(HIST, CTEC, Newspaper/Online) Scholar-to-Scholar Refereed Paper Research Session

Date & Time

Aug 11th at 3:30 PM until 5:00 PM


Communication Technology 


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Communication Technology Division
1. Comments on YouTube Videos: Understanding the Role of Anonymity
M Laeeq Khan, Michigan State

2. The YouTube Platform: The Nomad in Participatory Culture
Mark Lashley, Georgia

3. The Role of Motivations and Anonymity on Self-disclosure in SNSs: A Comparison of Facebook and Formspring
Hyunsook Youn, Rutgers

4. What’s on Your Mind? What Facebook Users Disclose in their Status Updates and Why
Edson Tandoc and Heather Shoenberger, Missouri

5. Who Says What about Whom: Cue-taking Dynamics in the Impression Formation Processes on Facebook
Jayeon Lee and Young Shin Lim, Ohio State

Discussant: Marcia DiStasio, affiliation

6. Old Dogs & New Media: Examining Age and Teaching Focus in the Debate Between Technology and Tradition in the Journalism Classroom
Jeffrey Riley, Florida

7. Educating the New Media Professional: Using the Technology Acceptance Model to Investigate Professional Media Students’ Technological Adoption
Tobias Hopp, Oregon

8. Young Journalists Today: Journalism Students’ Perceptions of the Ever-Evolving Industry
Stephanie Daniels, North Texas

9. Imagining the Future of Journalism Through Open-Source Technology: A Qualitative Study of the Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership
Nikki Usher and Seth C. Lewis, Minnesota–Twin Cities and Todd Kominak, George Washington

10. Using a Constructivist Approach to Teach SEO Tactics to PR Students
Mia Moody and Elizabeth Bates, affiliations

Discussant: Jessica Smith, affiliation

11. Rethinking the Dynamics of New Media Adoption: The Case of Smart TV
Sungjoon Lee, Cheongju

12. Understanding User Adoption and Behavior of Smartphone: An Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model
Sangwon Lee, Central Michigan; Moonhee Cho, South Florida and Euna Park, New Haven

13. Bridging People, Building Knowledge: An Examination of Chinese Web Users’ Adoption of Social Media for Knowledge Sharing
Yu Liu and Cong Li, affiliation

14. Some Effects of Internet Access Among Rural and Small-town Respondents
Adam Maksl, Alecia Swasy and Esther Thorson, Missouri-Columbia

15. The Smartphone: Next Digital Divide?
Joseph Jai-sung Yoo, Texas at Austin

Discussant: Itai Himelboim, affiliation

16. Technostalgic Photography and Damon Winter’s “A Grunt’s Life”
Heidi Mau, Temple

17. Exploring the Knowledge Production Gap in the Chinese Micro Blogosphere
Lu Wei and Mengdi Wang, Zhejiang University

18. #like me plz: Examining Influence and Social Capital within the Knight News Twitter Discourse
Julie Jones, Aimei Yang, Adam Saffer and Jared Schroeder, Oklahoma

19. Digital Conversion: Social Media, Engagement, and the “I am a Mormon” Campaign
Brian Smith, affiliation

20. What Are You Worrying about on Social Networking Sites? Empirical Investigation of Young Social Networking Site Users’ Perceived Privacy
Yongick Jeong and Erin Coyle, affiliation

Discussant: Amanda Sturgill, affiliation

21. Technology Disruption Theory and Middle East Media
Ralph Berenger and Mustafa Taha, American University of Sharjah

22. The Active Citizen’s Information Media Repertoire: An Exploration of Local-community News Habits in Madison, WI, During the Digital Age
Sue Robinson, Wisconsin-Madison

23. The Political Implications of Media Repertoires
Su Jung Kim, Northwestern

24. Alternative Media in a Digital Era: Comparing Information Use Among U.S. and Latin American Activists
Summer Harlow, Texas at Austin and Dustin Harp, Texas at Arlington

25. Blog Credibility: Examining the Influence of Author Information and Blog “Reach”
Porismita Borah, affiliation

Discussant: Robert Bergland, affiliation

History Division
26. Young Guns: How Firearms Advertisers Targeted Children in Magazines of the Early 1900s
Marshel Rossow, Minnesota State, Mankato

27. Independent Woman: How a World War I Recruiting Effort Gave Rise to a Feminist Magazine
Jane Marcellus, Middle Tennessee State

28. The Shenandoah Crash As Seen Through the National Magazines of the 1920s
Thomas J. Hrach, Memphis

Discussant: Keith Greenwood, Missouri

29. Lasting Scars of the JFK Assassination: The Tragedy and PTSD-like Trauma of Merriman Smith
Young Joon Lim and Michael Sweeney, Ohio

30. “Ask What You Can Do to the Army”: The Underground G.I. Press During Vietnam
Chad Painter and Patrick Ferrucci, Missouri

31. “Just Plain Jimmy”: Magazine Coverage of Jimmy Carter’s 1976 Campaign
Amber Roessner and Natalie Manayeva, Tennessee

Discussant: Tom Schwartz, Ohio State

32. The Contradictions of Herbert Hoover: Positive and Negative Liberty in American Broadcasting Policy
Seth Ashley, Boise State

