Dr. Hendrickson’s class has Skype session with the New York Times’ Brian Hamman
Assistant Professor Elizabeth Hendrickson‘s Media Business and the Future of Journalism class (499) spoke via Skype with the New York Times‘ interactive department Brian Hamman. Hamman discussed his specific role at the Times coordinating new projects, strategy, and analytics for interactive elements on NYTimes.com. He also said getting a job at the Times is a “you don’t call us, we call you” situation. Hamman said when the organization is looking to hire someone, they follow one’s career by looking at his/her work, following on Twitter, reading his/her blog and then give that person a call.
Dr. Hendrickson interviewed by BBC-TV archetypes
How much have characters like Carrie Bradshaw (Sex and the City), Jackie Payton (Nurse Jackie), and Roseanne influenced women today?
Not as much as TV executives like to think, says Elizabeth Meyers Hendrickson, communications lecturer at Tennessee University. “TV just capitalises on larger social trends that are emerging,” she argues. Even the supposedly influential Sex and the City presented a “fantasy world” that many women found hard to relate to: “I don’t think it heralded this great fourth wave of feminism.”
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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 Recognized for Work in the Classroom
JEM faculty members Elizabeth Hendrickson (left, with CCI Dean Mike Wirth) and Lisa Gary have recently been honored for their work as journalism educators.
Hendrickson received the Faculty Teacher of the Year Award at the 2011 CCI Honors Convocation.
Gary received the Outstanding Faculty Member Award from Phi Eta Sigma in recognition of excellence in teaching.