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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”

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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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 Professor and CCI Associate Dean Catherine Lutherhe School of Journalism and Electronic Media would like to congratulate faculty members Dr. Catherine Luther and Dr. Mark Harmon who were recently 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.