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21 College of Media faculty and graduate students participate in AEJMC Conference

8/2/2012  8:00 am

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) will hold its annual conference August 8 – 12 in Chicago. The College of Media is well represented by faculty and graduate students participating through the presentation of papers, panel discussions and more.


 The sessions involving the College of Media include:


Advertising Teaching Workshop Session:  Preparing Our Students for a Brave New Digital World

Moderating/Presiding:  Jan Slater, Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Sheri Broyles, North Texas


Expanding Your Program’s Brand: Adding Value with Boot Camps, Seminars and Other Creative Ideas Rhiannon Clifton, Illinois



Advertising Division

High Density Refereed Paper Research Session

Topic I  — Advertising Effects and Effectiveness

Sex Sells? A Meta-analysis of the Effect of Sexual Content in Advertisements on Persuasive Outcomes 

John Wirtz, Illinois; Johnny Sparks, Central Michigan University; and Kelli Lyons, Texas Tech


Topic II — New Media/Old Media

Advertising enjoyment and time perception in multitasking

Brittany Duff, Illinois; Sela Sar, Iowa State and Sydney Chinchanachokchai, Illinois 



Media Ethics Division

Refereed Paper Research Session: Exploring Theoretical Models and Approaches to Enhance Scholarship in Media Ethics

Anthropological Realism for Global Ethics**

Clifford Christians, Illinois and Stephen Ward, Wisconsin-Madison (Top Paper, Open Competition)



Newspaper and Online News Division

Refereed Paper Research Session: What is News and What is Journalism?

Discussant: Eric Meyer, Illinois



Community College Journalism Association, Small Programs Interest Group and Scholastic Journalism Division

Refereed Paper Research Poster Session: Great Ideas For Teaching (G.I.F.T.)

Twitter Tweeting Twaining - Brian K. Johnson, Illinois



Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication

ASJMC Presidential Panel: Putting the “Ad” in Administration: JMC Leadership Opportunities and Challenges for those from Advertising and Public Relations Backgrounds

Fundraising-Jan Slater, Illinois 



Media Ethics and International Communication Divisions

Teaching Panel Session: Global Ethics: International Contexts and their Implications for Pedagogy 

Clifford G. Christians, Illinois



Award Panel Session: 2012 James Tankard Book Award Finalists

Radio Utopia: Postwar Audio Documentary in the Public Interest 

Matthew C. Ehrlich, Illinois 



Media Management and Economics Division

Refereed Paper Research Session: The Media Corporation:  Research on Corporate  Structures in 21st Century Media

Corporations as Indispensable Entities to the Media: How Interlocking Board of Directors  Influence Media Coverage*

Jun Ho Lee and Michael Bednar, Illinois (First Place Faculty Paper)



History and Cultural and Critical Studies Divisions

PF&R Panel Session: Theorizing Journalism in Time

How Journalism History Matters to Journalism Studies

John Nerone, Illinois 



Scholar-to-Scholar Refereed Paper Research Session

Communication Technology Division

Doing It All: An Exploratory Study of Personality Predictors of Media Multitasking

Gunwoo Yoon, Zongyuan Wang, Jun Ha Lee, Jen Moss and Brittany Duff, Illinois



Refereed Paper Research Session: Scholar-to-Scholar

Advertising Division

Discussant  Brittany Duff, Illinois 


Cultural and Critical Studies Division

Ain’t 3-D Women Hot?: The Female Body in Three-Dimensional Film, Avatar

Jungmin Kwon, Illinois at Urbana Champaign


Visual Communication Division

Discussant: Erik Meyer, Illinois



Communication Theory and Methodology Division

Refereed Paper Research Session: Methods and Analysis

Tradeoffs Between Webcam, Chat and Face-to-face Focus Groups 

Katie Abrams, Illinois; Sebastian Galindo, University of Florida; Yoo Jin Song, Illinois; Glenn Wang, Illinois;

ChanJu Lee, Illinois



Visual Communication and Communication Technology Divisions

Teaching Panel Session: The Best of the Web

Individual Innovation

First Place: Overtown: Inside/Out

Charles “Stretch” Ledford, Illinois/Miami



Graduate Student Interest Group

Refereed Paper Research Session: Media and Mass Communication Across the Globe:  International Perspectives 

Spectacularizing Queers: How Young Females are Embraced by the Media Industry in South Korea

Jungmin Kwon, Illinois



Panel Session: Bringing the Knight News Challenge Apps to Life in the Classroom

Moderating/Presiding: Jan Slater, Illinois and Paul Parsons, Elon 



Political Communication Interest Group

Refereed Paper Research Session: Campaigns and Elections 

Parent-Child Communication Patterns, School Political Discussions, News Media Use and Adolescent Knowledge and Political Interest in the 2008 Presidential Election

Chang-Dae Ham, Illinois-Urbana Champaign; Joonghwa Lee, Middle Tennessee State, and Esther Thorson, Missouri



Mass Communication and Society Division

Refereed Paper Research Session: Top Papers

Why Share in the Social Media Sphere: An Integration of Uses and Gratification and Theory of Reasoned Acton (Fourth place top faculty paper)

Chang-Dae Ham, Illinois-Urbana Champaign; Joonghwa Lee, Middle Tennessee State