(PCIG, MACD) Scholar-to-Scholar Refereed Paper Research Session

Date & Time

Aug 11th at 8:15 AM until 9:45 AM


Political Communication 
Minorities and Communication 


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Political Communication Interest Group
Topic — Social Media and Political and Civic Participation
1. Raising Political APPtitude: Examining the Influence of Mobile Platforms on Offline,
Online and Social Media Participation
Heloisa Aruth Sturm, Ori Tenenboim,
Danielle Kilgo and Thomas Johnson, Texas at Austin
2. Does Social Media Matter?: How Perceptions of Political Participation on Social Media
Can Facilitate Political Expression and Foster Offline Political Participation
Nojin Kwak, Daniel Lane, Brian Weeks,
Dam Hee Kim, Slgi Lee and Sarah Bachleda, Michigan
3. Connecting with Hyperlocal News Website: Cause or Effect of Civic Participation?
Wenlin Liu, Houston; Nien-Tsu Nancy Chen, California State, Channel Islands;
Sandra Ball-Rokeach, Southern California and Seungahn Nah, Kentucky
4. Towards Engaged Citizens: Influences of Second Screening on College Students'
Political Knowledge and Participation
Yiben Liu and Bumsoo Kim, Alabama
and Yonghwan Kim, Dongguk University
5. Confident, Committed, or Cooperative: Participation in User-Generated Content,
Digital Badges, and Youth Engagement
Melissa R Gotlieb, Melanie Sarge, Sadia Cheema,
and Lynn Jessica Foumena Agnoung, Texas Tech

Tim Macafee, Concordia

Topic — New Forms of Political News Exposure
6. Ethnic Network Diversity and Familiarity and Engagement with Race-related News on Facebook
Donghee Yvette Wohn, New Jersey Institute of Technology
SJ Min, Pace University; Brian J. Bowe, Western Washington and Sona Patel, New Jersey Institute of Technology
7. Interest in Foreign Policy and Foreign News during Presidential Elections
Raluca Cozma, Kansas State
8. Self-Reported vs. Digitally Recorded: Partisanship and Ideology in Facebook Networks
Katherine Haenschen, Princeton
9. The Effect of Political Information Reception and Participation through Social
Network Sites on Political Values and Offline Political Participation
Yingying Ma, Hong Kong Baptist University
10. Selective Exposure and the Hostile Media Effect Among Post-Millennials
Mitchell T. Bard, Iona and D. Jasun Carr, Idaho State

Michael Wagner, Wisconsin-Madison

Topic — Political Entertainment and Engagement
11. Impacts of Television Humor on Viewers' Engagement, Attitudes, and Memory
Nafida Banu and Glenn Leshner, Oklahoma
12. Liking on Facebook Might Be More Important Than We Think: Social Endorsement,
Credibility Perceptions of Campaign Information, and Engagement
Porismita Borah and Meredith Wang, Washington State
13. Effect of Jon Stewart's Daily Show Media Critiques on Declining Public Trust in News Media
Edo Steinberg and Julia Fox, Indiana
14. Explaining the Diversity Deficit: The Motivation, Opportunity and Ability Model
Dam Hee Kim, Michigan
15. Liking the (Funny) Messenger: The Influence of News Parody Exposure, Perceived
Humor, and Predispositions on Media Trust
Jason Peifer, Indiana Bloomington

Kristen Landreville, Wyoming

Topic — Public Opinion and Emotion
16. What Makes a President? The Role of Gender, Emotion, Ideology, and Sexism in Predicting Candidate Evaluations
Rebecca Donaway, Myiah Hutchens and Colin Storm, Washington State
17. Is Bad News Biased? How Poll Reporting Affects Perceptions of Media Bias and Presumed Behavior
Mallory Perryman, Jordan Foley
and Michael Wagner, Wisconsin-Madison
18. An Emergent Public: Journalistic Representation of Social Media as Public Opinion
Shannon McGregor, Texas;
Daniel Kreiss, and Shannon Zenner, North Carolina at Chapel Hill
19. Anger, Cynicism, but Trust in Democracy in Swing-state Presidential Primaries
Jennifer Harker and Daniel Riffe, North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Martin Kifer, Highpoint
20. Beneficial News or Harmful News? The Influence of Perceived Negative and Positive Effects of Election Polling News
Hyunjung Kim, Keimyung University

