CCI Presents at 2020 AEJMC Conference
Faculty and graduate students from the University of Tennessee College of Communication and Information (CCI) presented 10 peer-reviewed research papers at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s (AEJMC) annual conference, which was held virtually Aug. 6-9.
In addition, six CCI faculty served as panelists, moderators, and discussants during the conference.
Faculty serving in AEJMC leadership roles include: Amber Roessner, associate professor in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, who was elected to the Standing Committee on Research, and Joy Jenkins, JEM assistant professor, who is the incoming head of the Magazine Media Division. Moonhee … Read more “CCI Presents at 2020 AEJMC Conference”
Luther to Participate in Prestigious TV Academy Foundation Program
Catherine Luther, director of the School of Journalism and Electronic Media in the College of Communication and Information, is among 25 professors nationwide chosen to participate in the Television Academy Foundation’s 2018 Faculty Seminar Program.
The faculty fellows will gain the latest information on the television and content development industries from top entertainment professionals during a weeklong seminar in Southern California in November.
“It is such a privilege to have been selected for this wonderful program,” Luther said. “I hope to gain insight into the current undertakings in the entertainment industries and bring that knowledge back to my unit.”… Read more “Luther to Participate in Prestigious TV Academy Foundation Program”
SPJ trip provides networking opportunities in New York
While spring break is traditionally a time to hit the beach or travel to warmer climates, students from the school of Journalism and Electronic Media recently spent their break learning from industry professionals in New York City.
Organized by the student-led university chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Dr. Catherine Luther, and Professor Stuart Brotman, the trip took fourteen students — spanning broadcast, visual communication, sports journalism, and academic research concentrations — to the historic nexus of the media industry.
Students participated in a packed week of tours and panel discussions at NBC, ABC, CNN, Fox News, Bloomberg, Facebook, … Read more “SPJ trip provides networking opportunities in New York”
JEM students and faculty shine at Chicago conference
Between August 9-12, educators and students from across the journalism and media studies community gathered in Chicago for the 2017 conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Among them were several esteemed students and faculty from the UT CCI School of Journalism and Electronic Media.
Recent master’s graduate Amanda Martin, and professors Mark Harmon and Barbara Kaye received the top paper award in the James Murphy faculty paper competition for their work, “Silly Meets Serious: Discursive Integration and the Stewart/Colbert Era.”
Mirjana Pantic, a 2017 CCI PhD grad, received a top paper award in … Read more “JEM students and faculty shine at Chicago conference”
Associate Dean Catherine Luther and doctoral student Ivanka Radovic’s article accepted to Surveillance & Society
Catherine Luther serves as member of the Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Associate Dean and Professor Catherine Luther served as a member of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars’ Communication Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.
From the Fluubright Scholar Program website:
“CIES is responsible for coordinating and conducting the initial screening of Fulbright applications through peer review. A hallmark of the Fulbright Specialist Program, peer review assures that applicants will be evaluated on academic, scholarly and professional criteria. In collaboration with institutions of higher education, professional associations and CIES board members, CIES develops committees that represent academia’s disciplinary, geographic and institutional diversity. The American Council … Read more “Catherine Luther serves as member of the Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program”
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 Faculty Luther and Harmon Promoted to Full Professors
Luther (right) also serves as the College of Communication and Information Associate Dean for Academic Programs.
Harmon (left) also recently received the Golden Press Card Award award from the East Tennessee chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.