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 Francisco. (more…)

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Sponsored Research: Examining Audience Interaction with Longform Journalism

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

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Teaching: Can Cultural Research Improve News?

Students in my summer Multimedia Capstone class, the last course they take before graduation, has taken on a new vibe — using art and academic scholarship to examine the meanings of local news. More will be posted soon!

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