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.”
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Mark Harmon awarded the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award
For the second time in five years, Dr. Mark Harmon was awarded the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award in recognition of his outstanding work in column writing. Sponsored by The Society of Professional Journalists, the award honors excellence in journalism across a broad range of categories in print, online, television, and radio.
“Awards are helpful in that they draw attention to the work,” said Harmon. “I hope this award will bring some attention to the topics raised in my weekly Knoxville News Sentinel column.”
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The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication will be holding its annual conference in San Francisco this week. The School of Journalism and Electronic Media at the University of Tennessee will be well represented at the international conference. Faculty and graduate students from the school will present research, accept awards and talk about their innovative teaching.
Professor Julie Andsager will accept the Outstanding Woman in Journalism and Mass Communication Education Award, from the Commission on the Status of Women.
Professor Mark Harmon will accept the Edward J. Bliss Award for Distinguished Broadcast Journalism Education, from the Electronic … Read more “2015 AEJMC”
Harmon wins 2013 Sigma Delta Chi award
A portfolio of five Knoxville News Sentinel columns has earned Dr. Mark D. Harmon a 2013 Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists. The distinguished award was based on Harmon’s general column writing for a publication with a circulation under 100,000.
“I think column writing can be a bridge between the research and evidence required of good academia but also the popular writing of good journalists,” said Harmon.
Judges chose the winners from 1,800 entries in categories covering print, radio, television and online. The awards recognize outstanding work published or broadcast in 2013.
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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 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.