Faculty discuss media and politics
Local news stations have asked JEM faculty members to provide context to the Trump presidency and current media culture.
Professor Amber Roessner appeared on WBIR to discuss social media use during Trump’s Inauguration.
“He was really focusing on those anti-establishment and populist tones that kind of echo to some degree back to Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.”
Professor Nick Geidner was interviewed by WATE about fake news and the current media climate.
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“Us local news organizations need to be out front of reporting what is actually affecting people, because I think a lot of
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
D’Arcy, Martinez present papers at Broadcast Education Association conference
Communication and Information doctoral student Denae D’Arcy presented a paper co-authored with Assistant Professor Mike Martinez, “Setting the Record Straight: A First Amendment Right to Video Police in Public,” at the Broadcast Education Association’s annual conference in Las Vegas, April 4-7, 2013.
D’Arcy also participated in a BEA panel focused on “Where Do We Draw the Line? Interacting (or Not) with Students on Twitter.”
Journalism Professor to Watch, Not Work, This Year’s Olympics
University of Tennessee journalism professor Mike Martinez will watch the Olympics this year like most of us—during his leisure time—rather than working the event.
Martinez has been connected to chronicling the Olympics for more than eighteen years. Read the full story in Tennessee Today, click here for Martinez Olympics Story.
JEM welcomes Assistant Professors Michael Martinez and Nicholas Geidner
In a time when full-time professors at state universities seem to be a thing of the past, the School of Journalism and Electronic Media is proud to welcome two new full-time assistant professors, Dr. Nicholas Geidner and Dr. Michael Martinez
Nicholas Geidner received his B.A. from Youngstown Sate University, his M.A. at Ball State University and his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in June 2011. His academic research focuses on new media, journalism, and community cohesion. Geidner work has been published in multiple academic journals and presented at various academic national and international conferences.
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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.