players: A Study of Digital Native Journalists' Professionalism
Lu Wu, North Carolina at Chapel Hill
44. Real or Ideal: Millennial Perceptions of Pornographic Media Realism
and Influence on Relationship Assessments
Farnosh Mazandarani, North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kyser Lough, Texas at Austin

Topic II — Graduate Student Research and Journalistic Content
45. Debating What's Natural: A Qualitative Framing Analysis of “Natural" Food Label News Coverage
Melissa McGinnis, Florida
46. The UNC Academic Scandal: A Framing Analysis of Local Media Coverage
Matthew Stilwell, South Carolina
47. Visual Framing of Dieselgate: A Content Analysis of Global News Coverage
David Morris II, Oregon
48. Yoga in Media! Using Theory of Planned Behavior to Examine Media Influences on Intention to Practice Yoga
Nandini Bhalla, South Carolina

Burton Speakman, Ohio

Topic III — Graduate Student Research in Public Relations and Advertising
49. Culture, Media, and Depression: A Focus Group Study in Understanding
International Students' Mental Health Literacy
Nanlan Zhang, affiliation
50. Mobilizing the Umbrella Movement: An Alternative Framework of Protest in an Information Society
Zhongxuan Lin, affiliation
51. What's in Your School? A Content Analysis of School Persona Creation Using Online Messages
Dakota Horn, Illinois State
52. Why Social Media? Examining the Motivations of Chinese University Students to Gather Public Affairs News on Social Media Platforms
Liefu Jiang, Kansas
53. The Impact of Social Amplification and Attenuation of Risk: A National Survey
of Chinese Public Reactions Toward Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
Jiawei Liu and Zhaomeng Niu, Washington State
54. Sharing Cultural Goods on Facebook: Social Capital, Opinion Leadership, and Electronic Word-of-Mouth
Alec Tefertiller, Oregon

Simon Lavis, Ohio State

Internships and Careers Interest Group
55. “Making the Connection": Aggregate Internship Data as Direct and Indirect Measure Informing Curricula and Assessment*
Michael Bugeja and Melissa Garrett, Iowa State
56. Learning to Lead: Factors in Leadership Development for Communication
Students in Co-Curricular Organizations
Ben Hannam, Amanda Sturgill, Kelly Furnas
and Harold Vincent, Elon
57. A Guide to Landing Your First Job
Justin Barnes, Rebecca Tallent and Katie Blevins, Idaho;
Yong Chae Rhee, Washington State
and Scott Barnicle, West Virginia

Rocky Dailey, South Dakota State
and Scott Fiene, Mississippi

* Top Paper, Internships and Careers Interest Group

Participatory Journalism Interest Group
Topic II — Citizens as News Sources and Contributors
58. A “Deep Story" about Journalism: Interviews with News Subjects Uncover Three Folk Theories of the Press
Ruth Palmer, IE
59. Citizen Journalism as a Supplement to Reporting on Environmental Issues: Examining the Viewpoint Diversity of Arctic Oil Drilling in Citizen-Involved News
Kanni Huang, affiliation
60. Mobile Sourcing: Trust and Media Production on Chat Apps
Valerie Belair-Gagnon
and Colin Agur, Minnesota, Twin Cities

61. Write, Write, Write for the Home Team: Motivations to Contribute to Online
Sports Communities and Its Influence on News Use
Jeremy Littau, Lehigh

Mark Coddington, Washington and Lee

Small Programs Interest Group
62. The Trifecta: Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration Among Journalism, Public Relations
and Video Production Students in a Simulated Environment*
Paul Ziek and Katherine Fink, Pace
63. How to Communicate University Reputation: In-depth Interviews of Parents to Understand Their Perceived University Reputation and Communication Behavior**
Youngah Lee and Christa Burkholder, Ball State
64. “Using Their Own Voice": Learning to Tell Stories with Instagram***
Robert Byrd and Pamela Denney, Memphis

Dave Madsen, Morningside

* First Place Paper, Small Programs Interest Group
** Second Place Paper, Small Programs Interest Group
*** Third Place Paper, Small Programs Interest Group