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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
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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 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.

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”

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”

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”