Mitchell Bard, Iona

Topic — International Political Communication
21. Free Market Media, Democracy and Partisanship: A Case Study of Kolkata's
Newspapers' Coverage of Anti-Industrialisation Protests
Suruchi Mazumdar, OP Jindal Global University
22. Political Communication and Public Distrust in Northern Ireland: Distrust Trickles Down in a Post-Conflict Society
Charis Rice, Coventry University
and Maureen Taylor, Tennessee, Knoxville
23. When the Regime Meets the Social Forces How Propaganda Moderates
the Influence of Independent Opinion Leaders on Social Media in China
Li Shao and Fangfei Wang, Syracuse
and He Huang, Renmin University of China
24. How to Respond to Right-Wing Populism? Investigating the Effects of Three
Government Response Strategies on Anti-Immigrant and Anti-Government Attitudes*
Raffael Heiss, University of Vienna
25. Anti-Europe, Anti-immigrant and Anti-party: UKIP Issue Ownership and the Road to Brexit
Ceri Hughes, Wisconsin-Madison

Azmat Rasul, Florida State

* Second Place Student Paper
Topic — Measuring Political Attitudes and Behavior
26. A Methodology to Measure the Use (and Misuse) of Reframed
News-mediated Content in Presidential Campaign Commercials
Chris Roberts and Stan Diel, Alabama
27. Partisan Strength and Social Media Use Among Voters During the 2016
Hong Kong Legislative Council Election: Examining the Roles of Ambivalence and Disagreement
Michael Chan, Chinese University of Hong Kong
28. The Fight for the Voter's Favor: The Adoption of Innovative Political Behavioral Targeting Techniques
Tom Dobber, University of Amsterdam
29. Fake News Is Not the Real Problem
Jacob Nelson, Northwestern
30. Media Exposure, Nationalism and Policy Evaluation on South China Sea News:
Examining the Mediation Role of Third-Person Effect and Online Participation
Xueqing Li and Lei Guo, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Brendan Watson, Michigan State

Topic — Candidate Image and News Framing
31. Examining the Salience of Cognitive and Emotional Frames in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Debates
Abdulsamad Sahly, Arizona State
32. Did the Media Get Her Charisma Wrong? A Systematic Examination of Hillary Clinton's Charisma During the 2016 Elections
Ben Wasike, Texas Rio Grande Valley
33. Behavior Notwithstanding: Person Perception and News Photographs of the 2016 Presidential Election
Nicole Dahmen, Oregon
34. “Not Proud of It”: Candidate Arguments and Newspaper Coverage of the Second 2016 Presidential Debate
Andrew Wirzburger, Syracuse
35. An Analysis of Hillary Clinton's Online Image Repair Tactics in 2008 and 2016
Mia Moody-Ramirez and Mayra Monroy, Baylor

Juliana Fernandes, Miami

Topic — Selective Exposure and the 2016 Election
36. Incidental News Exposure on Social Media, Information Seeking, and Political
Participation in the 2016 Presidential Election
Masahiro Yamamoto and Alyssa Morey, Albany-SUNY
37. The Power of Anger: Emotional Triggers for Information Seeking and Sharing After the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
Jennifer Hoewe and Scott Parrott, Alabama
38. Think the Vote: The Influence Selective Approach and Avoidance to Social Media and Cognitive Measures on Support for Trump and Clinton
Thomas Johnson, Texas at Austin
and Barbara Kaye, Tennessee
39. Social Media Uses, Political Participation, and Civic Engagement in Election 2016
Hongwei “Chris” Yang, Newly Paul
and Jean DeHart, Appalachian State
40. Activating the Audience: Authoritarianism, White Resentment, and Partisan
News Use in the 2016 Presidential Election
Jay Hmielowski, Washington State; Michael Beam, Kent State, and Myiah Hutchens, Washington State

Leticia Bode, Georgetown