Fink Co-Authors Study of Compliance Dynamics

Jun 01, 2010 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Professor Edward L. Fink is the co-author of a study published in the March 2010 issue of Human Communication Research. Entitled "Compliance Dynamics within a Simulated Friendship Network I: The Effects of Agency, Tactic, and Node Centrality," the study is also authored by Rachel A. Smith of Penn State University.

Liu Publishes Study of Crisis Communication

Jun 01, 2010 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant professor Brooke Fisher Liu is the author of a newly published study examining the coverage of crises in newspapers and online blogs. The study, entitled "Distinguishing How Elite Newspapers and A-List Blogs Cover Crises: Insights for Managing Crises Online," appears in the March 2010 issue of Public Relations Review.

Donofrio's Study of Public Memory & 9/11 Published in WJC

Jun 01, 2010 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Ph.D. student Terri Donofrio is the author of a study considering public memory and the 9/11 "Take Back the Memorial" rhetoric. Her article, entitled "Ground Zero and Place-Making Authority: The Conservative Metaphors in 9/11 Families' 'Take Back the Memorial' Rhetoric," appears in the March 2010 issue of Western Journal of Communication.

Austin Publishes Research; Attends Conference

Jan 01, 2010 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Ph.D. student Lucinda Austin has published a research article in Public Relations Review. Her essay, entitled "Framing Diversity: A Qualitative Content Analysis of Public Relations Industry Publications," appears in the September 2010 issue of PR Review.

Students Author Analysis of Chinese Public Relations

Dec 30, 2009 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

PR ReviewThree UM doctoral students have authored a study in the September 2009 issue Public Relations Review entitled "Culture and Chinese Public Relations: A Multi-Method 'Inside Out' Approach."

Barney Publishes Analysis of Nostalgia, German Cinema

Dec 01, 2009 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Ph.D. student Timothy Barney is the author of a study in the June issue of Communication & Critical/Cultural Studies. Entitled "When We Was Red: Goodbye Lenin! and Nostalgia for the 'Everyday GDR,'" Barney's analysis argues that in former Eastern Bloc nations, nostalgia is often seen as a dangerous pining for days under totalitarian regimes in the face of rocky transitions to democratization and his paper questions these judgments and instead proposes that the complexities of waxing nostalgic in post-communism will help us understand these transitions better.

Walker Authors Study of New Media, Terrorism

Nov 01, 2009 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Ph.D. student M. Karen Walker is the author of a new study of the relationship between new media and terrorism. The chapter appears in the book Influence Warfare: How Terrorists and Governments Fight to Shape Perceptions in a War of Ideas, edited by James J.F. Forest.

Walker's chapter is entitled "New Media’s Influence on the Assessment of Publicly Communicated Terrorist Threats." The book is published by Praeger Security International.

Khamis Book on Islam in Cyberspace Published

Oct 01, 2009 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant professor Sahar Khamis is the co-author of a new book entitled Islam Dot Com: Contemporary Islamic Discourses in Cyberspace, published in June 2009 by Palgrave/Macmillan. Khamis' co-author is Mohammed el-Nawawy of Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Maddux Authors Analysis of HBO Film

Jun 01, 2009 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant professor Kristy Maddux is the author of a recently published study of the HBO film Iron Jawed Angels. The essay appears in the March 2009 issue of Feminist Media Studies, and is entitled "Winning the Right to Vote in 2004: Iron Jawed Angels and the Retrospective Framing of Feminism."


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