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Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression.

The panel “Ida B. and Beyond: The Life, Work, and Legacy of Ida B. Wells-Barnett” was held Nov. 9 at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The session featured moderator and JEM Assistant Professor Amber Roessner, who studies the media’s construction of race and gender.

Roessner recently authored a chapter, “The ‘ladies’ & the ‘tramps’: The negotiation of a ‘woman’s place’ in the … Read more “Roessner chairs Ida B. Wells panel at UTC”

2013 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Washington, D.C., Aug. 8-11. 

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  • Professor Rob Heller’s class project “Eyes on LaFollette” was awarded an honorable mention for the AEJMC Newspaper Division – Newspaper Project Award.  
  • Assistant Professor Michael T. Martinez was named Law and Policy Chair for the 39thAnnual AEJMC Southeast Colloquium at the University of Florida, March 20-22, 2014.
  • Assistant Professors Erin Whiteside and Amber Roessner presented “Commemorating forty years: Title IX, anniversary journalism and the politics of
Read more “AEJMC DC 2013 Recap”

Amber Roessner is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism & Electronic Media. Her research interests include the history of sports media and its intersection with American culture and collective memory; race, class, gender and the mass media; and critical and cultural studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.

Since joining the UT School of Journalism and Electronic Media in 2010, Roessner has published three refereed articles and one book chapter, presented four refereed papers and participated on four panels at national/international conferences.

Her work was recognized by an “Award for Excellence” at … Read more “Dr. Amber Roessner Quest Scholar of the Week”

Iveta Imre (left) and Ivanka Radovic (right) stand with Dr. Catherine Luther in front of their poster presentation entitled “Constructing an Image of the U.S.: An Analysis of British and French WikiLeaks News Coverage.”

Current Journalism & Electronic Media faculty members and graduate students presented eight papers, including one that won top faculty paper honors, at the recent 2011 meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in St. Louis. Several professors also contributed as panelists, discussants and officers, giving JEM a visible presence at one of the field’s flagship conferences.

In addition, … Read more “JEM boasts visible presence at AEJMC in St. Louis”