33. Raised on the Radio: The 1920s and America’s First Media Generation
Annie Sugar, Colorado-Boulder

34. RCAism: The Roots of a Rationalized Broadcasting System
Randall Patnode, Xavier

Discussant: Jim Foust, Bowling Green State

35. Bringing Politics to the Living Room: The Kefauver Hearing and the Debate on the Democratic Potential of a New Medium
Bastiaan Vanacker, Loyola-Chicago

36. An Uneasy Encounter: Global Perspectives and American Journalism Ideals on Town Meeting of the World
Kevin Grieves, Ohio

37. Congress Needs Help: The Story of NBC’s Extraordinary 1965 Documentary Critique of Legislative Inefficiency
Thomas Mascaro, Bowling Green State

Discussant: Roger Mellen, New Mexico State

38. “Not Exactly Lying”: The Life and Death of the “Fake” in Journalism and Photography, 1880-1910
Andie Tucher, Columbia

39. “A Strange Absence of News”: The Titanic, The Times, Checkbook Journalism, and the Inquiry Into the Public’s Right to Know
Ronald Rodgers, Florida

40. When a Doctor Became a Whistleblower: Dr. Henry K. Beecher and the Press, 1965-1966
Amy Snow Landa, Minnesota

Discussant: Jon Bekken, Albright

41. Media, Memory, and a Sense of Place: The Nation’s First Washington
Janice Hume, Georgia

42. Tributes to Fallen Journalists: The Role of the Hero Myth in Journalistic Practice
Raymond McCaffrey, Maryland**

43. Literary Journalism “Tinctured with Magic”: The Subjectivity of William Bolitho
Brandon Bouchillon and Kevin Stoker, Texas Tech

Discussant: Lisa Luedeman, Gardner-Webb

44. Out of the Mists of Time: Newspaper Coverage of Travel to Lithuania 1988-1993
Kerry Kubilius, Ohio
45. “A Slogan of Mockery”: Never Again and the Unnamed Genocide in Southern Sudan, 1989-2005
Sally Ann Cruikshank, Ohio

46. Free at Last: Media Framing and the Evolution of Free Agency in Major League Baseball*
Brett Borton, South Carolina

Discussant: Yong Volz, Missouri

* Second Place Student Paper
** Third Place Student Paper

47. Mary Garber: A Woman in a Man’s World
Ashley Furrow, Ohio
48. Awarding a Revolution: The Penney-Missouri Magazine Awards During Second-Wave Feminism
Dayne Logan, Missouri

49. Framing of Women Pharmacists in Mainstream and Trade Press During Second-Wave Feminism
L. Michael Posey, Georgia

Discussant: Maurine Beasley, Maryland

Newspaper and Online News Division
50. A Newspaper Strategy for Challenging Access Barriers at Shopping Malls
Jim DeBrosse, Ohio

51. A Study of College Students’ Attitudes Toward a Paid News Content System
Yoonmo Sang, Texas at Austin

52. Herding Reader Comments Into Print: Gatekeeping Across Media Platforms
Kathleen McElroy, Texas at Austin

53. The Adoption of Smartphones and Tablet Computers Among American Journalists: A National Survey Author*
Logan Molyneux, Texas at Austin

Discussant: Cathy Stablein, affiliation

* Winner, MacDougall Student Paper Award

54. Age, Ethnicity, and the Exemplification of Hunger*
William Kinnally, Ryan Burkett and Brenton Burkett, Central Florida

55. Analyzing Online Coverage of a Possible Cancer Risk From Cell Phones
Ronald Yaros and Elia Powers, Maryland

56. Gatekeeping in East Africa: Organizational Structure and Reporter Gender as Potential Influences on Newspaper Content
Steve Collins and Tim Brown, Central Florida

Discussant: Bill Cassidy, Northern Illinois

* Winner, Top Open Division Paper Award

57. Creating Frames, Contextualizing Frames: Elite versus Non-Elite Press Coverage of the 2008 Recession
Josephine Lukito and Atsushi Tajima, SUNY at Geneseo
58. Framing of the Egyptian Revolution in the Op-Ed sections of the International Herald Tribune and the Wall Street Journal
Guy J Golan, Syracuse
59. The Natural Framing of Military Conflict News: The 2008 Russian Invasion of Georgia in Resonance, Izvestia and The New York Times
Robert McKeever, North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ekaterina Basilaia, affiliation; Ivane Javakhishvili, Tbilisi State
and Donald Shaw, North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Discussant: Barbara Reed, Rutgers

60. How Student Journalists Seek Information and Evaluate Online Sources During the Newsgathering Process
Julia Tylor, Arizona State

61. Justice and Journalism at the Supreme Court: Newspaper Coverage of Ideology within the Roberts Court
Elizabeth Woolery, North Carolina at Chapel Hill

62. The Viewing Room: How Journalists Prepare for and Respond to Witnessing Executions
Kenna Griffin, Oklahoma

Discussant: Andi Stein, California State, Fullerton

63. Media Credibility and Journalistic Role Consumptions: Views on Citizen and Professional Journalists among Citizen Contributors
Deborah Chung and Seungahn Nah, Kentucky

64. Hostility toward Sport Commentators in the Online Arena: A Reexamination of Disposition Effects Hypothesis
Po-Lin Pan, Arkansas State

65. Today’s Main Feature: Disappearing Feature Sections in the Age of Feature Writing
Bret Schulte, Arkansas

Discussant: Tom Moore, CUNY