Ben Bates accepted with three papers to International Association for Media and Communication Research
Professor Ben Bates is accepted with the following three authored or co-authored papers for the International Association for Media and Communication Research conference, Dublin, Ireland, June 2013:
“The Evolution of Cable Industry and Regulation’s Impacts: A comparative analysis of China and United States.” Co-authored with Yixi Zhu a doctoral student in media economics at Southeast University, Nanjing, China, studying at UTK as a visiting scholar supported by the China Scholarship Council.
“Using Conjoint Analysis to Identify Audience News Values.” Co-authored with Professor Mark Harmon.
“The Political Economy of Governance: Implications of Proposed Broadcasting & Internet Governance Treaties.”
JEM boasts visible presence at AEJMC in St. Louis
Doctoral students 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.
JEM, UT College of Law Hold Panel on WikiLeaks and Espionage Act
Faculty members from the School of Journalism & Electronic Media along with faculty from the UT College of Law held a panel discussion on the 1917 Espionage Act and WikiLeaks as part of this month’s First Amendment celebration program sponsored by the Liberty Tree Initiative.
The panel discussed the history of the Espionage Act which made the posession or dissemination of leaked classified information a criminal offense, as well as the actions of WikiLeaks and the current tensions regarding freedom and security in the Internet Age.
The panel (left to right) consisted of Dr. Maria Fontenot, lecturer in JEM specializing … Read more “JEM, UT College of Law Hold Panel on WikiLeaks and Espionage Act”