Doctoral Student’s Paper Won International Recognition
Xu “James” Zhang’s article, Visual Framing of the European Refugee Crisis in Der Spiegel and CNN International: Global Journalism in Visual Reporting, won a Top Paper the International Communication Association in the Global Communication and Social Change division. Zhang will be headed to Japan this summer to present at the 66th ICA Annual Conference. The title of the conference is Communicating with Power.
Congratulations to JEM Winners from the 38th Annual CCI Research Symposium
Our School’s winners included:
Best Ph.D. Student Paper
“The Changing Job of Journalism: The Impact of New and Social Media Use on Job Satisfaction in a Television Newsroom”
Best Faculty-Student Paper Collaboration
Mark Harmon/Maria Fontenot/Abhijit Mazumdar
“Presidential Ads on TV and the Web: Driven by Interest Groups to be Cinematic Adventures in Negativity and Opposition Focus”
Graduate Assistant Chris Samoray receives award from Beckman Initiative for Macular Research
Chris Samoray, a graduate student and graduate assistant in Journalism and Electronic Media, has received a national award from the Beckman Initiative for Macular Research. He will travel–all expenses paid–to the organization’s annual conference in Irvine, California in January 2013 to write stories about research breakthroughs in treating macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness, under the mentorship of Barbara Culliton, a distinguished medical writer. Only seven students nationwide are chosen for this honor and opportunity.