Research: Exploring Audiences of the Amish School Shooting

A paper I coauthored with my colleague Erica Salkin (Whitworth University) titled “Behold the monster: Mythical explanations of deviance and evil in news of the Amish school shooting” has been selected for presentation at the 2015 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in San Fransisco.

A third in a series on news audiences, myth, and proximity, the paper’s abstract reads: (more…)

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Sponsored Research: Examining Audience Interaction with Long-form Journalism

I am proud to be among three faculty members named Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute Research Scholars to conduct research on how audiences interact with multimedia journalism on mobile devices.

Along with Dr. Susan Jacobson (FIU) and Jacqueline Marino (Kent State University), we will examine audience response to multimedia and interactive news projects delivered on laptop/desktop and mobile platforms.

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Research: Article on Communicative Cities Published in Journal of Urban Affairs

I am excited to have my co-authored article “Urban Policy, Press, and Place: City-making in Florida’s Miami-Dade County published this summer in the Journal of Urban Affairs. The article is part of a larger project I am working on with my colleague Moses Shumow about media and geography in Miami.

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