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”
Whiteside to participate in grant writing boot camp
Associate Professor Erin Whiteside will participate in the 2014 Grant Writing Institute (GWI) held by the UT Office of Research and Engagement. She is one of 12 faculty members selected to join in the intensive summer boot camp from May 27 – June 20, 2014.
The goal of GWI is to help faculty apply for and obtain external funding. As a result, Whiteside will develop a proposal to submit to a targeted grant program. Sport Management doctoral student Elizabeth Taylor will assist in the research and writing of the proposal.
AEJMC DC 2013 Recap
Faculty and students received several honors at the 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
Dr. Erin Whiteside lead author on article “On being a ‘good sport’ in the workplace: Women, the glass ceiling and negotiated resignation in sports information.”
JEM assistant professor Dr. Erin Whiteside is the lead author, along with Marie Hardin (Penn State University) of an article published in the current issue of International Journal of Sports Communication. The piece is entitled “On being a ‘good sport’ in the workplace: Women, the glass ceiling and negotiated resignation in sports information.”
Whiteside’s research was covered by ESPN.com in a recent article examining the lack of fan base/audience growth in women’s soccer and women’s athletics in general. The article can be read here.
Quest Scholar of the Week, Erin Whiteside
Erin Whiteside is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism & Electronic Media where she teaches classes in sports journalism and media diversity. Her research and teaching interests take a feminist approach to examining sports media texts, practices and ethics.
Much of her recent work has focused on theorizing diversity in sports media organizations and she has six forthcoming articles examining the gendered sports media workplace and the challenges women face in gaining traction in this industry. She presented three papers at the recent meeting of the Association for Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication, one of which won top faculty … Read more “Quest Scholar of the Week, Erin Whiteside”
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.
Assistant Professor Erin Whiteside published in Communication, Culture & Critique
Assistant Professor Erin Whiteside is the lead author in an article published in the June edition of Communication, Culture & Critique. The piece is entitled “Women (not) watching women: Leisure time, television and implications for coverage of women’s sports” and investigates the factors in choices women make about watching sports.
The article addresses the assumption about coverage of women’s sports in post Title-IX decades that girls who have played will turn into women who watch, encouraging media producers to provide more women’s sports programming.
As Whiteside, and her co-author, Marie Hardin of Penn State, argue in the paper, that … Read more “Assistant Professor Erin Whiteside published in Communication, Culture & Critique”